Shorpy Historical Photo Archive :: Johnny Weissmuller in an Illinois Athletic Club swimsuit circa 1922, prior to winning five Olympic gold medals in 1924 and 1928. Before becoming Tarzan and signing a movie contract with MGM in 1932, Weissmuller was a spoke    grandpa :)smodel for BVD swimwear. George Grantham Bain Collection.

Johnny Weissmuller in an Illinois Athletic Club swimsuit circa prior to winning five Olympic gold medals in 1924 and Before becoming Tarzan and signing a movie contract with MGM in Weissmuller was a spokesmodel for BVD swimwear.

If you give a kid a cigarette,  he will find himself a chicken.

Chicken and Boy Smoking Smokes Cigarette Vintage Image from 1920 Funny Unique Photo Photography Sepia Black & White Print Cute Weird

These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. From thousands of images, I chose these to give us a rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be.

These photographers may have never known the significance of the pictures they took and that millions would be marveling at them in the future. A rare and fascinating look at how different (and similar) life used to be.

Beautiful Snapshots of LGBT Sanctuaries in The Mid-20th Century

Beautiful Snapshots of LGBT Sanctuaries in The Mid-20th Century

Affectionate pair in photobooth, 1953 - A photobooth was one of the few places where photos like this could be taken and developed safely in the

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Stunting in swimwear (FOR A MOVIE), sometime in the forties or fifties.

You're stupid, I'll explain... "I am like a fish out of water". Exactly!  That smell is NASTY! Wash your couter! Ewww.

vintage sexists advertisings We’ve covered a lot of vintage weirdness here, like vintage vibrators and vintage puberty lessons, but it’s been a while since we delved… It translates to: "I am like a fish in water". Stéphanie Boileau saved to POURQUOI ?

Bildergebnis für costumi da mare vintage

Bildergebnis für costumi da mare vintage

A penny farthing built for two...

Are they having fun? :) <> How'd you like to have to wear that lady's get-up when you jump on your bike? (vintage tandem bike, bicycle, whew) To those bike riding pioneers who worked the kinks out for us - hats off!

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