18 Vintage Photos of The Sun and Star Rooftop Café in Atlantic City in the Winter of 1948

Visiting Atlantic City in January, you most likely wouldn’t have your bikini and sunglasses in tow, but in the winter of 1948, the Senator Hotel had a secret weapon for attracting guests all year round. Perched above the snow-capped buildings of the seaside resort, this skyscraper hotel boasted a portal to the tropics with aContinue reading “18 Vintage Photos of The Sun and Star Rooftop Café in Atlantic City in the Winter of 1948”

26 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Capturing Everyday Life of the Rockettes in 1964

The Rockettes are an American precision dance company. Founded in 1925 in St. Louis, they have performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, since 1932. Until 2015, they also had a touring company. They are best known for starring in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, an annual Christmas show, and for performingContinue reading “26 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Capturing Everyday Life of the Rockettes in 1964”

35 Incredible Vintage Photos of U.S. Presidents When They Were Young

The president of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America. The president directs the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces. The power of the presidency has grown substantially since its formation, as hasContinue reading “35 Incredible Vintage Photos of U.S. Presidents When They Were Young”

37 Vintage Photos of Rock Hudson in the 1950s and 1960s

Born 1925 as Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, American actor Rock Hudson was generally known for his turns as a leading man during the 1950s and 1960s. Viewed as a prominent “heartthrob” of the Hollywood Golden Age, he achieved stardom with roles in films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven AllowsContinue reading “37 Vintage Photos of Rock Hudson in the 1950s and 1960s”

The Disposable Clothing: Hot Trend “Paper Dress” Was a Short-Lived Fashion Novelty Item in the Mid-1960s

During the 1960s styles were constantly changing and there were many brief fashion fads and trends. One such trend was that of the paper dress. ‘Disposable’ clothing reached its peak around 1966-68 but was generally more of a gimmick than a viable alternative. Society was adopting an increasingly ‘throw-away’ attitude; disposable cutlery, and cigarette lightersContinue reading “The Disposable Clothing: Hot Trend “Paper Dress” Was a Short-Lived Fashion Novelty Item in the Mid-1960s”

50 Amazing Photos of Paris in the Late 1940s and 1950s

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,175,601 residents as of 2018, in an area of more than 105 square kilometres (41 square miles). Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, gastronomy, science, and arts. The CityContinue reading “50 Amazing Photos of Paris in the Late 1940s and 1950s”

40 Amazing Vintage Portraits of Persians Taken During the 19th Century

Antoin Sevruguin is one of the first photographers to document life during the reign of the Qajar dynasty in Persia (1785–1925). Born into a diplomat family in the Russian embassy in Tehran in 1830, Sevruguin traveled around the country as an artist and photographer portraying the everyday lives of the Iranian people from 1870 toContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Portraits of Persians Taken During the 19th Century”