73 Amazing Photographs of New York City During the Late 1970s

There is a strong current of nostalgia for the late ’70s, even among those who never lived through it — the era when the city was edgy and dangerous, when women carried Mace in their purses, when even men asked the taxi driver to wait until they’d crossed the 15 feet to the front doorContinue reading “73 Amazing Photographs of New York City During the Late 1970s”

22 Amazing Photos of Mexico During the 1950s and 1960s

Mexico, officially the United Mexican States, is a country in the southern portion of North America. It is bordered to the north by the United States; to the south and west by the Pacific Ocean; to the southeast by Guatemala, Belize, and the Caribbean Sea; and to the east by the Gulf of Mexico. MexicoContinue reading “22 Amazing Photos of Mexico During the 1950s and 1960s”

30 Vintage Photos Showing Life in Matlock (Derbyshire), England during the 1970s

Matlock is the county town of Derbyshire, England. It is situated at the south eastern edge of the Peak District. The town is twinned with the French town Eaubonne. The former spa resort Matlock Bath lies immediately south of the town on the A6. The Matlock area is considered to include Wirksworth, owing to theContinue reading “30 Vintage Photos Showing Life in Matlock (Derbyshire), England during the 1970s”

22 Poignant Photos Showing Life in the Glasgow, Scotland Slum Known as the Gorbals in 1948

Up to 40,000 people lived in the notorious Glasgow slum of the Gorbals in the late 1940s. They live four, six, eight to a room, often 30 to a lavatory, 40 to a tap. At first sight, of an early morning, the Gorbals looks like any other poor area. Its flat, wide streets are linedContinue reading “22 Poignant Photos Showing Life in the Glasgow, Scotland Slum Known as the Gorbals in 1948”

France During the 1950s and 1960s

France, officially the French Republic, is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and overseas regions and territories in the Americas and the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. Its metropolitan area extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea; overseas territories include FrenchContinue reading “France During the 1950s and 1960s”

40 Amazing Photos of Street Scenes of Sweden during the 1900s

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north, Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, theContinue reading “40 Amazing Photos of Street Scenes of Sweden during the 1900s”

49 Beautiful Photos Showing Street Portraits of Tokyo Women in the Early 1970s

“Street fashion” is the sense of style of creative people who take all sorts of information (from music, sports, fashion, and the like) and express their personal values through their outfits. The 1970s was the first time that young people embraced a sense of communal solidarity as a generation and joined together in opposition toContinue reading “49 Beautiful Photos Showing Street Portraits of Tokyo Women in the Early 1970s”

20 Fabulous Color Photos Showing Life in Turkey from between the 1960s and 1970s

Turkey, officially the Republic of Turkey, is a transcontinental country located mainly on Anatolia in Western Asia, with a portion on the Balkans in Southeast Europe. It shares borders with Greece and Bulgaria to the northwest; the Black Sea to the north; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Iran to the east; Iraq toContinue reading “20 Fabulous Color Photos Showing Life in Turkey from between the 1960s and 1970s”

22 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Life in Paris During the 1920s

After the austerity and bloodshed of World War I, France longed for joy and light-heartedness. Pre-war values were rejected as people embraced new lifestyles and new technologies, and discovered a lust for extravagance and partying that had the era named Les Années Folles (the Roaring Twenties, or the ‘mad years’). Cars appeared on the roads;Continue reading “22 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Life in Paris During the 1920s”

16 Vintage Color Photographs Showing Everyday Life in Britain During the Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing campaign against the United Kingdom in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War. The term was first used by the British press and originated from the term Blitzkrieg, the German word for ‘lightning war’. The Germans conducted mass air attacks against industrial targets, towns, and cities, beginning withContinue reading “16 Vintage Color Photographs Showing Everyday Life in Britain During the Blitz”