SCA Articles

Bringing Back Broad

Bringing Back Broad

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE by Emily Taggart Schricker – In March 2019, SCA members were treated to a tour of three historic buildings situated north of Philadelphia’s City Hall – the Studebaker Building, the Divine Lorraine Hotel and the spectacular Philadelphia Metropolitan
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SCA Wisconsin Dells Field Trip Guide

SCA Wisconsin Dells Field Trip Guide

The SCA is proud to present Kevin Patrick’s Field Trip Guide to “Wacky Wisconsin.” Read online. Also available as a PDF download.
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Close Cover Before Striking

Close Cover Before Striking

FULL ARTICLE By Diane DeBlois In the period between World War I and II, cigarette smoking was commonplace, and the most popular advertising giveaway was the matchbook. The following samples illustrate some businesses that catered to tourists.
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All SCA Journals Now Available for Download

All SCA Journals Now Available for Download

All back issues of the beautiful SCA Journal have been digitized and are now available for download. And members can download as many copies of as many back issues as they’d like ... for FREE! What a great reason to
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Sombreros Tequila & Sin

Sombreros Tequila & Sin

By Douglas C. Towne – For Cinco de Mayo, the SCA celebrates in true roadside style with a classic article by Douglas Towne on the "turista" districts just south of the border.
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Midwest Five Faves

Midwest Five Faves

FULL ARTICLE by Mary Ann Buckner – A vintage Five Faves documenting Mary Ann’s drive-by finds during a summer trip to photograph the lighthouses of Lake Michigan.
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Landrum’s – The Biggest Little Diner

Landrum’s – The Biggest Little Diner

FULL ARTICLE by Mella Rothwell Harmon – Landrum’s Diner in Reno, NV, is small, just 240 square feet, yet it plays an unusually large role in local history.
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5 Faves: New England Neon

5 Faves: New England Neon

By Susan Bregman – New England is full of neon signs – you just have to look. I traveled back roads and main streets from the shores of Lake Champlain to the tip of Cape Cod to capture these vintage
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Shoppers World and the Regional Shopping Center in Greater Boston

Shoppers World and the Regional Shopping Center in Greater Boston

FULL ARTICLE by Kathleen Kelly Broomer – This is the story of Shoppers World, one of the nation's first regional shopping centers. This is also the first article published in the first issue of the SCA Journal, Fall-Winter 1994-1995.
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