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Captivating Photos From Disneyland’s Opening Day (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Nov 2016   / 5066 views

Back in 1955, this is what Disneyland’s opening day looked like.

 

Captivating Photos From Disneyland’s Opening Day

1980s New York City In Nostalgic And Fascinating Photos (27 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 19 Oct 2016   / 4111 views

New York was the whole other world back then…

 

1980s New York City In Nostalgic And Fascinating Photos

Crazy Retro Gun Ads That May Shock Some But Fascinate Others (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 11 Oct 2016   / 2598 views

Undoubtedly, it was a different time back then.

 

Crazy Retro Gun Ads That May Shock Some But Fascinate Others

Insane Women’s Hairstyles From The 60s (17 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 10 Oct 2016   / 3372 views

Here are the hairstyles that were popular in 1960s and that every respectable woman was wearing. Today they seem crazy but hey, fashion changes all the time, who knows what’d be popular a year from now.

 

Insane Women’s Hairstyles From The 60s

Colorized Black And White Photos Of Immigrants At Ellis Island (16 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 4 Oct 2016   / 3085 views

Ellis Island was the gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. The island was made part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965, and has hosted a museum of immigration since 1990. Let’s see few color portraits of immigrants who’d been there.

Colorized Black And White Photos Of Immigrants At Ellis Island

Growing Up In The Beginning Of The 20th Century Was Not An Easy Task For Kids (10 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 10 Sep 2016   / 4659 views

Author Chris Wild has found some striking historic photos for his new book called “The Retronaut Guide To Raising Children: The Past Like You Wouldn’t Believe.” 
 

Growing Up In The Beginning Of The 20th Century Was Not An Easy Task For Kids

This Vintage Questionable Food Is Simply Gut Churning (24 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 9 Sep 2016   / 3436 views

I just have one question: how the f#ck did people manage to eat it?
 

This Vintage Questionable Food Is Simply Gut Churning

Today’s Kids Should Be Happy They Are Not Living One Hundred Years Ago (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Sep 2016   / 3595 views

Astonishing photos of child laborers in America taken by photographer Lewis Hine between 1908 and 1924. He traveled across the US to document children working in different fields for the NCLC (National Child Labor Committee) in order to promote the "rights, awareness, dignity, well-being and education of children and youth as they relate to work and working."
 

Today’s Kids Should Be Happy They Are Not Living One Hundred Years Ago

Vintage Mugshots Of Criminals Caught By Scotland Yard (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 25 Aug 2016   / 3305 views

These mugshots are of dangerous criminals who were operating in the Tyne and Wear county in the North East region of England in 1930s.

 

Vintage Mugshots Of Criminals Caught By Scotland Yard

Photos That Show What It Was Like To Be At The Woodstock Festival In 1969 (63 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Aug 2016   / 5266 views

The Woodstock Festival took place in an dairy farm in New York state and was scheduled over three days but ran over four days in August of 1969. It attracted over 400,000 people and such music legends as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Who and others played there through the rain or sun. And the atmosphere there was really special. Happily, these photos were taken by two LIFE photographers Bill Eppridge and John Dominis who were present at the Woodstock music festival to capture the essence of the 60s and what was going on there.
 

Photos That Show What It Was Like To Be At The Woodstock Festival In 1969

Wacky Vintage Exercise Machines From The First Gym (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 19 Aug 2016   / 2532 views

Dr. Gustav Zander, a Swedish physician known for inventing mechanotherapy, which was defined in 1890 as “the employment of mechanical means for the cure of disease.” Zander exhibited his exercise machines at the 1876 Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia where they won a gold medal. By 1906 Zander had established his first gyms with these machines in 146 countries.
 

Wacky Vintage Exercise Machines From The First Gym

Life in the US during the WWII (21 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 11 Aug 2016   / 3479 views

Amazing colorized photos that show how Americans were preparing for the WWII at home.
 

Life in the US during the WWII

Declassified Photos Of The US’s Preparations For Atomic Bombings Of Japan (16 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 10 Aug 2016   / 4465 views

Interesting photos that show the US’s final preparations of "Fat Man" and “Little Boy” which were codenames for atomic bombs that were detonated over the Japanese cities of Nagasaki and Hiroshima in August of 1945.
 

Declassified Photos Of The US’s Preparations For Atomic Bombings Of Japan

Beauty Standards In The Edwardian Era (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 18 Jul 2016   / 6408 views

Let’s take a look at the most beautiful Edwardian women of the 1900s.
 

Beauty Standards In The Edwardian Era

Ladies, These Vintage Postcards Will Make You Glad To Be Living In The 21st Century (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 13 Jul 2016   / 4328 views

These propaganda postcards from the early 1900s were used by men to stop women from having more rights.
 

Ladies, These Vintage Postcards Will Make You Glad To Be Living In The 21st Century
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