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The Springwater Line, circa 1949

Interurban car 1102 to Gresham and car 4012 to Bell Rose on the Springwater line, circa 1949.

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Home Front - Missouri POW's

As author David Fiedler explained in his book “The Enemy Among Us: POWs in Missouri During World War II,” the state was once home to more than 15,000 German and Italian prisoners of war (POW). 979 more words


A Rainbow of Shoes!

I love Sunjellies! I first bought some jelly style shoes in the New Look sale a couple of years ago, and it started a bit of an obsession. 260 more words


Five Graves to Cairo (1943)

  • Directed by Billy Wilder.
  • Screenplay by Wilder & Charles Brackett (based on a play by Lajos Biro).
  • Costumes by Edith Head.
  • I’m a fan of the opening credits – there’s this bold, black, typewriter-style font, overlaid on a black & white picture of sand dunes.
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The 4th Annual SEX! Blogathon...

You can’t discuss great classic Hollywood movies without talking about the actors that made them.

There have been plenty of leading pairs throughout the years that have been seared into the movie-going public’s mind; … 448 more words

Classic Hollywood

Negro curb market.

Wilson Daily Times, 17 June 1942.

Wilson Daily Times, 21 August 1942.

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Canadian Women During WWII

After watching the first episode of Back in Time for Dinner Canada, which is set in the 1940’s, I wanted to see if I could find out a little more about the work of Canadian women on the home front during WWII. 32 more words