Category Archives: Holiday Themed
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: February 13, 2012
Valentine’s Day cards come in all shapes and sizes, but the message remains the same. Sending a card that says “I Love You” has been around since the 16th century. It began in Europe and spread to the United States in the early 1700s. Since the 1900s a popular (and fun) type of card was [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 30, 2011
Not sure what to watch this holiday weekend? Perhaps you’d like to kick back and check out these TV promos from the mid-70s. This was the TV line-up for New Year’s Day programing on NBC.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 26, 2011
As 2011 comes to a close and we ring in 2012, here’s an interesting piece of New Year’s Eve/Prohibition memorabilia. This is a poster promoting a New Year’s celebration at a speakeasy. The soiree was held to ring in 1928. The location, however, is unknown as the consumption of alcohol was banned at this time [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 23, 2011
As you enjoy this holiday weekend, be entertained with this classic TV clip from The Dick Van Dyke Show. Merry Christmas!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 19, 2011
Here’s a great 1937 ad for NOMA Disney Christmas lights. I believe it’s from the December edition of Mickey Mouse Magazine. In addition to these Mickey Mouse lights, NOMA also manufactured sets featuring characters from the Silly Symphony shorts, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Pinocchio. To learn more about this ad and NOMA [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: December 9, 2011
I hope you can take a moment from your busy holiday shopping and dig this clip! Watch Mike, Mickey, Davy and Peter shop for a Christmas tree. The Monkees feature in this week’s My Vintage Video.
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: November 18, 2011
Butter makes turkey better! At least according to this 1956 commercial. Enjoy and Happy Thanksgiving!
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: October 24, 2011
Many kids love to dress as skeletons on Halloween. In fact my 5-year-old nephew will dress as one this year, but I don’t think he’d be too keen on wearing this vintage costume. This costume was made by a company called Collegeville. They started out as a flag making company in rural Pennsylvania and began [...]
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: July 2, 2011
I hope you enjoy this week’s My Vintage Video. It’s from the 1970s educational TV cartoon series by Schoolhouse Rock! A happy and safe 4th of July to you all! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ym2Ny1Te3LA&feature=related
By MyVintageGeneration | Published: June 17, 2011
On Sunday we pay tribute to Dads! So, this week’s My Vintage Video is the opening title to the TV cartoon, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home. The show aired on prime-time TV from 1972 to 1974. Harry Boyle was the cartoon dad (voiced by Tom Bosley). When he wasn’t working as a restaurant equipment [...]