Top 1000 Vintage Pictures
Ha! Where we get this is in the middle of nowhere (Mom lives in the Florida boonies). It’s where all the orange trees are, so juice is super cheap. But other than that the only thing to see there is cows and swamp and
“Win an expense free trip to the Brussels World’s Fair” – So, 1958, right?
They didn’t go to New Orleans? No wonder they weren’t very famous.
I knew they existed, I think it was an option in a Cadillac my old man had, but I always thought they were only meant for use while parked… Or maybe that’s just what my dad said was the only practical use for them…
“Say, old man, what’s that – up there on the platform?” “Why it’s a piano, chap!” “Don’t say …” “Rather!” “Let’s all mill about and stare, shall we?” “Capital idea!”
[Here](http://misternizz.files.wordpress.com/2011/07/submariner.jpg)’s an image of one IRL from [this article](http://misternizz.wordpress.com/2011/07/28/my-obsession-with-acquiring-a-polaris-submarine/).
The idea of this car was to be affordable, light, and able to go on unpaved paths. It was the opposite of a Rolls Royce. [“At that time, France had a very large rural population which could not yet afford automobiles. The results of
Rico’s is the company that helped popularize stadium-style nachos: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/the-history-of-baseball-stadium-nachos-53046650/
Here she is in a TV ad:
These “stout” women look to be perfectly average. Perhaps a touch broad-shouldered. I think the story is not one of vintage body-shaming but rather the contemporary embrace of “vanity sizing.” **Edit:** Looking back, it’s pretty clear this comment makes no sense. However, I would
[Some reading on the Curtiss Candy campaign for corn sugar. These ads are on the back cover of some of the world’s most desirable comic books.](http://candyprofessor.com/2010/09/24/candy-and-corn-rich-in-dextrose/)