Bell Telephone System, scanned from Life magazine, March 31, 1961
"The Dales gave teen-age Susan her very own room."
Was she being punished for some horrible transgression? Armstrong Floors, April 1959
Armstrong Asphalt Tile, 1954Hideous basement design. Makes me glad we don’t have basements in Texas, except during tornado season! However with all the fracking earthquakes we’ve been having the last few years, I wonder if a basement is dangerous for that?
Downtowner Motor Inn, “Dine With Us,” 1969
Back in 1969 we moved from Dallas to Costa Mesa, CA and drove all the way. This is one of my Dad’s old fuzzy slides, and I think we must have stayed at this motel on the way. Maybe El Paso or somewhere in New Mexico… I’m not sure. I need to ask my Dad. I see the Magnolia Oil (Mobil Oil) flying red horse on top of the building to the right of the motel sign.
"So you married a play girl? Well, don’t let it throw you. So she does think eggplant is something you scramble … There’s always the restaurant."
Block Sportswear, 1947