18 Vintage Photos of The Sun and Star Rooftop Café in Atlantic City in the Winter of 1948

Visiting Atlantic City in January, you most likely wouldn’t have your bikini and sunglasses in tow, but in the winter of 1948, the Senator Hotel had a secret weapon for attracting guests all year round. Perched above the snow-capped buildings of the seaside resort, this skyscraper hotel boasted a portal to the tropics with aContinue reading “18 Vintage Photos of The Sun and Star Rooftop Café in Atlantic City in the Winter of 1948”

26 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Capturing Everyday Life of the Rockettes in 1964

The Rockettes are an American precision dance company. Founded in 1925 in St. Louis, they have performed at Radio City Music Hall in New York City, since 1932. Until 2015, they also had a touring company. They are best known for starring in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, an annual Christmas show, and for performingContinue reading “26 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos Capturing Everyday Life of the Rockettes in 1964”

35 Incredible Vintage Photos of U.S. Presidents When They Were Young

The president of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America. The president directs the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces. The power of the presidency has grown substantially since its formation, as hasContinue reading “35 Incredible Vintage Photos of U.S. Presidents When They Were Young”

50 Amazing Photos of Paris in the Late 1940s and 1950s

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an estimated population of 2,175,601 residents as of 2018, in an area of more than 105 square kilometres (41 square miles). Since the 17th century, Paris has been one of Europe’s major centres of finance, diplomacy, commerce, fashion, gastronomy, science, and arts. The CityContinue reading “50 Amazing Photos of Paris in the Late 1940s and 1950s”

40 Amazing Vintage Portraits of Persians Taken During the 19th Century

Antoin Sevruguin is one of the first photographers to document life during the reign of the Qajar dynasty in Persia (1785–1925). Born into a diplomat family in the Russian embassy in Tehran in 1830, Sevruguin traveled around the country as an artist and photographer portraying the everyday lives of the Iranian people from 1870 toContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Portraits of Persians Taken During the 19th Century”

36 Incredible Photographs of World War I Taken By Some of the First Color Cameras

At first glance these photos from the First World War appear to have had digitally colorised, but in fact these rare images were taken using some of the world’s first colour cameras. The stunning pictures show French soldiers reading newspapers, pausing for lunch in ruined towns and cities and clearing the rubble after devastating GermanContinue reading “36 Incredible Photographs of World War I Taken By Some of the First Color Cameras”

22 Amazing Photos Show What America Looked Like When Alcohol Was Illegal During the 1920s and 1930s

The prohibition of alcohol in the United States lasted for 13 years during the 1920s and 30s. It is one of most famous—or infamous—times in recent American history. While the intention was to reduce the consumption of alcohol by eliminating businesses that manufactured, distributed, and sold it, the plan backfired. Considered by many as aContinue reading “22 Amazing Photos Show What America Looked Like When Alcohol Was Illegal During the 1920s and 1930s”

24 Amazing Photos Showing Life in Prague in the 1950s

Prague is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 13th largest city in the European Union and the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated on the Vltava river, Prague is home to about 1.3 million people, while its metropolitan area is estimated to have a population of 2.7 million. The city has aContinue reading “24 Amazing Photos Showing Life in Prague in the 1950s”