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Venus On The Spike Heel

New to 1940s.org is a section devoted to the art and beauty of the pin-up girl. It’s such a classic, glamorous, and let’s face it.. sexy look. That’s a photo of Rita Hayworth to our left. Elegant, classy, glamorous, and a heart-stopping, timeless beauty. Dressed, but so very seductive! We’ll feature both artwork and photography here. In the photograph section, we stop well ... Read More »

Big Band Remotes From The 40′s

Popular radio during the 1930s and throughout the 1940s included live coast-to-coast radio transmissions of “big bands”, or dance bands. These live remotes were held mostly in hotels, ballrooms, restaurants and clubs. During the war years, it was expanded to include military bases and defense plants. For your listening pleasure, we bring you: Gene Krupa (pictured to the right) and his ... Read More »

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