These sisters know how to have a good time! These vintage photographs below reveal the surprising side of convent life. Here are nuns on roller coasters. Nuns joyfully jumping rope. Nuns on roller skates…
The 1950s were a transformative time in American pop culture. With the creation of rock and roll, growing popularity of jazz music, and the so-called Golden Age of Television, 1950s men’s hairstyles were influenced by the likes of Elvis Presley, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, and Cary Grant. The regular haircut, side-parted with taperedContinue reading “35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s”
Here is a beautiful collection of color vintage photos that shows Mallorca, the largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago, also a part of Spain located in the Mediterranean in the 1950s.
Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were on their honeymoon in Tokyo, Japan in February of 1954 when Marilyn received an invitation from General John E. Hull’s Far East command to entertain the U.S. troops stationed in war torn Korea. After a little thought and discussion with her husband she said yes. It should be saidContinue reading “28 Incredible Vintage Photos of Marilyn Monroe in Korea in 1954”
Marie Magdelene Dietrich was born in Berlin, Germany on December 27, 1901. Her father was an army officer who had served in the Franco-Prussian War. Because of his constant absences from the family due to his army duties, Marlene and the rest had to rely on themselves. When he died, while she was 11, Marlene’sContinue reading “62 Stunning Photographs of Actress Marlene Dietrich From the 1930s to the 1950s”
Before the 1920s, stockings, if worn, were worn for warmth. In the 1920s, as hemlines of dresses rose, people began to wear stockings to cover the exposed legs. These stockings were sheer, first made of silk or rayon (then known as “artificial silk”), and after 1940 of nylon. The introduction of nylon in 1939 byContinue reading “15 Vintage Photos That Capture the Nylon Stockings’ Allure in the 1940s and 1950s”
(Photos by Victor Pandolfi)