Whenever I see canister sets, cookie jars, clocks and Formica dinette sets from the 50s and 60s, I feel as if I’ve gone home. These items adorned my youth, but as often happens, new things come and old things go.
As the 70s made way for harvest gold, avocado green, and shag carpet (a train wreck of choices in my opinion), the items that previously anchored the look of our country’s homes slowly found their way into yard sales, bazaars, and trash heaps.
By John Moore
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