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Cyber-collector of early-to-mid 20th Century cultural imagery and artifacts.
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Get looking delicious! ‘Curtiss Fashion Wrappers’ Advert ~ (paper candy bar dresses), 1969.

Get looking delicious! ‘Curtiss Fashion Wrappers’ Advert ~ (paper candy bar dresses), 1969.

'The Computer Data Bank: Will It Kill Your Freedom?' - 1968 Futurism

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The Marihuana Story, aka Marihuana (1950)

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Superman’s Girlfriend, Lois Lane - art by Kurt Schaffenberger (1966)

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theladybadass:

Zindah Laash (aka The Living Corpse), 1967 Pakistani film

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Early hands-free  calling: Telephone operator with a portable headset, created by Bell, USA. (Bell Telephone Company, 1923.)

Early hands-free calling: Telephone operator with a portable headset, created by Bell, USA. (Bell Telephone Company, 1923.)

Two women don eerie face masks as part of a beauty treatment by Helena Rubenstein in the 1940’s.

Family night with Bettie Page.

Family night with Bettie Page.

Cover illustration for the Los Angeles Press Photographers Association annual publication titled Just One More! Created by the award-winning sports and editorial cartoonist Karl Hubenthal.

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Very curious vintage German found photo - Photographer: unknown, Date: unknown (via _elinor)

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Piyat Minute, 1928. The english title was Five Minutes That Shook The World, regarding the five minutes that followed the death of Lenin. In the film, even the Eiffel Tower shakes with grief… (by paul.malon)

Remco’s Monkey Gun: It’s 3 Assault Weapons in 1! - 1963 Sears Toy Book Detail