Photos from early to mid 1900s
French postcard ca. 1920
Jobyna Ralston - 1920s
Mary Pickford: was a Canadian-born motion picture actress, co-founder of the film studio United Artists and one of the original 36 founders of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Known as "America's Sweetheart," "Little Mary" and "The girl with the curls, she was one of the Canadian pioneers in early Hollywood and a significant figure in the development of film acting.
Mary Pickford 1920s
On the evolutionary purpose of women’s hats: “They can be great fun. And it is true that they can put a woman in a good mood. Anyone who laughs at this fact just knows nothing about the finer points of woman’s capacity for survival.” -Marlene Dietrich (photographed here in 1936’s Desire) JUST THE WONDERFUL TRUTH
Lillian Bassman - oh, the light.