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 “34 Fantastic Harley-Davidson Ads From The 1970s”
Railways opened up America and Europe, luxe ocean liners introduced elegance into overseas voyages, and drivers took to the road in record numbers in their new automobiles. By the mid-1940s, new airlines crisscrossed the globe, winging adventure-seekers to far-flung destinations. Travel agents and ticket offices during this period were festooned with vivid, eye-catching posters, allContinue reading “58 Wonderful Vintage Travel Posters From Around the World Between the 1920s and 1940s”
The 1970s must have taken place on a different planet. These photos of men’s fashions from that decade leave us drowning in astounding mustard knits, garish patterns, high waists, way-too-skimpy briefs, and other fashion faux pas that defy description 50 years later.
Psychedelic art is any art or visual displays inspired by psychedelic experiences and hallucinations known to follow the ingestion of psychoactive drugs such as LSD and psilocybin. The word “psychedelic” (coined by British psychologist Humphry Osmond) means “mind manifesting”. By that definition, all artistic efforts to depict the inner world of the psyche may beContinue reading “28 Colorful Psychedelic Advertisements From Between the 1960s and Early 1970s”
Remember the good old days when advertisers could go balls to the wall with their advertising campaigns? Men’s underpants can be both mysterious and confounding. Selling them in magazines obviously posed problems of context and decency. Back then sexually awkward advertising campaigns seemed normal. Or was it more a case of ignorance is bliss? MaybeContinue reading “27 Awful Vintage Men’s Underwear Ads From the 1970s”
Are you lacking a massage in certain needed areas? Then the Vibra-Finger is for you! Whatever that means, but this 1950s massager was dentist-approved.
William Harley and Davidson brothers founded the company in 1903. In the following years, Harley Davidson made bikes that many people adopted as their dominant symbol. It developed a fierce image of violet machismo, but was known for comfort. Below is a collection of 34 wonderful vintage ads of Harley-Davidson during the 1970s.