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atomic bomb test -1955
HH:  Yeah, that’s a safe distance, no fall-out here.

atomic bomb test -1955

HH:  Yeah, that’s a safe distance, no fall-out here.

Betty White at home with her dog in 1952
Source:  Shorpy

Betty White at home with her dog in 1952

Source:  Shorpy

Houston Bus Stop - 1956

Houston Bus Stop - 1956

Big Jay McNeely, Olympic Auditorium, 1953

Big Jay McNeely, Olympic Auditorium, 1953

Living Large - LIFE

Living Large - LIFE

Turkey Day ~  

Turkey Day ~  

1950s Casual Wear

1950s Casual Wear

makin’ bacon

makin’ bacon

1950s Teenie Bobbers or Bobbie Sockers -
watching the vinyl spin, probably listening to Frank Sinatra.

1950s Teenie Bobbers or Bobbie Sockers -

watching the vinyl spin, probably listening to Frank Sinatra.

Kim Novak 1958

Kim Novak 1958

Water Skiing Witches, 1954

Water Skiing Witches, 1954

1950’s cover of “My Home”

1950’s cover of “My Home”

The 1950’s was a very industrious decade. Great inventions, the suburbs and baby boomers all came from the 50’s but was that all that happened?

I want people to educate themselves about the past and not to accept what is given to them in white washed history books.

Music Credits:
Sh-Boom- The Squares
Come On-A My House- Rosemary Clooney
Memories Are Made of This- Dean Martin
That’ll Be The Day- The Crickets (Buddy Holly)

Video produced by John Cárdenas

1950’s La Sabre Fins

1950’s La Sabre Fins

International Nurse Uniform Photograph Collection (ca. 1950), Helene Flud Health Foundation
Left to right, top to bottom: Philippines, Denmark, British Honduras; Hong Kong, Madeira, Kenya; Nepal, Dominican Republic, Colombia

International Nurse Uniform Photograph Collection (ca. 1950), Helene Flud Health Foundation

Left to right, top to bottom: Philippines, Denmark, British Honduras; Hong Kong, Madeira, Kenya; Nepal, Dominican Republic, Colombia