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[TOYS] ROCKET RADIO MG-306: Pocket Transistor Radios Manufactured During the 1950’s & 1960’s

Great website focusing on the design and history of pocket transistor radios manufactured between 1954 and 1965.

Source: ROCKET RADIO MG-306

 

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[VIDEO] ‘Don’t Be a Sucker’: Post-WW2 Anti-Fascist Educational Film, 1947


‘Give Me Liberty Or I Give You Death!’ Revealing Detective, June 1949 Issue

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[VIDEO] Most Famous Lines from ‘Casablanca’


[PHOTO] P-51 Mustang Fighter being re-armed on Saipan, 1945

P-51 Mustang fighter being re armed on Saipan (1945)


Radio News: ‘How To Build An Inexpensive Television Receiver’, September, 1947, 35¢

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Wonder Woman #33, 1949

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Image from Wonder Woman #33 (1949)

 


‘Wonder Woman for President’ #7, 1943

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Wonder Woman #7 (1943)


[VIDEO] ‘Baby it’s Cold Outside’, 1949

The original from Neptune’s Daughter

Neptune’s Daughter is a 1949 musical romantic comedy film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalbán, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn, Xavier Cugat and Mel Blanc. It was directed by Edward Buzzell, and features the Academy Award winning song ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside by Frank Loesser.


[PHOTO] Reading ‘Weird Tales’, 1949

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[VIDEO] MASHUP: Old Movie Dance Scenes Mash-up to ‘Uptown Funk’

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[VIDEO] Casablanca: ‘La Marseillaise’

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[PHOTO] Modern Receptionist, 1948

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Modern Receptionist: 1948 – 


The Lady Confesses, 1945 


Wonder Woman #34, 1949

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—Wonder Woman #34 (1949) by Robert Kanigher & H.G. Peter


‘Amazing Detective Cases’, June 1942 Issue, Cover Art by Peter Driben

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June 1942 issue. Cover art by Peter Driben

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[PHOTO] Doris Day, Halloween

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Pulp Fiction: ‘The White Dress’, 1946

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1946 Random House hardcover, 1949 Bantam paperback reissue

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[PHOTO] Marilyn Monroe Entertains the Troops

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Pulp Fiction: ‘Super-Detective’

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April 1942 issue


[PHOTO] Vintage Vending Machine

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[PHOTO] Django Reinhardt in a Hotel Room in 1945 With Gypsy Singer Sonia Dimitrivich

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Django Reinhardt in a hotel room in 1945 with gypsy singer Sonia Dimitrivich. Django spent his time during the Nazi Occupation oscillating between a suite on the Champs Elysee and gypsy encampments.

 


[PHOTO] Sidewalk Clock Outside Barthman Jewelers, New York City, 1947

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Sidewalk Clock Outside Barthman Jewelers, Broadway and Maiden Lane, New York City      1947

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Restored Photo: Painting WWII Propaganda Posters, Port Washington, New York, July 1942

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Source: Historic Black and White Pictures Restored in Color


Hitchcock: Rebecca Film Poster, 1940

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[PHOTO] Westinghouse Demonstrates an Electric Razor Using X-Ray Technology, 1941

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Photograph by Westinghouse Electric Corp

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[PHOTO] Jennifer Jones’ Publicity Photo for John Huston’s We Were Strangers, 1949

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Jennifer Jones in a publicity photo for John Huston’s We Were Strangers, 1949.


[VIDEO] ‘Confiscation without Compensation’: Laura & Marvin Horne’s Supreme Court Victory in the Federal Government Raisin Fight

 


Comic Panel from ‘Betty Bates, Lady-at-Law’ in Hit Comics #11 (1941)

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Atomic Comics #4, July 1, 1946

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Cover Art by Matt Baker, the first (known) African American Comic Book Artist.


[PHOTO] Reverdy, Picasso, Cocteau and Brassaï in Picasso’s Studio at rue des Grands Augustins, Paris, 1944 by Brassaï

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Reverdy, Picasso, Cocteau and Brassaï in Picasso’s studio at rue des Grands Augustins, Paris, 1944 by Brassaï


On this day in 1947, Truman established what became known as the Truman Doctrine


Vogue: ‘Soldiers in the Sky’, 1940

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“Soldiers of the Sky” photographed by Nickolas Muray for Vogue, 1940 (via)


[AUDIO] Miles Davis: ‘Darn That Dream’

“Darn That Dream” by Gerry Mulligan

 


Vintage Advertising Illustration of the Day: Modern Kitchen, Domestic Tranquility

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 [Home & Kitchen Deals at Amazon]

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