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Businesses in the 40 & 50s










Levi Strauss & Company

Levi Strauss and Company produced the original riveted jeans and made history.






50s TV Commercials

A compilation of various 1950s commercials. Life was such a simpler time back then! Relax and enjoy these vintage commercials.





Hobby Shops

A look back at local hobby shops that carried models, train sets, and r/c equipment -- among other things. Kids in the 1950s were avid builders and the hobby shop was where they would spend their Saturdays.






Marshall Field's Department Store 

A look at Marshall Field & Co. through the years.






TV Commercials from the 40s

Here are 10 commercials from the 1940's when television was just breaking into our worlds.





Milk Delivered to your Door

A look back at the time when milk was delivered door to door by a milkman. Prior to refrigerators, milk was delivered daily to homes across America.





Buster Brown Shoes

A look back at the Brown Shoe Company and the classic Buster Brown and Mary Jane shoes.





Classic Cars of the 40s & 50s