Around 1900, photographer Horace Warner took a series of portraits of some of the poorest people in London – creating relaxed, intimate images that gave dignity to his subjects and producing great photography that is without comparison in his era.
The Swinging Sixties was not only featured short skirts, but also cool hairstyles. From beehive to flipped bob, and other big hairs. They were all amazing, but not just for women… Check out these pictures to see lovely kids with their ’60s hairdos.
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In the life of a 1940s teenager, there was a war going on, but it was something that only seemed to effect their parents. With outside life oblivious to them and marketers still trying to identify this new teen-age demographic the fashions that real teens wore and what was marketed to them were quite different.Continue reading “23 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Everyday Life of American Teenage Girls in the 1940s”
In 1956, 16% of women with children under 6 worked outside the home. Twenty-seven-year-old Jennie Magill of Hammond, Ind., was one of them. When LIFE Magazine published a special double issue on “The American Woman: Her Achievements and Her Troubles,” the editors selected Magill for its cover. Smiling lovingly at her child, who smiles adoringlyContinue reading “Life Before Equal Pay Day: 19 Vintage Photos of a Working Mother in the 1950s”
In the 1960s, as popular culture became ever more important, toys start to reflect the television, movies, and musical influences that children experienced during the decade. While the focus still remained similar to the types available for children in the 1950s, more and more toys featured labels associated with popular characters or celebrities like TheContinue reading “14 Popular Vintage Children’s Toys of the 1960s”
Natalie Wood (born Natalia Nikolaevna Zakharenko) was an American actress of Russian descent. She started her career as a child actress and eventually transitioned into teenage roles, young adult roles, and middle-aged roles. As a teenager, she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role, for her role in RebelContinue reading “35 Lovely Photos of Child Star Natalie Wood During the 1940s”
The Native Americans were grouped into tribes or nations usually based on the area they lived in and their culture such as their religion, customs, and language. Sometimes smaller tribes were part of a bigger tribe or nation. As best as historians can tell, these tribes were fairly peaceful prior to the arrival of ColumbusContinue reading “54 Amazing Vintage Photos of Native American Children in the Late 19th Century”