Remarkably Retro

"Howard at CCC Camp in Fresno, Calif. Save

Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1942

I found this at an antique store a few weeks ago. I wish I knew the back story. Lifeguards maybe? Possibly 1920s.

I found this at an antique store a few weeks ago. I wish I knew the back story. Lifeguards maybe? Possibly 1920s.

Better living through alcohol. Seagram’s “V.O.” 1938

Better living through alcohol. Seagram’s “V.O.” 1938

Man in bathing suit, probably 1930s. I found these two pics in an antique store a few days ago.

Palm Beach Cravats, 1938

Palm Beach Cravats, 1938

A long, long time ago I stumbled across quite the find on eBay: some 1939 Kodachrome footage showing off downtown Dallas in glorious color. It caught the attention of a…
"Man in Arkansas and his Ass in Texas"
Texarkana postcard, copyrighted 1934, postmarked 1941.

"Man in Arkansas and his Ass in Texas"

Texarkana postcard, copyrighted 1934, postmarked 1941.

Lincoln Zephyr V12, 1936
Scanned from Time magazine, June 15, 1936 issue.

Lincoln Zephyr V12, 1936

Scanned from Time magazine, June 15, 1936 issue.

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A highly customized dashboard from a 1934 Packard Twelve Five-Passenger Coupe (Stationary Victoria).  If I remember correctly, this car was commissioned by a member of the Tiffany family, hence the robin’s egg blue interior seen here.  

Beautiful!

San Jacinto Memorial Shaft at San Jacinto Battleground, Postcard, 1930s.
This monument is near Houston, Texas and the “shaft” is 15 feet taller than the Washington Monument in Washington, D. C. The postcard was postmarked in 1939.

San Jacinto Memorial Shaft at San Jacinto Battleground, Postcard, 1930s.

This monument is near Houston, Texas and the “shaft” is 15 feet taller than the Washington Monument in Washington, D. C. The postcard was postmarked in 1939.