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At the Train Station

Another in our summer travel series. Here, WAVES are at the Norman, Oklahoma train station buying tickets.

The 1943 photo comes from the National Archives.

Now... A Millionaire's Pen that You can Afford to Carry: 1930s & 40s Parker Pen Ads

How cool are these old Parker adverts?!

A guy on eBay is selling loads of ads from old Life Magazines and I found a couple of Parker Pen ones that I thought would make good prints to put up in the house.   155 more words

Stationery

#120- Murder, My Sweet

Quick recap: Detective Philip Marlowe has been hired by an ex-con to find his missing ex girlfriend. Somehow this also turns into a jewelry heist and murder mystery. 499 more words

Movies

Beauty Tips from the 40's

Hello cats and kittens,

Today I thought I’d share some beauty secrets and home remedies from the 40’s and 50’s. No need to get those nasty chemicals out today, because I have some great advice that was passed down to me via my lovely grandmother (and my good friend Google). 772 more words

Pinup

Perry Colour Books Ltd - Stars of Football - Signature Series - 1948

This delightful, hard back, small booklet, approx 5″x3.5″, was publihed by Perry Colour Books Ltd in 1948 and contains 15 colour sketches of famous players of the day, with 13 of them having facsimilie autographs. 36 more words

1940's