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It All Depends - American Lifestyle Late 1940's

Public Domain Stock Footage It All Depends - American Lifestyle Late 1940's

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keywords: Retro Americana, Classic American Lifestyle, Skipping Rope, Family Breakfast, Milk Delivery, Auto Service Garage

Synopsis: Classic retro of the American lifestyle in the late 1940's with scenes of kids playing, skipping rope, family at breakfast table, milkman in his truck making his morning deliveries, automobile service garage and more...(read more)

  • Date: 1940's
  • Duration: 00:10:03
  • Sound: Yes
  • Color: Monochrome
  • Type: Public Domain
  • Language: English
  • Location: United States

It All Depends - American Lifestyle Late 1940's

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It All Depends - American Lifestyle Late 1940's

The lifestyle of U.S. citizens in the late 1940s; their families, children, towns, occupations, transportation, and more.

Shot List:


Children at play in a typical American neighborhood, girls skipping rope, small kids on tricycles, and boys playing catch on the sidewalk. Children running out of a school building. People exiting a church.


Main street of a small American town or city; buildings and automobiles.


An American family at breakfast table, mother, father, and child in highchair. The little boy in the highchair drinks milk from a glass. CU image of kid (child) drinking milk.


Milkman in uniform delivering milk to a home, image of a home delivery milk truck. Lettering on side of truck reads “Jersey Creamery Co.”


Dairy cows grazing in a field.


Pharmacist filling a prescription as customer waits at counter, fresh produce cooler in supermarket, meat hanging meat cooler, grain harvester in a field.


Buildings, parked vehicles and automobile traffic in a small American town or city.


Front of a Chevrolet dealer building. Interior scenes of Chevrolet dealer showroom. Various shots of Chevrolet automobiles.


A 1947 Chevrolet Fleetline Aerosedan.


An automobile service garage and automobile mechanics at work in an automobile service garage.


CU image of little boy or kid in highchair drinking milk. Footage of a Chevrolet milk truck. Image of a “Chevrolet Super Service” sign.


CU, automobile diagnostic machine (equipment) used in the late 1940s.