Kentucky Memories, An Illustrated Look At How It Used To Be. By Sandi Gorin.
This is a look back at simpler times in Kentucky and elsewhere. Chapters include: Transportation (a look at the automobile, service stations, rumble seats and fins, Burma Shave signs and the military jeep); Our Childhood (games, crafts, paper dolls, our first bicycle); Family Living (summer vacations, the family vacation, the old country church, comics of the past and the drive-in theaters); It's a Woman's World (WWI cooking, home-made ice cream, a mother's apron, needles and threads and the sewing machine, dying clothes in the past and some of our kitchen appliances); Do You Remember? (the Fuller Brush Man, marching to the beat of a different drummer, Grandfather's pocket watch, the Five & Dime, transistor radios, riding the rails, First there was the Abacus (evolution of computers in our lives), Grandma was a weaver and Old McDonald Had a Farm; Of Sports and Games (basketball, barnyard golf, a military history of Monopoly and sliding the groats); Medical wonders of the past and a quiz! 92 pages of memories plus many photographs and illustrations. Come reminisce with me about how it used to be!