Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933. Before it, these old pictures that captured people drinking beer in the early 20th century.
Bessie Love (1898-1986) was an American actress, born Juanita Horton in Midland, Texas. She attended school in Midland until she was in the eighth grade, when her father moved his family to Arizona, New Mexico, and then to Hollywood. Love achieved prominence mainly in the silent films and early talkies. With a small frame andContinue reading “52 Stunning Vintage Photographs of Bessie Love in the 1920s”
It wasn’t quite the British Invasion of the 1960s, which involved timeless bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, but ABBA managed to pull off a one-band Swedish coupe starting in the 1970s. Indeed, even before the band’s formation, Benny Andersson was part of the pop group called The Hep Stars, which was nicknamedContinue reading “26 Amazing Photographs of ABBA During the 1970s”
Born 1868 in Paris and educated in Dresden, French-German photographer Adolph de Meyer joined the Royal Photographic Society in 1893 and moved to London in 1895. He was famed for his photographic portraits in the early 20th century, many of which depicted celebrities such as Mary Pickford, Rita Lydig, Luisa Casati, Billie Burke, Irene Castle,Continue reading “28 Beautiful Photos of Famous Beauties Taken by Adolph de Meyer in the Early 20th Century”
Born 1879 in Philadelphia, American actress Ethel Barrymore was a member of the Barrymore family of actors. Her first appearance on Broadway was in 1895, in a play called The Imprudent Young Couple which starred her uncle John Drew, Jr., and Maude Adams. She appeared with Drew and Adams again in 1896 in Rosemary. BarrymoreContinue reading “40 Beautiful Vintage Photos of Ethel Barrymore, The First Lady of the American Theatre”
Photos by Loomis Dean for LIFE Magazine
Born from the imagination of Lee Iacocca, vice president and general manager of the Ford Division, the first Ford Mustang debuted on April 17, 1964 at the World’s Fair in New York. This Mustang, which was available as a coupe or convertible, featured chrome wrap around bumpers, a lengthened hood, and a shortened rear deck.Continue reading “37 Vintage Photos of People Posing With Their 1960s Mustang”
Artist Frederic Duriez has redefined World War One as we know it by Photoshopping colourless photos. Each snap has had different tones layered on top of the original photographs to bring new depth. They offer an alternative look at the conflict that ravaged the world between 1914 and 1918. The majority of Duirez’s photos focusContinue reading “34 Incredible Colorized Photos Reveal What Life Was Like for French Soldiers During World War I”