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1940s Decorating Inspiration With Vintage Advertising

Aug 29, 2017 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

How our homes are decorated says a lot about who we are. Utilizing decorating styles that remind us of wonderful, nostalgic times can make a statement of cherished values from the time as well as create a cozy refuge from the outside world. For example, this Barclay wall paneling sample from the 1940s is a

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Retro USA: 1940 Census Reveals Wealth of Data

Apr 04, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

The US National Archives released the 1940 Census April 2, 2012, attracting tens of millions of web site visitors within hours, crashing the servers. This is the first time full census reports were posted on the Internet. Susan Cooper, a spokeswoman for the National Archives said they had anticipated great interest, but found the immediate

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