47 Incredible Photos of the Dust Bowl during the 1930s and Early 1940s

The Dust Bowl refers to the drought-stricken Southern Plains region of the United States, which suffered severe dust storms during a dry period in the 1930s and early 1940s. As high winds and choking The Dust Bowl refers to the drought-stricken Southern Plains region of the United States, which suf dust swept the region fromContinue reading “47 Incredible Photos of the Dust Bowl during the 1930s and Early 1940s”

34 Vintage Photos of People Having Fun on Deauville Beach in France during 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”

48 Wonderful Photos Showing the Cinematic Career of Actress Billie Dove During the 1920s & 1930s

In her silent heyday, this ravishing and highly photogenic star, known for her voluptuous femininity on the silent screen, rivaled that of Mary Pickford, Marion Davies and Clara Bow in popularity. She retired after only a few years into the talking picture era, however, and is not as well-remembered in today’s film circles as theContinue reading “48 Wonderful Photos Showing the Cinematic Career of Actress Billie Dove During the 1920s & 1930s”

Bonnie and Clyde: 25 Amazing Photographs of the Most Famous Gangster Couple in the Early 1930s

Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) and Clyde Champion Barrow (March 24, 1909 – May 23, 1934) were an American criminal couple who traveled the Central United States with their gang during the Great Depression, known for their bank robberies, although they preferred to rob small stores or rural gas stations.Continue reading “Bonnie and Clyde: 25 Amazing Photographs of the Most Famous Gangster Couple in the Early 1930s”

30 Vintage Photos of Bakery and Bread Trucks From Between the 1930s and 1950s

From between the 1930s and 1950s, in the days when the borough’s housewives placed orders for milk and baked goods, and union drivers in uniform delivered them. The bakeries sent trucks door to door, offering the same middle-American fare that mid century children across the nation were raised on. (Photos © Dave Gelinas)

66 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Actress Barbara Stanwyck from the 1920s to the 1940s

Barbara Stanwyck (born Ruby Catherine Stevens; July 16, 1907 – January 20, 1990) was an American actress, model, and dancer. A stage, film, and television star, she was known during her 60-year career as a consummate and versatile professional for her strong, realistic screen presence. A favorite of directors including Cecil B. DeMille, Fritz Lang,Continue reading “66 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Actress Barbara Stanwyck from the 1920s to the 1940s”