20 Amazing Photographs of Ernest Hemingway Posing With Big Fish

“My big fish must be somewhere.” The legends surrounding Ernest Hemingway and his days at war — from World War I to the Spanish Civil War, are often recounted, but when he wasn’t risking his life on the battlefield or writing, he was likely hunting or fishing. At four years old, Hemingway learned to fish,Continue reading “20 Amazing Photographs of Ernest Hemingway Posing With Big Fish”

40 Photographs That Show Eric Clapton’s Style on the Stage From Between the Mid-1980s and Early 1990s

In the eighties, Eric Clapton was trying to quit drugs and alcohol. Naturally, he got really into clothes and women. “I’d always loved clothes, and that became a huge interest for me,” he told Classic Rock in 2016. Clapton meant it when he said he’d always been really into clothes: His 1970s stage ensembles includedContinue reading “40 Photographs That Show Eric Clapton’s Style on the Stage From Between the Mid-1980s and Early 1990s”

36 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Catharine Bach in the 1970s

Born 1954 in Cleveland, Ohio, American actress Catherine Bach had her professional debut as one of the children in a production of The Sound of Music. Her first screen appearance was in the Burt Lancaster murder mystery, The Midnight Man, shot in upstate South Carolina in 1973. Her next role was Melody in the 1974Continue reading “36 Gorgeous Photos of Actress Catharine Bach in the 1970s”

35 Beautiful Photos of Hungarian Actress Steffi Duna in the 1930s

Born 1910 as Erzsébet Berindey in Budapest, Hungarian actress Steffi Duna started dancing at the age of nine and first attracted attention as a thirteen-year-old ballet dancer in Europe. She made her first stage appearance performing dramatized fairy tales at the Children’s Theater of Budapest. Duna made her film debut in The Indiscretions of EveContinue reading “35 Beautiful Photos of Hungarian Actress Steffi Duna in the 1930s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1960s Volume 12

The 1960s (pronounced “nineteen-sixties”, shortened to the “’60s” or the “Sixties”) was a decade that began 1 January 1960 and ended December 31, 1969. In the United States and other Western countries, the Sixties is noted for its counterculture. There was a revolution in social norms, including clothing, music (such as the Altamont Free Concert),Continue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1960s Volume 12”

40 Vintage Photos of Charabancs From the Early 20th Century

A charabanc is a type of horse-drawn vehicle or early motor coach, usually open-topped, common in Britain during the early part of the 20th century. It has “benched seats arranged in rows, looking forward, commonly used for large parties, whether as public conveyances or for excursions”. Charabancs were especially popular for sight-seeing or “works outings”Continue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Charabancs From the Early 20th Century”

Vintage Photos That Defined Bathing Suits of the 1930s

While the 1920s started the trend for leisure activities like swimming, it was economic changes in the 1930s that made swimming a pastime for everyone — not just those lucky enough to live near a beach. Cheap entry prices made swimming an affordable diversion for weekend fun. The silhouette of the 1930s swimsuit took onContinue reading “Vintage Photos That Defined Bathing Suits of the 1930s”

26 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Ann Sheridan in the 1930s and 1940s

Clara Lou Sheridan was born February 21, 1915, in Denton, Texas, to an automobile mechanic and his homemaker wife. The youngest of five children, she grew up in a normal childhood environment. She was a self-described tomboy and was very athletic, and played on the girls basketball team for North Texas State Teacher’s College, whereContinue reading “26 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Ann Sheridan in the 1930s and 1940s”

Portraits of Couples, Gangs, Children, Friends, and Carnival People at California County Fairs in the Late 1970s

Back in the 1970s, a young man went to work for a carnival concessionaire who, each summer, took a portable photo studio on the road to county fairs across California and the west. For a few dollars, you could have a portrait-sized or larger photo of you and your loved-one to frame and put upContinue reading “Portraits of Couples, Gangs, Children, Friends, and Carnival People at California County Fairs in the Late 1970s”

30 Beautiful Portraits of Brides From the 1920s

Bridal gowns have always been chosen with great care, embodying the wearer’s taste as well as social status. Wedding dresses usually define specific historical eras in their aesthetic, traditional, and even political aspects. What unites them is brides, along with their families, have always wanted to look their best on the special day. Regardless ofContinue reading “30 Beautiful Portraits of Brides From the 1920s”