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Stick em' Up. Wisconsin 1939

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Stick em' Up. Wisconsin 1939

Toy gun fight, Boscobel, Wisconsin 1939

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Friddle's Barber. 1941

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Friddle's Barber. 1941

Shenandoah Valley. The Valley State Employment Service is aiding in the tapping the skilled labor resources of the Valley. These signs have been widely distributed. This one is in the center of Harrisonburg Vachon, John, 1914-1975, photographer  

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1950's: Automobile Advertising in the Decade Of Mass Consumption

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1950's: Automobile Advertising in the Decade Of Mass Consumption

Driven by consumerism, suburban expansion and a population surge fueled by the post war baby boom, the 1950's saw unprecedented growth in manufacturing. Supply shortages as a result of the war were no longer a hindrance and the newly opened flood gates, along with a booming economy, unleashed massive demand for products such as TVs, home appliances and most of all, automobiles.  Registered automobiles went from 25 million in 1950 to 67 million in 1958 and by the end of the 1950's one in six working Americans was employed in the automobile industry. Automobiles transformed from a means of transportation to an extension of self. New,...

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20 Incredibly Powerful and Creative Retro Gaming Ads

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20 Incredibly Powerful and Creative Retro Gaming Ads

  Mike Tyson's Punch Out - Nintendo 1987 Advanced Dungeons & Dragons - Intellivision 1982 E.T. - Atari 1982     X-Man - Gamex 1983   Megamania - Activision 1982   SNK - Neo-Geo Tutankham - Parker Brothers 1982 Pac-Man / Galaxian - Coleco 1981   Nintendo - Total Action Gear   Lightboy - Nintendo 1989   Frogger - Sega 1981   Star Wars Jedi Arena - Parker Brothers 1983 Super Pac-Man - Namco 1982 Bad Dudes - Data East - Nintendo 1989   The Simpsons Bart vs. The Space Mutants - Sega 1991   Super Mario 2 - Mattel...

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