Seen at an auction, an Electrolux Users Manual, the front and back cover seen here.
How Wheaties Became the ‘Breakfast of Champions’
Art by Irwin Caplan (“Cap”), illustrator/painter/designer/cartoonist. Wanna see his house?
Johnny Mize was a left-handed Hall of Famer. At last check, some of Johnny Mize’s baseball cards go for over $7,700 on eBay.
A little bit on Fairman Wallace “Wally” Taber here and here. Dude studied photography with Ansel Adams.
The history of Tupperware parties. Did you know about Earl Tupper and his savior, Brownie Wise?
This last Saturday was laundry day at the North Star Auction in Mandan, North Dakota.
Also, back in the day, laundry soap and dish soap were often the same soap.
Check out the sweet package art.
What did the 1950 Chrysler Crown Imperial Limousine look like for real? Check out General Douglas MacArthur’s, one of 209 built that year.
As everybody knows, John Benjamin Dancer was the Father of Microphotography.
This technology also came in handy with wartime carrier pigeons.
Kodak promised that its version of microfilm will last for 500 years without decay.
And since all of you have always wondered what the difference was between microfiche and microfilm, here’s the answer!
Cold-reading the intro to Better Homes & Gardens Barbecue Book: Complete How-to for Outdoor Cooking. Glorious writing and illustration.