28 Vintage Photographs of Troops Celebrating the Holidays During World War II

Christmas is a time when normal routine is suspended for many people – and so it was in the depths of World War II. For civilians and military alike during the 1939-45 period, normality was a loose concept, but these vintage photos show how they attempted to put on a brave face and observe someContinue reading “28 Vintage Photographs of Troops Celebrating the Holidays During World War II”

48 Stunning Photos of Women in Bikinis at the Beaches during the 1960s

A bikini is a women’s two-piece swimsuit featuring two triangles of fabric on top that cover the woman’s breasts, and two triangles of fabric on the bottom: the front covering the pelvis but exposing the navel, and the back covering the buttocks. The size of the top and bottom can vary, from bikinis that offerContinue reading “48 Stunning Photos of Women in Bikinis at the Beaches during the 1960s”

Faces of the American Civil War

The American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865, also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States fought between the Union states (—states remaining in the federal union— or “the North”) and the Confederate states (—southern states that voted to secede— “the Confederacy” or “the South”). The centralContinue reading “Faces of the American Civil War”

40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Johnny Cash in the 1950s and Early 1960s

John R. Cash (born J. R. Cash; February 26, 1932 – September 12, 2003) was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. Much of Cash’s music contained themes of sorrow, moral tribulation, and redemption, especially in the later stages of his career. He was known for his deep, calm bass-baritone voice, the distinctive sound ofContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Johnny Cash in the 1950s and Early 1960s”

37 Amazing Photos Of China Before Its Communist Takeover

Haunting images of the Qing dynasty Chinese culture and society that the nation’s leaders wiped out after the communist revolution. A century ago, China was not the metropolis-filled industrial nation that it is today. It was another world entirely, with cultures that were in many ways equally distinctive. In the China of the Qing dynastyContinue reading “37 Amazing Photos Of China Before Its Communist Takeover”