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Baby Boomer artifacts

This page will showcase some interesting pics of items from the mid 20th century along with links to related info. Most of the items shown, I am very familiar with, there are a couple though that I had not seen before. Some of the pics are left without links because they are self explanatory. The pictures were sent to me via email by Caryn

5 cent stamps A&W Aluminum Christmas Tree

A&W Restaurants – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

History of A&W Root Beer

Aluminum Tree Museum

Avon calling Bad Santa ! baseball cards

Avon Products – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

BBC – h2g2 – The Life and Times of the Avon Lady

Tobacco advertising – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cigarette Commercials: TVparty!

The Badvertising Institute * Welcome

Beany and Cecil cartoon Brownie Camera Brylcreem

Beany and Cecil – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

YouTube – Beany and Cecil – Beanyland

BROWNIE CAMERA PAGE

Brownie (camera) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Brylcreem – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

YouTube – Vintage Brylcreem TV advert US

Burma Shave car hops Chatty Cathy doll

Burma-Shave – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Carhop – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Car Hop Girl Child – Costumes

Doll Profile: Chatty Cathy

Chatty Cathy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

YouTube – Chatty Cathy Doll Commercial From The 1960’s

cheap coke ! cheap gas Chef Boy-ar-dee

Chef Boyardee – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Urban Legends Reference Pages: Chef Boyardee

YouTube – Chef Boy-Ar-Dee commercial – 1953

drive in movies erector sets Fallstaff beer

Drive-In Theater

Drive-in theater – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Erector Set – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A.C. Gilbert Erector Sets and Other Metal Construction Toys at Girders & Gears

History of Falstaff Beer and the Falstaff Brewing Corp.

Falstaff Beer: Information and Much More from Answers.com

YouTube – 1960’s Falstaff Beer Commercial

fire escape tubes flash bar Fuller Brush Man

Flash (photography) – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fuller Brush Company – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Fuller Brush: History of Alfred C. Fuller

green stamps gum wrapper chain Jiffy Pop

S&H Green Stamps – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Gum wrapper chain – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jiffy Pop – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

lincoln logs Marlin Perkins McDonalds 15 cents !

Lincoln Logs – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Marlin Perkins – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

History of McDonald’s – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

metal ice cube  tray with lever Old Yeller poster OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Making Ice Cubes – The History of Ice Cube Trays

Old Yeller (1957)

Retro Candy Store: Willy Wonka, Pop Rocks, Black Jack Gum, Jolly Rancher, Sweet Tarts

pop gun reel to reel tape skate key

Old Fashioned Pop Gun At Cowboy Toys & More –Shoot’Em

Reel-to-reel audio tape recording – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Vintage Skate Key Necklace : Stupid.com

Sky King Speedy spindle for 45rpm records

Sky King – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

YouTube – Speedy Alka Seltzer

Gramophone record – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia – page down to see why spindle was needed

test pattern Timmy and Lassie tinker toys

Test card – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Test Patterns

Lassie – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Tinkertoy – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Topo Gi Gio washer with wringer

Topo Gigio – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Maytag engine driven wringer washer

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