A really neat photo from Carolyn's collection: Rockaway Beach circa 1900, no known restrictions on publication. Click on the photo and check out the sign that says LADIES BANGS CURLED--for only 15 cents! Guess curled bangs must have been all the rage!
And if you are in Croton on 10/2/14, stop by the Croton Library at 7pm when the Croton Friends of History and the library will present LOST AMUSEMENT PARKS OF NYC, BEYOND CONEY ISLAND. Authors and educators Barbara and Wesley Gottlock will help us discover
the thrills of the past from the lost amusement parks of New York City. http://www.crotonfriendsofhistory.org/
Vermont Country Store has repros of those Halloween blow-molds we remember from the 60's cast from the original molds.
Black cat on Pumpkin http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/store/jump/productDetail/Orton_Specialties/Orton_Specialties/Halloween_Shop/Cat-On-Pumpkin_Blow_Mold/67375
Ghost Blow-mold http://www.vermontcountrystore.com/store/jump/productDetail/Orton_Specialties/Orton_Specialties/Halloween_Shop/Ghost_Blow_Mold/67376
Fun! THE PAN AM EXPERIENCE http://retrorenovation.com/2014/09/26/pan-am-experience-retro-airline/
WANT MORE VINTAGE? Go here http://www.everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2014/03/more-fabulous-vintage-websites-finds_31.html