Friday, July 24, 2015

Vintage

I love old things...they remind me of sweeter gentler times. When we were in San Francisco Airport recently I was amazed at all of the old photos displayed on the walls. Tom kept telling me to "come on" so I didn't get pictures of all the things I wanted to.
There was this great old picture of what San Francisco Airport use to look like. I am guessing this was back in the 50"s

Then there was a picture of a Stewardess....yes that was what they were called back then. She appears to be on the steps of a DC-3
No security here. Yes, that is the way we use to board an aircraft. How do I know that is a DC-3. Well I use to be a Stewardess on one. Not in the 1950's, but in the mid 1960's.
By this time I was running to catch up with my husband. Wait a minute. What's this?? Why it's an exhibit of the Art Deco Era. No, I am not that old but, man I wanted to see it.
First there was the car. A beautiful Pierce Arrow.

Oh it was a beauty
Then they had these displays inside plastic boxes (sometimes difficult to photograph). Pretty nifty old luggage.
Royal Rochester  period dishes....sorry about the glare
A typical 1920's bar

 The latest technology for listening to music


There were even some fashions display.. like the swimsuit of that era,


and I guess what would be called a Flapper Outfit?



By this time, my husband is announcing that our flight is boarding. Oh Darn! There are at least ten exhibits I have missed. So, if you are passing through the San Francisco airport I suggest you allow some time to walk through terminal two.

7 comments:

  1. Another fan of the Art Deco period here too.

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  2. The car really draws my attention!

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  3. Me too!
    My favourites are your fisrt pictures about the airport and the Pierce Arrow of course. Nice and interestng post, thanks

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  4. what a fabulous display at the airport!

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  5. That is a very fascinating display that I would love to see.

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  6. Very nice exhibition, I can imagine you were fascinated by these items and I can hear Tom calling too....

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