Devon is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north east, and Dorset to the east. The city of Exeter is the county town. Devon includes theContinue reading “35 Incredible Photos That Show Devon, England in the Early 20th Century”
Deauville is a seaside resort on the Côte Fleurie of France’s Lower Normandy region. An upscale holiday destination since the 1800s, it’s known for its grand casino, golf courses, horse races and American Film Festival. Its wide, sandy beach is backed by Les Planches, a 1920s boardwalk with bathing cabins. The town has chic boutiques,Continue reading “34 Vintage Photos of People Having Fun on Deauville Beach in France during the Early 20th Century”
Few smiles could be found at the “Happiest Place on Earth” when Disneyland opened its gates for the first time on July 17, 1955. Epic traffic jams, counterfeit tickets, broken rides, food shortages and a lack of water on a 100-degree day all plagued the theme park’s unveiling. Below is a gallery of 60 amazingContinue reading “60 Wonderful Color Photos Showing Disneyland on Opening Day on July 17, 1955”
The Crow, called the Apsáalooke in their own Siouan language, or variants including the Absaroka, are Native Americans, who in historical times lived in the Yellowstone River valley, which extends from present-day Wyoming, through Montana and into North Dakota, where it joins the Missouri River. In the 21st century, the Crow people are a FederallyContinue reading “51 Stunning Vintage Photos Of The Crow Tribe during the Early 20th Century”
Here’s a collection of rarely seen photographs of American cowgirls taken by LIFE photographers Nina Leen, Peter Stackpole and Cornell Capa from between 1947 and 1948 at the University of Arizona Rodeo and the opening of the Flying L Ranch in Texas, which included a celebratory cowgirl fashion event.