34 Vintage Photos Showing Greece During the 19th Century

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in Southeast Europe. It is situated on the southern tip of the Balkans, and is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Greece shares land borders with Albania to the northwest, North Macedonia and Bulgaria to the north, and Turkey to the northeast. The AegeanContinue reading “34 Vintage Photos Showing Greece During the 19th Century”

24 Vintage Color Photos Showing Life in Germany During the 1950s and 1960s

It was no more than eight years after the surrender of the Nazi government when Josef Heinrich Darchinger set out on his photographic journey through the West of a divided Germany. The bombs of World War II had reduced the country’s major cities to deserts of rubble. Yet his pictures show scarcely any signs ofContinue reading “24 Vintage Color Photos Showing Life in Germany During the 1950s and 1960s”

30 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Times Square From Between the 1930s and 1970s

Formerly known as Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed in 1904 after The New York Times moved its headquarters to the newly erected Times Building – now One Times Square – the site of the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop which began on December 31, 1907, and continues today, attracting over a million visitorsContinue reading “30 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Times Square From Between the 1930s and 1970s”

30 Interesting Photographs of Queens, New York During the 1960s

Queens is a borough of New York City, coextensive with Queens County, in the U.S. state of New York. Located on Long Island, it is the largest borough of New York City in area; it is bordered by the borough of Brooklyn at the western tip of Long Island to its west and Nassau CountyContinue reading “30 Interesting Photographs of Queens, New York During the 1960s”

40 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Poland in the Early 1980s

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative provinces called voivodeships, covering an area of 312,696 km2 (120,733 sq mi). Poland has a population of over 38 million and is the fifth-most populous member state of the European Union. Warsaw is the nation’s capital andContinue reading “40 Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Poland in the Early 1980s”

Only in England: Photographer Toured the UK Between 1966 and 1969 Seeking Out Odd British Customs

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to its west and Scotland to its north. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the EnglishContinue reading “Only in England: Photographer Toured the UK Between 1966 and 1969 Seeking Out Odd British Customs”

21 Fantastic Photographs Showing Scenes of Paris in the 1950s and 1960s

Not unlike its Western “great power” counterparts, 1960s France was a time of economic gains and social upheaval. Under the presidency of Charles de Gaulle, the country rebuilt itself from the destruction wrought by World War II, becoming more prosperous and less reliant on countries like the United States along the way. Paris is theContinue reading “21 Fantastic Photographs Showing Scenes of Paris in the 1950s and 1960s”

20 Amazing Photos of London in the Early 20th Century

London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom with a total population of 9,002,488. It stands on the River Thames in south-east England at the head of a 50-mile (80 km) estuary down to the North Sea, and has been a major settlement for two millennia. The City of London,Continue reading “20 Amazing Photos of London in the Early 20th Century”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 9

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 9”