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40 photos that will make you see the 1950's Differently


1}1950s fashionistas posing.
Description - See more ideas about 1950s fashion, Vintage fashion and Christian dior vintage. ... [Fashion Editorial] Vittoria Ceretti model poses in romantic dresses from the 1950s fashionistas posing.


2}1950s Pin Up
Description - Pin-Up GirlsLists of classic pin-up models and vintage cheesecake photos. ... These pin-up girls were beautiful and sexy, and this list has the hottest of the 1950s pin-up girls, with pictures. ... The beautiful pin-up girls of the 50s still inspire pin-up artists of today.


3}A couple hanging out on a lawn in Las Vegas, 1950.
Description - This hotel was also the first in Las Vegas to feature Frank Sinatra. ... If you wanted to go to the bar and get a couple of drinks and they knew you ..... a night you weren't ready to go home, so you ended up hanging out a lot.


4}A day of swimming was fun for women throughout the early-to-mid 20th century
Description - It was in the early 1800's that people began to flock to the beaches for seaside amusement. ... of the history of swimwear, which began long before the modern day bikini. ... In the mid-19th century bathing dresses covered most of the female figure. ... Note the dotted stockings and wired sun hat worn by the young swimmer.


5}A soldier leaning out of a train to kiss his girl goodbye.
Description - Soldiers leaning out of train windows to kiss their girls goodbye before they ... A farewell kiss -A soldier kissing his daughter goodbye before he leaves Britain.


6}A street full of pigeons.
Description - Feral pigeons (Columba livia domestica), also called city doves, city pigeons, street pigeons, ... At this point, he continues the bowing motion and very often makes full- or half-pirouettes in front of the female.


7}A tram in Hamburg, 1950s
Description - The Hamburg tramway network (German: Straßenbahnnetz Hamburg) once formed part of the public transport system in the city and federal state of Hamburg.



8}A young Fidel Castro eating spaghetti with friends, Cuba, 1950
Description - A young Fidel Castro eating spaghetti with friends, Cuba, Circa 1950.




9}A Young Queen Elizabeth II 1950s
Description - Elizabeth II has been Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand ...... In the 1950s, as a young woman at the start of her reign, Elizabeth was depicted as a glamorous "fairytale Queen". After the trauma of the Second .


10}Airline TCA welcomes its 3 millionth passenger. July, 1950.
Description- In July 1950, TCA welcomes its 3-millionth passenger: Mr. F.W. Crickard, a Vancouver businessman on his way to New York. It turns out he was also aboard TCA’s first trans-Canadian flight in 1939! He tells newsmen that TCA has “built one of the finest organizations in the aeronautical world and one of which every citizen of the Dominion can be justly proud.”


11}American Author Ernest Hemingway aboard his Yacht,1950
Description - Throughout Hemingway's career as a writer, he maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing -- that it takes off 'whatever butterflies have on their wings .I just got back from his house in Cuba where his boat is. I wouldn't call it a yacht but it is pretty big for sure. More like a big cabin fishing boat.



12}An engineering student takes a robot through its paces, 1950.
Description - Tinius the Cybernetic Turtle c1950 – An engineering student takes a robot through its paces, 1950.  [RH-2013- Although looking like a turtle (tortoise) which suggests being a Grey Walter-inspired machines, With it two "eyes" appearing as though it is fixed to the steering, suggests more that it is just phototropic i.e. it is attracted to and will follow a light source as per Norbert Wiener's Moth.In 1920, the 1st Rice Engineering Show draws 10,000 spectators from across the city of Houston (Texas) to Rice's campus. Student exhibits include a "bucking bronco," magnetic stunts, nitroglycerin explosions, X-ray demonstrations and a radio-controlled car. The shows continue to draw huge crowds every other year through 1940. An Exposition of Science and Art held in 1950, 1954 and 1956 expands the audience but is phased out after 1956.



13}Baby transport, New Zealand, 1950s
Description-1952 Christchurch Transport Board (NZ) AEC Regal IV with either Crossley or Park Royal body (fleet number obscured by the prams). It was common practice to dangle prams, pushchairs and bicycles from the hangers on the front of a bus.



