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Growing Up in the 1940s By Lynne Gross
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Growing Up in the 1940s includes 50 illustrated short stories, sprung from the pages of the author's diaries. Most of the stories take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and incorporate historical... More > facts and sociological commentary on such subjects as baseball, cigarettes, coal furnaces, garbage, Girl Scouts, holidays, ice boxes, love, medicine, milkmen, movies, politics, radio, religion, transportation, and World War II.< Less
Growing Up in the 1940s By Lynne Gross
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Growing up in the 1940s includes 50 short stories, sprung from the pages of the author's diaries. Most of the stories take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and incorporate historical facts and... More > sociological commentary on such subjects as baseball, cigarettes, coal furnaces, garbage, Girl Scouts, holidays, ice boxes, love, medicine, milkmen, movies, politics, radio religion, transportation, and World War II< Less
Belfast in the 1940's By Glenravel Project
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Life in Belfast during the 1940's which includes the bombing by the Luftwaffe
Coastside in the 1940s: Recollections By James Jenkins
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All royalties from the sale of this book will be donated to Senior Coastsiders, Inc.
A Child of the 1940s By E T Laing
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A childhood in grainy black and white, schoolteachers with black gowns and canes, playing in the woods on damp November afternoons, front parlours in fawn and brown, distant fathers back from the... More > war, dreary Dixon of Dock Green... and becoming a teenager in the year that rock n roll was invented< Less
White 1940s Dress & Hat By Jessica Kay Murray
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Documenting the 1940s white dress and hat. This is part of my ongoing project with the Carondelet Historical Society.
POPULAR PICTURES OF THE HOLLYWOOD 1940s By John Reid
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A detailed review of 120 popular films, mostly from Hollywood's 1940s. Includes comprehensive cast and technical credits, plus background and release information. The movies covered include such... More > classics as the Spencer Tracy-Katharine Hepburn "Adam's Rib"; Walt Disney's animated features: "Dumbo" and "Ichabod and Mr Toad"; the Frank Sinatra-Gene Kelly musical "Anchors Aweigh"; my favorite Fred Astaire picture "The Belle of New York"; Roy Rogers' best film "Bells of Rosarita"; one of Orson Welles' best directing efforts, "Black Magic"; Wendell Corey's first (and best) "Desert Fury"; Disney's original "Fantasia"; Cecil B. DeMille's spectacular "Samson and Delilah"; four of director Michael Curtiz's most enjoyable motion pictures: "Mildred Pierce, "The Sea Hawk", "Bright Leaf", "Romance on the High Seas"; and the wonderful, original version of "Roxie Hart" starring Ginger Rogers.< Less
Kroepfl History 1930's & 1940's By Thomas Kroepfl
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This is a pictorial history of the Kroepfl family in the 1930's & 1940's as they establish their life in Milwaukee.
Kroepfl History 1930's & 1940's By Thomas Kroepfl
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This is a pictorial history of the Kroepfl family in the 1930's & 1940's as they establish their life in Milwaukee.
School Days: Recollections of a 1940s Childhood in Vermont By Elna Butterfield
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The author describes her years as a pupil in the one-room school house on Post Road in rural Rutland Town, Vermont during the 1940s. The simple pleasures enjoyed by children and their families then... More > and the hardships taken for granted are remembered with humor and perhaps a tear. These were the last years of the old one-room Post Road School’s career and likewise the career of its teacher, Agnes Sargent, for whom the book is dedicated. Illustrations and old photos enhance these recollections of an era now long-gone. This book was written by the author as a gift to her grandson Ethan Thomas Butterfield, because as the author put it: “…the experiences that I recount here are part of what molded me into the person I became. The person I became contributed to the shaping of your father’s character and ultimately your own.”< Less