Preserving Pages from 1950's and 1960's American Women's Magazines
Mid-century fashionable men
Just add water and stir
What did the mid-century science community do to help predict a baby’s gender? This article from the May 1955 issueContinue Reading
All mothers have likely felt like this mom. Overworked and unappreciated.
For short story titled Legal and Tender
By Jack Finney
From short story titled A Day at a Time
A mid-century look at big band genius Benny Goodman
From short story titled Cats Know who Hate Them
Jello, Tuna, Mayo, Lemon Juice, pimientos? No thanks.
Short story by Florence Christian
with illustration by Harry Bennett
A Cosmo article detailing the life of actor Marlon Brando at 31
Mid-century swimsuit ad with reference to Katherine Hepburn movie
A look at the Polio health crisis. The fear and confusion in 1955 was not unlike our fears and confusion with COVID-19.
Article from a 1955 Family Circle that gives advice on what to fix for breakfast. Hope you’re hungry!