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December 5th, 2016

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Here is a set of interesting vintage advertisement posters showing how to decorate houses for Christmas by spraying snow in the 1950s.

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December 4th, 2016

Easily identify the key trend of the 30's hairstyles were wave. Depending on the preferences of each person, they could be rolls, curls, finger, marcel, or water waves... But in short, they were very elegant and beautiful.Take a look at vintage photos below to see how they made these hairstyles, and some kinds t

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On Aug. 15, 1969, more than 400,000 young people made their way to a dairy farm in the town of Bethel, New York, for the Woodstock Music and Art Fair.The event was billed as "three days of peace and music" and featured 32 of the most iconic artists in American music history. More than just a festival, Wood

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To this day, the murder by poisoning of the six children of Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels remains a mystery. Newly discovered records show that a doctor confessed in the 1950s to having been an accomplice, but that the judges in the case let him go unpunished.

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43 Fantastic Medium Format Photos Captured Everyday Life of Thailand in the late 1970s

Here is a color photo collection that shows everyday life of Thailand in 1978.

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December 3rd, 2016

Before joining the Marcy Brothers act, Beatrice was a member of the Lovejoy Dancers. She was not a beautiful, but also a talented girl. This set was provided by her family that show members of this dancing group in the late 1920s and early 1930s.A special thank to Beatrice's family.

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There's nothing quite like Christmas in New York to get us all misty-eyed and nostalgic. Here, below is a collection of 20 stunning vintage shots of Gotham in holiday mode to compliment our modern-day photos of Christmas in NYC.

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The launch of the Ford Capri in 1969 introduced a sleek and sporty car into the UK market. It was claimed that the Capri had a spacious rear seat ensuring enough room for two adults as well as offering Custom Plans allowing customers to personalize their Ford."The car you always promised yoursel

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When we think of Marilyn Monroe, we think of her with a copy of Ulysses — which is probably exactly how she wanted us to think of her, though not exactly the norm.

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29 Incredible Colorized Photos of French Army during WWI

Here is a collection of 29 incredible colorized photos showing everyday life of French soldiers from 1914-1918, during the World War One.

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Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip at the horse races, 1968

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December 2nd, 2016

Hoboken is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. It is part of the New York metropolitan area and is the site of Hoboken Terminal, a major transportation hub for the region.Hoboken was first settled as part of the Pavonia, New Netherland c

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Sex before marriage? Early 20th century postcards that are risqueIn early 20th century America men could only hint at their intentions when it came to relations with women. To say Americans were puritanical and repressed when it came to sex would be an understatement.It is hard to imagine that at the

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For more than a century, mug shots have helped police catch criminals. Those photos of a person's face and profile trace their roots to Paris in the late 19th century. They were taken by a French criminologist named Alphonse Bertillon, and his techniques set the template that police use today.

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Bert Hardy, born in London, worked his way up from a lab assistant to become a photographer. His talent flourished as a staff photographer on Picture Post, joining the illustrated magazine during the Second World War. As well as traveling with the armed forces, his images of the Blitz are amongst the finest and close

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Santa Clauses, of course, always bring to kids lovely presents on Christmas Day, but sometime also bring to them a little fear.See these vintage snapshots, you can understand why.

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December 1st, 2016

Here is an amazing collection of rare vintage photos capturing street scenes in New York City during the 1890s.

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The Death Valley Automobile Trip photograph album containing 76 prints appears to be the record of a sightseeing trip made from Los Angeles to Death Valley in 1926.A written record--in the form of diary entries--is

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The aesthetic behind David Bowie’s work has always been a vital ingredient, and his album artwork has always played a pivotal part in this. Here are the stories behind his iconic sleeves, from his self-titled debut all the way to 2013’s ‘The Next Day’.1. David Bowie (1967)

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The wide felt skirt, gaily decorated with anything from families of fur poodles to rhinestone phone numbers, is referred to in the garment trade as "a conversation circle" because it gets its wearer talked to or about at cocktail parties. This year (1953) the felt skirt decoration has been put to a new and different use by

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Here is a small collection of vintage Christmas postcards that were designed pretty simple, but they're all so creative and beautiful. The simplicity just make them more awesome.Take a look...

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November 30th, 2016

Victorian Life – 43 Cyanotypes Show Everyday Life of People before 1900

That's what life was in Victorian era.

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Napoléon Bonaparte's final defeat was the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Even after his death in 1821, the surviving soldiers of Grande Armée revered his historic leadership. Each year on May 5, the anniversary of Napoléon's death, the veterans marched to Paris' Place Vendôme in full uniform to pay respects to

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During the spring of 1950, Hepburn was relatively unknown to the world. She didn’t become globally famous until she was 24, with the starring role in movie Roman Holiday.These rare, fascinating pictures show Hepburn three years earlier, on the cusp of super-stardom. They were taken by Picture Post ma

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The 1920s ushered in significant changes in American life. They were years when most Americans acquired their first radios and automobiles, and achieved the highest standard of living in the nation's history.The celebration of the Christmas holiday in the 1920s changed as well. The first national Christmas tree

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Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (1934 – 1968) was a Russian Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.Gagarin became an international celebrity, and w

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November 29th, 2016

Flapper Fashion – 49 Incredible Colorized Postcards of Cool Girls in Swimsuits during the 1920s

The 1920s was marked by the strong breakthrough of fashion, especially for women, and bathing suits were also among them. There were swimsuits made of wool, and they also became shorter. These made women easier to swim, but also showed off more of their curves.There were objections, and even the beac

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Cool kids at the fountain in Wicker Park, Chicago, 1947

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The 1980s birthed more fashion icons than any other decade. It was one of the most experimental periods in fashion history, with enduring style icons from Princess Diana to Madonna, Joan Collins to Boy George. Clothes were used to define personalities and make big statements. Shoulders were padded up to your ears courtesy o

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Dozens of never-before-seen pictures from the death investigation of Kurt Cobain, the rock legend and frontman for the band Nirvana who was found dead in his Seattle-area home in April 1994, were released by the Seattle Police Department (SPD) in March 2014.The photograph

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Tucked away in someone else’s shoe box of adolescent artifacts, there might be a picture of you in garish clothes and with an outdated ‘do, your arm around a high school squeeze. The President of the United States is no different. These rearely seen photos, obtained exclusively by

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This is a set of Kodachrome slides documenting a tour of Italy undertaken around 1955 and 1956 by a couple and a young woman who are all Americans and traveled to Europe on the SS Independence.Take a look to see how everyday life of Italy in this time was.

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November 28th, 2016

Wicker Park is a neighborhood within the West Town community area in Chicago, Illinois. Situated just west of the Kennedy Expressway, Wicker Park is known for its local hipster culture, art community, nightlife, and food scene.These vintage pictures were taken by an American photographer named Richard. They show eve

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Each year department stores unveil their holiday window displays to admiring crowds. Festive windows have been a tradition in New York City since the 1870s; R.H. Macy, of the retailer Macy’s, is largely credited with having created one of the first Christmas window displays in 1874.In recent ye

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David Hamilton (1933 – 2016) was a British photographer, who grew up in London. His schooling was interrupted by World War II. As an evacuee, he spent some time in the countryside of Dorset, which inspired his work. After the war, Hamilton returned to London and finished school before moving to France where he has lived e

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