Un-silvered Shiny-Brite bulbs, 1940s. When America entered World War II, the Shiny-Brite company stopped using silver nitrate to create the bulbs’ reflective surface, as metals were reserved for the war effort.
Gift of Mrs. John R. Sirber, 78.68.12, .17
Treetop spire and Glow-in-the-dark plastic ornaments, 1950s
Gift of Mrs. John R. Sirber, 78.68.22
by Mahoning Valley Historical Society | Dec 15, 2020