1940s Trivia
Nostalgia Trivia & Facts

1940s Trivia: Get Ready to Test Your Knowledge and Memory!

Our 1940s trivia will test your knowledge of WW2. Once again, the world was engaged in war. We collected ration tokens, washed out and saved our tin cans, and way too many windows framed Gold Star flags. See how much you can recall. 1940s Trivia 1. In 1943 the world’s largest office building was completed….

1943 Guide to Hiring Women

1943 Guide to Hiring Women

The following is an excerpt from the July 1943 issue of Mass Transportation Magazine. This was serious and written for male supervisors of women in the workforce during World War II – a mere 58 years ago! Obviously, the intent was not being “funny,” but by today’s standards, this is hilarious! For those of you…

What a Difference a Century Makes
Nostalgia Trivia & Facts

What a Difference a Century Makes

The year is 1902, one hundred years ago. . . .What a difference a century makes . . . . The Difference Between Now and Then The average life expectancy in the US was forty-seven. Only 14 percent of the homes in the US had a bathtub. Only 8 percent of the homes had a…

Marriage Changed

Look How Things Have Changed in Marriage Since 1950

You probably can’t count the ways marriage changed since 1950. What a difference 70+ years can make! The following is from a 1950’s Home Economics textbook intended for high school girls, teaching them how to prepare for married life.  Marriage Lessons: You’re Always Here 10 Ways Marriage Changed Since 1950 1. HAVE DINNER READY Plan…

Remember That

Yeah, I Remember That! (Travel Back in Time for Seniors)

If you are old enough…take this stroll…close your eyes. Travel back in time…see if you remember that one thing you miss most. Go back…before the Internet…before semi-automatics and drugs…before Xbox or Playstation… Way Back… We’re talking ’bout hide and go seek at dusk. Sitting on the porch, Simon Says, Kick the Can, Red Light, Green…

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