Where is this Seattle bowling alley now? Razed? Let’s bowl, 1954 style!!!!
The future or “been there, done that”?
Coffee bar, 1950s style! City Light Employees Association picnic, Seattle, WA July 10, 1954
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 …
Ladies? Are you ready? Here’s a quiz from 1950 to find out… You can find more of the quiz online at Retronaut.
Get ready for a holiday mash-up…Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. For the first time since 1888, the two holidays overlap. Mr. Roger combed through the internet to find the most interesting mid-century finds for a festive holiday feast to properly celebrate Thanksgivukkah. First, you need a retro-inspired banner. A 1950s turkey platter is perfect for the …
“Sink your teeth into a juicy ‘hot dog’…” and stay trim…right? 1956 ad for the American Meat Institute
Ah, the good ol’ days of college in the 1950s…smoking, eating, sleeping, and studying on the floor all at the same time!
1950s ad for Jail Jamas…perfect for “…lovebirds who have gone down the road to matrimony!”