Street Scenes of Berlin During the 1920s

The Golden Twenties was a vibrant period in the history of Berlin, Germany, Europe and the world in general. After the Greater Berlin Act the city became the third largest municipality in the world and experienced its heyday as a major world city. Berlin was known for its leadership roles in science, the humanities, music,Continue reading “Street Scenes of Berlin During the 1920s”

20 Rare and Amazing Photographs of Buenos Aires, Argentina From the 1870s

Buenos Aires, officially the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (Spanish: Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires), is the capital and primate city of Argentina. The city is located on the western shore of the Río de la Plata, on South America’s southeastern coast. “Buenos Aires” can be translated as “fair winds” or “good airs”, but theContinue reading “20 Rare and Amazing Photographs of Buenos Aires, Argentina From the 1870s”

30 Amazing Photos of Hollywood, California During the 1950s

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. Its name has come to be a shorthand reference for the U.S. film industry and the people associated with it. Many notable film studios such as Columbia Pictures, Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., and Universal Pictures are located near or inContinue reading “30 Amazing Photos of Hollywood, California During the 1950s”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1950s Volume 12

The 1950s (pronounced nineteen-fifties; commonly abbreviated as the “Fifties” or the ” ’50s”) (among other variants) was a decade that began on January 1, 1950, and ended on December 31, 1959. Throughout the decade, the world continued its recovery from World War II, aided by the post-World War II economic expansion. The period also sawContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1950s Volume 12”

21 Wonderful Photos of Berlin in 1957

Willy Pragher (born Wilhelm Alexander Pragher) was a German photographer and photojournalist. He studied and trained at the Reimann School of Art and Design, a private art school in Berlin. From 1932, he worked as a freelance press photographer for Ullstein, Berliner Illustrierte and Badische Zeitung. In 1944, Pragher was drafted into the Volkssturm, aContinue reading “21 Wonderful Photos of Berlin in 1957”

30 Amazing Photos Capture Street Scenes of Amsterdam During World War II

Nazi Germany invaded the Netherlands on 10 May 1940 and took control of the country. Some Amsterdam citizens sheltered Jews, thereby exposing themselves and their families to a high risk of being imprisoned or sent to concentration camps. More than 100,000 Dutch Jews were deported to Nazi concentration camps, of whom some 60,000 lived inContinue reading “30 Amazing Photos Capture Street Scenes of Amsterdam During World War II”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 12

The 1940s (pronounced “nineteen-forties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 40s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1940, and ended on December 31, 1949. Most of World War II took place in the first half of the decade, which had a profound effect on most countries and people in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere. TheContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 12”

Wonderful Vintage Photos of Woodstock, Vermont in the Early 1940.

Woodstock is the shire town (county seat) of Windsor County, Vermont, United States. As of the 2020 census, the town population was 3,005. It includes the villages of Woodstock, South Woodstock, Taftsville, and West Woodstock. Chartered by New Hampshire Governor Benning Wentworth on July 10, 1761, the town was a New Hampshire grant to DavidContinue reading “Wonderful Vintage Photos of Woodstock, Vermont in the Early 1940.”

Stunning Vintage Photos of a Vanished London’s East End in Color

In 2017, photographer Chris Dorley-Brown stumbled across thousands of extraordinary color slides, which belonged to local, East End photographer David Granick, when he was invited to examine the Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives. Born in 1912, Granick lived in Stepney until his death in 1980. A brilliant photographer and member of the EastContinue reading “Stunning Vintage Photos of a Vanished London’s East End in Color”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 12

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 12”