14}Bettie Page was an icon of the '50s. Naturally, one of the era's most fashionable models would only pick fashionable friends as well!
Description - The biggest 1950s fashion style moments that defined the decade ... It was an era like no other for spotting future fashion and beauty icons, too, ... One of the greatest and most recognisable fashion and beauty icons of ... Newcomer Bardot is stealing the show, working a hot floral bandeau as only she can.




15}Bowling night
Description - The earliest known forms of bowling date to ancient Egypt.Remnants of balls used at the time were found among artifacts in ancient Egypt going back to 3200 BC Balls were made using the husks of grains, covered in material such as leather, and bound with string. Other balls made of porcelain have also been found, indicating that these were rolled along the ground rather than thrown due to their size and weight.Some of these resemble the modern day jack used in target bowl games. Bowling games of different forms are also noted by Herodotus as an invention of the Lydians in Asia Minor.


16}Children’s home in Pittsburgh
Description - The Children’s Home began in 1893 as The Pennsylvania Children’s Home Society and was founded to care for orphaned children and find them permanent homes. The first Children’s Home was located on Penn Avenue in the Wilkinsburg neighborhood of Pittsburgh. In 1935, after several location changes, The Society settled in the Shadyside neighborhood and officially changed its name to The Children’s Home of Pittsburgh. After moving one more time in 1969, the organization now resides on Penn Avenue in the neighborhood of Friendship.


17}Gym class, Finland, 1950.
Description - The Finnish education system has received worldwide attention due to the top academic performance of Finnish school students. Physical education, as an integral part of the Finnish education curriculum, potentially contributes to the overall success. The purpose of this article is to summarize Finnish physical education reform during the past decades and review and critique recent literature that has examined the effectiveness of Finnish physical education programs.




18}Interracial Fun In The 1950s
Description - Interracial couple in 1950s: bravery, faith and turning the other cheek ... that it would be fun to help the students put on a production in the original. ..... help him with advice and inside information on where he stood in relation.



19}Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1950
Description- Come learn about the history of the 1950s decade of Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades, including Balloons, route, fun facts & more! Join us for a tour of history!


20}Mermaid hair is all the rage, and there is even a trend of wanting to be one of the fantasy creatures.
Description - Hair that belongs on magical mythical mermaids! ... Purple and blue hair hair styles are all the rage, especially now when the hot ... Description Feature: Quality straight Japanese Kanekalon (high quality one-) ..... Mermaid Hair, Sea Creatures .... With all these celebs going pastel with their locks, it's hard not to want some ...Beautiful .



21}People at the Beach California on the 4th of July, 1950.
Description - The area was originally occupied by the Tongva people. European settlement can be traced to a Spanish soldier, Manuel Nieto, who in 1784 received a Spanish land grant of 300,000 acres (1,200 km2), Rancho Los Nietos, as a reward for his military service and to encourage settlement in Alta California. Nieto's western area was reduced in 1790 because of a dispute with the Mission San Gabriel, but he retained thousands of acres stretching from the hills north of Whittier, Fullerton and Brea, south to the Pacific Ocean, and from today's Los Angeles River on the west, to the Santa Ana River on the east.



22}Photo booths offering 4 poses for 25 cents
Description - A photo booth is a vending machine or modern kiosk that contains an automated, usually ... For 25 cents, the booth took, developed and printed 8 photos, a process ... such as a light or a buzzer, that will signal the patron to prepare their pose. ... However, newer digital booths now offer the customer the option of whether.



23}Playing stickball in New York City
Description - Stickball is a street game related to baseball, usually formed as a pick-up game played in large cities in the Northeastern United States, especially New York City .


24}Posing in the wind
description - Stock Footage of Female model posing in the wind isolated.



25}PURE gas station.
Description - Pure Oil Gas Station is a historic service station located at Saratoga Springs in Saratoga County, New York. It was built in 1933 by the Pure Oil Co. in the English Cottage style. It was moved to its present location on Spring Street in 1978 after having been located at 522 Broadway. It is a one story, brick building in three sections, measuring 34 feet by 27 feet. It consists of the main block housing the office with a rear wing and one stall garage.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.



26}Shoe cleaning in the 1950s, Helsinki
Description - Think the 1950s were all sock hops and suburban housewives? Think again! ... Shoe cleaning in the 1950s, Helsinki.



