28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Coinciding with the beginnings of the first wave of feminism in the 19th century came the attempt by women to gain equal rights to education in the United States. Women’s rights organizations focused on adjusting and increasing women’s place in the public arena by arguing that the only fundamental differences between women and men wereContinue reading “28 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Daily Life of Female Students From Between the 1920s and 1950s”

40 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Lauren Hutton in the 1970s and 1980s

Lauren Hutton’s modeling career began in the mid-1960s. Initially she tried to hide her iconic gap teeth with a cap, and even mortician’s wax. Signing one of the biggest modeling contracts of all time with Revlon in 1973 helped solidify Hutton’s supermodel status. Her partnership with the cosmetics company lasted 10 years. Born Mary LaurenceContinue reading “40 Stunning Photos of Model & Actress Lauren Hutton in the 1970s and 1980s”

33 Wonderful Vintage Photos From ‘Little House on the Prairie’ (Season 1)

The television series Little House on the Prairie aired on the NBC network from 1974 to 1983. The show was a loose adaptation of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie semi-autobiographical novel series, although the namesake book was represented in the premiere only; the ensuing television episodes primarily followed characters and locations fromContinue reading “33 Wonderful Vintage Photos From ‘Little House on the Prairie’ (Season 1)”

26 Rare Photos of an ‘Injured’ Marilyn Monroe on Crutches in Canada in the Summer of 1953

Marilyn Monroe filmed River of No Return in the Canadian Rockies at Alberta’s Bow Valley. It was her first western and during filming she twisted her ankle during a scene in the river, bringing Joe DiMaggio to her side as she hobbled around on crutches. Some say the injury was Marilyn’s way of getting backContinue reading “26 Rare Photos of an ‘Injured’ Marilyn Monroe on Crutches in Canada in the Summer of 1953”

35 Amazing Photos of Maude Adams, the Most Famous American Theater Actress of the Early 20th Century

Maude Adams, her stage name, was born Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden in 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her mother was Asaneth Ann Adams Kiskadden, also an actress, who went by the stage name of Annie Adams. Maude Adams was a hugely successful American stage actress of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. SheContinue reading “35 Amazing Photos of Maude Adams, the Most Famous American Theater Actress of the Early 20th Century”

32 Vintage Photos of Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner During Their Short Marriage (1942-1943)

Rooney was married eight times, with six of the marriages ending in divorce. In 1942, he married his first wife, actress Ava Gardner, who at that time was still an obscure teenage starlet. They divorced the following year, partly because he had apparently been unfaithful. Ava Gardner was only 19 when she married Mickey Rooney.Continue reading “32 Vintage Photos of Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner During Their Short Marriage (1942-1943)”

50 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Women’s Hairstyles of the 1960s

Fashion in the 1960s saw a lot of diversity and featured many trends and styles influenced by the working classes, music, independent cinema and social movements. In addition to clothing, hairstyles were also particularly focused on by women. Hairstyles were designed to suit the situation and mood, as popular as the beehive, the flipped bob,Continue reading “50 Fantastic Vintage Photos Showing Women’s Hairstyles of the 1960s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10”