Before Storyville of New Orleans shut down in 1917, it was the only legalized red-light district in North America, and French photographer E. J. Bellocq took portraits inside of these storied brothels. The Storyville photographs not only serve as a record of the prostitutes, but also the interiors of the businesses that housed them. AllContinue reading “Amazing Portraits of Prostitutes From New Orleans’ Storeyville in the Early 1910s”
Myrna Loy, born Myrna Adele Williams on August 2, 1905 in Helena, Montana, was only thirteen when her father died of influenza in 1918. Her family subsequently moved to Los Angeles and already learning to dance it wasn’t long before she also took up acting. In 1923 she started dancing at Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre andContinue reading “49 Stunning Vintage Photos of Actress Myrna Loy During the 1930s & 1940s”
The brand Harley Davidson has become synonymous with motorcycles. Harley is a defining force in the history of motorcycle racing, cross country touring and general motorcycle club mayhem with their great machines; but Harley Davidson’s apparel history is just as rich and intriguing. Check out these old photos of dudes wearing vintage Harley Davidson racingContinue reading “15 Vintage Photos of Motorcycle Riders Posing in Their Harley-Davidson Racing Jerseys From the 1920s and 1930s”
The Munsters is an American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters. The series starred Fred Gwynne as Frankenstein’s monster and head-of-the-household Herman Munster; Yvonne De Carlo as his wife Lily; Al Lewis as Lily’s father, Grandpa, the somewhat over-the-hill vampire Count Dracula who longs for the “good old days” inContinue reading “48 Amazing Vintage Photos From “The Munsters” TV Series (1964–1966)”
An amazing collection of antique glass plate negatives that shows beautiful life of the Midwest around 1913.
Joseph Jasgur (1919-2009) was a photographer who photographed celebrities during the golden age of Hollywood, especially Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn Monroe a.k.a. Norma Jeane Dougherty in 1946, she stepped into Jasgur’s studio in 1946 with no money, but the ambition to become a model.Jasgur shot numerous photographs of her over the following weeks, including glamour shotsContinue reading “44 Vintage Photos From Marilyn Monroe’s First Photo Shoot in 1946”