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It’s 1940′s Fashion and TWA, of course!

This short film called Fashion Horizons captures 1941 America in color, before we joined the war. Paramount Pictures and TWA (the airline) came together to make it. It’s sort of like a long commercial, but it contains some very interesting historical footage! In the film we are following starlets to a screen test and movie location for Paramount Pictures in Albuquerque, NM, then on to other ... Read More »

Red White and Blue Vegetables

On the homefront during World War II, Americans contributed in many ways as a symbol of national unity in the civilian war effort. It would take everyone to win the war. Life during the war meant daily sacrifice, but few complained because they knew it was their sons, daughters, friends, and neighbors in uniform who were making the greater sacrifice. To help offset the difficulties brought on by r... Read More »

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