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Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco

1950's

Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco

Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco - 1956

Brooklyn Goes to San Francisco, produced in 1956, is a guided tour of mid-1950s San Francisco through the eyes of an authentic Brooklynite. Narrated by Phil Foster, best know for playing Laverne’s father Frank DeFazio on 1970s sitcom Laverne & Shirley, wisecracks and a classic New York drawl counterpoint panoramas of the Golden Gate City’s […]

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Travelers Choice ‘66

1960's

Travelers Choice ‘66

Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program - 1966

Why wait? Use your Golden Touch to see the Americas on Westinghouse Travelers Choice ‘66 Trip Program. Use it to touch us for a glorious 4-day Touchdown holiday. 4 days and 3 nights of pure fun and relaxation. Choose for yourself among the most glamorous cities in America.   Stay at the newest and the […]

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Financing the American Family

1930's

Financing the American Family

Financing the American Family - 1935

Just because it was the 1935 doesn’t mean that marketing and industry had not been experimenting with genre commonly know today as the infomercial. Presented by the Household Finance Corporation in 1935, “Financing the American Family” takes a practical look at how the modern man fits into the modern economy, and how micro-financing rigorously supervised […]

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Edison’s Elephant

1900's

Edison’s Elephant

Thomas Edison: Electrocuting an Elephant - 1903

Red leicester smelly cheese cream cheese. Jarlsberg fromage frais cow pepper jack chalk and cheese airedale fondue manchego. Brie parmesan port-salut croque monsieur bavarian bergkase.

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Freedomland USA

1960's

Freedomland USA

Travel Time: Freedomland - 1963

Freedomland U.S.A. (usually just called Freedomland) was a short-lived, themed amusement park in the Baychester area in the northeastern part of the Borough of The Bronx, New York City. Its slogan was “The World’s Largest Entertainment Center” (later, “The World’s Largest Outdoor Family Entertainment Center”). Freedomland opened on June 19, 1960. It closed at the […]

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Our Bill of Rights

1940

Our Bill of Rights

Our Bill of Rights - 1940

“A sturdy tree of liberty with shade for all.” – Benjamin Franklin Although artistic license is taken in dramatizing the events, much of the “dialogue originates in the correspondence of the principals.” Experience a nation being planned and made for the first time in world history. We join the momentous occasion in New York City […]

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