1940’s Christmas On The Home Front

In the 1940’s, while America was in the midst of World War II, the way Christmas was celebrated was a lot different than today. Decorating for Christmas involved the idea of simplicity, mostly out of necessity. While the men were off fighting World War II, moms at home would try to make things as normal as they could for their …

Marvel’s Agent Carter

Agent Carter, one of the latest offerings from the Marvel universe, will be making its way to the small screen on January 6th, 2015. I’m very excited for this long awaited series to air. As a fan of the 1940s and everything that the decade had to offer, I look forward to seeing how this era is portrayed in the …

From the 1940’s Decade – Famous Firsts and Inventions

1940 • Penicillin was used to help cure diseases. • Morton Salt was introduced. • The first synthetic rubber tires were manufactured. • Synthetic tooth fillings were developed. • Tiffany’s in New York City was the first fully air-conditioned store. • The first commercial flights with pressurized cabins were inaugurated. • The Jeep made its debut on November 11, 1940. …