What a doll!

I am somewhat mesmerized by this photo. I came across it on the Library Of Congress website. The caption reads “Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank Calif., June 1942” A tip of the hat to the photographer, because I believe he captured high definition well before we learned what that phrase means. The color, the lighting. Gorgeous! Is this a model, is …

Time Machine

I have spent hours looking through past issues of both Popular Mechanics and Popular Science. The stories, the advertisements, the everything! You can browse and read every page of each issue of Popular Mechanics back to 1905. You can do the same with Popular Science back to 1926. Popular Mechanics Archives Popular Science Archives The advertising is just as interesting as …

Welcome

I am nostalgic for a time I did not live in. I believe the forties decade gave us the finest entertainers, musicians, movies, (film noir is my favorite), radio, and fashion. Above all, I have a true appreciation for the sacrifices, determination, and the character of our people and our country during those times. Men, women, and children. Tom Brokaw had it right when he …