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1950s Unlimited

1950-1969 All things mid century.

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WHAT A DIVE

Hy Peskin’s
LIBRARY OF COLOR, INC.
Forrest Hotel, 224 West 49 St., New York City

A new “house of photo treasures” — directed by the prize-winning pioneer of action color, featuring the world’s greatest and most unusual collection of color (black & white too) in sports, adventure, girls, show business, travel and kids.

Also — specializing in assignment shooting which challenges imagination and know-how to create once-in-a-lifetime gems like the Hy Peskin “mystery dive” on reverse side.

New York,1955

Photo: Elliott Erwitt

Dayton Beach, Florida 1964

Dayton Beach, Florida 1964

Dr. Leonard ‘Bones’ McCoy 

USS Enterprise 

Twiggy Eyes, 1960s

Young couple kissing; Chicago, 1966

Photo: William Gedney

Sony 1962

Sony 1962

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In Europe… It’s the Teen-Age Rage!

Design detail from a 1962 brochure for Channel Master Swing-Along transistor radio/phonograph.

Record Love!!

Record Love!!

Prom Night, 1960s

1961 Chevrolet Corvair Monza 4 Door Sedan

California, 1955

Photo: Elliot Erwitt

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When Children Start Dating 1951