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Neon Art

I’ve always liked neon signs.  There’s something kitschy about them, of course, but also something classically American — bold, consciously attempting to be memorable and attract passersby, naked in their capitalistic purpose, and often dosed with fantasy or humor.  169 more words

America

A Small Town Parade Filmed in 1952

This is an old home movie that captures the festivities featured in Woodstock, Virginia’s Bicentennial Celebration in 1952.  Following the video is a short history lesson  and a linked PDF with documents from the pageant held later that day.   253 more words

Story

Who influenced the graphic design world in the 1950s and 1960s: Saul Bass

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The 50s

The Designs of the 1950s

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The 50s

In The Middle

When I was growing up in a little town in the Piedmont region of South Carolina during the 50s, the movie theater was the most important entertainment outlet. 177 more words