34 Vintage Photos Showing Greece During the 19th Century

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is situated on the southern tip of the Balkans, and is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The AegeanContinue reading “34 Vintage Photos Showing Greece During the 19th Century”

20 Amazing Photos of London in the Early 20th Century

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom with a total population of 9,002,488. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London,Continue reading “20 Amazing Photos of London in the Early 20th Century”

18 Interesting Vintage Photos Showing Office Cubicles of the 1970s-1990s

Cubicles first entered our lives in 1968, when they were invented by Robert Propst, who wanted to improve upon the typical open bullpen office. He thought cubicles would increase productivity and give workers privacy. At first, cubicles flopped. But when companies realized that using cubicles would increase the number of people that could be crammedContinue reading “18 Interesting Vintage Photos Showing Office Cubicles of the 1970s-1990s”

17 Vintage Photos of Streets in Wales during the 1910s & 1920s

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the east, the Severn Estuary to the south-east, the Bristol Channel to the south-west and the Irish Sea to the west and north. It had an estimated population of 3,170,000 in 2020 and has a total area ofContinue reading “17 Vintage Photos of Streets in Wales during the 1910s & 1920s”

20 Amazing Photos Showing the Interior of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1903

The original Waldorf-Astoria was among America’s first big hotels. When it was built during the Victorian era, and for years thereafter, it was considered the finest hotel in the world — and it soon became the most famous, for its reputation was carried wherever civilization had spread, and even where only explorers had gone. TheContinue reading “20 Amazing Photos Showing the Interior of New York’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in 1903”

30 Vintage Polaroids Give a Look Inside Brooklyn Apartments During the Late 1970s

From January of 1978 to April of 1979, photographer Dinanda Nooney photographed around 200 homes, coming out with nearly 2000 photos of Brooklynites in their natural habitats. These photographs – the people, the architecture, the decor, the crazy ’70s outfits – are hands-down-amazing, and hammer home the point that there have been cool people livingContinue reading “30 Vintage Polaroids Give a Look Inside Brooklyn Apartments During the Late 1970s”

14 Vintage Photos Showing the Construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961

Around 2.7 million people left the GDR and East Berlin between 1949 and 1961, causing increasing difficulties for the leadership of the East German communist party, the SED. Around half of this steady stream of refugees were young people under the age of 25. Roughly half a million people crossed the sector borders in BerlinContinue reading “14 Vintage Photos Showing the Construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961”

20 Vintage Photos Showing Life in Portugal in the Early 1970s

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country whose mainland is located on the Iberian Peninsula of Southwestern Europe, and whose territory also includes the Atlantic archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira. It features the westernmost point in mainland Europe, and its Iberian portion is bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic OceanContinue reading “20 Vintage Photos Showing Life in Portugal in the Early 1970s”

Nuremberg in the 1910s – 66 Amazing Vintage Photos Showing Street Scenes in the Bavarian City 100 Years Ago

Nuremberg is the second-largest city of the German state of Bavaria after its capital Munich, and its 518,370 (2019) inhabitants make it the 14th-largest city in Germany. On the Pegnitz River (from its confluence with the Rednitz in Fürth onwards: Regnitz, a tributary of the River Main) and the Rhine–Main–Danube Canal, it lies in theContinue reading “Nuremberg in the 1910s – 66 Amazing Vintage Photos Showing Street Scenes in the Bavarian City 100 Years Ago”

New York in the 1950s

Immediately after World War II, New York City became known as one of the world’s greatest cities. However, after peaking in population in 1950, the city began to feel the effects of white flight to the suburbs, a downturn in industry and commerce as businesses left for places where it was cheaper and easier toContinue reading “New York in the 1950s”