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Fascinating post about WWII brothels in Hawaii: "Jean O’Hara, spearheaded a strike which lasted three weeks in July 1942, demanding the basic human rights of American citizens. The prostitutes pointed out that their work was vital to the war effort, and they had already collectively purchased 132,000 dollars in war bonds..."

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Fascinating post about WWII brothels in Hawaii: "Jean O’Hara, spearheaded a strike which lasted three weeks in July 1942, demanding the basic human rights of American citizens. The prostitutes pointed out that their work was vital to the war effort, and they had already collectively purchased 132,000 dollars in war bonds..."

Marlon Brando era um homem perfeito

Marlon Brando era um homem perfeito

Marlon Brando, in did a studio interview (shown in this GIF) and an early screen test for the movie Rebel Without a Cause. The 1955 movie starred James Dean in the role of Jim Stark that Marlon Brando screen tested for.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of "The Great Gatsby", and his flapper wife, Zelda.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of "The Great Gatsby", and his flapper wife, Zelda.

Alberto Henschel portrait of an Afro-Brazilian woman, about 1870.

Alberto Henschel portrait of an Afro-Brazilian woman, about 1870.

1930's bathing beauties. The one with the low neckline was especially daring for the time.

1930's bathing beauties. The one with the low neckline was especially daring for the time.

Female Short Pants photographed by Allan Grant c. 1950s (via)

Female Short Pants photographed by Allan Grant c. 1950s (via)

Lost history of black pin up girls

The lost history of black pin-up girls (NSFW)

Dolores Costello (1903 – 1979). She was nicknamed "The Goddess of the Silent Screen." She was the mother of John Drew Barrymore and the grandmother of Drew Barrymore.

Dolores Costello (1903 – 1979). She was nicknamed "The Goddess of the Silent Screen." She was the mother of John Drew Barrymore and the grandmother of Drew Barrymore.