20 Vintage Photos of Disco Queen Donna Summer during the 1970s

LaDonna Adrian Gaines (December 31, 1948 – May 17, 2012), known professionally as Donna Summer, was an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She gained prominence during the disco era of the 1970s and became known as the “Queen of Disco”, while her music gained a global following. Influenced by the counterculture of the 1960s, SummerContinue reading “20 Vintage Photos of Disco Queen Donna Summer during the 1970s”

41 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Elizabeth Taylor in Bathing Suits during the 1940s and 1950s

Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was a British-American actress. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s and was one of the most popular stars of classical Hollywood cinema in the 1950s. She then became the highest paid movie star in the 1960s, remainingContinue reading “41 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Elizabeth Taylor in Bathing Suits during the 1940s and 1950s”

30 Fascinating Vintage Photographs Showing Dancer & Actress Eleanor Powell in the 1930s and 1940s

Eleanor Powell (1912–1982) was an American dancer and actress. Best remembered for her solo tap numbers in musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, Powell began studying ballet aged six and began dancing at nightclubs in Atlantic City before she was a teenager. From the age of sixteen, she began studying tap and started appearingContinue reading “30 Fascinating Vintage Photographs Showing Dancer & Actress Eleanor Powell in the 1930s and 1940s”

28 Vintage Photos of Women’s Capri Pants from the 1950s

Capri pants (also known as three quarter legs, capris, crop pants, man-pris, clam-diggers, flood pants, jams, highwaters, or toreador pants) are pants that are longer than shorts, but are not as long as trousers. Capri pants can be a generic term for any cropped slim pants, and also used as a specific term to referContinue reading “28 Vintage Photos of Women’s Capri Pants from the 1950s”

16 Glamorous Vintage Photographs That Show Celebrities Enjoying Venice, Italy From Between the 1950s and 1970s

These vintage photographs, dating from the 1950s to the 1970s, showed everyone from actors to painters enjoying Venice, Italy. The city was host to the world’s first film festival and long attracted the rich and famous to its renowned waterways. Some like Salvador Dali enjoyed a relaxing gondola ride while American actress Gene Tierney triedContinue reading “16 Glamorous Vintage Photographs That Show Celebrities Enjoying Venice, Italy From Between the 1950s and 1970s”

30 Vintage Photographs of Actor Anthony Perkins During the 1950s and 1960s

Anthony Perkins (April 4, 1932 – September 12, 1992) gave his most celebrated performance as the character Norman Bates in Alfred Hitchcock’s legendary film Psycho. However, he was also an accomplished stage and screen actor in many other productions. His career was cut short at age 60 by AIDS. Perkins made his film debut inContinue reading “30 Vintage Photographs of Actor Anthony Perkins During the 1950s and 1960s”

20 Early 20th Century Portraits of a Young Evelyn Nesbit, America’s First Supermodel

Evelyn Nesbit (born Florence Evelyn Nesbit; December 25, 1884 or 1885 – January 17, 1967) was an American artists’ model, chorus girl, and actress. She is best known for her years as a young woman in New York City, particularly her involvement in a deadly love triangle between railroad scion Harry Kendall Thaw and architectContinue reading “20 Early 20th Century Portraits of a Young Evelyn Nesbit, America’s First Supermodel”

57 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Celebrities Wearing Swimwear During the 1930s

While the 1920s started the trend for leisure activities like swimming, it was economic changes in the 1930s that made swimming a past time for everyone, not just those lucky enough to live near a beach. Yarn covered in rubber invented in 1931 to make swimwear much more comfortable and lighter to wear. Previously allContinue reading “57 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Celebrities Wearing Swimwear During the 1930s”

38 Vintage Photos of Women Working at Huge Computers in the 1970s and 1980s

The 1970s were a heady time in the computer industry. The decade saw many notable inventions and developments, especially in the areas of the personal computer, networking and object-oriented programming. Innovators produced groundbreaking hardware and software. Several large organizations entered the industry or expanded during the decade, including Texas Instruments, Xerox and International Business Machines,Continue reading “38 Vintage Photos of Women Working at Huge Computers in the 1970s and 1980s”

61 Charming Photos of Young Girls in Their First Communion From Between the 1900s and 1910s

First Communion is a ceremony in some Christian traditions during which a person first receives the Eucharist. It is most common in the Latin Church tradition of the Catholic Church, as well as in many parts of the Lutheran Church and Anglican Communion. In churches that celebrate First Communion, it typically occurs between the agesContinue reading “61 Charming Photos of Young Girls in Their First Communion From Between the 1900s and 1910s”