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Awesome Video Series

Recently, a series of videos has been appearing on my Facebook feed, and I thought that my readers may enjoy them as well.   They are old videos put out by Chevrolet in the 1930’s, and they explain how various mechanical advances have improved their vehicles. 74 more words


Unreal City

Carel Willink: Stadsgezicht (1934)

How Spam Became One of the Most Iconic American Brands of All Time. By Ayalla A. Rubio

Eight billion cans sold and counting… (Image: abimages/Shutterstock.com)

By Ayalla A. Ruvio, Michigan State University; The Conversation

While you might think of Spam as a basic canned meat, it’s actually one of the greatest business success stories of all time: Since… 925 more words


Carbolic acid, or not

The documentation of my death record perusing has returned.

Today’s subject is Fleety (or Fluty, or Fleetie, depending on which source you look at) Benson. She was born August 19, 1915, in Chester County, TN. 359 more words


A classroom.

This photograph depicts a classroom at Colored Graded School (later known as the Sallie Barbour School) on what was then Stantonsburg Street. The children appear to represent several grades, but only two have been identified. 51 more words

City Of Wilson

Who do you love (I wanna lounge with you).

Welcome to today’s vintage style fashion pick.

From http://www.whatkatiedid.com (link below *).

1930s Lounging Robe Peach L8017 featuring butterfly sleeves that finish just below the elbow, a generous wrap front, with long satin belt to tie at the back. 132 more words