A collection of products that tempted consumers in 1954
By Christina BryzaPosted 05.26.2004 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
Did hazy memories of Melton wool, rye whisky and classic (makeout) cars, brought back by reading Larry Smith's exercise in retro-living ("Tech '54, Where Are You?"), make you want more of '54? We did too, so we harvested some typical advertisements found in the pages of Popular Science to feed those nostalgic tendencies. How better to appreciate the '50s culture of consumption than to look at what was up for sale?