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Um, guys?  There’s a GIANT bottle of Seagram’s and two water tower-size gin and tonics behind you.  And according to the ad copy, they’ve “COME TO LIFE.”  I guess you should run now.  Or stay, and die a slow, delicious, ginny death.
(more vintage ad fun on my blog)

Um, guys?  There’s a GIANT bottle of Seagram’s and two water tower-size gin and tonics behind you.  And according to the ad copy, they’ve “COME TO LIFE.”  I guess you should run now.  Or stay, and die a slow, delicious, ginny death.

(more vintage ad fun on my blog)

— 1 year ago with 5 notes
#gin  #1950s  #50s  #1957  #Seagram's  #vintage ads  #vintage advertising  #booze  #hilarity 
title: this is a townauthor: polly currenillustrator: robert j. leepublisher: follett publishing co.copyright: 1957

title: this is a town
author: polly curren
illustrator: robert j. lee
publisher: follett publishing co.
copyright: 1957

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— 2 years ago with 22 notes
#This is a Town  #Polly Curren  #Robert J. Lee  #vintage children's book  #illustration  #1950s  #50s  #1957 
savevsdeath:

vintage Steelcase Desks catalog cover (1957)

savevsdeath:

vintage Steelcase Desks catalog cover (1957)

(via atompunk)

— 2 years ago with 9 notes
#steelcase  #furniture  #office  #mid century modern  #1950s  #1957  #50s 
whatgraybirdwears:

Elvis Presley Haircut Fever Among Young Ladies Of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1957

What?  Really?

whatgraybirdwears:

Elvis Presley Haircut Fever Among Young Ladies Of Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1957

What?  Really?

(via graybirdy)

— 2 years ago with 14 notes
#Grand Rapids  #Michigan  #1950s  #50s  #1957  #Elvis Presley  #very strange fads