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30 Interesting Photographs Capture Street Scenes of London in the Early 1980s

The 1980s were an iconic time for the United Kingdom, and London was at the centre of it all. These interesting color photographs below show what London's street scenes looked like in the early 1980s. See more »

Beautiful France in 1970 Through An Australian Traveler's Lens

These beautiful photos of France in 1970 that were taken by lindsaybridge, an Australian travel addict who also loves to write and take photographs to document daily life's moments. Open rear platform bus in Paris Palace of Versallies, near Paris Palace of Versallies, near Paris Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral Paris from Notre Dame Cathedral See more »

43 Glamorous Photos of Lucille Ball in the 1930s

Lucille Désirée Ball (1911-1989) was an American actress, comedienne, model, film-studio executive, and producer. She was best known as the star of the self-produced sitcoms I Love Lucy, The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour, The Lucy Show, Here's...Show More Summary

20 Haunting Photos From the Heyday of the Eugenics Movement at the Turn of 20th Century

The photos – from a time Britain and America would prefer to forget – show people’s heads being measured in order to determine their mental faculties as well as displaying the “undesirable” traits of people who “shouldn’t be allowedShow More Summary

Beautiful Black and White Photos of a 1951 Packard 300 4-Door Touring Sedan

The Packard 300 was an automobile built and sold by the Packard Motor Car Company of Detroit, Michigan for model years 1951 and 1952. The 300 represented the upper mid-range Packard model and provided better appointments than the Packard 200 or the Packard 250 models. Show More Summary

Jonathan D. Maxwell driving a curved-dash Oldsmobile on rough terrain, c.1901

With its one-cylinder engine and horseless carriage looks, the Oldsmobile Curved Dash didn’t seem particularly rugged. Olds Motor Works proved its runabout’s mettle with a number of elaborate stunts. Here the car is driven up a steep hill, over uneven ground. Show More Summary

24 Adorable Colorized Photos That Show Japanese Girls Playing Musical Instruments in the Late 19th and Early 20 Centuries

Here is a collection of colorized photos that shows Japanese girls playing musical instruments from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. See more »

The US in the Post–World War II: Looking Back on American Life during the 1950s

These amazing color pictures were found by Michael that show everyday life of the US during the 1950s. San Francisco cable cars, San Francisco, California St. Francis Westin Hotel, San Francisco, California Taxis and Cathedral, New York City Togwotee Pass, Wyoming Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, California See more »

Here's What the Original McDonald's Menu Looked Like, And It Was Extremely Simple!

Before the Golden Arches became world-renowned, the original menu was extremely simple. A McDonald's menu from 1943 shows the wide selection on offer to early customers, and nothing costs more than 60 cents. Customers queue at the original McDonald's diner in San Bernardino, California. Show More Summary

19 Fascinating Vintage Studio Photos of Women in Their Super Sexy '50s Swimsuits

In the 1940s corset manufacturers saw a gap in the undergarments market. Corsetry was losing ground, but the new more revealing swimsuits really needed experts to design garments that hid faults in a woman's shape. Manufacturers achieved this by adding stretch tummy control panels to hold in the stomach. Show More Summary

39 Photographs Reveal the Realities of New Brighton, a Working Class Seaside Resort in Northern England, During the 1980s

New Brighton is a seaside resort on the Wirral Peninsula, three miles from Liverpool. Originally a watering place for the wealthy merchants of Liverpool, New Brighton hit the peak of its popularity in the first two decades of this century. Show More Summary

31 Found Color Photos That Document Everyday Life of Haiti in the 1970s

Haiti is a country located on the island of Hispaniola in the Greater Antilles archipelago of the Caribbean Sea. It occupies the western three-eighths of the island, which it shares with the Dominican Republic. Haiti is 27,750 square...Show More Summary

45 Fascinating Photos That Show Students of the George Washington University in the Late 1950s

The George Washington University is a private research university in Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States. It was founded in 1821 as Columbian College, and has since grown to comprise fourteen undergraduate and graduate...Show More Summary

The Bad Old Days of New York: 15 Black and White Photos Documented NYC Street Prostitutes in 1971

In 1971 Burt Glinn documented street prostitutes for New York Magazine. At the time, prostitutes had been getting more mention in the press due to a series of incidents in which streetwalkers had attacked clients. Many thought that prostitutes...Show More Summary

In 1905, Two Fairy-Like Ladies Burst Upon an Astonished World and Shocked Feminine Susceptibilities by Wrestling!

British Pathé newsreel footage show a great couple of female wrestlers from 1905 contrasted with "modern" girl wrestlers. Stage set with painted backdrop. Man in black suit walks into the centre of the stage and two women join him. They wear leotards, tights and flat shoes. Show More Summary

24 Rare Vintage Photographs That Capture Everyday Life in Saskatchewan, Canada From the Early 20th Century

Saskatchewan is a prairie and boreal province in western Canada, the only province without natural borders. It is a landlocked province with large distances to moderating bodies of waters. As a result, its climate is extremely continental,...Show More Summary

24 Color Snapshots of Women Posing with Flowers in the 1960s

Here is a beautiful photo collection of women posing with flowers in the 1960s. See more »

Joi Lansing: American Blonde Bombshell of Hollywood From the 1950s

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, American model, nightclub singer, film and television actress Joi Lansing (1929-1972) was often cast in roles similar to those played by her contemporaries, Jayne Mansfield and Mamie Van Doren. Her earliest work was modeling. Show More Summary

23 Fascinating Vintage Photos of Diana Ross in the 1970s

Singer and actress Diana Ross was part of the 1960s pop/soul trio the Supremes before embarking on a successful solo career, also starring in such films as 'Lady Sings the Blues' and 'The Wiz.' Ross left the Supremes for a solo career...Show More Summary

“Get a Wiggle On” – Here's a List of Top 10 Slang Words of the 1920s

The 1920s was the first generation when the younger crowd became more in line with the times than the older generation, the flapper subculture was on the rise and an era of women’s liberation was seen in every corner and street of the country. Show More Summary

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