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1939 - Chairmans Departure

4th March, ‘Constructors Challenge Cup’ purchased.
Competed for only once, but still held at Headquarters.
Costing originally £5.00, in 1982 it was valued at £100.00, but the nearest thing we have to Mess Silver. 317 more words

Amateur Radio

57 Varities of Brakes!!

Started looking at the brakes today and found a bit of a mix and match situation. The 1929 Model originally had manual “rod” type brakes. It was common practice to use hydraulic brakes from the later 30′s and 40′s Fords. 136 more words

Model A Ford Restoration

Babyface Barrow -- 1926

These photos of a 17-year old Clyde Barrow belonged to one of Clyde’s first girlfriends, Eleanor Williams, a student at Forest Avenue High School in 1926. 220 more words

Dallas TX

Clothing of the Future!

This video is about fashion predictions of the future. These were made in 1939 by American designers. They created outfits they thought represented fashion trends for the year 2000 and they are modeled by a woman named Eve.

"MUST I write?"

Some good advice for aspiring writers from successful writers, who are usually far better sources of such guidance than all the writing gurus who write nothing but books about how to write. 745 more words

20th Century

Short Poem about Unknown History

Today’s photo is from 1934, of my father-in-law, his brother, mother, her sister and an unknown man.  My father-in-law is the fellow in the front. 81 more words


VV5 - Painting the Clouds With Sunshine

For our fifth show, presenter Simon Partridge chose a “weather” theme for all the songs – “on account of us having had so much of it recently!” he said. 605 more words