49 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Martha Vickers in the 1940s

Born 1925 in Ann Arbor, Michigan, American model and actress Martha Vickers began her career as a model and cover girl. She moved to Hollywood when her father, an automobile dealer, assumed control of an agency in Burbank, California. Vickers was 15 at that time. Vickers’ first film role was a small uncredited part inContinue reading “49 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Martha Vickers in the 1940s”

32 Vintage Photos of Young Housewives From Between the 1940s and 1950s

They do everything: washing dishes, cleaning, laundry, clothesline, taking care of children in the spirit of fun and smiles on their faces. They are young beautiful housewives of the 1940s and 1950s. The life of the average married woman in the 1940s and ’50s was very different from that of today’s woman. This was theContinue reading “32 Vintage Photos of Young Housewives From Between the 1940s and 1950s”

19 Beautiful Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall and Marilyn Monroe Together in “How to Marry a Millionaire” (1953)

How to Marry a Millionaire is a 1953 American romantic comedy film directed by Jean Negulesco and written and produced by Nunnally Johnson. The screenplay was based on the plays The Greeks Had a Word for It by Zoë Akins and Loco by Dale Eunson and Katherine Albert. The film stars Betty Grable, Marilyn Monroe,Continue reading “19 Beautiful Behind-the-Scenes Photos of Betty Grable, Lauren Bacall and Marilyn Monroe Together in “How to Marry a Millionaire” (1953)”

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”