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“This is my uncle Leslie Lease, filling up a car from a gravity-feed pump at a station in North Carolina,” notes Bob Durling of Highland, Indiana. The license plate reveals the year to be Check out the gas price of under 25 cents, including tax.

we suffer for beauty, dammit

It is a perm machine! not a Gallia Hair-dryer. My mother was a beautician during this time and in the early I remember seeing her use this machine. If you left it on the hair too long, it could actually burn the hair off.

Social Media in Vintage-Look - RECLAMEPRAAT

Brazilian ad agency Moma Propaganda has a brilliant series of vintage-style propaganda posters for social media.

This is how teenagers dated in the 1950s

Teen dates in the were usually at a diner such as in this picture. Other popular dates were drive-ins or picnics. The dates were simple and cheap. Couples would share a milkshake at the diner.

North Carolina, 1939  --wishflowers.tumblr.com--  *remember old, general stores like these as a child*

Country store on dirt road, Sunday afternoon. Gordonton, North Carolina, By Dorothea Lange This photo really warms me and makes me wish I was there.

Clear Creek near Killeen, Texas in the early 1940's

This is Floy Blankenship and her dad John Blankenship (owner) on the banks of Clear Creek near Killeen in the early before the government decided the land could be better used for Fort Hood. The building is made from old advertising signs.

vintage service stations still in use today | Old Gas Stations

Old American Gas Stations around the USA. Most have been abandoned but some have been restored and are still in use.

New york 1900 - 1910

Circa "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Image by: Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.

motorised perambulator, London 1922 | Flickr

Motorized pram / stroller car with umbrella run by an English nanny. Manufacturer: the English firm Dunkley. London, Child has a golliwog.