27}Strong mothers have always played a large role throughout history. Well, that was true even in the 1950s
Description -  A look through the years of a woman's life in India in the 1960s and now-in 2000s ... Here's How The Status Of Women Has Changed In India [Since 1950 Till Date] ... Even the patriarchal ideology of the home being a woman's 'real domain' ... Women had only the role of a 'good wife' to play.



28}Tanning has been popular for years, especially among women. Even in the '50s, women were taking off their tops to catch some rays on the beach!
Description - From the sandy beaches of Australia to the trendy bars on the ... a suntan has been present for many years and even has roots in the social status of ... Tanning in the 1950s ... in her skin color and show off where the sun had given her a tan. ... Women were judged on how tanned they looked with the perfect



29}The Blue Book Models may not be a household name today, but you probably would recognize a member of the agency by the name of Marilyn Monroe
Description - Marilyn Monroe was an American actress, model and singer. Famous for playing comic "dumb ... She was briefly suspended in early 1954 for refusing a film project, but ... Monroe was not told that she had a sister until she was twelve, and met her for .... and signed a contract with the Blue Book Model .



30}These beautiful women look fantastic in their beachwear. Paired with those curly locks, they sure were lookers!
Description - These beautiful women look fantastic in their beachwear. Paired with those curly locks, they sure were lookers! Look Fantastic Beauty Box for May 2017! ... Look Fantastic Beauty Box is a beauty subscription box from the UK ... you more about the products included with tips on how to use them. ... I think they did a good job of including a little of everything, and the sample sizes are great.



31}These Californian ladies swam out into the bay to the edge of the Los Angeles city limits.
Description - Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, United States. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles They offer Men's, Women's and a thriving children's programs. ... Santa Monica borders the L.A. neighborhoods of Pacific Palisades to the north.



32}These handsome beach bums and Miss Norma Baker were photographed on Hermosa Beach, California in 1948
Description - These handsome beach bums and Miss Norma Baker were photographed on Hermosa Beach, California in 1948. Blanket-tossing was a whole lot of fun .



33}This bathing suit looks like it would be expensive even today, so you know this woman was a fashionista of her time.
Description - The first time I experienced a similar bathing-suit-related panic-vom-in-the-mouth was when I was 12, trying on bathing suits at some terrible teen mall store in Baltimore. I put on a blue bathing suit with orange flowers that cost something like $30: I turned to the right, to the left, then back to the right, and then to the left again in a frenzy. I had discovered that I had an ass. A big one. And no matter what size I put on, the suit kept pulling, and wedging, and creeping. I was horrified — changing bodies are so hard — and fled the dressing room and picked out a Miracle Suit from Nordstrom instead.



34}This fashionable young woman is looking at the ocean as a number of her peers crowd along the beachfront.
Description - A six-foot model, a wraith in Gucci sunglasses, scoops up her basenji and lopes out of the park. .... far from the madding crowd at the rural OSBORN FARMS in Wainscott. ..... One of them gets a look from a young lady in behind-defining jeans. ...... will be stunned by the number of free, beachfront parking spots along Ocean.



35}This Mardi Gras celebration took place in 1935. These Venice Beach girls were celebrating by dressing as a common Creole symbol- alligators.
Description-Mardi Gras celebration of 1935 at Venice Beach showing two young ladies on ... Celebrations .... manipulations by Sarah DeRemer I love the use of wildlife in these surreal ... Bob Mizer at the Athletic Model Guild took this photograph of Ed Fury and an .... This young girl and her friends were wandering around the market .



36}Volleyball on stilts, Venice.
Description - Four young women playing volleyball on stilts at the beach in Venice, California, 1934. ... Explore Venice Beach California and more!



37}Women on their bikes
Description -  There is a new passion on the rise among women who love to flaunt their love for heavy duty bikes. looking forward to seeing more women riding bikes and, most ... that the sport wants to go further and get more women on their bikes.



38}Women walking down the street.
Description-Meeting girls while walking down the street can be a little daunting at first, but it's a great way to meet people in a more natural setting. Who knows.


39}Women with their rifles to protect their homes.
Description -  in cases where self-defense matters most, women tend to find their own weapons turned against them. ... Indeed, the study found that women with access to firearms become homicide victims at significantly higher rates than men. ... In two-thirds of the homes, their intimate partners.










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