Hawaii became a unique tourist attraction early in the 20th century just as postcards were becoming firmly established as a means of colorful promotion and communication.
The winter sports in general have always been “extreme” events practiced by the best-conditioned athletes. Every four years, television coverage of the Winter Olympic Games lets viewers around the world see the thrill and agony up close. Collectors can capture that excitement in a permanent display of vintage winter posters advertising...
While Americans produced their own utilitarian redwares and stonewares, fine porcelain for decoration and dining was imported from the Far East, British Isles and Europe throughout the 18th and much of the 19th century.
In 1964’s classic film The Graduate, young Benjamin Braddock receives that famous piece of advice for the future — “Plastics.”
Through extensive media coverage, the public gradually became aware that the area of New Orleans most heavily frequented by visitors survived Hurricane Katrina in far better shape than certain residential neighborhoods.