They lived in brick buildings with no insulation, or almost no insulation. In some cases, the shrewd forward-thinking contractor would layer some old newspaper up between the roof rafters. “Hey, I bet I could reuse this, and darn it if it wouldn’t keep my place warmer too!”
Their ingenuity, our time capsule. Taking down the ceiling in our new office, we found some old gems above the fibrous acoustical tile.
The “new” war map of England.
Mussolini kicking back and having fun, Minnesota style. He is taking life easier!
They don’t illustrate like this in the Star Tribune nowadays.
Before it was pacifist hip to have a sign in your window, cowardly stating “Locus Bans Guns in These Premises,” there were tough citizens well equipped to take care of business. Know what I’m sayin’?
Gosh, those were the days.