African American Children in the Civil War Through Amazing Photos

The Civil War touched the lives of children in both similar and vastly different ways. The Civil War molded children’s lives as adults and shaped their attitudes, opinions, and prejudices that would pass from generation to generation. The children of the Civil War shared enthusiasm for the war, were burdened with greater responsibilities, and enduredContinue reading “African American Children in the Civil War Through Amazing Photos”

14 Vintage Photos of a Young Frida Kahlo Taken by Her Father From the 1910s

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, andContinue reading “14 Vintage Photos of a Young Frida Kahlo Taken by Her Father From the 1910s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 10

The 1940s (pronounced “nineteen-forties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 40s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1940, and ended on December 31, 1949. Most of World War II took place in the first half of the decade, which had a profound effect on most countries and people in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere. TheContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 10”

40 Amazing Vintage Photos of George Harrison As a Youth

George Harrison MBE (25 February 1943 – 29 November 2001) was an English musician and singer-songwriter who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Sometimes called “the quiet Beatle”, Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in theContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Photos of George Harrison As a Youth”

1990s South Korea Street Style: 18 Forgotten Trends All ’90s Koreans Were Obsessed With

Everything was more simple back then. The country’s reputation wasn’t as popular as these days. Seoul was less sophisticated and there were still many poor areas. People were less materialistic and plastic surgery wasn’t as common as these days.“Korea in the 1970s and ’80s had no fashion industry at all. It hardly had any industriesContinue reading “1990s South Korea Street Style: 18 Forgotten Trends All ’90s Koreans Were Obsessed With”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10”

Chola Style and Culture: 40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Latina Gangs in Southern California During the 1970s and 1980s

Vatos get the glory, but we all know it’s the Cholas that hold everything down. These fascinating vintage photos from from between the 1970s and ’80s that show how influential Latina gangsters were on style and culture in Southern California. The look, the poses, the Germanic blackletter font still used widely, and the camaraderie areContinue reading “Chola Style and Culture: 40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Latina Gangs in Southern California During the 1970s and 1980s”

27 Wonderful Photographs Showing London’s Youth Culture in the Late 1950s and Early 1960s

Britain has one of the most innovative and vibrant youth cultures in the world. It has come to define post-colonial British identity and it has helped to make London the cultural and commercial capital of Europe. This course will examine the history, sociology, aesthetics and economics of British youth culture, from the early days ofContinue reading “27 Wonderful Photographs Showing London’s Youth Culture in the Late 1950s and Early 1960s”

40 Rare Vintage Photos From Janis Joplin’s Childhood

In the Rock ‘n Roll firmament of the 1960s, Janis Joplin (January 19, 1943 – October 4, 1970) was a shooting star who burned white hot for five short years. She died of a heroin overdose at age 27. Joplin sang her own brand of the blues in an incendiary style. Yet in her shortContinue reading “40 Rare Vintage Photos From Janis Joplin’s Childhood”