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Vintage Hermosa Tile Brochure – Franciscan Starburst Tile!

Vintage Hermosa Tile Brochure – Franciscan Starburst Tile!

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By Sara In AZ I recently came across this vintage Hermosa Tile pamphlet and I thought y’all might want to check it out too! Hermosa Tile was a division of Gladding, McBean & Co., the manufacturers of Franciscan Dinnerware – and around here I’m pretty sure we ALL love our…

Decorating During World War II – A 1943 Sears Pamphlet

Decorating During World War II – A 1943 Sears Pamphlet

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By RetroRuth I was lucky enough recently to stumble across a great upholstery book from 1955 in my local Salvation army. But that isn’t what this post is about. What this post is about was tucked snuggly inside the front cover of said upholstery book, sitting patiently and waiting for…

Tupperware Home Party Pamphlet In The Digital Library

Tupperware Home Party Pamphlet In The Digital Library

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By RetroRuth Have you checked out our Digital Library collection??? It is our fun new mid-century reference collection, built from fun nuggets of information from our own little hoards. Over the next few weeks we are going to be adding tons of fun pamphlets and pictures to teach you, inspire…

Bob Gets The Egg Off His Face

Bob Gets The Egg Off His Face

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Chapter 2 In Our Serialized Story, Off To Work By RetroRuth This week, we bring you Chapter 2 in our  serialized Mid-Century book, Off To Work, published in 1962. Off to Work is a basic (read: very, very basic)  reader story about Bob Grant, a teenager who just graduated from…

Mosette Gravel Art Pamphlet In An Online Flip Book

Mosette Gravel Art Pamphlet In An Online Flip Book

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By RetroRuth I know, I know, I’ve posted this pamphlet before, but this time I am going to give this Mosette pamphlet a fun twist.  I recently found a fun plugin that allows me to turn pamphlets into short books that you can actually flip through here on the site!…