Photo of Swanson TV Dinner Package 1950s 1960s
Food and Drink

Swanson TV Dinners

Swanson TV Dinners Food waste remains a massive problem in the world and TV dinners may have been one creative solution. In 1953, Gerry Thomas was inspired by the neat compartmentalization of the metal trays […]

Notable People

Wolfman Jack

Wolfman Jack Wolfman Jack was a famous disc jockey in America who was renowned for his gravelly voice and engaging personality. Jack, who was born as Bob Smith, was inspired to become a skillful DJ […]

Notable People

Hush Puppies Shoes

  Founded in 1958 in northern Michigan, Hush Puppies is a footwear brand synonymous with comfort, style and durability, and put basset hounds on the world map. Its intriguing name is linked to a traditional […]

Photo of milkman delivering milk to housewife.
Notable People

The Milkman

The industrious and friendly milkman is perhaps one of the unsung everyday heroes of American history – on equal ground with the whistling postman and bell-ringing ice-cream seller. Milkman services began shortly after the budding […]