Myrna Darby 1920's

Ziegfeld Girl: Myrna Darby ~ Performed in Ziegfeld's musicals" No Foolin'" "Rio Rita" "Rosalie" and "Whoopee" – Also performed in The Ziegfeld Follies of 1925 and Photo: Alfred Cheney Johnston.

Lina Cavalieri, c1900, She was considered one the most beautiful woman in the world. As a young girl, she ran from the orphanage with a theatre group, made career as vaudeville singer first in Paris and soon all around Europe. In 1900 she debuted as opera singer, soon conquering the operahouses of Monte-Carlo, Paris and New York. She was famous for her hour-glass-like corsets, visible in photographs and portraits by Cesare Tallone and Giovanni Boldini.

Lina Cavalieri, was considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. As a young girl, she ran from the orphanage with a theatre group, made career as a singer first in Paris and soon all around Europe. In 1900 she debuted as opera singer .

the kennedys. the most beautiful photo in the world.

Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy grace the dance floor at their wedding reception in September (photo: Kennedy Library) her dress is beautiful.

Japanese wedding outfit: photo by Sgt.Steiner

Japanese wedding outfit: photo by Sgt. Locals in Misawa, Japan, dressed me up in a similar wedding kimono and I still have the picture, complete with white face makeup!

The 1950s housewife, getting ready to prepare a meal with her modern electric appliances.

A mid-century housewife getting ready to prepare a meal with her modern electric appliances. May be old but i like the idea of the built-in audio with extra outlets.

Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Set a Spell: 1939

Country store on dirt road, Sunday afternoon. Gordonton, North Carolina, By Dorothea Lange This photo really warms me and makes me wish I was there.

New-fangled washer with wringer: 1950

The way Mom washed clothes in our basement when I was growing up. Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Through the Wringer: 1950

Irish immigrants arriving in the United States in 1902 and they didn't get any hand outs, social programs and faced discrimination...and still they made something out of themselves without the Government helping them.

Irish famine immigrants saved large amounts of money says American History Journal

The Jiangyou Figure Hill Temple. Simple iron chain bridge, China, 1930s

The Jiangyou Figure Hill Temple. Simple iron chain bridge, China, ~I'm thankful I was born a Baptist PK in the USA and didn't have to walk to that Temple.

Henri Cartier-Bresson, Trafalgar Square on the Day of the Coronation of George VI, 1937

Henri Cartier-Bresson --Coronation of King George VI, Trafalgar Square, London, 1937

James Cagney

“Absorption in things other than self is the secret of a happy life” James Cagney American actor and dancer, on stage and in film

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