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August 14th, 2018

Established in 1871 as the Cumberland Valley State Normal School (CVSNS), Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, commonly known as Ship, or SU, is a public university located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 40 miles west-southwest of Harrisburg, and 30 miles north-northeast of Hagerstown, Maryland.Sh

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Wing walking is one of the crazy stunts pilots got up to in the earlier days of aviation. It is still done sometimes, but with wires and straps and thing to make sure the practitioners won't die.Back in the days these photos were taken, there were no such safeguards. Pilots would simply climb out of their cockpi

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On April 24, 1982, actress Jane Fonda revolutionized the fitness world with her first Jane Fonda Workout video. In the 1980s, aerobics was super trendy and so were the colorful workout clothes. Want to dress like a 1980s aerobics junkie? Here are 16 accessori

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Not only humans sometimes have funny moments, animals also have, and these adorable vintage snapshots that captured them.

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August 13th, 2018

The 1939–40 New York World's Fair, which covered the 1,216 acres (492 ha) of Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, was the second most expensive American world's fair of all time, exceeded only by St. Louis's Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904.Many countries around the world participated in it, and over 44

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American actress Farrah Fawcett (1947–2009) first appeared on television in various commercials before starring in television series such as The Partridge Family and S.W.A.T. She was cast opposite Raquel Welsh in the controversial film, Myra Breckinridge, in 1970.In 1976, she produced a poster

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On Oct. 13, 1972, a Uruguayan air force plane, carrying the Old Christians Club rugby team, crashed in the Andes mountains of Chile. Facing starvation and death, the survivors reluctantly resorted to cannibalism. Among the 45 people on board, 28 survived the initial crash. After 72 days on the glacier, 16 people were rescue

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In 1955, Peter Mangone was 14 years old, a skinny boy from the Bronx with a Marilyn Monroe fixation, like so many teenagers of his generation. What distinguished Mangone was that he got to meet his idol, and a remarkable five-and-a-half-minute amateur movie that he shot of Marilyn Monroe on the streets of Manhattan in March

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August 12th, 2018

31 Stunning Photos That Capture Street Scenes of New York in the 1950s

A small collection of stunning photos that shows street scenes of New York from the 1950s. These photos were taken by various famous photographers such as Ernst Haas, Erwin Blumenfeld, Saul Leiter, Werner Bischof, etc.

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Some people wonder why anyone would collect anything. Steven Kahn said his reason is simple. “When we are experiencing stress in our lives, it is especially comforting to have something that either makes you feel good or reignites some memory from the past that gave you a good feeling,”

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In the mid-1960s, photojournalist Ernest Cole undertook a dangerous mission—to produce a volume of photographs that would reveal to the world the excruciating realities of life under apartheid. The result was the groundbreaking book House of Bondage, published in 1967.“When I say that people can b

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In the 1980s and ’90s, we used to get our gaming news from magazines. They were these monthly book-like things that had news that was a few weeks old by the time a new issue hit shelves.

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The 1960s marked the start of the women's liberation movement which brought wives and mothers out of the home and into part-time work, previously unheard of.Work in the 1960s revolved around a nine-to-five workday. Staff smoked on the job, even in the office. Men supported their wives and children at home and jo

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August 11th, 2018

Santiago is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It is the center of Chile's largest and the most densely populated conurbation. The city is entirely located in the country's central valley. Most of the city lies between 500 m (1,640 ft) and 650 m (2,133 ft) abo

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Now it’s common practice for Hollywood’s major studios to release not only photos from behind the scenes, but entire, detailed making of documentaries detailing everything that happened during the filming of their latest blockbuster. But that wasn’t the norm at all back in 1982 when Ridley Scott, Harrison Ford, and Ru

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Before Kodak created the snapshot camera, amateurs and hobbyists entertained themselves by photographing their everyday lives. Pet photography is not a new phenomenon, for example, though you probably see fewer portraits of chickens and pigs nowadays.

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Switzerland is a sovereign state in Europe. It consists of 26 cantons, and the city of Bern is the seat of the federal authorities. The federal republic is situated in western, central and southern Europe, and is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the e

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August 10th, 2018

The men's hairstyles in the 1980s were inspired and affected by the trendy pop music at that time. They became much bigger than any big size introduced before.

