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A family admire the Washington Square Arch.
Tags:family, families, tourist, tourists, tourism, family day out, family day, washington square arch, george washington, washington, president washington, new york, ny, 1940s new york, new york city, national momuments, monument, monuments, tourist attraction, tourist attractions, triumphal arch, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s
"No, it's not for Bundles for Britain. Guess again."
Tags:knitting, knit, knits, knitter, knitters, bundles for britain, war time, wwii, ww2, world war two, forties, 1940s, husband, husbands, wife, wives, baby clothes, pregnancy announcement, pregnancy, expecting, mom to be, moms to be, mum to be, mums to be, mother to be, mothers to be, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
"... and so, gentlemen, I have to report that, despite the not inconsiderable complications and burdens presented by the war, the income of the North American Broadcasting Company showed a net increase of two per cent."
Tags:applause sign, applause signs, tv, early tv, television, wireless, radio, broadcasting, broadcasting company, broadcasting companies, income report, income reports, board meeting, board meetings, vintage, vintage cartoons, wartime, wartime cartoons, ww2, wwii, world war 2, world war ii, 1940s tv, 1940s radio, 1940s wireless
"Mr. Hawthorne called, Madame. I couldn't quite make out whether he was bringing someone home or someone was bringing him home."
"See what I mean? They're sensible, but they don't look sensible."
Tags:shoes, shoe shopping, shoe store, shoe stores, shoe shop, shoe shops, vintage shoes, 1940s shoes, salesperson, salesman, salesmen, shop assistant, sales, selling, hard sell, sales technique, sales techniques, cobbler, sensible shoes, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s, 1940s high society, appearences, looks can be deceiving
"I have the first sergeant's permission to speak to the commanding officer. I am in love with your daughter, sir, and would like to marry her."
Tags:soldier, soldiers, ww2 solider, wwii soldiers, wartime love, love, marriage, proposal, proposals, hand in marriage, fathers permission, asking permission, brave, bravery, commanding officer, commanding officers, officer, officers, old fashioned traditions, traditions, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, wartime, 1940s
"How old is a Major?"
Tags:major, majors, military rank, military ranks, officer, officers, age, age gap, age gaps, dating, date, dates, stupid question, stupid questions, silly question, silly questions, dumb blonde, dumb blondes, steroetypes, stereotypes, gender stereotype, gender stererotypes, naive, ingenue, 1940s high society, 1940s, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
A father ignores his newborn to stare at a young midwife
Tags:midwife, midwives, baby, babies, newborn, newborns, maternity ward, maternity wards, vintage maternity ward, vintage maternity wards, father, fathers, new father, new fathers, stare, staring, stares, lech, sleeze, sleezy, lecherous, creep, creepy, distracted, distraction, distractions, old fashioned sexism, bad father, bad fathers, bad dad, bad dads, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
"Nasty habit Davis is developing."
"No open toes. I have a puppy."
Tags:shoe shopping, shoe shop, shoe, shops, shoe store, shoe store, buying shoes, shoes, puppy, puppies, dogs, dog, dog owner, dog lover, dog owners, dog lovers, chewing on shoes, chewing on toes, inappropriate footwear, appropriate footwear, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1930s, 1940s, 1940s shoes, shoe styles, open toed shoes
"I dread to think what would happen if it fell into the hands of an unscrupulous person."
Tags:perfume, perfumes, love potion, love potions, shopping, shopper, shoppers, shop, shops, store, stores, wrong hands, fall into the wrong hands, falling into the wrong hands, fell into the wrong hands, unscrupulous person, unscrupulous, unprincipled, scent, scents, pheromones, pheromone, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
"And look, Papa, he shaves."
Tags:family, families, 1940s family, 1940s family, off to war, ww2 soldier, wwii solider, world war two soldier, world war ii soldier, all grown up, adult son, mom, mum, moms, mums, mother, mothers, dad, papa, father, fathers, shaves, young man, youth, recruit, new recruit, join the army, enlist, enlisted, enlisting, proud parent, proud parents, pride, proud, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s, wartime
"Ah, Miss Bergdall, your headache seems much better!"
Tags:dating, dates, first dates, spurned lover, spurned suitor, rejected, rejection, let down gently, dumped, dumpee, stalking, stalks, stalker, laying in wait, catching out, caught out, 1940s high society, high society, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s, headache, headaches, excuses, bad excuses, bad excuse, excuse
"Curtain going up. Third act – and the bitter disappointment it is."
Tags:theatre, theatres, theater, theaters, front of house, play, plays, bad play, bad plays, disappointing play, disappointing plays, disappointing, disappointment, disappointments, high society, 1940s, 40s, forties, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, announcement, announcements, spoiler, spoilers, bitter disappointment
"Why, Gorgarty, you're blushing."
A revised statuary for the city of tomorrow
"There now, you're all nice and white and clean – just like a little bartender."
Tags:mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, son, sons, child, children, brushing hair, fussing over appearance, appearances, bartender, bartenders, 1940s mum, 1940s mother, 1940s mom, 1940s bartender, 1940s bartenders, neat, looking neat, sunday best, best clothes, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s
"Why don't you join the Army."
Tags:married, marriage, relationship, relationship, argument, arguments, arguing, married couple, twin beds, snap, snapping, snapping back, join the army, social pressure, pressure, pressurising, pressurizing, pressurise, pressurize, civilian, civilians, wwii, ww2, world war two, world war ii, wartime relationships, wartime relationship, wartime marriage, wartime marriages, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s
"Well, good luck, Herman!"
"I hate to be a wet blanket, Officer, but I wish to report my purse has been snatched."
Tags:police officer, police officers, policeman, policemen, 1940s policeman, old fashioned policeman, reporting a crime, report a crime, report, reporting, reported, crimes, mugging, mugger, mugged, bag snatched, theft, polite, overly polite, apologetic, overly apologetic, interrupt, interrupting, pushchair, pram, buggy, pushchairs, prams, buggies, 1940s pram, 1940s, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons
"Clay, I wish you'd shoot something for over the mantel."
"What's the matter with this place? Don't they know there's a war on?"
Tags:store, stores, shop, shops, shopping, vintage shop, vintage store, customer service, good customer service, service with a smil, cheerful, cheery, smile, smiling, smiles, war, ww2, wwii, world war two, world war ii, wartime, wartime jokes, difficult times, troubled times, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s, wartime cartoon, customer, customers, difficult customers, difficult customers, unhappy customer, unhappy customers
"I'm afraid the cupboard is bare again, Mrs. Hubbard."
"I'm Skeets McCarthy, I've always wanted to meet you and tell you how greatly I've admired your work."
Tags:prison, prisons, prisoners, prisoner, convict, convicts, criminal, criminals, prison yard, 1940s prison yard, prison yards, 1940s prisons, fan, fans, admire, admires, admirer, admirers, admired, honour among thieves, honor among thieves, introduction, introductions, vintage, vintage cartoon, vintage cartoons, 1940s
"We'd like to use one of your front windows."