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1950s Time Capsule

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Choose items and artifacts that would be representative of the following categories that pertain to life in the 1950s:

  1. Suburbs
  2. Baby boom
  3. Automobiles
  4. Consumerism
  5. White collar employment
  6. Fashion
  7. Gender roles
  8. Pop culture (music and tv)

33c Post-war Baby Boom single

National Postal Museum

Bugs Bunny

National Museum of American History

Early 1950's, Jitterbugs

Smithsonian American Art Museum

33c Teen Fashions single

National Postal Museum

Sound Recording

National Museum of American History

Howdy Doody

National Museum of American History

Gunsmoke Lunch Box

National Museum of American History

TV's Western Heroes

National Portrait Gallery