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1940s Oreo Cookie Ad, Advertisement. Wartime Illustration.

Oh-oh Oreo! The world's favourite snack celebrates 100th birthday as it is ranked best-selling cookie of 21st Century

Kraft, the company that now owns Oreo, will release a limited version of its cookie and creme sandwich with a colourful filling.

images of women welders | the Riveter Picture Gallery - Women Welders - African American Women ...

Rosie the Riveter and Her Sisters

Pictures of women working in production work in factories during World War II, part of the homefront war effort.

This is a cookbook that was used by women during world war II.  Due to the war time efforts there were limited and/or rationed supplies, and it was necessary to have a new book of recipes based on the ingredients and supplies that were available.

“Grandma, Is That You?” (Lemon Icebox Dessert)

Some desserts are so reminiscent of “the good ol’ days” that they are skipped over when some bakers are skimming through cook books because they’re considered passé. They…

A cheerfully bright ad for various ways you can turn Kool-Aid into deserts.  1946 vintage.

Kool-Aid

Advertisement from Woman's Home Companion July 1946

Soldiers Without Guns (WWII Poster)

The 20th Century

Spanning two world wars, a great depression, and even a moon landing, there was no shortage of conflict and excitement in the 20th century. Find resources, biographies, and timelines to help you understand this era.

Peas and Carrots, Pork and Beans! The 1950's Housewife Cooks

Peas and Carrots, Pork and Beans! The 1950s Housewife Cooks

History behind the kitschy 1950's food culture. Brace yourself for tacky appetizers and Jell O, baby, lots of Jell O.

Food is a weapon : don't waste it! : buy wisely, cook carefully, eat it all.  -- WWII propaganda poster, 1943

Institutional Collection: World War II Poster Collection at Northwestern University Library - Images | Repository Search Results

WWII - wartime factory work for women

WWII ... Coca-Cola fights on! by x-ray delta one, via Flickr

WWII ... Coca-Cola fights on!

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- Used to eat a lot of it ! Lol  Advert from George Burns & Gracie Allen for Spam (1940)

Vintage Spam Advertisements of the 1940s

Vintage Spam Advertisements of the 1940s

1940s food brand advertisement featuring vintage yellow and green kitchen. What's on your shelves?

JF Ptak Science Books

A Daily History of Holes, Dots, Lines, Science, History, Math, Physics, Art, the Unintentional Absurd, Architecture, Maps, Data Visualization, Blank and Missing Things, and so on. |1.6 million words, 7500 images, 4.9 million hits| Press & appearances in The Times, Le Figaro, Mensa, The Economist, The Guardian, Discovery News, Slate, Le Monde, Sci American Blogs, Le Point, and many other places... 4,750+ total posts since 2008..

There were 8,700 women recruited as Lumberjills during the Second World War and it was 2008 before they received any recognition for their role

How the 'Lumberjills' helped win the war

Dressed in overalls and carrying axes, the young women were recruited by the Forestry Commission to fell trees and work in sawmills during the Second World War as part of the war effort.

Working on the land: A pair of Land Army girls sporting straw hats return from the fields accompanied by their Shire horse in September 1939

Jobs for the girls: Amazing vintage photographs provide a vivid snapshot of working life for British women during World War Two

Whether flying transport planes, preparing torpedoes or cracking German codes at Bletchley Park, British women made a vital contribution during World War Two.

Originally offered to WWII GI's, the chocolate candy - and it's characters - are beloved by millions across the globe.

M&M's: A Once Military-Exclusive Treat

Originally offered to WWII GI's, the chocolate candy - and it's characters - are beloved by millions across the globe.

Wartime Recipes How we survived in a time of rationing 1939 – 1953 Welcome to Wartime Recipes - Potato Short Bread,  Parsley Honey, Rhubarb Jam Without Sugar, Chestnut Soup, Carrot Cream Soup, ROCK BUNS, WARTIME MAYONNAISE,

Wartime Recipes – How we survived in a time of rationing 1939 – 1953

1942 Advert, Enriched Kitchen Craft Flour with Gingerbread Recipe, "For a War Lunch Box Surprise" | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

1942 Advert, Enriched Kitchen Craft Flour with Gingerbread Recipe, "For a War Lunch Box Surprise"

Vintage WWII magazine advertisement, Enriched Kitchen Craft Flour, 1942. Gingerbread recipe included. Tagline: "Bake him gingerbread! For a War Lunch Box Surprise" Published in The Family Circle magazine, September 25, 1942, Vol. 21 No. 13 *********** I own this vintage magazine and have scanned/photographed this page to share it here only for non-profit commentary, critique, criticism, discussion, research, news reporting, education / information, research, teaching, and/or parody purposes…