For many years you fought for our country. What will you do now?
You've won world war 2. What does the future hold for you Sergeant?
I think the only question America has for you now Cornell is what will you do from here?
I now pronounce you husband and wife. You may kiss the bride.
It is outrageous how quickly we were able to move. This house is going to be perfect to start a family in.
You're absolutely right. Levittown was the best choice we could have possibly made, it's much more affordable than the city and apparently offers a "better life"
Welcome home baby brother!
Welcome home Janet!
Say hi to your new little sister girls.
WE LOVE YOU ELVIS!
America's postwar prosperity has truly been remarkable. Between 1940-1960 the percentage of homeowner rose from 41 to 61. From 1945-1961 more than 65 million babies were born. At the height of the baby boom, every 7 seconds a child was born. The nom began with young couples putting off their wedding during World War 2 and those from the Korean War would finally begin their families. The growth of families was also encouraged by the government from offering generous GI benefits such as home purchases