Archive for the 'Phonograph' Category

THE LAST PHOTO OF ADOLF HITLER

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Taken on April 30, 1945, this image is said to be the last snapshot
of Adolf Hitler before he committed suicide prior to the war’s end.

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TURNING THE TABLES IN 1930

Turntable production line, 1930
A phonograph turntable production line.

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PIN-UP GIRL BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1916

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         Grable’s iconic 1943 pose was a World War II bestseller.

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Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973)

Grable’s 42 movies during the 1930s and 1940s grossed more than
$100 million. She set a record of 12 consecutive years in the top 10
of box office stars. The
Treasury Department in 1946-47 listed her
as the highest-salaried American woman. She earned more than
$3 million during her career. Betty Grable died of
lung cancer at age
56 in
Los Angeles, California.


Happy Days Poster
Betty Grable made her film debut at the age of 12 as
a chorus girl in the 1929 film Happy Days.

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PRIZE WINNING PHOTO FROM 1958

Faith and Confidence, 1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo by William C Beall
Faith and Confidence, Pulitzer Prize-winning photo by William C.
Beall.

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THE 1960 WARDS SPRING/SUMMER CATALOG

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