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1950s Unlimited
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 from: Space Flight and How it Works, 1964
William P. Gottlieb 
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"Man was created strong. Woman was created weak. Therefore, it is up to the man to protect his woman. Woman is so physically constituted that she needs man’s strong protection." 
How to Make Love: The Secrets of Wooing, 1936
by: Pietro Ramirez Sr.
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rogerwilkerson:

Mary Roberts Rinehart - The Swimming Pool - 1953
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Love at first sight;
from "How to Make Love, 
Secrets of Wooing from the 1930s”
byPietro Sr. Ramirez
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How to Survive an Atomic Bomb, 1950
this government-promoted book suggested that men wear wide brimmed hats to protect against the heat flash when the bomb exploded. 
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77 Sunset Strip comic book, 1962
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Long on crust, short on cash…
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Aluminum No. 42
Aluminum: How It’s Made And Where It’s Used, 1968
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Bad Girls — paperback cover art by  James Alfred Meese, 1958
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First Book of Space Travel, 1953
Jeanne Bendick
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A Psychological Approach to Accidents, 1954 (cover)
Norman Roberts Lykes
Vantage Press
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Cover from “Stars” 
a Golden Nature guide
1951
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"Let’s Eat Out!" 1965
Melmont Publishers, Inc.
"In 1965, McDonald’s celebrated their 10th anniversary of business by teaming up withMelmont Publishers, Inc. to release this colorful hardcover children’s book about the fun and adventurous side of “eating out.” Of course, it’s actually just a thinly disguised advertisement for McDonald’s itself, but with its gorgeous cover painting, playful story line and cute interior art, it still makes for a good time— as well as tempting your taste buds for a delicious cheeseburger and fries!”
andeverythingelsetoo
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Wife Dressing, 1959
Anne Fogarty
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Gordons Jet Flight, 1961
A Little Golden Book
illustrations by Mel Crawford