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Tag Archives: 1950’s
The General Motors Firebird III was built in 1958, debuted as a concept car at Motorama in 1959, and was featured at the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair.
A description of what we would now call a depressive episode from a 1953 story by Jean Ferry, “The Traveler with Luggage”: As a result of incidents still obscure to me, I suffered an absolutely atrocious mental breakdown in the … Continue reading
Collages by jazz great Louis Armstrong, mostly done on reel-to-reel tape boxes. Dates on the newspapers used range from 1959 to 1971, the year of his death. … Continue reading
Stolen poems incite a rumble in Jean Cocteau’s Orpheus (1950).
Arketex Ceramics Corporation catalog, 1957.
Kay Sage: South to Southwesterly Winds Tomorrow (1957)
Leonora Carrington: And Then We Saw the Daughter of the Minotaur (1953)
Kazuo Shiraga: Work II (1958)
Georgy Nissky: Morning on the Volga (1954)
Sister Concilla sets the record straight on labor unions. Note the union bug indicating the comic was printed in a union shop.