Remarkably Retro
Botany 500, 1951

Botany 500, 1951

Interesting mid-century modern kitchen design with triangle-shaped islands. Agatine floor tile by B. F. Goodrich, 1956

Interesting mid-century modern kitchen design with triangle-shaped islands. Agatine floor tile by B. F. Goodrich, 1956

Johnson Sea-Horses, 1956

Johnson Sea-Horses, 1956

Curtiss Assorted Fruit Drops, 1951

Curtiss Assorted Fruit Drops, 1951

Santa Fe El Capitan, 1957

Santa Fe El Capitan, 1957

Chrysler Windsors, 1956

Chrysler Windsors, 1956

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

Pullman-Standard railroad cars, 1947

Pullman-Standard railroad cars, 1947

Doris Day, Collier’s magazine; January 7, 1950
"Sun-bathing in her Hollywood yard encourages the freckles, which are an important part of the Day charm. Even grease paint won’t hide them. One fan dubbed her Miss Huck Finn."

Doris Day, Collier’s magazine; January 7, 1950

"Sun-bathing in her Hollywood yard encourages the freckles, which are an important part of the Day charm. Even grease paint won’t hide them. One fan dubbed her Miss Huck Finn."