43 Vintage Photos Show the Building of Seattle-Area Landmarks and Infrastructure during the 20th Century

Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With a 2020 population of 737,015, it is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The Seattle metropolitan area’s population is 4.02 million, makingContinue reading “43 Vintage Photos Show the Building of Seattle-Area Landmarks and Infrastructure during the 20th Century”

21 Amazing Vintage Photographs of America From Above in 1952

Sixty years ago the notion of a photographer going up in a helicopter to take pictures of landscapes, monuments, buildings and other notable sights from the air was novel enough to warrant a 12-page article in LIFE magazine. That Margaret Bourke-White was the photographer who climbed aboard various “whirlibirds” to make the singular, vertiginous photos,Continue reading “21 Amazing Vintage Photographs of America From Above in 1952”

38 Amazing Photos Showing Everyday Life of People in Their Houses during the Victorian and Edwardian Eras

The economic transformations of the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century brought about further changes in men’s and women’s roles. Work was less likely to be done in the home, as fewer and fewer Americans lived on farms, and men left the home to work in offices and factories. Men assumed sole responsibility for theContinue reading “38 Amazing Photos Showing Everyday Life of People in Their Houses during the Victorian and Edwardian Eras”

26 Vintage Photos of Ugly Couches That Everybody’s Grandparents Had in Their Living Room!

Geometric shapes, floral patterns, and vibrant colors, including copious amounts of orange, were all design features of the decade, and although many view the 1970s as the decade style forgot, there is much from the period that is worth reviving.

60 Vintage Photos Showing Street Life in Belfast During the Early 1910s

These photographs come from the Belfast Corporation archive and were taken by Alexander Hogg (1870–1939). The photographs show various properties, mainly older houses, to be demolished or otherwise affected by improvement schemes undertaken by the Corporation under the Belfast Improvement Order (1910) and the Belfast Corporation Act (1911). Although focused on the properties, the photographsContinue reading “60 Vintage Photos Showing Street Life in Belfast During the Early 1910s”