Everyday Fashions of the Fifties As Pictured in Sears Catalog edited by
This splendidly detailed volume with 120 fully illustrated and captioned pages of Sears catalogs from the 1950s, provides an entertaining and nostalgic view of what men, women, and children were wearing in that decade.
Film Star Portraits of the Fifties edited by
163 Glamour Photos
The brightest stars of the 1950s live on in this wonderful, black-and-white gallery of publicity shots. Includes 114 major stars in their Hollywood heyday: Marlon Brando, James Dean, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Kirk Douglas, William Holden, and dozens more. Also includes stills for A Streetcar Named Desire, The Misfits, and many more.
The 1942 Sears Christmas Book Facsimile Edition
For generations, the much-anticipated arrival of the Sears gift catalog signaled the start of the holiday season. This faithful facsimile of the retailer’s 1942 Christmas edition offers a nostalgia-inducing chance to relive those bygone years, when turning the pages of a catalog could excite young minds with dreams of a shiny toy truck or a new doll under the tree.
REMEMBER WHEN (1921-2006
Here is a suggestion from Pat that we were unaware of. We don’t carry it now but may soon . I think it is a neat idea. A collection of these, say the decades of the 40s through the 60s, would be a great addition to a dementia friendly library collection, or for activity professionals and Memory Care communities.
Remember When KardLets are a greeting card/booklet hybrid, that include 24 pages of interesting news, facts, authentic ads, cost of living index, and much more for each year! The year of one’s birth or high school graduation will hold special, nostalgic memories.