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Quality Meat Rocket

This week’s slide, THE LUER "QUALITY MEAT" ROCKET SHIP, SUNLAND, 1955, is one of my all time favorite finds.

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Ahoy!!

Marineland Restaurant

Occasionally I weep when looking through the old slides that I collect. That happens when I find something really amazing. Well, this week I wept when I ran across this spellbinding shot taken inside the MARINELAND RESTAURANT, PALOS VERDES, CALIFORNIA, 1955

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Spam Cake Birthday

Trying to think of what to take to that 4th of July pot-luck? Here's an idea... SPAM is a lot more than unwanted email, it's an Americana culinary classic - which leads us to this week's slide: SPAM CAKE BIRTHDAY PARTY LUNCHEON, ALCOA ALUMINUM COMPANY, LOS ANGELES, 1955.

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Nun stands in a field of flowers

I wasn’t raised in a religious household. But I do enjoy a good nun sighting. Always have and always will. My parents taught me to live by the golden rule: do unto others as you would have them do unto you. And so I do.

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Cada de Cadillac

Blazing neon, a seventeen foot flocked tree, painted icicles, two-story candy canes and shiny new Cadillacs -- it’s Christmas at Casa de - 1955

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