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Open 24/7, this retro museum features vintage advertising, “then” cutting-edge appliances, maps, catalogs, classic toys and more. Learn the history of the Lucky Cat and review the chronology of Coca-Cola cans. You’ll find even more at the Collecting section.

It’s Gone—And You Can Tell That one Good-bye!

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Remember Little League? I sure do. Played six seasons before turning fourteen and focusing on hockey, the game for which I’d developed an all-encompassing passion. And, I remember my first baseball bat. A Louisville Slugger. Pure wood. Junior size. I remember proudly carrying that bat—my own bat—to every little league game I played until I

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Retro Google Search (Mad Men Style)

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In the 1960s, office machines required a great deal of human input. The traditional clicking and clomping sounds of printing devices echoed throughout office floors, as executives sat in private offices, doors closed. It was the “Mad Men” era – a common reference based on the modern-produced television show. And anything Mad Men is considered

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Dedication of The Pentagon (1943)

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The world’s largest office building, construction began on the Pentagon on September 11, 1941. Designed by architect George Bergstrom, approved construction contracts totaled $3.1 million. The original site for this government facility was Arlington Farms, which was shaped like a pentagon. This is why the building is shaped as such. However, concerns that the building

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