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The Language of Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken 1938

I am so excited to get The Language of Fashion by Mary Brooks Picken (1938 edition) as an early Christmas present! I am even more thrilled by my friend's thoughtfulness. Even more excited that this book's copyright has apparently expired (according to my search on the U.S. government copyright site).... so I can scan the pages!

Old Photo Scans

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Cabinet Cards of Young Men, Children, and Couples

Here are the rest of the 1800s cabinet cards I digitized for the Carondelet Historical Society. I really like the young lady wearing a hat, as shot by Polensky of Milwaukee Ave., Chicago. That photo, of any, gives me some ideas on historical re-creation. The background is so cool, and could probably be made into a photoshop texture or something!

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A new car, in 1944

I imagine this 1940s couple getting this car as a gift, or the husband giving it to his wife before he leaves back to fighting overseas. She looks so proud and you can see them posed together, with him in his military uniform. What cute WWII-era Kodachrome slides!

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Misc. Ephemera

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1920s Studebaker, Rauch & Lang, Pierce-Arrow, and Reo motor car advertisements

Here's various ads for Studebaker cars from the 1920s, the Pierce-Arrow French Brougham, Rauch & Lang worm drive, and Reo 5th and 6th cars and sedans (from 1913). I can see why the Studebaker is such a classic. The luxurious illustrated advertisement style is distinct. Well bred dogs to go with a well bred car. Stylish women. These early 1920s Studebaker ads are all about luxury.

Synopsis of The Great Waltz and more 1943 St. Louis Business advertisments

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series St. Louis Municipal Opera 1943

Here are more St. Louis beer and brewery advertisements and the synopsis of The Great Waltz from the 1943 St. Louis Municipal Opera Program.

Advertisers in these pages included: Falstaff Brewing Company, Manhattan Coffee, Efficiency Service Co (employment specialists), Griesedieck Brothers Brewing Company, The Circus Snack Bar at the Forest Park Hotel, and the Gaylord Container Corporation.

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Wine blush pink burlap summer dress – bright, classic, and mod

What a pretty cheerful bright blush pink 60s sheath dress! Wear it without a slip to keep cool on hot summer days, or with one to the office and for more modesty. I’m in love with the fabric and the light weave. It zips up the back with a metal zipper that says USA Talon.

This dress almost matches the fuschia one that I listed last weekhttps://www.etsy.com/listing/125425294/fuschia-colored-burlap-summer-dress – but is in much better condition.

I’ve not washed this dress, but the only thing I noticed was that there is some discoloration on the interior armpit. Still, this dress is in great wearable vintage condition.

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