70 Amazing Photographs of American Soldiers During the Vietnam War

In the spring of 1965, within weeks of 3,500 American Marines arriving in Vietnam, a 39-year-old Briton named Larry Burrows began work on a feature for LIFE magazine, chronicling the day-to-day experience of U.S. troops on the ground—and in the air—in the midst of the rapidly widening war. In the heat of battle, in theContinue reading “70 Amazing Photographs of American Soldiers During the Vietnam War”

30 Vintage Photos of Female WWII Pilots in the U.S. Army Air Force

During World War II, a select group of young women pilots became pioneers, heroes, and role models… They were the Women Airforce Service Pilots, WASP, the first women in history trained to fly American military aircraft. In 1942, the United States was faced with a severe shortage of pilots, and leaders gambled on an experimentalContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos of Female WWII Pilots in the U.S. Army Air Force”

50 Stunning Photos of a Actress Stella Stevens in the 1960s

Stella Stevens (born Estelle Eggleston; October 1, 1938) is an American film, television, and stage actress. She began her acting career in 1959 and starred in such popular films as Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962), The Nutty Professor (1963), The Courtship of Eddie’s Father (1963), The Silencers (1966), Where Angels Go, Trouble Follows (1968), The BalladContinue reading “50 Stunning Photos of a Actress Stella Stevens in the 1960s”

60 Vintage Photos of Actor Rudolph Valentino during the 1910s & 1920s

The death of silent-screen idol Rudolph Valentino at the age of 31 sends his fans into a hysterical state of mass mourning. In his brief film career, the Italian-born actor established a reputation as the archetypal screen lover. After his death from a ruptured ulcer was announced, dozens of suicide attempts were reported, and theContinue reading “60 Vintage Photos of Actor Rudolph Valentino during the 1910s & 1920s”

40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Tattooed Ladies From the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Remember when seeing a girl with a tattoo was a shocking thing? “OMG she has a tattoo!” was a frequent statement. It was a very rebellious thing to do at one time in North America. These bad ass tattooed women got inked as a way to “take control of their body”! A tattoo is aContinue reading “40 Amazing Vintage Photos of Tattooed Ladies From the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries”

Beautiful Photos of Actress Tina Louise From the 1950s

Tina Louise (born Tina Blacker, 1934) is an American actress, singer, and author. She began her career on stage during mid-1950s, before landing her breakthrough role in 1958 drama film God’s Little Acre for which she received Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year. Louise had starring roles in a number of HollywoodContinue reading “Beautiful Photos of Actress Tina Louise From the 1950s”

60 Stunning Photos of Actress Virginia Mayo in the 1940s

Virginia Clara Jones was born on November 30, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, the daughter of a newspaper reporter and his wife. The family had a rich heritage in the St. Louis area: her great-great-great-grandfather served in the American Revolution and later founded the city of East Saint Louis, Illinois, located right across the MississippiContinue reading “60 Stunning Photos of Actress Virginia Mayo in the 1940s”

15 Fascinating Mugshots Of Criminals From Nebraska during the Late 19th Century

Photography revolutionized crime investigations. Beginning in the mid 1800s, police photographed the faces of known criminals. Called “mug shots” (after the British slang word “mug” meaning “face”) these images replaced drawings and descriptions on wanted posters. Scientists even studied mug shots to see if physical traits could predict criminal behavior. The Nebraska State Penitentiary usedContinue reading “15 Fascinating Mugshots Of Criminals From Nebraska during the Late 19th Century”