Opening up for the summer (The New Yorker 6/12/1954 - Roger Duvoisin, 1904-1980)
Students swing to a jazz band in a bamboo-lined student center in Vienna, February 1959.
Photograph by Volkmar K. Wenztel, National Geographic
What Sort Of Man Reads Playboy?
~ advertisement from the late 1950s
I didn’t know that I was a “Dallasian!” Downtown Dallas, Texas postcard, circa 1950
Downtown Dallas - showing the Central Expressway in the foreground. The many new and modern buildings - this recently completed and beautiful expressway, whisking, at a fast rate, the traffic to and from all points - and the progressive and friendly attitude of the native Dallasians, make this one of the largest and most popular cities in the entire state of Texas.
Laying out and cutting madras.
“There’s something about a beautiful lawn.” Jacobsen lawnmower ad detail - 1956. You know the woman is saying to herself, “why didn’t this lazy bastard put the lawnmower away?”
1955-02-07 p090, Buick on Flickr.
Buick automobile ad scan from Life magazine, February 7, 1955.