Here is an incredible colorized photo collection of Victorian and Edwardian beauties from the 1890s to 1900s.
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February 25th, 2017
Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is one of the oldest cities in the United State. These beautiful photos were taken by Frank Florianz from Boston, MA and vicinity in the fall of 1978.
Oskar Schlemmer was a German artist born in 1888 and later became an important figure in the Bauhaus movement. He was a painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer; his dance works were incredibly inventive and original with his token kooky sculptural costumes that altered the human physique entirely into the most fascina
Shorts are one of fashion styles that makes women look sexiest. So how about with men? Just check out these snapshots to see what men looked like in shorts in the 1970s.
February 24th, 2017
Hazel Dorothy Scott (1920 – 1981) was a Trinidadian-born jazz and classical pianist and singer; she also performed as herself in several films.Born in Port of Spain, Hazel was taken at the age of four by her mother to New York. Recognized early as a musical prodigy, Scott was given scholarships from the age of eig
Do the word “playgrounds” bring back some fun childhood memories? What did you like the most about the playground?On warm spring evenings, blustery fall afternoons, and sticky summer days, when nostalgia and memories brush past you, where does your mind go? Where did you spend many hours as a school-age child? F
Luxembourg, also known as Luxembourg City, is the capital city of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (also named "Luxembourg"), and the country's most populous commune. Standing at the confluence of the Alzette and Pétrusse rivers in southern Luxembourg, the city lies at the heart of Western Europe, situated 213 k
February 23rd, 2017
The Philadelphia Poison Ring was a murder for hire gang led by Italian immigrant cousins, Herman and Paul Petrillo who were involved in insurance scams, counterfeiting, and murder. The ring came to light in 1938 and the cousins were ultimately convicted of first degree murder and executed by electric chair in 1941.
In March 1888, an unprecedented blizzard hit the northeast, dumping 20 to 60 inches of snow on an unprepared New York City. Drifts measured 30 and even 50 feet in some parts of the region.Not only was the storm momentous, resulting in around 200 deaths in New York City alone, it had a lasting impact on the way the c
The Sex Pistols protest song God Save The Queen was originally released during the Silver Jubilee in 1977. During that summer the group's record label chartered a boat to go down the Thames, so that the band could perform the song on board - the idea being that it would be heard as it passed the Houses of Parliam
Here is a collection of 31 gorgeous snapshots that shows African American women in dresses in the 1950s.
February 22nd, 2017
Gregory Melle is a Canadian amateur photographer and software developer who documented everyday life of Vancouver young people during the 1970s by his cameras.Take a look to see his work.
Most of these photographs below were shot in 1982 and 83 by native New Yorker Ken Stein when he was 17 and 18 year old, and was the staff photographer for a weekly community newspaper in The Bronx. Through his work he managed to capture the spirit of a New York quite different than the one we currently know, one with an und
We are talking stir up pants, puff paint sweat shirts, plastic jewelry, high tops, velvet and velour and acid washed jeans. And the hair of the 80s was the best, tease and spray, tease and pray. Hair was as big as you could get it and moms love that, the bigger your hair the thinner you look. And here they are, the classic
The Eighties are fondly remembered for break-dancing, mix tapes, big hair, leg-warmers and the threat of Global Thermonuclear War. But some things from the ‘80s are best left buried and forgotten, like this selection of craptastic automobiles. Presenting the
women of each nation has their own beauty. Check out these lovely vintage photos to see the national beauty styles from the 1900s to 1910s.
February 21st, 2017
These are photos that were taken over the course of three and a half years in and out of Guatemala, from January, 1976 to late May of 1979.
In a river valley in central Pennsylvania, heavy rain and a neglected dam lead to a catastrophe in which 2,209 people die and a prosperous city, Johnstown, is nearly wiped off the face of the earth.Johnstown, located at the confluence of the Little Conemaugh River and Stony Creek, was 14 miles downstream from Lake C
Horatio Nelson Jackson (1872-1955) was an American physician and automobile pioneer. In 1903, he and driving partner Sewall K. Crocker became the first people to drive an automobile across the United States.
Not only the fashion director of Esquire, Nick Sullivan is also a dedicated photographer and downright perfectionist, as demonstrated by his amazing Instagram.Throughout the series, there are many familiar streets and landmarks found in London, New York Cit
This photo set includes 31 images of French actresses from the 1950s to 1960s that were colorized by OFENA1.
February 20th, 2017
The Nevada Photo Service was a Reno company founded by Lawrence Engel (ca. 1872 – 1953) in 1925. Between the late 1920s and his death in 1953, Engel made three trips a year, circumnavigating the state and taking photographs he produced at postcards.Though postcards are often dismissed as ephemeral,
Influenced by the fashionable beliefs of physiognomy of the 19th century, Guillaume-Benjamin-Amand Duchenne de Boulogne wanted to determine how the muscles in the human face produce facial expressions which he believed to be directly linked to the soul of man.
How to use the rotary dial phone? How to talk with a phone? How to call, how to answer?This booklet The Telephone and How We Use It, published in 1951 by Bell Telephone System, was a beginner course in telephone use. Targeting elementary school students, it covers everything from basic use to emergency calls
These lovely photos were taken at studios in Istanbul. They show Turkish women portraits from between the 1920s to 1930s.
February 19th, 2017
Edwardian girls not only fascinated by their clothing, many of them also had a pure beauty as angels. Check out these lovely vintage photos to see the beauty of young Edwardian girls from the 1900s.
Musician and rock archivist Jim Laspesa has been sharing some drool-worthy pics on his Facebook page. The most recent batch comes from a swap meet in Pasadena, California. These uncredited photos capture some of rock’s biggest stars at the zenith of their cel
The early 1900s cars also benefited from major advances in automotive technology. In 1912, the electric starter, an electric motor that starts the gasoline engine, was invented. It made the operation of the 1910s cars a lot easier. Before its invention, the gasoline engine had to be started by cranking it by hand. This took
Disjointed lines and bad proportions don't stop us from loving these rough-on-the-eyes cars.1. VOLKSWAGEN THING
These amazing vintage photos were taken by Benedetto Tatarelli, the photographer of Lenola, a town and comune in the province of Latina, in the Lazio region of central Italy. He shot portraits of people in his town from 1920 to 1932.