Celebrate Woman’s History Month

Mrs. Ellen A. O'Grady Summary Photograph shows Ellen O'Grady, the first female police commissioner in New York

Mrs. Ellen A. O’Grady Summary Photograph shows Ellen O’Grady, the first female police commissioner in New York Women’s History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia, corresponding with International […]

Vintage Neon Signs From Hollywood’s Golden Era

Cheerful car-wash sign in the North Hollywood section of Los Angeles, California

These vintage neon signs are a colourful form of advertising left over from Hollywood’s Golden Era.  The neon sign is an electric sign lit by luminous gas-discharge tubes that contain neon or other gases.   Neon lighting was first demonstrated in a modern form in December 1910 by Georges Claude at the Paris Motor Show. While used worldwide, neon signs […]