19 Amazing Photographs Showing Scenes of the Miss America Pageant inAtlantic City, 1945

These photographs were taken by LIFE photographer Alfred Eisentaedt during the 1945 competition in Atlantic City. There were speeches and displays of genuine talent on stage. But more often than not, the images that emerged from the two-day affair featured scores of women, most of whom seemed—and who still seem—to be cut from very muchContinue reading “19 Amazing Photographs Showing Scenes of the Miss America Pageant inAtlantic City, 1945”

18 Vintage Photos of The Sun and Star Rooftop Café in Atlantic City in the Winter of 1948

Visiting Atlantic City in January, you most likely wouldn’t have your bikini and sunglasses in tow, but in the winter of 1948, the Senator Hotel had a secret weapon for attracting guests all year round. Perched above the snow-capped buildings of the seaside resort, this skyscraper hotel boasted a portal to the tropics with aContinue reading “18 Vintage Photos of The Sun and Star Rooftop Café in Atlantic City in the Winter of 1948”