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The 1950s

Do you remember the golden age of the 1950s? Read and share your own memories of the time when fashion meant twinsets, music was rock ‘n’ roll, movies were at the drive-in, and Elvis ruled the radio.

1940s

Cowboy in Training

I dreamed of being a cowboy like Roy Rogers and Gene Autry when I was ...

1940s Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Corbis

Which Old Horror Movies Scared You Most?

Knowing my fear of darkness and all that dwells within, I have no idea why ...

1950s Faithful station wagon racked up miles of memories (reminisce.com)

Family’s wagon racked up miles of memories

Gussy the Great, a 1957 station wagon, helped me win a wife and then raise a family....

1950s College independence in the 1950s (reminisce.com)

College independence in the 1950s

While attending Northwestern College in Minneapolis, Merilyn Grosshans and her roommates reveled in their newfound independence....

1950s Night school adventures at Loyola University in the 1950s (reminisce.com)

Night school adventures at Loyola University

This ambitious student worked days so she could go to college at night in the 1950s....

1950s Picture Perfect: Vintage camera ads (reminisce.com)

Picture Perfect: Vintage camera ads

Squeezing everyone into a group shot or taking a school picture can be nerve-racking, but before you say cheese, get a close-up of these vintage ads....

1950s Marines got conned on the court (Reminisce Magazine)

1950s military men got conned on the court

An ex-lieutenant remembers the night the Marines met their match in basketball while serving in the 1950s military....

1950s Taste of Summer: Vintage ice cream ads (c/o Reminisce Magazine)

Taste of Summer: Vintage ice cream ads

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream! Beat the heat this summer with these vintage ads for our favorite frozen treat. ...

1950s Teens started their own go-kart business in 1950s

Teens started their own go-kart business

Before they could drive cars, David Gardner and his friends fueled their need for speed with a go-kart business of their very own....

1950s All Shook Up: Fan photos of Elvis Presley (c/o Reminisce magazine)

All Shook Up: Elvis Presley fans share their photos

Teens worshipped “the King” when he changed the music scene 60 years ago. Today, Elvis Presley fans share their snapshots of the rock ‘n’ roll legend....