Monday, August 30, 2010

WWII – Homeless Children In London

July 1940 – German bombs destroyed large sections of London including the housing of tens of thousands of its residents.

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Harvesting Bumpers for Scrap Metal

Actress Rita Hayworth participates in the ‘Harvesting Bumpers for Scrap Metal’ drive during World War II. 

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Sunday, August 15, 2010

Dr. Scott’s Electric Hair Brush

1899 ad for Dr. Scott’s Electric Hair Brush, claimed to protect you from dandruff, baldness, falling hair, headache and neuralgia all for the bargain basement price of $1.00.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

For Home and Country

Financing a war involves the acquisition of revenue and resources from any possible source.   Families' ‘loaned’ their men and also donated to the cause in goods, rationing and the purchase of victory bonds.

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