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Dorothy Lamour spends her downtime on set hanging out with an animal friend!These behind the scenes photos were taken sometime in 1937 on location in Palms Springs for the adventure film, Her Jungle Love. The movie was directed by George Archainbaud, and is about two men (Ray Milland and Lynne Overman) lo

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During the Vietnam War, a whole sex industry sprung up around American servicemembers. Prostitutes would congregate at bars where service members would frequent, and offer their services. Sometimes, the prostitutes and women who had intercourse would get pregnant. The resulting Amerasian children, of whom there were estimat

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Born 1921 as Baroness Alida Maria Laura Altenburger von Marckenstein-Frauenberg in Pola, Istria, Italian actress Alida Valli appeared in more than 100 films, including Mario Soldati's Piccolo mondo antico, Alfred Hitchcock's The Paradine Case, Carol Reed's The Third Man, Michelangelo Antonioni's Il Grido, Lu

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August 9th, 2018

Fashion in the years following World War II is characterized by the resurgence of haute couture after the austerity of the war years. Square shoulders and short skirts were replaced by the soft femininity of Christian Dior's "New Look" silhouette, with its sweeping longer skirts, fitted waist, and rounded shou

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Charlie Chaplin was a prolific member of the film community. He was not only a creative and innovative director but an entertaining actor and inventive writer who was responsible for hit after hit during the silent era and beyond. But like most successful artists his love life and the scandals surrounding it put a stain on

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40 Vintage Portraits of Extremely Handsome Victorian Men With Mustache

To the Victorian gentleman, a hairy upper lip was an essential accessory. The mustache was an affectation the most flattering to the vanity of the young. With it, the boy feels himself a man. It helps him to look old and the look of age is useful in business and inspires confidence. The youth of twenty one looks thirty with

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Covent Garden has always been a fantastic blend of the local and the glamorous. It was one of London’s first squares and developed as London’s principle veg and flower market.The piazza was designed by Inigo Jones in the 1600s, with the fruit and vegetable market emerging around this time. The main market ha

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It's easy to have a lot of good portrait pictures with a popular smartphone today, but pretty hard to have just one for decades ago, especially for family portrait photos with film cameras.These intimate pictures that remind us the old days when we posed for family photographing in the 1970s.

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August 8th, 2018

Breakfast at Tiffany's is a 1961 American romantic comedy film directed by Blake Edwards and written by George Axelrod, loosely based on Truman Capote's 1958 novella of the same name.Hepburn's portrayal of Holly Golightly as the naïve, eccentric socialite is generally considered to be the actress

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The Dodge brand we know today began building automobiles in 1915, and became a part of Chrysler Corporation in 1928. In the 100 years since Dodge began churning out cars and trucks, a good number of highly memorable vehicles have graced the marque’s showrooms.Even the most casual industry observer has heard of

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The Mos Eisley cantina is a well known location in the Star Wars universe. It’s where we see Ben Kenobi use his lightsaber for the first time, it’s where Han Solo and Greedo have a standoff, and it’s where Ben and Luke Skywalker meet Han and Chewbacca. Beyond those key moments, think of the quotable lines that were sp

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22 Cheesy Vintage Ads for Arcade and Video Games From 1980s Japan

These cheesy vintage gaming ads from 1980s Japan offered consumers a sense they were hot, sexy, in control and tough. They depict the retro-gaming covers and the first golden age of video games.

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When the Victorian Age was drawing to a close, and a whole new age of hairstyles came onto the scene. Hairstyles in the late 1800s and 1900 tended to mimic the fashion at the time. With the introduction of the bustle came larger hairstyles and larger, poofed up hairdos, which added volume to outfits.In the early 190

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August 7th, 2018

These amazing color snapshots from robby who bought them at the flea market that captured everyday life of the United States in the 1940s.

