May 12, 2021

Tag: advertising postcards

Tea and the Taj Mahal

Eleanor “Ellie” McCrackin

Tea and the Taj Mahal

The words Taj Mahal when used together mean The Exalted One of the Palace. Nevertheless, the word “taj” is nearly impossible to translate to English. It can be a given-name for both male and female children, it is in the names of

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You are What You Eat: A Look at Mid-Century Restaurant and Food Advertising Postcards

Sharon Wolf

You are What You Eat:

A Look at Mid-Century Restaurant
and Food Advertising Postcards

A recent social media posting called “Eating in the Fifties” captured the beliefs and attitudes about foods at the time:

  • Pasta had not been invented. It was macaroni or spaghetti,
  • Oil was for lubricating,
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