Where is this Seattle bowling alley now? Razed? Let’s bowl, 1954 style!!!!
The future or “been there, done that”?
Remember the newsstand? And when Seattle was a two paper town? This newsstand sat at the corner of East John at Broadway. Photo taken May 10, 1946.
Coffee bar, 1950s style! City Light Employees Association picnic, Seattle, WA July 10, 1954
City Light storefront, Seattle, WA, 1933. Located at 10th NE & E 64th St. See it now…
Collages of vintage Valentine’s Day cards for your viewing pleasure…”It’s nothin’ ‘FANCY’ but please be my Valentine”.
The 2014 Winter Olympics kick off today. How about we revel in a few mid-century memories? “The Olympic Games are a great international festival of the youth of the world which is made possible by the contribution of the services of thousands of amateur sportsmen, competitors and officials alike, from nearly every civilized country.” 1955 Charter from The Olympic …
Tips for single women, 1938. Beyond the tips like “Do your dressing in the boudoir”, “Don’t be familiar with the headwaiter” and “Don’t talk about clothes” is this very important insight for single women: “Don’t use the car mirror to fix your make-up”! Thank goodness for modern cars with mirrors in the visor, otherwise “…it …
Ladies? Are you ready? Here’s a quiz from 1950 to find out… You can find more of the quiz online at Retronaut.
With the Seattle Seahawks playing on Saturday in the NFL Divisional Playoffs, here’s a little throwback to the days of the team’s start as an official member of the NFL in the 1970s. Images: Historylink.org Read more about the team’s beginnings on HistoryLink.org.