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October 18th, 2018

The Popemobile (Pope’s car) is one of the coolest, strangest, and most Catholic vehicles around. It might seem like its primary purpose is to protect the pontiff, but you’d be surprised here Pope John Paul II exchanged his Popemobile for a brand new Ferrari Mondial Cabriolet for a day when he visited a Ferrari manufactu

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Sukeban refers to delinquent girl gangs or more correctly the boss girl in a gang. Sukeban first appeared in Japan during the 1960s, as a female equivalent to the male banchō gangs. By the 1970s banchō gangs were starting die-out, as the country saw the rise of the sukeban girl gangs. In

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These cool pics from Hackney Archives are part of a collection of images taken by RA Gibson's studio in Clapton, east London in the 1970s.

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October 17th, 2018

These amazing snapshots were found by Mark Susina that show Halloween parties in the late 1960s.

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Policewoman Pat Johnson, 28, tends a baby girl, about 9 months old, who was found alone and crying in a downtown hotel room in Los Angeles, California.

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There were so many photographers of other countries that have documented Italy and the Italians, from Henri Cartier-Bresson to William Klein but the Barbey’s reportage is a shining example of how a photographer able to immerse himself in a documentary work can achieve to identify certain nuances in an extraordinary way.

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Founded in 1946 as Negro Achievements by Horace J. Blackwell, an African-American clothing merchant of Fort Worth, Texas, who also had already founded The World's Messenger in 1942, featuring romance-true confession type stories of working-class blacks, Sepia is a photojournalistic magazine that featured a

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October 16th, 2018

Here is a collection of cool snapshots that shows students in their dorm rooms from the 1970s.

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20 Disturbing Pictures That Show What Life in the U.S Looked Like Under Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow laws were state and local laws that enforced racial segregation in the Southern United States. Enacted by white Democrat-dominated state legislatures after the Reconstruction period, in the late 19th century, the laws were enforced until 1965.In practice, Jim Crow laws mandated racial segregation in all pub

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20 Beautiful Photos of Meg Ryan From the 1980s and 1990s

Born Margaret Hyra in 1961, Meg Ryan's first acting success came with a role on the soap opera As The World Turns from 1982 to 1984. Her big film break was in the 1986 hit Top Gun. Ryan became America's sweetheart when she starred in a string of hit romantic comedies in the 1990s, including When Har

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These recovered Kodachrome and Ektachrome slides from Baldran were taken by noted photographer William P. Gottlieb in Britain and Scandinavia, 1965-1966.“I recovered these Kodachrome and Ektachrome slides from the dumpster, whe

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October 15th, 2018

Founded in 1848 in Clarksville, Tennessee as the Masonic University of Tennessee and was renamed Stewart College in 1850 in honor of its president, William M. Stewart, Rhodes College is a private liberal arts college in Memphis, Tennessee. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Rhodes enrolls approx

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Most people love Halloween because it’s their one chance, all year, to be someone else. And these fascinating snaps reveal how Halloween was celebrated in 1970s America.

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40 Fascinating Color Photographs That Capture Everyday Life on the Banks of the Seine River, Paris in 1941

“For Parisians the Seine is a compass, a way to know where you are,” said art historian Marina Ferretti.France had a relatively easier time under German occupation during World War II. That is because Hitler did not consider West Europeans as ‘Untermenschen’. The infamous German brutality wa

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Born 1940 as Hanne Karin Bayer in Solbjerg, Denmark, Danish-French film actress, director, writer, and singer Anna Karina began her career by singing in cabarets and worked as a model playing in commercials. At age 14, she appeared in a Danish short film by Ib Schmedes, which won a prize at Cannes. In 1958, after a row with

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October 14th, 2018

Randy Brown is an American retired mailman who took these cool pics of his beautiful wife named Linda 'Cazeau' Brown in the 1970s.“I married 46 years to Linda, a great beautiful wife. We live in Elyria, Ohio for the most of our lives. I'm a retired p

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In the words of the lesbian poet and scholar Judy Grahn, Halloween is ‘the great gay holiday’.Before Halloween existed, the night before All Hallows Day (All Saints Day), was linked to the ancient Celtic festival ‘Samhain’ in the British Isles, meaning ‘summer’s end’.And because the celebration

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Beautiful Photos of Farrah Fawcett as Jill Munroe in "Charlie's Angels" in 1976

“God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I’ve ever me.” - Jill MunroeJill Munroe was played by Farrah Fawcett in the first season of Charlie’s Angels (1976-1977). She returned for three episodes in season three and an

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40 Haunting Snapshots of Creepy Clowns You Really Don't Want to See Before Bedtime

If you think your Halloween costumes are scary enough, just wait a minute, take a look at these old pictures to see if you are right.

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October 13th, 2018

The fashion of the 19th century is renowned for its corsets, bonnets, top hats, bustles and petticoats. Women's fashion during the Victorian period was largely dominated by full skirts, which gradually moved to the back of the silhouette.However, towards the end of the period, the less restrictive Aesthetic styl

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Grace Jones is a Jamaican-American supermodel, singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress. Born in Jamaica, she moved when she was 13, along with her siblings, to live with her parents in Syracuse, New York.Jones began her modeling career in New York state, then in Paris, working for fashion houses such as Yve

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French photographer André Zucca (1897–1973) was not a Nazi but he felt no particular hostility to Germany either. Zucca simply wanted to continue his pre-war life, publishing pictures in the best glossy magazines. And the one with the glossiest pictures, in fine German Agfacolor, happened to be Signal, the German

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Shahrokh Hatami (1928-2017) was an Iranian photojournalist who covered front-page events from the revolution in Iran to the Beatles backstage as Beatlemania took off. A 1963 Paris Match assignment took him to Liverpool to meet the band.

