26 Vintage Photos of Sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine

Perhaps Hollywood’s most famous sibling rivalry was the supposed one between the two sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine, which became the stuff for the media for decades. 15 months separated in age, the sisters pursued the same career choice, competed for the same Oscar category, even attained some of the same love interests.Continue reading “26 Vintage Photos of Sisters Olivia de Havilland and Joan Fontaine”

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”

44 Fascinating Color Photographs of Travel Trailers and Motorhomes in the 1950s and ’60s

Modern-day travel trailers trace their origins to gypsy travel wagons and the Conestoga Wagons built to carry settlers across the United States. Created out of Americans’ love for camping and automobiles, the motorhome is born. In 1910 the first motorhome, Pierce-Arrow’s Touring Landau, debuts at Madison Square Garden. A back seat that folds down intoContinue reading “44 Fascinating Color Photographs of Travel Trailers and Motorhomes in the 1950s and ’60s”

28 Rare Photographs of the Romanov Family Years Before Their Execution

At about 1 a.m. on July 17, 1918, in a fortified mansion in the town of Ekaterinburg, in the Ural Mountains, the Romanovs—ex-tsar Nicholas II, ex-tsarina Alexandra, their five children, and their four remaining servants, including the loyal family doctor, Eugene Botkin—were awoken by their Bolshevik captors and told they must dress and gather theirContinue reading “28 Rare Photographs of the Romanov Family Years Before Their Execution”

20 Vintage Photos Showing Florida During the 1940s

Florida is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States. Florida is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the northwest by Alabama, to the north by Georgia, to the east by the Bahamas and Atlantic Ocean, and to the south by the Straits of Florida and Cuba; itContinue reading “20 Vintage Photos Showing Florida During the 1940s”

Rare Photos of 3-Year-Old Norma Jeane (Later Marilyn Monroe) With Her Family on the Beach of Santa Monica in 1929

Marilyn Monroe (born Norma Jeane Mortenson; June 1, 1926 – August 4, 1962) was an American actress, model and singer. Famous for playing comedic “blonde bombshell” characters, she became one of the most popular sex symbols of the 1950s and early 1960s and was emblematic of the era’s sexual revolution. She was a top-billed actressContinue reading “Rare Photos of 3-Year-Old Norma Jeane (Later Marilyn Monroe) With Her Family on the Beach of Santa Monica in 1929”

12 Adorable Vintage Photographs of a Very Young Jackie Kennedy Onassis From the 1930s

Before she was a First Lady, Jackie Kennedy was a little girl who loved horses as these pictures show. Jackie Kennedy, née Bouvier, was born in Southampton, Long Island, New York, the daughter of wealthy Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III (1891–1957) and his wife Janet Norton Lee (1907–1989). She had a younger sister,Continue reading “12 Adorable Vintage Photographs of a Very Young Jackie Kennedy Onassis From the 1930s”

Adorable Photos of Baby Leonardo DiCaprio With His Mom and Dad in Los Angeles in 1975-76

Leonardo Wilhelm DiCaprio (born November 11, 1974) is an American actor and film producer. Known for his work in biopics and period films, he is the recipient of numerous accolades, including an Academy Award, a British Academy Film Award, and three Golden Globe Awards. As of 2019, his films have grossed over $7.2 billion worldwide,Continue reading “Adorable Photos of Baby Leonardo DiCaprio With His Mom and Dad in Los Angeles in 1975-76”

Naser al-Din Shah Qajar and His 84 Wives: Rare Photographs and the Story of the Iranian Shah and His Harem

In 1842 the 11 year-old heir to the Persian throne received a camera from Queen Victoria of England. The young heir fell in love with the magical contraption. In the following decades he documented his life, revealing to the public eye, what it was never supposed to see. One of Shah Qajar’s many passions wasContinue reading “Naser al-Din Shah Qajar and His 84 Wives: Rare Photographs and the Story of the Iranian Shah and His Harem”

Intimate Snapshots of the Kennedy Family From Nanny Maud Shaw From the 1960s

These photos were owned by the Kennedys nanny, Maud Shaw, who retired from her position in 1965. Shaw was the nanny to Caroline and John Kennedy for seven years, a period which included the administration of President John F. Kennedy. The photos are part of Shaw’s personal collection of Kennedy mementos. They feature a varietyContinue reading “Intimate Snapshots of the Kennedy Family From Nanny Maud Shaw From the 1960s”