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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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Taken in .
A photo of Anthony Braunger Knighted into the Holy Order of the Jerusalem... more
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· Posted by Jan Doss on May 23
A photo of (Ruth? Arlene?) Broadsword, on the left. Broadsword was her... more
· Posted by Jon Eager on May 18
A photo from about 1955-51: Jonnie Dee Eager, a Blue Ribbon Boy for the... more
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· Posted by Jon Eager on May 18
Taken in .
A photo of Linda McMurtrie with boy holding "Where is Christopher" by Anne... more
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· Posted by Creed Huff on May 18
A photo of Anthony Saragusa picnicking at Pontchartrain Beach in the 50's in... more
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· Posted by Puffin Bernard on May 11
A photo of Karl Brooks
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· Posted by Carol Dixon on May 9
A photo of Ann Watts Brooks
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· Posted by Carol Dixon on May 9
Taken in .
A photo of Sidney Schwartz and Ellen Schwartz.
· Posted by Debra Fein on May 6
Taken in Oakland, Alameda County, CA in .
A photo of Josephine Anne Kriege
· Posted by Jan Doss on May 6
Taken in Oakland, Alameda County, CA in .
A photo of the Kriege Girls (Marion, Josephine, and Constance), 1951
· Posted by Jan Doss on May 5
Taken in Concord, Contra Costa County, CA in .
A photo of Marion Therese (Kriege) Doss, Me (Jan Doss), and Bill Doss
· Posted by Jan Doss on May 5
Taken in Tahlequah, Cherokee County, OK on .
A photo of Alice Thomas (me) and Marie Cary (my mother). She was at the park... more
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· Posted by Alice Thomas on May 5
A photo of Donald Lake with wife Mary. They had a daughter, Catherine. Date... more
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· Posted by Lauren Worley on May 4
Taken in Bakersfield, CA in .
A photo of Gladys Burdell Stubbs-Lake, with her sons Don (left) and Jerry... more
· Posted by Lauren Worley on May 4
Taken in Gardner, Johnson County, KS in .
This is a photo of my brothers Thomas and Edward Shields and myself.
· Posted by Anna Marie Shields on Apr 30
Taken in Carrickfergus, Carrickfergus County, Northern Ireland United Kingdom in .
A photo of Sunnylands Sunday School in Northern Ireland in 1959.
· Posted by Valerie Kerr on Apr 27
Taken in Province of Avellino County, Campania Italy in .
A photo of Vincenzo Ciccarelli c1952
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· Posted by Joe Ciccarelli on Apr 26
Taken in Hamilton, Butler County, OH in .
A photo of Helen Josephine (Sositko) Henry Cook with her children, Terry Ann... more
· Posted by Family Tuttle on Apr 20
A photo of Robert Wieder about 1954 in Montclair, NJ
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· Posted by Deborah Joy-Wieder on Apr 17
Taken in Montclair, Essex County, NJ.
A photo of Donald W Joy, 1953
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· Posted by Deborah Joy-Wieder on Apr 17
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