Flappers were a generation of young Western women in the 1920s who wore short skirts, bobbed their hair, listened to jazz, and flaunted their disdain for what was then considered acceptable behavior. Flappers were seen as brash for wearing excessive makeup, drinking, treating sex in a casual manner, smoking, driving automobiles, and otherwise flouting social […]
It’s that time of year, again, when millions of Americans resolve to loose weight. The following cartoons, sketched in pencil by the artist Arthur Burdett, show a father trying to loose weight while being interrupted by family members. This cartoon was created in 1914.
A lot of hairspray and combing went into these hairstyles created in the 1960s.
The Flatiron Building, is a triangular 22-story steel-framed landmark building located at 175 Fifth Avenue in the borough of Manhattan, New York City, and is considered to be a groundbreaking skyscraper. Upon completion in 1902, it was one of the tallest buildings in the city at 20 floors high.
These 39 New Years Eve Photos from times long past will make you smile! DECEMBER 31, 1955: Crystin Renee Nation, 6 months, calls out welcome to the new year (1956) as she came home with her parents, Lt. and Mrs. Don N. Nation, from Enid, Okla., for the holiday. Her father is a pilot instructor […]
If you’re a vintage car enthusiast, you’ll find the following photos of used car lots fascinating.
If you’re a fan of motorcycles, you’ll love browsing this collection of old photos. Did you know that in 1894, Hildebrand & Wolfmüller became the first series production motorcycle, and the first to be called a motorcycle? The first internal combustion, petroleum fueled motorcycle was the Daimler Reitwagen. It was designed and built by the […]
These photographs offer a rare look into New York City’s Chinatown from over 100 years ago! A lot of hustle and bustle!