30 Vintage Postcards Showing Life in West Berlin From Between the 1950s and 1970s

West Berlin (German: Berlin (West) or West-Berlin) was a political enclave which comprised the western part of Berlin during the years of the Cold War. Although not a part of the Federal Republic of Germany, West Berlin aligned itself politically in 1949 and after with it and was directly or indirectly represented in its federalContinue reading “30 Vintage Postcards Showing Life in West Berlin From Between the 1950s and 1970s”

19 Vintage Historical Photos Showing the River Thames During the 1910s and 1920s

The River Thames, known alternatively in parts as the River Isis, is a river that flows through southern England including London. At 215 miles (346 km), it is the longest river entirely in England and the second-longest in the United Kingdom, after the River Severn. It flows through Oxford (where it is commonly called theContinue reading “19 Vintage Historical Photos Showing the River Thames During the 1910s and 1920s”

33 Amazing Photos Showing Street Scenes and Architecture of Czechoslovakia in 1976

Czechoslovakia, or Czecho-Slovakia was a sovereign state in Central Europe, created in October 1918, when it declared its independence from Austria-Hungary. In 1938, after the Munich Agreement, the Sudetenland became part of Germany, while the country lost further territories to Hungary and Poland. Between 1939 and 1945 the state ceased to exist, as Slovakia proclaimedContinue reading “33 Amazing Photos Showing Street Scenes and Architecture of Czechoslovakia in 1976”

Amazing Photos Showing Paris During the Belle Époque (1871-1914)

Paris in the Belle Époque was a period in the history of the city between the years 1871 to 1914, from the beginning of the Third French Republic until the First World War. It saw the construction of the Eiffel Tower, the Paris Métro, the completion of the Paris Opera, and the beginning of theContinue reading “Amazing Photos Showing Paris During the Belle Époque (1871-1914)”

30 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Paris in the 1900s

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,175,601 residents as of 2018, in an area of more than 105 square kilometres (41 square miles). Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, gastronomy, science, and arts. The CityContinue reading “30 Wonderful Vintage Photos of Paris in the 1900s”

43 Vintage Photos Show the Building of Seattle-Area Landmarks and Infrastructure during the 20th Century

Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With a 2020 population of 737,015, it is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The Seattle metropolitan area’s population is 4.02 million, makingContinue reading “43 Vintage Photos Show the Building of Seattle-Area Landmarks and Infrastructure during the 20th Century”

21 Amazing Vintage Photographs of America From Above in 1952

Sixty years ago the notion of a photographer going up in a helicopter to take pictures of landscapes, monuments, buildings and other notable sights from the air was novel enough to warrant a 12-page article in LIFE magazine. That Margaret Bourke-White was the photographer who climbed aboard various “whirlibirds” to make the singular, vertiginous photos,Continue reading “21 Amazing Vintage Photographs of America From Above in 1952”