Great website focusing on the design and history of pocket transistor radios manufactured between 1954 and 1965.
Source: ROCKET RADIO MG-306
Creator(s): Central Intelligence Agency. 12/4/1981- (Most Recent)
Record Group 263: Records of the Central Intelligence Agency, 1894 – 2002
Date: ca. late-1950s
Description: This film features a conversation about different forms of Communist propaganda between George V. Allen, director of the United States Information Agency, Ernest K. Lindley of Newsweek, U.S. Army Colonel John C. Weaver, U.S. Navy Captain John Leeds, U.S. Air Force Colonel Bascom Neal, and U.S. Marine Corps Colonel Raymond G. Davis. It includes several clips from Soviet propaganda films.
Local Identifier: 263.1078
National Archives Identifier: 592764
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The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab was a toy produced between 1950 and 1951. The toy allowed the user to conduct simple experiments with radioactive materials. Kit included;
- A Geiger counter
- An electroscope
- A Wilson cloud chamber
- A spinthariscope
- Four samples of uranium ore
- Pb-210 lead isotope
- various other accessories
After only a year of production, the toy was pulled from the market for obvious reasons.
Belgian poster for The Deadly Mantis (1957)
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1950 published as Lady, Toll That Bell
1960 republished with this new title
Thomas Hart Benton (American, 1889-1975), Texas Panhandle, Route #66, c.1953. Oil on board, 7 x 10 in.
The Machines Of The Future (Top), The Automobile Of The Future (Bottom) – Illustrations from the French, Encyclopedia Of Speed (Encyclopédie de La Vitesse), 1956. (via Agence Eureka)