Portraits of Highland Park High School Teenage Girls, 1947

Highland Park High School is a public, co-educational high school located immediately north of downtown Dallas in University Park, Dallas County, Texas. It is a part of the Highland Park Independent School District, which serves residents who are predominantly college-educated professionals and business leaders in the Dallas community. It serves: all of the city ofContinue reading “Portraits of Highland Park High School Teenage Girls, 1947”

Vintage Photographs Capture Everyday Life at the McConnell Air Hostess School in the 1940s

“To be an air stewardess is hard work and not to be recommended to someone who just wants to see the world,” said chief stewardess Anna Lönnqvist, who had a degree from Uppsala University. “To underline that, it should be remembered that we’re only allowed to do two flights to America each month and thatContinue reading “Vintage Photographs Capture Everyday Life at the McConnell Air Hostess School in the 1940s”

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”

30 Vintage Photos of School Buses in the 1950s and 1960s

A school bus is any type of bus owned, leased, contracted to, or operated by a school or school district. The school bus can be seen in many places from a school to a parking lot. It is regularly used to transport students to and from school or school-related activities, but not including a charterContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of School Buses in the 1950s and 1960s”

30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Girls Home Economics Classes From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Many people argue that home economics classes are an outdated, patriarchal set of skills women were forced to learn back in the day that have no place in our modern, feminist school systems. After all, the modern woman can buy her own clothes, pop dinner into a microwave, throw her laundry into a washing machine,Continue reading “30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Girls Home Economics Classes From Between the 1920s and 1950s”