Remarkably Retro

Party in Brisbane during WWII, 26-Dec-1943.

"Swimming Test," 1943
Cartoon by Alex Gard, Q. M. 2c., U. S. Navy,

"Swimming Test," 1943

Cartoon by Alex Gard, Q. M. 2c., U. S. Navy,

Armstrong Linoleum and Linoflor, 1943

Armstrong Linoleum and Linoflor, 1943

Hotpoint Electric Kitchens, 1943

Hotpoint Electric Kitchens, 1943

"Perfect Specimen" by Alex Gard, Q. M. 2c.  U. S. Navy, 1943

"Perfect Specimen" by Alex Gard, Q. M. 2c.  U. S. Navy, 1943

"High-speed, amphibious motors will whisk along the highways or skim across the waterways with equal ease. Your own car will do a smooth, safe 100 miles per hour on land - and fifty on the water. Sky-scrapers will rise from spacious lawns … when Health Authorities abolish over-crowding of buildings … Fantastic? Not at all! These things are being developed today by Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow."
Seagram’s V.O. Canadian, 1943

"High-speed, amphibious motors will whisk along the highways or skim across the waterways with equal ease. Your own car will do a smooth, safe 100 miles per hour on land - and fifty on the water. Sky-scrapers will rise from spacious lawns … when Health Authorities abolish over-crowding of buildings … Fantastic? Not at all! These things are being developed today by Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow."

Seagram’s V.O. Canadian, 1943

Story illustration by Elmore Brown, for Collier’s magazine; March 13, 1943

Story illustration by Elmore Brown, for Collier’s magazine; March 13, 1943

Collier’s magazine, March 13, 1943

Collier’s magazine, March 13, 1943

Mallory Hats, 1943

Mallory Hats, 1943

American Airlines graduates from flight attendant school, 1943

American Airlines graduates from flight attendant school, 1943