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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
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Of Blanche Saunders, Poodles & People: Why It's Important To Share Your Collection

Of Blanche Saunders, Poodles & People: Why It's Important To Share Your Collection | Herstory | Scoop.it
Back in February I posted 13 Fascinating Clippings From 1957, which included this bit: In a feature called May We Present, we learn of the miracle of dog
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Portraits By The Pound

Portraits By The Pound | Herstory | Scoop.it
In this week's Dakota Death Trip update, I posted a photo of a girl who looks much too sad to be wearing satin.   When I flipped the photo over, the back has a big rubber stamp mark from the photo ...
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This article has fabulous info on the female photographers which took these children's portraits!

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, April 29, 2014 6:24 PM

Collecting vintage photographs of children!


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Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was

Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was | Herstory | Scoop.it

What if one of the most important street photographers of the 20th century was a 1950s children’s nanny who kept herself to herself and never showed a single one of her photographs to anyone?

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www.jaxretrorama.com's curator insight, February 4, 2014 8:14 AM

What a great add to any ephemera collection.

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Vintage Cosmetics & Beauty Accessories: Not Taken At Face Value

Vintage Cosmetics & Beauty Accessories: Not Taken At Face Value | Herstory | Scoop.it

So there I am, in the "Collector's Spotlight" titled Vintage Cosmetics & Beauty Accessories: Not Taken At Face Value, covering two pages (24-25) in text with some photos of my collection.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, December 16, 2013 10:19 PM

Not written by me; but an article about me & my collection.

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About My Passes On Girls On Glasses – Silent Porn Star

About My Passes On Girls On Glasses – Silent Porn Star | Herstory | Scoop.it

The reason these glasses are so common are that many of them survived for the very same reason of needing to be hidden. Tucked away under the bar, in the booze cabinet, and other places children, in-laws, nosy neighbors, and even spouses were expected not to peer, just saved the life of the glasses. They remained unscathed, hidden in dusty places until the now-adult children discover them as part of the estate. (Of course, the true iconic bachelor, however real or unreal he may be, he may have used the glasses to the point of wearing the decals off them… If we can believe the legends of “the bachelor life”.


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As you might expect from a site titled "Silent Porn Star" this is NWS; but it's an interesting piece about such collectibles & cultural history.

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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, October 15, 2013 6:43 PM

As you might expect from a site titled "Silent Porn Star" this is NWS; but it's an interesting piece about such collectibles & cultural history.

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Discussing What's Going On In These Antique Photographs

Discussing What's Going On In These Antique Photographs | Herstory | Scoop.it
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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, August 22, 2013 3:51 PM

Join the conversation, follow the links, share what you know!

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Collecting Silent Film Stars: Annette Kellerman | Inherited Values

Collecting Silent Film Stars: Annette Kellerman | Inherited Values | Herstory | Scoop.it

Being the fan that I am (both of the collector and silent film), I couldn’t just let Mary Ann Cade go that easily after delivering her recent silent film news — I had to ask her about one of her favorite silent film stars, Annette Kellerman (also billed as Annette Kellermann and called “The Perfect Woman”).

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50 Shades Of Humiliating

50 Shades Of Humiliating | Herstory | Scoop.it
When I spotted the cover of the Fifty Shades magazine leering at me from it’s in-your-face product positioning in the check-out lane at a local grocery store, I immediately broke...
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Identifying The Age Of Vintage Lingerie: Using Labels & Dating Resources

Identifying The Age Of Vintage Lingerie: Using Labels & Dating Resources | Herstory | Scoop.it

A very detailed "how to" including examples and history to help you identify vintage fashions and lingerie.

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Vintage Campus Cuties!

Vintage Campus Cuties! | Herstory | Scoop.it

A history of these and other pinup figurines / dolls made in 1964 by Louis Marx Toys.

 

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Wigging Out Over Liz Taylor - Deanna Dahlsad @ CollectorsQuest

Wigging Out Over Liz Taylor - Deanna Dahlsad @ CollectorsQuest | Herstory | Scoop.it

A wig worn by Elizabeth Taylor in the titular role of 1963′s Cleopatra will be up for auction March 30 as part of Heritage Auction’s Entertainment & Music Memorabilia Signature Auction in Dallas, Texas.

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A Slip of a Girl: No Bra, No Way? Vintage Rudi Gernreich Lingerie

A Slip of a Girl: No Bra, No Way? Vintage Rudi Gernreich Lingerie | Herstory | Scoop.it

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Antique Memorial Book Of Victorian Mourning Hair Braids | Inherited Values

Antique Memorial Book Of Victorian Mourning Hair Braids | Inherited Values | Herstory | Scoop.it
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Dames & Dogs #45 | Kitschy Kitschy Coo

Dames & Dogs #45 | Kitschy Kitschy Coo | Herstory | Scoop.it

"Someone else is into the dames and dogs; we found this photo (Vogue, June 1943) via this post on Dogs in Vogue: A Century of Canine Chic by Judith Watt."

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The Sexual Segregation Of She-Ra; Or, Why I Love Thundarr

The Sexual Segregation Of She-Ra; Or, Why I Love Thundarr | Herstory | Scoop.it
I’m too old to claim to have logged hours of watching She-Ra or He-Man — or any childhood memories from that MOTU period. But that won’t stop me from having an opinion
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The MO Archives

The MO Archives | Herstory | Scoop.it

The Mass Observation project was a government led project that aimed to record everyday life in Britain using around 500 volunteer ‘observers’ who either kept diaries or replied to open-ended questionnaires. The project kicked off in August 1939 when Mass Observation invited members of the public to record and send them a day to day account of their lives in the form of a diary.

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Vintage Tupperware Catalogs

Vintage Tupperware Catalogs | Herstory | Scoop.it
Collection of Vintage Tupperware from the 40's to mid 60's. Featuring products, catalogs and other ephermera.

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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.