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1950s life

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The 1950s — 1950s mother feeds a baby seated in a high chair...

1950s mother feeds a baby seated in a high chair while the father dries his hands and smiles at their son and daughter, who are eating at a small table in a kitchen.

Our picks for the best design books of the seasonJulian Wasser’s monograph The Way We Were is a time capsule of 20th-century cultural icons and political eventsValentino’s Carlos Souza gives AD a preview of his colorful new book150 Sustainable House Ideas showcases design that is both beautiful and green

A new book surveys photography from the 1950s that appeared in Look magazine

Rare, Candid Photos of Daily Life in the 1950s | Reader's Digest

These photos, including some never-published shots taken for Look Magazine, transport you back in time. Was life easier, harder, or the same for families in the 1950s, compared to today?

Do you remember how we wore dresses to Birthday Partys? 1957 | Flickr

My birthday party at our house in Norwalk, California with family and friends.

Sometimes I feel that way.. But mostly because of the wonderful fashion of this time.

Sometimes I feel that way.. But mostly because of the wonderful fashion of this time.

Homemaking in the 1940s - Life with Dee

1940s homemaking is a fascinating topic. The strength and creativity exhibited by the homemakers of that era inspires me and makes me want to learn more about how they coped during a difficult time period.

How Things Looked Like In The '50s: Color Photos of Everyday Life Back in the 1950s

We all have this big idea of the past, that everything was better and in general it was, especially the everyday life, specifically in the 50s' was way

Busy homemaker…a kitchen phone at her fingertips. No more frantic dashes, missed calls, burned meals. Brightens the kitchen, too. Both wall and regular phones come in this brilliant red as well as in yellow, brown, green, gray, ivory, blue, and beige.

CAPTION CONTEST—Kitchen Phone 6/20/11 8:27 PM: Thank you for your captions! Description for this postcard: HERE'S MODERN LIVING for today's busy homemaker…a kitchen phone at her fingertips. No more...

Rare, Candid Photos of Daily Life in the 1950s | Reader's Digest

These photos, including some never-published shots taken for Look Magazine, transport you back in time. Was life easier, harder, or the same for families in the 1950s, compared to today?