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Beautiful Behind-the-Scenes Photos of 'Bloomer Girl' Musical at the Cleveland Play House, Ohio in 1953

Bloomer Girl is a 1944 Broadway musical with music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, and a book by Sig Herzig and Fred Saidy, based on an unpublished play by Lilith and Dan James.The plot concerns independent Evelina Applegate, a hoop skirt manufacturer's daughter who defies her father by rejecting

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The love in the 1970s was pretty impressive. Every person in the ’70s wanted to be an actor and also wanted a beautiful girl in their life. Well, Jon Voight lived it all. He is an Academy Award-winning actor. He is also the father of the beautiful actress Angelina Jolie. He has been married a couple of times in his life.

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Due to its controversial and revealing design, the bikini was accepted very slowly by the public in the late 1940s and 1950s. It was accepted on European beaches years before American morals allowed them at public pools. At that time, the one piece swimsuit was preferred.The bikini gained increased exposure and acce

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Photographer Meryl Meisler has released an exhilarating exhibition of snaps giving us a peek into the excitement of the epic era. The talented photographer offers outsiders the opportunity to peer behind the curtain at another world.New York City in the 1970s has become the stuff of legends. Anyone who was anyone go

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Back in the 1940s, women used to choose their hairstyles depending on their face shape. For instance, if a lady had a thin face, she used to let her hair down to make it look wider.

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Jean was “a young American Goddess of Paris Couture” – Irving Penn, Vogue photographerJean Patchett (1926–2002) modeled from 1948 until she retired in 1963. Jean did model selectively after 1963 and was available to photographers for special assignments through the 1970s.In th

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Up until the 1950s and 1960s, color photography was extremely rare, and so when we think about history prior to that time, we often envision it in black and white.

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Founded in 1847, Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah. Salt Lake City is further situated within a larger metropolis known as the Salt Lake City–Ogden–Provo Combined Statistical Area. This region is a corridor of contiguous urban and suburban development stretched al

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Willa Mae Ricker was one of Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers, featured in the famous 1943 LIFE Magazine story on the Lindy Hop with Leon James, along with the white Broadway dancers,

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Half a century ago, MIT played a critical role in the development of the flight software for NASA’s Apollo program, which landed humans on the moon for the first time in 1969. One of the many contributors to this effort was Margaret Hamilton, a computer scientist who led the Software Engineering Division of the MIT Instru

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Born 1916 in Karachi, British India, English actress Margaret Lockwood began studying for the stage at an early age at the Italia Conti, and made her debut in 1928, at the age of 12, at the Holborn Empire where she played a fairy in A Midsummer Night's Dream. In December of the following year, she appeared at the

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A fireplace is a structure made of brick, stone or metal designed to contain a fire. Fireplaces are used for the relaxing ambiance they create and for heating a room. Modern fireplaces vary in heat efficiency, depending on the design.The fireplace was a necessity in early America. As the hub of the house, a burning

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30 Best Vintage Photos of a Young and Handsome Karl Lagerfeld in the 1950s and 1960s

Iconic fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld dead has died aged 85 in Paris today following a short illness.He was born Karl Otto Lagerfeldt in 1933 in pre-war Germany. Lagerfeld changed his original surname from Lagerfeldt, because he believed it sounded “more commercial”.

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Diana Chang Chung-wen, one of Hong Kong’s brightest starlets from 1960s, has passed away at the age of 82. Headline Daily reported that Chung’s family confirmed that she died in Texas on Friday, Feb. 15 of natural causes.

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Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of Thailand. The city occupies 1,568.7 square kilometres (605.7 sq mi) in the Chao Phraya River delta in central Thailand.The city grew rapidly during the 1960s through the 1980s and now exerts a significant impact on Thailand's politics, economy, education, media an

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The 1950 and 1960s have become known as the "Golden Age" of flying. It was a time of glamorous air hostesses and gourmet meals, and of great leg room for all.While it might have become known as the Golden Age of flying, taking to the air in the 1950s and 1960s had its downsides. For a start it was much mor

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Maude Adams, her stage name, was born Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden in 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her mother was Asaneth Ann Adams Kiskadden, also an actress, who went by the stage name of Annie Adams. Maude Adams was a hugely successful American stage actress of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. She was p

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Tobacco cards were first included in cigarette packs in the 1870s, with the purpose of stiffening each pack to lessen the chance that it would be crushed or bent. It wasn’t long before some enterprising soul saw their potential for brand promotion and a new advertising medium was born.

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Born 1935 in Sceaux, French actor Alain Delon had his film debut in Quand la femme s'en mêle (1957). He was given the lead in a comedy, Women Are Weak (1959). This was a big hit in France and was the first of Delon's films to be seen in America.Delon achieved critical acclaim for roles in film

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The 1964/1965 New York World's Fair held over 140 pavilions, 110 restaurants, for 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations to build exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NY.The fair is noted as a showcase of mid-20th-century American culture and technology. The nasc

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Before those big SUVs, luxury trucks, minivans and muscle cars, the symbol of the American car industry were full-size sedans. For decades four-door sedans or hardtops were the most popular cars in America. In fact, every car manufacturer produced models in this category. Even today, four-doors are popular on the market des

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Early in her music career, Viola Smith became known as “America’s fastest girl drummer.” She spent decades challenging the barriers facing female musicians -- and the centenarian she still plays today. She is the drummer for a band in her home community.

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44 Glamorous Photos of Smoking Beauties From the 1930s and 1960s

Back when smoking was the height of sophistication. Here is a glamorous photo collection that shows classic beauties with cigarettes from the 1930s and 1960s.

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From automobiles, inclined planes to boats, hot-air balloons, barrels of fun, or fake Niagara Falls, Balanced Rock,... Here is a hilarious photo collection from Alan Mays that shows what souvenir portraits looked like in the early 20th century.

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Wellesley College is a private women’s liberal arts college in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Founded in 1870 by Henry and Pauline Durant, it is a member of the original Seven Sisters Colleges. Wellesley is home to 56 departmental and interdepartmental majors spanning the liberal arts, as well as over 150 student clubs and org

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Born Farrokh Bulsara in Tanzania to Pakistani parents, Freddie Mercury set off to London just after he turned 16 years old. In 2002 he landed the 58th place in the top 100 famous British people. While the Rolling Stone magazine gave him a top place in the list of the greatest singers of all time.Sufferer

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Born 1875 in Paris, French dancer and model Cléo de Mérode was sent to study dance the age of eight, and made her professional debut at age eleven.Mérode became renowned for her glamour even more than for her dancing skills. A particular new hairstyle she chose to wear became the talk of Parisian women and was qu

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A beautiful photo collection from Wes Johnson that captured daily life of an American family from the 1930s and early 1940s.“Pictures from the Byrne Family Archive, mostly from John Byrne. Many of the descriptions are courtesy of John Byr

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Not using a mirror as a common method at this time, these people from the 1930s know how to take a good self-portrait photo by using a string or a stick connected to the shutter...

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