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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   / 4400 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   / 3217 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   / 3355 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   / 3127 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   / 4998 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   / 2420 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   / 3364 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   / 4348 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   / 6067 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   / 4193 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

Amazing Color Photos Of The Great Depression In America (18 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 6 Jun 2016   / 4183 views

The depression originated in the United States, after a fall in stock prices that began around September 4, 1929. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. Take a look how it was in the USA.
 

Amazing Color Photos Of The Great Depression In America

Rare 1908 Photos Of Japan On The Verge Of Big Changes (14 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 27 May 2016   / 5799 views

These photos were taken by German-born American photographer Arnold Genthe. In 1908 he spent six month in Japan documenting the daily life of the country and its inhabitants. These photos were taking during the Meiji period just before it was ravaged by wars.

 

Rare 1908 Photos Of Japan On The Verge Of Big Changes
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