Here is a photo set that captures everyday life of an American teenage girl from Crittenden, Kentucky in the 1960s. The photos follow the subject through some of her high school years of the Business School in Crittenden, Kentucky, and a bit after. There is a 1969 calendar in one photo. There is a highschoolContinue reading “49 Vintage Photos Showing the Life of an American Teenage Girl in the 1960s”
Annelies Marie Frank (12 June 1929 – c. February 1945) was a German-Dutch diarist of Jewish heritage. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the 1947 publication of The Diary of a Young Girl (originally Het Achterhuis in Dutch; English: The Secret Annex), in which she documentsContinue reading “Anne Frank: Her Life in Pictures”
At age 16, Cher dropped out of school, left her mother’s house, and moved with a friend into Los Angeles, where she took acting classes and worked to support herself. Cher met Sonny Bono in November 1962 when he was working for record producer Phil Spector. Cher accepted Sonny’s offer to be his housekeeper. SonnyContinue reading “21 Amazing Photographs of 19-Year-Old Cher in a Record Studio in Los Angeles, California, 1966”
Celebrities are just like us. They also need a leisure time period after work. These intimate photos captured classic celebrities taking a musical break from between the 1920s and 1950s.
The police mugshot photograph was developed as early as the mid-nineteenth century, and it has since developed as an iconic photographic type in its own right. Formulaic and recognized the world over, it was developed when the Victorian fascination of labelling and categorizing of people was at its height. Remarkably, the mugshot photograph has changedContinue reading “20 Amazing Mugshots of American Women in the 1960s”
It may seem like a recent phenomenon, but Andy Warhol was an anomalous life logger in the 1960s, endlessly snapping Polaroids of the celebrities buzzing around him. “My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person,” king of Pop Art Andy Warhol once said. Carrying a Polaroid cameraContinue reading “39 Fantastic Andy Warhol Celebrity Polaroids From the 1970s and 1980s”
Claudine Auger (born Claudine Oger; 26 April 1941 – 18 December 2019) was a French actress best known for her role as a Bond girl, Dominique “Domino” Derval, in the James Bond film Thunderball (1965). She earned the title of Miss France Monde (the French representative to the Miss World beauty pageant) and was alsoContinue reading “60 Stunning Photos of Actress Claudine Auger in the 1960s”
The ambrotype, also known as a collodion positive in the UK, is a positive photograph on glass made by a variant of the wet plate collodion process. Like a print on paper, it is viewed by reflected light. Like the daguerreotype, which it replaced, and like the prints produced by a Polaroid camera, each isContinue reading “46 Amazing Portrait Photos of English People From the 1850s”