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October 12th, 2018

These fascinating photos from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented everyday life of Mexico in 1958.“A trip to Mexico. We drove in via Nuevo Laredo, drove down to (and beyond) Mexico City (including Tax

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To millions of younger country music fans, David Akeman (1915–1973), better known as Stringbean, was one of the comedy powerhouses of the Grand Ole Opry and television's Hee Haw, of which he was one of the original cast members.

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The British Army during the Victorian era served through a period of great technological and social change. Queen Victoria ascended the throne in 1837, and died in 1901. Her long reign was marked by the steady expansion and consolidation of the British Empire, and industrialisation and the enactment of liberal reforms (by b

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Elvis Presley was scheduled to perform in Portland, Maine on August 17th, 1977 to kick off a new leg of his tour — one that had taken him through much of the country already. But the concert, and every one after that, would have to be cancelled.One day before, on the afternoon of August 16th, Presley was found

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A photo set that shows portraits of Japanese girls in their traditional dresses from between the 1900s and 1920s.

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October 11th, 2018

Petticoats and stockings were indispensable outfits of Edwardian women. they made them look neat, curvy, and more attractive. Just check out these cool pics to see.

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Joke on April Fools’ Day by the corporate newspaper Echo Continental of the Continental Gummiwerke Hannover AG in 1926.

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Just in time for Halloween!

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These fascinating color photos from Glen Fairweather that capture street scenes of London in the 1980s.

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October 10th, 2018

40 Gorgeous Photos of Cyd Charisse in the 1940s and 1950s

Born 1922 as Tula Ellice Finklea in Amarillo, Texas, American dancer and actress Cyd Charisse was a sickly girl who started dancing lessons at six to build up her strength after a bout of polio.After recovering from polio as a child and studying ballet, Charisse entered films in the 1940s. Her roles usually focused

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Nirvana had cancelled the rest of their European Tour because Kurt Cobain lost his voice and was advised by doctors to take four weeks off to rest. He then went to Rome, Italy to rest and to meet up with his wife Courtney Love and his daughter. He suffered an overdose on March 4, 1994 at The Excelsior Hotel in Rome, Italy.

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What do you do if you want to move a precious mummy from one country to another? Well, you give it a valid passport. This is exactly what happened to Ramesses II, one of Ancient Egypt’s powerful pharaohs. He was set to travel to France and therefore had to get the proper travel documents, including a valid passport.

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A found photo collection from janwillemsen that shows the Berlin carnival costumes in 1928 named “Looking For Happiness”.

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October 9th, 2018

A found photo collection that shows Victorian people in front of their houses from the 1880s and 1890s.

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Ruth St. Denis (1879–1968) was an early modern dance pioneer. Her exotic, oriental-inspired dance interpretations opened new possibilities for dancers and stimulated a wave of creative experimentation in modern dance.She and her husband, Ted Shawn, founded the influential dance school and company, Denishawn, i

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The 1960s were a decade of enormous change. They came in with the Kennedys and ended with Woodstock, and in between everything changed, including the hair.

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Halloween is a time to dress up as your favorite character and go trick-or-treating. Nowadays, people often dress up as funny or sexy characters, but traditionally, Halloween was a time for the scariest ghouls and creepers to make an appearance.

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October 8th, 2018

Born 1931 and raised in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, American actress of film, stage, and television Carroll Baker began performing on Broadway in 1954, where she was recruited by director Elia Kazan to play the lead in the film of Tennessee Williams's Baby Doll (1956). Her role in the film as a sexually repressed So

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Along with 1970s fashion, 1980s fashion was one of the most experimental periods in style history thanks to enduring style icons from Princess Diana to Madonna, Joan Collins to Boy George.

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A vaudeville performance based on the old English ballad “Death and the Lady.” Photographed by Joseph Hall, 1906.

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Born 1899 in Graz, Austria-Hungary, Adam Rainer is the only person in recorded history to have been both a dwarf and a giant. He is believed to have had acromegaly.

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October 7th, 2018

A cool photo collection from Sacheverelle that shows portraits of American girls taken by his father from the 1950s to 1970s. These girls were from Florida, New York, and mostly New Jersey.

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Cyrinda Foxe was born on February 22, 1952 in Santa Monica, California. Brought up in an abusive household, she left home at 17 and went to Texas, but finally settled in New York.

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Rare Photographs of Janis Joplin and Tina Turner Performing at Madison Square Garden, November 27, 1969

During a 1969 interview on the Dick Cavett Show, Janis Joplin was asked who she goes to see when she wants to see a good concert. Her answer was: “Tina Turner. Fantastic singer, fantastic dancer, fantastic show.” On November 27, 1969, she joined Tina on stage at Madison Square Garden for an impromptu duet (Ike & Tin

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Halloween is a time for ghosts, goblins, and kids in costumes that range from cute to creepy. These candid snaps show what a Halloween party looked like in the 1960s.

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A collection from Leigh McKinnon of late Victorian snapshots taken by a young woman named Jess, of her travels in England and Australia and in between.

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October 6th, 2018

In the 1920s, the idea of going to the beach and actually getting into the water to swim was still relatively new. Functionality in swimwear was not as important as fashion, so the prevailing theory was that wool would help keep you warm. As swimming for recreation came into vogue in the 1920s, makers of swimwear had to ada

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