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The Fabulous Fifties

The Eisenhower Years - A Time of Optimism and Growth

After the Great Depression and World War II, everyone was ready to take a breath and have fun. Population boomed, families moved to the suburbs, television (by the end of the decade) would be in most homes . . . daily life wasn't perfect but we pretended it was!

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In the 1950's, schools had "duck and cover" drills. If a nuclear bomb fell,... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Feb 8
The is a photo from the 1950's showing what people were expected to do to... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Feb 8
A photo of Bert the Turtle, the cartoon character who encouraged kids in the... more
· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Feb 8
A photo of Norma C Dodd, "Hog Buyer" on 4/24/1955 episode of What's My Line?... more
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· Posted by George Paul on Jan 24
A photo off Peggy Nietzie and family taken in December 1952. Young woman is... more
· Posted by Barbara Millner on Jan 10
A photo of Joseph Carl Ross (Espinoza) and daughter Connie Ross
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· Posted by Connie Riley DeAmezcua on Jan 9
A photo of Connie Diane Ross
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· Posted by Connie Riley DeAmezcua on Jan 9
A photo of Constance Diane Ross
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· Posted by Connie Riley DeAmezcua on Jan 9
A photo of Nat King Cole and daughter Natalie Cole in the mid 1950's.... more
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· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Jan 1
A photo of Ernest Herbert Nordberg
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· Posted by Leslie Longoria on Dec 31, 2015
A photo of Suzanne & Barbara Koll Heaton in Bert & Verna Heaton's backyard,... more
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· Posted by Suzie Heaton on Dec 1, 2015
A photo of Edith Bryant Cooper in April of 1959
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· Posted by Erin Lybrand on Nov 28, 2015
A photo of Myrtle N. Bryant in 1958, age 49 or 50.
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· Posted by Erin Lybrand on Nov 28, 2015
A photo of Deaton's Market, formerly Owned by Chester and Marie Deaton near... more
· Posted by Cynthia Long on Nov 17, 2015
A photo of Charles Edward Vaughn taken with niece Viola and her husband... more
· Posted by John Vaughn on Nov 11, 2015
A photo of the obit of Virgil Lee Howell. He was killed in korea and never... more
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· Posted by John Vaughn on Nov 10, 2015
A photo of Dwight Lengyel (1949 - 1985)
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· Posted by L. Lengyel on Oct 20, 2015
A photo of Glenda Dunn ((1951 - 2005) - not sure of grade but she was 6 years... more
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· Posted by Wendy Wochinger on Oct 16, 2015
A photo of Glenda Jean (Shadrick) Dunn (Sis) (1951 - 2005)
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· Posted by Wendy Wochinger on Oct 16, 2015
A photo of Doug, Deb, and Bobby Smith at their Grandma's house
· Posted by Deb Smith Hall on Oct 9, 2015
A photo of Deb, Anne, Doug & Bobby Smith - "fun at the lake"
· Posted by Deb Smith Hall on Oct 9, 2015
A photo of James Vincent DePaul Kalena and Mary Lucille Hammond Kalena on... more
· Posted by Heart Reale on Sep 22, 2015
A photo of an unknown family found at a vintage shop in Portland, Oregon on... more
· Posted by Patti Hutterli on Aug 29, 2015
A photo of Camila and Teresa Maria Coll Poison, with their friends, on the... more
· Posted by Elena Ramon on Aug 28, 2015
A photo of Camila coll Poirson with her teammates and coach. Masnou women's... more
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· Posted by Elena Ramon on Aug 28, 2015
A photo of the Mound Theater, Main Street, Peebles Ohio
· Posted by Jennifer Ashworth on Aug 27, 2015
A photo of the town of Peebles Ohio in 1950, Rexall Drug Store, Kroger... more
· Posted by Jennifer Ashworth on Aug 27, 2015
A photo of Robert C Arlia
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· Posted by Bob Arlia on Aug 5, 2015
A photo of Mark Steven Berberich, Harry Jerome Berberich, and family
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· Posted by Doug Berich on Jul 31, 2015
A photo of A.J. Browning, Mary Alice Browning and Jim Browning
· Posted by Jim Farrell on Jul 22, 2015
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