22 Glamorous Photos of 1920s American Beauty Queens

Beauty contests became more popular in the 1880s. In 1888, the title of ‘beauty queen’ was awarded to an 18-year-old Creole contestant at a pageant in Spa, Belgium. … Beauty contests came to be considered more respectable with the first modern “Miss America” contest held in 1921. Take a look at these glamorous photos toContinue reading “22 Glamorous Photos of 1920s American Beauty Queens”

35 Stunning Photos of “The Sisters G” in the 1920s and 1930s

Eleanor and Karla Gutöhrlein, aka “The Sisters G”, were a German sister dance team in the 1920s and early 1930s (according to a 1929 magazine article, they were from Schwabisch-Hall, Germany). Eleanor (born August 18, 1909) and Karla (born December 9, 1910) differed more than a year in age, but were often thought to beContinue reading “35 Stunning Photos of “The Sisters G” in the 1920s and 1930s”

40 Gorgeous Portraits of 19th Century Russian Women in Traditional Costumes

These photos were taken in the end of 19th century and now are kept in the collection of the Russian Museum of Ethnography. The women in the photos are wearing traditional costumes of different regions of Russia. And though you can see many regional differences in the outfits there are two similar basic elements –Continue reading “40 Gorgeous Portraits of 19th Century Russian Women in Traditional Costumes”