24 Tragic Photos of the Kent State Shootings, 1970

On May 4, 1970, at Ohio’s Kent State University, four American citizens were murdered by their own government. A line of 29 men of the Ohio National Guard marched up before a group of unarmed protesters and opened fire, killing four and wounding nine others. It’s an episode now burned into history as the KentContinue reading “24 Tragic Photos of the Kent State Shootings, 1970”

40 Classic Photos of Jim Morrison during the 1960s and Early 1970s

James Douglas Morrison (December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971) was an American singer, musician, songwriter and poet, who was the lead vocalist of the rock band the Doors. Due to his wild personality, poetic lyrics, distinctive voice, unpredictable and erratic performances, and the dramatic circumstances surrounding his life and early death, Morrison is regardedContinue reading “40 Classic Photos of Jim Morrison during the 1960s and Early 1970s”

45 Incredible Photos Of Life Inside Soviet Gulag Prisons

The Gulag, “chief administration of the camps”) was the government agency in charge of the Soviet network of forced labor camps set up by order of Vladimir Lenin, reaching its peak during Joseph Stalin’s rule from the 1930s to the early 1950s. English-language speakers also use the word gulag to refer to all forced-labor campsContinue reading “45 Incredible Photos Of Life Inside Soviet Gulag Prisons”

19 Vintage Photos of Cheerleaders in Action From the 1930s to the 1970s

The majority of early cheerleaders were men—in large part because squads did not begin opening their ranks to women until the 1920s. The gender balance shifted further during World War II, when an increasing number of women filled positions vacated by men who had been drafted to fight in the war. By the 1960s, theContinue reading “19 Vintage Photos of Cheerleaders in Action From the 1930s to the 1970s”

30 Wonderful Vintage Photos of 1970s Duo Captain & Tennille

Captain & Tennille were American recording artists whose primary success occurred in the 1970s. The husband-and-wife team were “Captain” Daryl Dragon (August 27, 1942 – January 2, 2019) and Toni Tennille (born May 8, 1940). They have five albums certified gold or platinum and scored numerous hits on the US singles charts, the most enduringContinue reading “30 Wonderful Vintage Photos of 1970s Duo Captain & Tennille”

38 Amazing Photos of Women in Go-Go Boots From the Mid-1960s and 1970s

Fashion boots were revived in the early 1960s, although at first they featured fashionable high heels such as the stiletto and kitten heels. The earliest go-go boots were mid-calf, white and flat-heeled. The term “go-go” is derived from the French expression à gogo, meaning “in abundance, galore”, which is in turn derived from the ancientContinue reading “38 Amazing Photos of Women in Go-Go Boots From the Mid-1960s and 1970s”

27 Awful Vintage Men’s Underwear Ads From the 1970s

Remember the good old days when advertisers could go balls to the wall with their advertising campaigns? Men’s underpants can be both mysterious and confounding. Selling them in magazines obviously posed problems of context and decency. Back then sexually awkward advertising campaigns seemed normal. Or was it more a case of ignorance is bliss? MaybeContinue reading “27 Awful Vintage Men’s Underwear Ads From the 1970s”

40 Awkward Album Covers of Swedish Bands That Are So Bad, They’re Good

Sweden has had a long, beautiful relationship with pop music. In the 1970s there was ABBA, in the ’80s there was Roxette, and in the ’90s there was Ace of Base and The Cardigans. Music from Sweden is incredibly versatile and most often magnificent. In recent decades, the success has extended to Sweden’s surrounding countries.Continue reading “40 Awkward Album Covers of Swedish Bands That Are So Bad, They’re Good”

45 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Actress Sondra Locke

Sandra Louise Anderson (née Smith; May 28, 1944 – November 3, 2018), professionally known as Sondra Locke, was an American actress and director. She made her film debut in 1968 in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, for which she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She went on to starContinue reading “45 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Actress Sondra Locke”

40 Stunning Photos of Stevie Nicks on Stage During the 1970s and 1980s

Stephanie “Stevie” Nicks is a singer-songwriter known for her career with Fleetwood Mac which gave the band their only U.S. No.1 hit, Dreams. She changed the fortune of the band for the better after joining in 1974. She created history with her second album with the band, “Rumours” which won the Grammy Award for AlbumContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Stevie Nicks on Stage During the 1970s and 1980s”