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The Hobby Boom of the 1950s

Posted by: Malea Walker

The great hobby boom that took place in the 1950s was filled with model planes, trains, boats, and other pastimes that you might not have thought of. From puppet making to butterfly collecting, the young and the old alike were eager to show off their new skills.