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Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

on Nov 23, 2014

It’s Day 23 of National Blog Posting Month and Madge is going to the birds.   Birds of a Feather   With Thanksgiving upon us, Madge’s thoughts turn to bird hats.  A fashion phenomenon that once was so popular it decimated several species of birds, these hats were all the rage in the late 19th to the early 20th century.   By the 1920s the...

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Hot Rod Lincoln

Hot Rod Lincoln

on Nov 22, 2014

In Madge’s research for the Edsel Ford article she found some amazing vintage advertisements for Lincoln Continental.  Since my dad was a car salesman for Lincoln in the 1960s and 70s, this brand has a special place in my heart.   Enjoy.                         Madge really wants one of this...

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Vintage Savannah

Vintage Savannah

on Nov 21, 2014

It’s the 20th day of National Blog Posting Month and Madge is still in the game. Vintage Savannah   Savannah is the oldest city in Georgia, first settled in 1733.  The city survived the Civil War intact despite being at the end of Sherman’s march to the sea. Declaring Savannah too beautiful to burn, Sherman instead gave it as a Christmas present to...

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Edsel Ford – No Flop

Edsel Ford – No Flop

on Nov 20, 2014

It’s the 20th day of National Blog Posting Month and it’s also Madge’s 100 post!  Now that’s something to celebrate. Edsel Ford – No Flop Edsel Ford – No Flop   Madge was leafing through some old magazines and found a couple of wonderful advertisements for Edsel, Ford Motor Company’s car of the future that became an ignominious flop.  A...

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The Story of Judith McCann and Wingback Earrings

The Story of Judith McCann and Wingback Earrings

on Nov 18, 2014

 Madge just keeps on keeping on during National Blog Posting Month. Judith McCann Wingback earrings The Story of Judith McCann and Wingback Earrings   Throughout the centuries earring design concentrated on fashion, not comfort.  From the primitive stick-through-the-ear beginnings to those pinching screw-backs of the 20th century, women were at the mercy of the...

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