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Life in the USA in the first half on the 20th century (61 pics)

Posted in Pictures   30 Jul 2009   / 31142 views

I love these photos. It’s so damn interesting to see how lived our ancestors ;)

Edit: Many of you wrote that these pics were not from 1960's. I didn't find these same photos anywhere else other than the source where it was noted "60's." Butwe changed the title though.
If you have more information, let us know. Thanks.


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Comments (26):

diegopol                    show commment
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Bobster 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
More like the 1930's and 1940's. Probably nothing newer than WW2.
       
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Maher.Bat 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I really wish to live those old days ...
       
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emrutti 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
These pics are not from the 1960`s. They were taken in the 1930`s and some in the 1940`s. Look at the cars and trucks in the photos. Before World War 2, cars and trucks had fenders distinct from the car body. After the war, fenders were molded into the body style. And the pics of the aircraft are all types thst were built for use in the war. After the war they were all junked.
       
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Alice 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
nice pics, no matter when they were taken....
       
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noname 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Nice colection of pics but, yeah, they are from the 40s...
       
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jaris 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
these pics are from the 1960's ... we have a book with these same pics + more in our school.
       
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American Ed 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
jaris,

then your school needs new books. these pictures span a time frame of mid 1920's to late 1940's.

as a point of information, all major railroads ended operation of steam locomotives by the mid 1950's and switched to diesel locomotives. i see 3 steam locomotives in these pictures.

and the public wasn't urged to buy war bonds after ww2.
       
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superba 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
superb si senzational!!!! that was an interesting time!!!!! so much changes n_winked , I wander if them were hapy n_belay , some of us live today in such conditions
       
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Bobnine 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
They are 1930s-40s in Color from the US Library of Congress: flickr,com/photos/library_of_congress/
       
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lux aeterna 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
i love vintage photo's, very beautiful shots. i bought a cheapy Minolta SRT-101 and it produces the same vintage colors, and naturally vignettes beautifully. lovely shots seen on flickr. dance3
       
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Polarbear 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
"the 60's" hahahahaha! can only come from ignorant American.......
       
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sasanka7 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Whether it was 1960 or 1930 that does not matter, but it reveals the history. it is great!
       
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severe_009 7 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
yeah looks 40's to me...
Challenge breeds excellence...
       
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Sausages 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
American

American
       
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pedro 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
ancestors¿¿¿¿¿¿???????

i took some of them¡¡¡!!!
       
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Lily 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
These are World War II era pictures. The propaganda posters promoting sales of war time bonds are a dead give-away, as are the female laborers in another picture.
Also, if ever you see a poster for something like a cola (be it Coca-Cola, RC, or Nehi) in a photo, you can look up when those adverts were posted and get an approximate date. In fact, I've used that method many a time as an archaeologist and historian. :]
       
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The Sanity Inspector 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
These are all taken from the book "Bound for glory : America in color, 1939-43". Shame on the original poster for ripping off the author like this!
       
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Tim Bennett 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
There are no fat people
       
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Steve 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
The picture of "Frenchie's Bar", the one with the large signs for Jax beer and Regal whiskey, is in the public domain and is available from the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs division. It was taken in June, 1940 by Marion Post Walcott. It's likely the rest of the pix in this collection are from the same source if not the same photographer.
       
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John 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
50 Stars on our Flag, date added July 4th 1960. Automatic disqualifier for timeframe.
       
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Rob Field 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I've seen these pictures before. They're all from the war years and the 18 months preceding, 1940-1944.
       
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ok69 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Beautiful USA ...
       
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Erin 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Number 36 is from Brockton, Ma. We have a local newspaper here called the Enterprise. I believe that's a photo of downtown brockton from the 1960's.
       
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Ofelia 4 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
the photos were shhoted by the photographers of the Farm Security Administration for documenting the situation on the agriculture in U.S. after the big depression in 1929
       














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