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In our modern world, it's easy to forget how cool flying actually is. But people didn't take flying for granted in the 1950s, when air travel was still new and exciting .In that era, flight attendants served in-flight meals on fine china plates with proper cutlery , passengers could stretch their legs in lou

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Before the advent of AutoCAD and other drafting softwares, the engineering drawings were made on sheet of papers using drawing boards. Many equipments were required to complete a given drawing such as drawing board, different grade pencils, Erasers T-squares, Set square etc.Almost 20 years ago, engineers and toolmak

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A Series of Cool Pics That Shows How to Court a '50s Girl

In the 1950s, long before the days of mobile phones and the internet, dating was a simple affair that revolved around weekly dance nights and well-defined social norms. Dating etiquette dictated the proper ways for men to court women, with marriage being the desired outcome for both of us.There was no confusion

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August 6th, 2018

Born 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio, American film and theatre actress, singer, and dancer Dorothy Dandridge is perhaps one of the most famous African-American actresses to have a successful Hollywood career and the first nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in the 1954 film Carmen Jones.Dand

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The Pussycat Theaters were a chain of Adult movie theater, operating between the 1960s and the 1980s. Pussycat Theaters had 30 locations in California and were known for their cat-girl logo.David F. Friedman and Dan Sonney founded Pussycat Theaters. Sonney invented the name, based on Woody Allen film What's N

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The Jungle Yacht was created for and used by Italian explorer Commander Attilio Gatti and his wife, who both traveled extensively to the African Congo as a deluxe apartment “for his 1937-1940 (his 10th) and 1947 (his 11th) expeditions” and “equipped them quite lavishly.”

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Julia Margaret Cameron was a British photographer. She became known for her portraits of celebrities of the time, and for photographs with Arthurian and other legendary or heroic themes.

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Iran is a sovereign state in Western Asia. It is the world's 18th-most-populous country, the second-largest country in the Middle East and the 17th-largest in the world.Iran is bordered to the northwest by Armenia and the Republic of Azerbaijan, to the north by the Caspian Sea, to the northeast by Turkmenistan,

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August 5th, 2018

In the 1920s, women posed for photos with their cars all over the world. The photos are charming and capture the days of the very first road trips, gorgeous vintage fashion, and, of course, some fascinating old cars.The most importrant thing that they showed us the roles of women were changing in society, as they be

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In 1941, LIFE magazine sent photographer William C. Shrout to document the lives of one of the biggest single demographics in the U.S: the 30 million housewives who did most of the washing, made beds, cooked meals and nursed almost all the babies of the nation, with little help, no wages and no other jobs.

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The Razor’s Edge was more than just a quirky and often funny fetish mag. The writer Lynda Crawford wrote that even this foray into publishing, “could be seen as a strike against the whole beauty industry establishment; the image of these women was liberating, punk, radical—and for me it also resonated as a scre

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Clémentine Clattaux was born on 5 March 1865 in Chamousey near Charmes in Lorraine, Eastern France. During the late 19th and early 20th century she was one of the most famously celebrated “bearded ladies” in Europe.

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A small photo collection was found by John Toohey that shows portraits of Turkish teenage boys in 1930. These amazing photos were taken in Sark Studio in Constantinople, the former name of Istanbul from ad 330 (when it was given its name by Constantine the Great) u

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August 4th, 2018

What did the 1970s couples often wear when they hung out together? Just check out these cool pics to see.

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Every major U.S. city has its Santa Monica Boulevard. In Chicago, it is called Wells Street. In Minneapolis, it is Hennepin Avenue. San Francisco has its Broadway, and New York City its Times Square. Santa Monica Boulevard is neither the busiest nor the worst. It is only typical.As it knifes through Los Angeles'

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The Shamrock was the brainchild of William Curtis, a Californian restaurant equipment manufacturer. The story goes that while visiting his wife’s family in Ireland, he was struck by the terrible poverty and decided that he would build a luxury automobile in Ireland and export it and sell it in America.

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When Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre introduced photography to the public in 1839 it generated much interest and excitement. But for many, including Daguerre, the lack of color in an otherwise “highly realistic medium” proved to be a disappointment. Early research and efforts to produce color photographs aroused public de

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Although life may have been difficult, these found snaps show that humans at the beginning of the 20th century were so happy.

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