35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s

The 1950s were a transformative time in American pop culture. With the creation of rock and roll, growing popularity of jazz music, and the so-called Golden Age of Television, 1950s men’s hairstyles were influenced by the likes of Elvis Presley, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, and Cary Grant. The regular haircut, side-parted with taperedContinue reading “35 Wonderful Photos From Photo Booths Showing Men’s Hairstyles During the 1950s”

45 Vintage Photos Showing Men’s Fashion During the Early 1940s

Men’s fashion in the 1940s enjoyed what some may consider its last great hurrah in true gentlemanly style and elegance. It was an era that initially began with practical styles due to the Second World War starting in 1939 and ending in 1945. Once the war was over, the end of strict rationing was celebratedContinue reading “45 Vintage Photos Showing Men’s Fashion During the Early 1940s”

44 Interesting Photos Men’s Fashion in the 1970s

Men’s fashion in the 1970s changed fashion history. Never before did men have so many choices. Wide flare jeans, platform boots and leisure suits… As well as their bold use of colour, peacock looks usually included satin shirts, ruffles, tunics, turtlenecks, Cuban heeled boots, bell-bottoms, and braided belts. Suits also featured bright colours and unusualContinue reading “44 Interesting Photos Men’s Fashion in the 1970s”

53 Amazing Portrait Photos of North Carolina Soldiers in World War I

Nearly 100 years ago, thousands of North Carolina men shipped out to Europe to serve in the Great War. The photographs in this album are from the collection Warren County Compiled Individual Military Service Records (WWI 92) in the WWI Papers of the Military Collection at the State Archives of North Carolina. The collection isContinue reading “53 Amazing Portrait Photos of North Carolina Soldiers in World War I”

15 Amazing Vintage Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars, 1858

These remarkable photographs provide probably the only surviving images of veterans of the Grande Armée and the Guard actually wearing their original uniforms and insignia, although some of the uniforms have obviously been recut by tailors of the 1850’s. All the men — at this time in their 70s and 80s — are wearing theContinue reading “15 Amazing Vintage Photos of Veterans of the Napoleonic Wars, 1858”

37 Vintage Photos of Rock Hudson in the 1950s and 1960s

Born 1925 as Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, American actor Rock Hudson was generally known for his turns as a leading man during the 1950s and 1960s. Viewed as a prominent “heartthrob” of the Hollywood Golden Age, he achieved stardom with roles in films such as Magnificent Obsession (1954), All That Heaven AllowsContinue reading “37 Vintage Photos of Rock Hudson in the 1950s and 1960s”

34 Vintage Photos of Pennsylvania Coal Miners at Work in 1942

In 1942, Office of War Information photographer John Collier visited the Montour No. 4 Mine of the Pittsburgh Coal Company in Washington County, Pennsylvania. Montour No. 4 was a mine for bituminous coal, one of the most volatile forms, requiring the miners to vigilantly monitor for the presence of flammable gases. Collier followed the minersContinue reading “34 Vintage Photos of Pennsylvania Coal Miners at Work in 1942”

Amazing Colorized Pictures From the Old West During the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries

A cowboy is an animal herder who tends cattle on ranches in North America, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other ranch-related tasks. The historic American cowboy of the late 19th century arose from the vaquero traditions of northern Mexico and became a figure of special significance and legend. A subtype, calledContinue reading “Amazing Colorized Pictures From the Old West During the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries”