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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.

1950s piece of the past

Lucky Brass Button: From Custer to Vietnam

My family is full of arrowhead collectors who are always scanning the ground for interesting ...

1950s layered with love

Nona’s Lasagna Recipe: Layered With Love

I grew up in the kitchen with my mother, Cosmo, and my grandmother Josephine. As ...

1940s one cool cat october REM

My Dad Served as a “Black Cat” in World War II

I followed Dad through our basement to his file cabinet. He pulled out a large ...

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....