15 Vintage Photos Showing Women Under Hairdryers in Salons During the 1950s & 1960s

One of our biggest pet peeves about going to the hair salon is sitting under those industrial hair dryers that just seem to burn our scalps. Now, with the new dawn of DIY hair styling, the no-heat revolution and cool products like the dryer bonnet, it’s pretty easy to transform our hair in the comfortContinue reading “15 Vintage Photos Showing Women Under Hairdryers in Salons During the 1950s & 1960s”

24 Vintage Color Photos Showing Life in Germany During the 1950s and 1960s

It was no more than eight years after the surrender of the Nazi government when Josef Heinrich Darchinger set out on his photographic journey through the West of a divided Germany. The bombs of World War II had reduced the country’s major cities to deserts of rubble. Yet his pictures show scarcely any signs ofContinue reading “24 Vintage Color Photos Showing Life in Germany During the 1950s and 1960s”

21 Vintage Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life in Mexico City

Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (6 July 1907 – 13 July 1954) was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country’s popular culture, she employed a naïve folk art style to explore questions of identity, postcolonialism, gender, class, andContinue reading “21 Vintage Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life in Mexico City”

68 Vintage Photos Showing Wedding Gowns From the 1950s

After the shortages of World War II, women were ready for a little luxury. And brides didn’t want to skimp on the lace or fabric. In 1947, French designer Christian Dior caused a sensation when he introduced his “new look,” hour-glass dresses with long, flowing skirts – skirts made of yards and yards of cloth.Continue reading “68 Vintage Photos Showing Wedding Gowns From the 1950s”

69 Beautiful Postcards Showing Women’s Swimsuits in the 1940s and 1950s

The mid-late 1940s was a breakthrough period of women swimwear, with its peak was the birth of the bikini in 1946. And it really boomed in the 1950s. A postcard set of 69 women swimsuits from the 1940s and 1950s will bring to you a clearer view.

35 Amazing Photos of TV Advertisements From the 1950s

Television is the first audiovisual device that changed the way people see entertainment. It opened the realm of recreation and mass communication. It made possible for people and families to watch live events in the comforts of their drawing room. By 1950s, the aftermath of World War II had faded away. Economy was booming againContinue reading “35 Amazing Photos of TV Advertisements From the 1950s”

30 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Times Square From Between the 1930s and 1970s

Formerly known as Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed in 1904 after The New York Times moved its headquarters to the newly erected Times Building – now One Times Square – the site of the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop which began on December 31, 1907, and continues today, attracting over a million visitorsContinue reading “30 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Times Square From Between the 1930s and 1970s”

33 Candid Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Premiere of “Some Like It Hot” at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre in March, 1959

Some Like It Hot made its debut around the world in March 1959. Premiere’s were held in Chicago (which Marilyn attended) and Memphis on 17th March and then in Washington on the 21st March. But it was the New York premiere at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre on 29th March 1959 that fans remember most forContinue reading “33 Candid Photos of Marilyn Monroe at the Premiere of “Some Like It Hot” at the Lowe’s Capital Theatre in March, 1959”

‘Slapsie Maxie’: The USO Show for the Korean War in 1954

Founded in 1941 by Mary Ingraham in response to a request from President Franklin D. Roosevelt, The United Service Organizations Inc. (USO) is a nonprofit organization that provides live entertainment, such as comedians and musicians, and other programs to members of the United States Armed Forces and their families. During World War II, the USOContinue reading “‘Slapsie Maxie’: The USO Show for the Korean War in 1954”

22 Funny Vintage Photographs of People Standing Next to Their Televisions

“Go Over There, By the TV” – The thing your mum asks you to go and stand in front of when she takes your picture. TVs were a prime example when they arrived in many homes in the 1950s, both a source of pride and wonder. Here’s some of funny interesting snapshots of people standingContinue reading “22 Funny Vintage Photographs of People Standing Next to Their Televisions”