FIRST NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY RIDE - 1904.
Thank you ladies!
Coney Island, New York, 1905.
Atlantic City beach, ca. 1905.
Atlantic City shore, circa 1905
Three children eat American cheese sandwiches at an emergency feeding centre in Liverpool. Behind them, a man can be seen cooking at a Soyer boiler or field cooker. One girl is laughing as she eats. 1941.
A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War.
Florida circa 1905. The beach at Palm Beach....these poor woman.
A woman wearing a coat made from a white candlewick bedspread as part of recycling initiatives during World War II. Original Publication: Picture Post - 802 - Old Clothes Make News - pub. 1941 (Photo by Zoltan Glass/Getty Images)
As iconic as many soft drink logos are to world culture, it’s interesting to note how often those logos have changed through history. The image below tracks the changing American-based can designs of Coca-Cola, Pepsi, 7UP, Dr. Pepper, Orange Crush and Squirt from the mid-century to their current renditions.
Depression era: when they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, the mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out.
Les Champs Elysées - Paris 1910s
Peter Pans Flight.
The chorus of fairies in the burlesque. Ariel, Gaiety Theater, London, 8 October 1883.
Lily Elsie, English actress and singer, during the edwardian era
The grave of ballerina Marie Tagioni at the Montmartre cemetery in Paris, where young dancers still leave their dancing shoes and flowers. Marie Taglioni pioneered the en pointe style of dance which characterises ballet today.
Paul Gauguin playing the harmonium in Alfonse Mucha's studio, Rue de la Grande-Chaumière, Paris, c.1895
Robert Henry Gurr (born October 25, 1931) is an American amusement ride designer and Imagineer. Gurr is said to have designed most, if not all, of the ride vehicles of the Disneyland attractions, including Autopia, Haunted Mansion, the Disneyland Monorail, the Submarine Voyage, and the Matterhorn Bobsleds. He was named a Disney Legend in 2004. Gurr began his career with Disney designing the Autopia vehicles. He later gave himself the title of Director of Special Vehicle Development.
1910 such a great shot - Black & White Photography
World Trade Center, 1975. Photo by Jean-Pierre Laffont
This woman had been held down while her hair was shaved off by hospital staff who didn’t want to be bothered with the hassle of treating her hair lice.
mental hospital nurses 1936
"Catherinettes" was a traditional French label for girls of twenty-five years old who were still unmarried by the Feast of Saint Catherine (25 November). A special celebration was offered to them on this day, while everyone wished them a fast end to their singlehood. Paris, 1909
The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.