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The A B C Book of Birds

The A B C Book of Birds
This turn of the century children's alphabet book contains illustrations and descriptions of 27 birds from all over the world including parrots, poultry and songbirds.
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Popular Songs Magazine: October 1935

Popular Songs Magazine: October 1935
Ginger Rogers graced the front cover of the October 1935 edition of Popular Songs Magazine. It advertised the lyrics to over 30 popular songs of the mid-1930s! On the inner cover was a full page il...
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The A B C Book of Birds
This turn of the century children's alphabet book contains illustrations and descriptions of 27 birds from all over the world including parrots, poultry and songbirds.
Back to scanning vintage magazines and stuff or…?
This week I've been inspired to scan old magazines and post them after finding a hoard that I'd bought years ago and thought were lost in my several moves! Since I have that space with all my vintage in it, and room, I made a DIY magazine scanning set up....
Chicago World’s Fair – the 1893 Columbian Exposition
The World's Columbian Exposition was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus' arrival in the New World in 1492. The centerpiece of the Fair, held in Jackson Park, was a large water pool representing Columbus' vo...
A Short History About Kirk’s Suede Life Leather Coats
The history of some clothing can be most fascinating. This is what I learned about the history of Kirk's Suede Life, the maker and label on this vintage leather coat that I just sold:
16mm home video film about The San Diego Zoo in the 1950s
This was my first time attempting to digitize film with my iPhone and run a 16mm film projector. To test it, I bought the cheapest 16mm film that I could, which was labeled "16mm Film - Car Stunt Driving San Diego Zoo 1950s? Found Footage Incredible Rare". Enjoy this ol...
Vintage clothing blog on December 20 – I am SOOO overwhelmed!
I stopped updating with new vintage fashions for sale earlier this year because I had the chance to further my career at another job, and then my boyfriend moved in... 2021 was pretty awesome, but now that I'm getting back to "dealing" with my huge collection of vintage...
Lucille Ball and Marie Wilson were Successful Pinups on TV
This next article includes plenty of scantily clad pictures of Lucille Ball and Marie Wilson (as Irma, the dumbest blonde on TV). Irma in the "My Friend Irma" show, especially, is mentioned as stretching television's strict Code with risque outfits and comedic innuendos...
Totally steampunk looking Civil War era photo album (#2)
Here are exterior scans of an embossed leather Civil War era photo album that had metal clasps and gold accents. It was such a decadent, old, feeling to hold this and go thru the pictures long forgotten strangers that were inside.
Spring 2021 was a false re-start, but it had a serious upside
Revisiting and posting an update to my 2021 vintage selling journey. I've continued to make vintage sales and I really truly cannot stay away from vintage clothing, I saw my last blog about relaunching from back in March 2021. Since it's winter, and I can't go walk all...
1920s Christmas gift buying tips and fashions
Here's a 1920s article on gifts to give at Christmas. Because it's from a fashion magazine, ofcourse the gifts are all wearable. Flapper hats and purses and accessories. A friend of mine scanned these pages from his personal collection, or had them scanned, and then die...

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