Benny Goodman, the King of Swing. This caricature of Benny and his “licorice stick” is wonderful (see the full artwork at the link).
Another look at historical “stand pipes” (or water towers) from picture postcards from the late-19th and early 20th century. From basic and utilitarian to surprisingly ornate.
A supine genius who had accomplished more by age 24 than… almost everyone.
Nigel Bruce and Basil Rathbone cavort poolside with Bruce’s doggies.
And it certainly is. (Click to see full photo — there are antennae….)
As Britain entered the war, well-founded fears of bombings and gas attacks led citizens and communities to construct air raid shelters. More illustrations inside.
The Iceberg Cafe was a Route 66 fixture for years. Check out several great photos of the roadside attraction inside.