1960: Appliances Attempt Takeover

Okay, the appliances aren’t really trying to take over the world in this Nystrom Shellane Service Company ad from 1960. But you have to admit, it does look a bit like a home under siege.

1939: The Precipice Of War

Hindsight is perfect, but by the time September 1939 rolled around, people knew the world was on edge.

1939: Hay Baler Kept Busy Near Brewster

This hay baler was the pinnacle of technology in 1939, and it could pick up and tie 90 bales per hour.