50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 8

Gypsy Rose Lee working on her mystery novel “The G-String Murders” in 1941.
California youth in their “hopped-up” car, 1945
Riders enjoying a Sunday afternoon jaunt in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, 1949.
British officers and children sit on a bridge in the town of Henley on Thames, 1944
Air raid practice, Melbourne, 1942
Sixteen-year old Jacqueline Bouvier vamps for the camera at a Newport tennis court, July 1945.
Lingerie model smoking in an office, Chicago, 1949
Linotype operators of the Chicago Defender, 1941
Dad showing off his skill to the surprise of his little daughter in Melbourne, Australia, 1940s
Seven gals and a pickup truck, 1940s.
Lovers with 3-D glasses at the Palace Theater, London, 1943
Oil field near Long Beach, California, 1948
Naples Municipal Pier, Florida, 1947
Times Square, New York, 1949
Girls of different ages holding book, 1945.
Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra, 1944.
Ingrid Bergman and Alfred Hitchcock strolling through London, 1948
Comic book readers, New York City, 1947.
Line of Russians along street in front of the Kremlin, 1941.
Aerial ballet, 1948.
Telephone booth inside the Hurricane Ballroom, New York, 1940.
Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross, 1946.
Passing notes in class, 1944.
French troops heading back to France from Italy, 1944.
Actress Sheila Guyse in the 1940s
Belly sliding at Hermosa Beach, California, 1948.
Berlin in 1945.
Jack’s Sandwich Shop, San Francisco, 1941.
Santa Monica Beach, California, 1949.
Three happy girls in 1943.
A little English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb damaged home in 1940.
Rita Hayworth, 1940.
Ava Gardner stretching on Will Rogers State Beach, Los Angeles, California, 1945.
Marilyn Monroe, 1946.
Pin-up artist Zoë Mozert paints Jane Russell in pastels for Howard Hughes’ The Outlaw, 1943.
A woman in postwar Denmark walking through an open air market.
Paris during World War II.
Two Jewish women kiss through a fence in the Lodz Ghetto, Poland, ca. 1940s.
Elm Street, Dallas, 1945.
Boys on bicycle hitching ride on Pontiac Woody, 1940s.
The original Ice Bucket Challenge, NYC, 1943.
Hollywood canteen convoy car, California, 1943.
Portrait of 19-year-old Norma Jean, later known as Marilyn Monroe in 1945.
Wahines in the 1940s.
Public bathroom, somewhere in Europe, 1940s.
Traffic officer saluting inspector, London, 1948.
Women waiting for their trains at the Pennsylvania railroad station, New York City, 1942.
Cool dog wearing sun glasses, 1940s.
Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940.
Kid and his dog, 1949.

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