Category: Blast From the Past

Blast From the Past — 1922

The trend for prohibiting married women from having jobs spread to the United States as the world spiraled into the Great Depression. Birthrates fell everywhere, as children were postponed until families could financially support them. [1] [1] Great Depression, Wikipedia Source: Daily News, January 6, 1922 via California Digital Newspaper Collection, Center for Bibliographic Studies and…

Blast From the Past — 1960

In the early 1960s, Sterling Hayden lived in Sausalito, California and wrote an autobiography, Wanderer. As a 16 year-old high school dropout, and future Hollywood film star, Hayden took a job as a ship’s mate and his love for the sea stayed with him for the rest of his life. Over the years, Sterling Hayden returned…