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Archive for the ‘Sport’ Category

  • Tennis patterns

    Game, Set and Patch – Tennis Wear Sewing Patterns

    • 3656 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Ephemera, Fashion, SportComments Off

    Back in the days when Nike was the Greek Goddess of Victory before she became the name of the world’s largest purveyors of sporting apparel, believe it or not, people actually used to make their own sports clothing using nothing more than a sewing machine,...

  • Ice Capades Program

    We Proudly Present the Ice Capades

    • 2292 Views • 1970s, Ephemera, SportComments Off

    Never heard of the Ice Capades? Then shame on you. For some 50 years they toured constantly across the North American circuit and were an annual summer fixture at the Atlantic City Convention Hall from 1941 through to 1981. Beat that! Their precocious...

  • Harlem Globetrotters

    Harlem Globetrotters 1968 Souvenir Book

    • 2337 Views • 1960s, SportComments Off

    The Harlem Globetrotters exhibition basketball team played their first game way back in the twenties, since then they’ve played over 20,000 games in 120 countries. When the team are not shooting hoops with a touch of comedy they’re appearing in...

  • playboy bunnies

    Match of The Day – Playboy Bunnies Versus Apes

    • 2108 Views • 1970s, Film, SportComments Off

    We’ve not had many football related posts as there’s more than enough news and views on the subject out there to last anyone a lifetime but here’s something completely different from 1973 which ticks all the right boxes for us featuring as it does men...

  • The Bike Brothers

    The Bike Brothers

    • 2068 Views • 1940s, 1950s, Sport, TransportComments Off

    In the UK, Europe and the US at the moment there’s been quite a bit of resurgence in the popularity of cycling which, unless you’re Jeremy Clarkson, can only be seen as a good thing for everyone. Fewer cars on the road, more fit people around thus...