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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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A photo of Frederick Myron Johnson Sr
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· Posted by Freddy Johnson at 1:11 pm
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A photo of Marge Davis, Emily Coleman and Fern Poe walking down the streets... more
· Posted by Tom Poe at 9:54 am
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A photo of John Poe at a Luau in Waikiki Hawaii.
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· Posted by Tom Poe at 9:53 am
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A photo of Russ Poe at a Luau in Waikiki, Hawaii.
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· Posted by Tom Poe at 9:50 am
Taken in Honolulu, Honolulu County, HI in .
A photo of the Poe family arriving in Honolulu in 1959. Our family - the... more
· Posted by Tom Poe at 9:46 am
A photo of Fern Poe at Luau in Waikiki. In 1959, our family took a 13 hour... more
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· Posted by Tom Poe at 9:42 am
Taken in Acushnet, Bristol County, MA in .
A photo of Bette Lynn Gula Davis (C) with her runaway hat.
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· Posted by Rhondalee Cotter on Jul 20
Taken in Fort Fairfield, Aroostook County, ME in .
A photo of Madeline and George Churchill with their family.
· Posted by Meghan Ward on Jul 19
Taken in Tucson, Pima County, AZ in .
This is a picture of my great-grandmother, Helen Higgins Martin. My mother... more
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· Posted by Pam Stewart on Jul 15
Taken in PA in .
A photo of Tressa Irene Hess Hawk and her grandson Ralph Barton Jr.
· Posted by Jeremy Melendez Hawk on Jul 14
Taken at Home, Inkster, Wayne County, MI on .
This is a photo of my great-aunt Lou Dipboye, The Scrapbook Lady, with some... more
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· Posted by Ellen Bales on Jul 13
Taken at Home, New London, New London County, CT.
Cara Olds with child - in 1950's Maternity Clothes.
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· Posted by Mackenzie Barrett on Jul 9
Taken in New London, New London County, CT in .
Peter and Elizabeth Olds pose for a professional photograph.
· Posted by Mackenzie Barrett on Jul 9
Taken at Home, Groton, New London County, CT on .
A photo of Peter and Elizabeth Olds hanging their Christmas stockings the... more
· Posted by Mackenzie Barrett on Jul 9
Taken in New London, New London County, CT on .
A photo of Peter Olds with his new puppy named Lady.
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· Posted by Mackenzie Barrett on Jul 9
Taken in New London, New London County, CT in .
A photo of Peter Olds riding in a modern 1951 stroller.
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· Posted by Mackenzie Barrett on Jul 9
Taken at Home, Groton, New London County, CT on .
A photo of Peter Olds riding on his new tricycle with pedal blocks, so he... more
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· Posted by Mackenzie Barrett on Jul 9
A photo of Marilyn Monroe showing you the dangers of firecrackers.
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· Posted by Kathy Pinna on Jun 28
Taken in .
A photo of the marriage of Chris and Argietta Handras' marriage
· Posted by Peter Handras on Jun 25