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.
It’s summertime and there is no better way to spend your days than being active outside. We are taking a look back at Venice Beach, California in the 1970s to reminisce about what life was like before people were obsessed with gadgets and screens.
The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 9”
What did Hollywood beauties look like in the 1940s during summertime? Take a look at these glamorous photos to see.
Otto Gilmore’s photographs are a “comprehensive, overall photographic study of El Shatt, the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration’s refugee camp for Yugoslavs in the Sinai, Egypt”. Gilmore was the camp in September 1944 at the behest of the US Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information. Also there was Treva Edgerton, a worker with theContinue reading “35 Photos of Croatian Survivors of The Sinai Express : European Exiles In Egypt (1944)”
The 1920s (pronounced “nineteen-twenties,” often shortened to the “20s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1920, and ended on December 31, 1929. In America, it is frequently referred to as the “Roaring Twenties” or the “Jazz Age”, while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Twenties” because of theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 9”
Mission Beach is a community built on a sandbar between the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay. It is part of the city of San Diego, California. Mission Beach spans nearly two miles of ocean front. It is bounded by the San Diego River estuary on the south, Mission Bay Park on the east, and theContinue reading “29 Vintage Photos Showing Beachgoers at Mission Beach, California, August 1970”
The 1920s (pronounced “nineteen-twenties”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1920, and ended on December 31, 1929. In America, it is frequently referred to as the “Roaring Twenties” or the “Jazz Age”, while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Twenties” because of the economic boom following World WarContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 8”