1959 General Motors new look transit bus introduced -- notice how Season 6 Mad Men poster is very reminiscent of this style?

The Calm Before the Storm by  Helmuth Ellgaard, 1960

Die Ruhe vor dem Sturm (The Calm Before the Storm), Helmuth Ellgaard (German, Cartoonist and illustrator Ellgaards work appeared in the Berliner Illustrierte Zeitung.

1959 Ford advertisement

Visit Holmes Tuttle Ford Lincoln in Tucson for a variety of new & used cars cars, parts, service, and financing. We are a full service dealership, ready to meet you and earn your business.

No seatbelts.  If the car was crowded, we would sit on the floor.  Remember laying in the back seat window, too.

No seatbelts. If the car was crowded, we would sit on the floor. Remember laying in the back seat window, too.

September 1959 - Some things never change.

Long Fun Day, art by John Falter. Detail from September 1959 Saturday Evening Post cover.

This is how the dads looked in my Dick and Jane type readers. Always planned to marry this man.

This is how the dads looked in my Dick and Jane type readers. Always planned to marry this man.

1950s Housewife with daughter: what a lovely sight . . . A mother teaching her daughter in the home how to become a lovely lady by teaching cooking skills.

Retro paper pack - Instant Download - Set of 14 Digital Scrapbook Paper - 12x12 inches - Scrapbooking, card making, web design, kraft paper

Housewife with daughter: what a lovely sight . Mom and daughter sharing Christmas cooking memories. My daughter learned from her dad as well.

1952 Beer Belongs ad. "The Bride's First Dinner Party," by Ray Prohaska. Number 66 in the series "Home Life in America.". 14" X 10". Excellent condition, light oxidation. This is for the advertisement only, not the product(s) shown. | eBay!

1952 Beer Belongs Young Couples Bride First Dinner Party Apron Ray Prohaska ad

1952 Beer Belongs ad. "The Bride's First Dinner Party," by Ray Prohaska. Number 66 in the series "Home Life in America.". 14" X 10". Excellent condition, light oxidation. This is for the advertisement only, not the product(s) shown. | eBay!

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