42 Vintage Photos of Wisconsin Hotels and Restaurants in the 1950s and 1960s

Wisconsin is a state in the upper Midwestern United States. Wisconsin is the 25th-largest state by total area and the 20th-most populous. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. The bulkContinue reading “42 Vintage Photos of Wisconsin Hotels and Restaurants in the 1950s and 1960s”

Yesterday’s Buffet: A Look at the Mid-Century Smörgåsbord

The buffet’s time had truly arrived in post-WWII America. Enjoying an unprecedented economic boom, the “table of plenty” fit perfectly within this period. Gone were the Depression-era days of meager portions, and gone were the WWII days of rationing. In Cold War America, tables bent beneath the weight of the mighty buffet. Aside from ScandinavianContinue reading “Yesterday’s Buffet: A Look at the Mid-Century Smörgåsbord”

Wonderful Photographs of Shopping Malls in America During the 1950s & 1960s

A shopping mall (or simply mall) is a North American term for a large indoor shopping center, usually anchored by department stores. The term “mall” originally meant a pedestrian promenade with shops along it (that is, the term was used to refer to the walkway itself which was merely bordered by such shops), but inContinue reading “Wonderful Photographs of Shopping Malls in America During the 1950s & 1960s”

25 Vintage Photos of the Biggest Fast Food Brand in the World Since Established Till the 80s

McDonald’s Corporation is an American multinational fast food corporation, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They rechristened their business as a hamburger stand, and later turned the company into a franchise, with the Golden Arches logo being introduced in 1953 at a locationContinue reading “25 Vintage Photos of the Biggest Fast Food Brand in the World Since Established Till the 80s”

26 Amazing Vintage Photos of Early Harley-Davidson Dealerships

Harley-Davidson, Inc., H-D, or Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer founded in 1903 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Along with Indian, it was one of two major American motorcycle manufacturers to survive the Great Depression. The company has survived numerous ownership arrangements, subsidiary arrangements, periods of poor economic health and product quality, and intense global competition toContinue reading “26 Amazing Vintage Photos of Early Harley-Davidson Dealerships”

Elizabeth Taylor Salad or Cyd Charisse Salad, Anyone? Here’s the MGM Commissary Menu From the Late 1950s

If you were lucky enough to be dining at the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer commissary menu in the late 1950s and early 1960s, this would have been the menu you’d have been handed. Elizabeth Taylor Salad or Cyd Charisse Salad, anyone? You knew you’d made it at MGM when they named a salad after you. To see theContinue reading “Elizabeth Taylor Salad or Cyd Charisse Salad, Anyone? Here’s the MGM Commissary Menu From the Late 1950s”

Interesting Photos of Computer Stores in the 1970s and 1980s

In the late 1970s and throughout the 1980s, if someone wanted to buy a personal computer, they had to make a trip down to a local computer store to physically check out what was available. Once there, customers typically encountered a dizzying array of incompatible platforms with widely varying capabilities. Depending on the era, thinkContinue reading “Interesting Photos of Computer Stores in the 1970s and 1980s”