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”

28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Coinciding with the beginnings of the first wave of feminism in the 19th century came the attempt by women to gain equal rights to education in the United States. Women’s rights organizations focused on adjusting and increasing women’s place in the public arena by arguing that the only fundamental differences between women and men wereContinue reading “28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s”

40 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Lauren Hutton in the 1970s and 1980s

Lauren Hutton’s modeling career began in the mid-1960s. Initially she tried to hide her iconic gap teeth with a cap, and even mortician’s wax. Signing one of the biggest modeling contracts of all time with Revlon in 1973 helped solidify Hutton’s supermodel status. Her partnership with the cosmetics company lasted 10 years. Born Mary LaurenceContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Lauren Hutton in the 1970s and 1980s”

48 Amazing Color Photos That Show London’s Terminal Stations in the 1960s

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom, with a population of just over 9 million. 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 CityContinue reading “48 Amazing Color Photos That Show London’s Terminal Stations in the 1960s”

51 Amazing Color Photographs Showing Life in Paris during the Early 20th Century

These incredible photographs of early-20th-century Paris were taken between 1907 and 1930 by photographers such as Léon Gimpel, Stéphane Passet, Georges Chevalier, and Auguste Léon. They offer a rare glimpse — in color — at France’s capital before it was occupied during World War II. The photos were produced using Autochrome, an early technology patentedContinue reading “51 Amazing Color Photographs Showing Life in Paris during the Early 20th Century”

32 Vintage Photos of Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner During Their Short Marriage (1942-1943)

Rooney was married eight times, with six of the marriages ending in divorce. In 1942, he married his first wife, actress Ava Gardner, who at that time was still an obscure teenage starlet. They divorced the following year, partly because he had apparently been unfaithful. Ava Gardner was only 19 when she married Mickey Rooney.Continue reading “32 Vintage Photos of Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner During Their Short Marriage (1942-1943)”

55 Amazing Color Photos of West Germany in 1961

West Germany is the common English name for the Federal Republic of Germany between its formation on 23 May 1949 and German reunification through the accession of East Germany on 3 October 1990. During this Cold War period, the western portion of Germany and West Berlin were parts of the Western Bloc. West Germany wasContinue reading “55 Amazing Color Photos of West Germany in 1961”

Vietnam Slide Project: Unseen Photographs Taken by Veterans Show Another Side of the Vietnam War You Don’t Usually See

The Vietnam Slide Project was created by Kendra Rennick, a photo editor in New York who began collecting photo slides after a close friend lost her father, a Vietnam veteran. Her friend found a box of slides that her father had taken while in Vietnam, and from there Rennick has continued to collect photographs thatContinue reading “Vietnam Slide Project: Unseen Photographs Taken by Veterans Show Another Side of the Vietnam War You Don’t Usually See”

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”