24 Amazing Photographs Showing New York’s Street Scenes in the 1960s

New York, often called New York City (NYC) to distinguish it from the state of New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. LocatedContinue reading “24 Amazing Photographs Showing New York’s Street Scenes in the 1960s”

50 Stunning Photos of Actress & Model Marisa Berenson in the 1960s

Born 1947 in New York City, American actress and model Marisa Berenson came to prominence in the early 1960s as a fashion model — “I once was one of the highest paid models in the world”, she once told The New York Times. She was known as “The Queen of the Scene” for her frequentContinue reading “50 Stunning Photos of Actress & Model Marisa Berenson in the 1960s”

49 Amazing Photos of New York City From Between the 1950s and 1980s

New York, often called New York City (NYC) to distinguish it from New York State, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at theContinue reading “49 Amazing Photos of New York City From Between the 1950s and 1980s”

24 Fascinating Photos Showing Life in London in 1964

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London, its ancient core and financial centre,Continue reading “24 Fascinating Photos Showing Life in London in 1964”

Mugshots That Look Like Portraits: 44 Amazing Mid-Century Mugshots From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

In 1855, Allan Pinkerton founded the Pinkerton National Detective Agency in Chicago and devised the first Rogues’ Gallery—a compilation of descriptions, methods of operation, hiding places, and names of criminals and their associates. The San Francisco Police Department may have started the practice about the same time. By 1858, New York City had a collectionContinue reading “Mugshots That Look Like Portraits: 44 Amazing Mid-Century Mugshots From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania”

50 Amazing Photos of Life in Santiago, Chile in the 1960s

Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas. It is the center of Chile’s most densely populated region, the Santiago Metropolitan Region, whose total population is 8 million, of which more than 6 million live in theContinue reading “50 Amazing Photos of Life in Santiago, Chile in the 1960s”

30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Roller Skating Girls From the Mid-20th Century

The first patented roller skate was introduced in 1760 by Belgian inventor John Joseph Merlin. His roller skate wasn’t much more than an ice skate with wheels where the blade goes. They were hard to steer and hard to stop because they didn’t have brakes and as such were not very popular. In 1863, JamesContinue reading “30 Interesting Vintage Photos of Roller Skating Girls From the Mid-20th Century”

33 Handsome Photos of Warren Beatty in the 1950s and 1960s

Henry Warren Beatty (né Beaty; born March 30, 1937) is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter, whose career spans over six decades. He has been nominated for 15 Academy Awards, including four for Best Actor, four for Best Picture, two for Best Director, three for Original Screenplay, and one for Adapted Screenplay – winningContinue reading “33 Handsome Photos of Warren Beatty in the 1950s and 1960s”