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  Find Authentic 1940s Big Band Music For Your Event, 40s Music, 1940s Bands
Gigmasters was created to offer a showcase for talented performers of 1940s music and other genres.
You couldn't tell it at the time, but 1940s music was laying a foundation for what would come in another decade: rock-and-roll.
A typical big band ensemble consists of five saxophones, four trombones, five trumpets and four in the rhythm section (piano, bass, guitar and drums).
www.gigmasters.com /40s/40sMusic.asp   (332 words)

  1940's website Home page
I've a lot more to add to the site in 2007 so do keep coming back for a look and if you have any suggestions of places to visit then please let me know.
Mike Browns long awaited book "The 1940s Look" which is full of advice for everyone wanting to know about fashion, hairstyles and make-up of the period is proving to be very popular.
Listed here are a number of essays concerning different aspects of the 1940's.
www.1940.co.uk   (161 words)

  A trip back in time: 'The 1940s House'
"1940s House" takes the same concept as "1900 House" and this spring's "Frontier House" -- ask a modern family to live the lifestyle of another era -- and applies it to the London home front during World War II.
Lyn said a woman living in the 1940s had a more clearly defined role as a housewife than modern women do.
"The 1940s House" recounts how Ben, who was named fuel warden by the show's War Cabinet, took his responsibilities seriously, turning off lights and reprimanding his mother and grandmother when they didn't conserve electricity.
www.post-gazette.com /tv/20021103owen1103p1.asp   (891 words)

 20th Century Fashion History: 1940s
Welcome to The Costume Gallery's research area for 20th Century Fashions during the 1940s.
This era is frequently referred to as the Big Band era.
She is also going to teach hair and makeup tips for the 1940s in her online class.
www.costumegallery.com /1940.htm   (198 words)

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del.icio.us /tag/1940s   (130 words)

  1940s - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From top going counterclockwise: Allied landing on D-Day 1944, the Nuremberg Rally 1936, the Nagasaki atom bomb 1945, the Soviet flag over the Reichstag in Berlin 1945 and the Gate of Auschwitz.
The 1940s were seen as a transition period between the radical 1930s and the conservative 1950s, which also leads the period to be divided in two halves:
The first half of the decade was dominated by World War II, the widest and most destructive armed conflict in human history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1940s   (565 words)

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The turnaround from the labor surplus of the 1930s to the labor shortage of the 1940s had a special impact on agriculture and transportation.
In the early 1940s, the best and brightest began disappearing from the physics departments of the nation's top universities, leaving as their forwarding address a post office box in New Mexico.
While beginning in the dime novels at the end of the last century, the 1930s and the 1940s were truly the golden age of the pulps, popular American formula fiction magazines filled with lusty tales of daring adventure and heroism.
www.lycos.com /info/1940s.html   (548 words)

 Highlights from the 1940s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The 1940s was a decade in which we learned that "Freedom isn't Free." Not only did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor in 1941 but the United States also entered WWII and by the end of the war became the most powerful nation in the world.
The 1940s was a time of growth and learning for the U.S. It was a decade that will forever be remembered for bring great change to our way of life.
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www2.lhric.org /pocantico/century/1940s.htm   (376 words)

 boys clothes during the 1940s
Boys clothing in the 1940s changed significantly in America, but the changes were less noticeable in Europe.
Fashion developmens during the early 1940s were most pronounced in America which was least affect among the major combantant nations.
This was not the case in the 1940s.
histclo.com /chron/c1940.html   (908 words)

 Internet Archive Search: subject:"1940s"
The "story of a new South whose roots are embedded deep in the honored tradition of the old." Shows the economy of the Southeast, white and African American workers, cities, and daily life, all in the context of railroad business and operations.
A former dude wrangler recalls the 1940's, an era when the glitterati flocked to Nevada for quickie divorces.
This 22-minute student film is a rip-roaring tribute to all the 1940s action/adventure serials that inspired movies like 'Raiders of the Lost Ark', 'The Rocketeer', 'The Shadow', 'The Phantom' and 'Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow'.
www.archive.org /search.php?query=subject%3A%221940s%22   (1220 words)

 Retro 1940s Jewelry at Michelle's Vintage Jewelry
1940s ornate sterling cuff bracelet in excellent condition.
Circa 1940s Westie or Scotty dog terrier pin with large red bow.
Signed Napier Sterling wonderful design fur clip with a rose gold wash. Measures 2 and 1/2 inches tall and is in excellent condition.
www.michellesvintagejewelry.com /products/retrojewelry3.html   (244 words)

 Calcutta 1940s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The decade of the 1940s started with the outbreak of World War II in Europe in September 1939 and two years later in Asia.
The 1940s also saw the heating up of the struggle for independence with Subhas Chandra Bose escaping from Calcutta to form the INA and Congress starting the Quit India movement.
Addressbook 1940s, where Theatres and Cinemas, Boarding Houses, Nursing Homes, Maternity Homes, Hospitals Dispensaries, Banks Mercantile Firms, Police Stations, Educational Hostels, Churches and Synagogues, and Missions and Charitable Homes have all, been added.
www.geocities.com /calcutta1940s   (1703 words)

 Airminded · 1940s   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The German bombing of London and other British cities between September 1940 and May 1941 is referred to as “the Blitz”, a contemporary term which, if not actually coined by the press, was certainly popularised by it.
But what’s interesting about this is that the maps used are out-of-copyright Ordnance Survey maps (1 mile to the inch) from the 1940s and early 1950s, which could be useful for historians or teachers, though these are obviously not the intended audience.
This sticker is in the back of a book published in 1940, originally part of the collection of the Public Lending Library of Victoria (itself a part of the Public Library of Victoria, as the SLV was then known).
airminded.org /category/1940s   (10050 words)

 Safeway in the 1940s
Locations from the 1940s as they appear now.
The 1940s were a big period of transition for Safeway.
As the 1940s ended, none of the original 1928 stores remained in operation, although one 1928 Piggly Wiggly still bore the Safeway name (476 Castro) and is still selling groceries today as the Valley Pride Market.
www.groceteria.com /safeway/1940.html   (425 words)

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