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1950s Unlimited
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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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Festive Hair!
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Dobbs, 1960s

Hmmm, something about this guy looks very familiar…
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Hats, Glorious Hats! 1950s
Wards catalog 
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1940s advertisement for American Airlines and Stetson Hats
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1947 Cool Chicks on Bikes
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"More of a Man with a Hat on"
Great vintage ad promoting hat wearing for the younger generation. My sentiments exactly. I’ve always loved men in hats and am sad that the tradition disappeared. Men are sexy in hats. Men are manly in hats. Men seem (emphasis on seem) more intelligent in hats. Men look put together in hats. Men are just plain rico suave in hats. Hats should come back!