1947 Mixing Corner Kitchen
The American Gas Association had a colorful series of kitchen ads that ran from late 1945 to 1947 in home magazines including American Home from which this one was taken.
1951 kitchen photo with pull-out cabinet chair
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Readers upload hundreds of terrific photos of the original architectural house features in their midcentury homes.
1940s Vintage Kitchen by Armstrong
Here's cutie ... the curtains match the canisters. I can't tell if they are super large strawberries or deformed apples, but it's still a sweet kitchen. The grapefruit even sport a maraschino cherry. Source: Better Homes & Gardens Images from the Mid Century Home Style collection.
1952 Armstrong Kitchen & Pantry
This ad appeared in American Home. Lots of blue, with an easy to close off pantry - work area. A second image shows the table size reduced for two people. Armstrong had several similar kitchens with pantries that could be closed off from the late 40s thru the early 50s.
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1954 Armstrong Kitchen
Yet another ad by Armstrong shown in American Home . This kitchen is an example of the very common yellow, green, and orange (or coral) color scheme that was popular at the time.
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