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Fascinating Portraits of Canada’s Notorious WWII Prostitutes (15 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 5 Oct 2013   / 13835 views

Montreal was known as the sex tourism capital of North America in the beginning of the 20th Century. These mugshots show some of the women who were arrested for being “working girls” during these years.

 

Fascinating Portraits of Canada’s Notorious WWII Prostitutes

A Popular Indoor Home Shelter from the War Years (11 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro 23 Sep 2013   / 4487 views

The Morrison shelter was created by John Baker and named after the Minister of Home Security, Herbert Morrison. The shelters came in home assembly kits and were 6 ft 6 in (2 m) long, 4 ft (1.2 m) wide and 2 ft 6 in (0.75 m) high and had a solid 1/8 in (3 mm) steel plate “table” top with wire mesh sides and a metal floor. 500,000 shelters were distributed by the end of 1941 and were given free to households with a combined income of less than $640(£400) per year in preparation for the expected German V-1 “Doodlebug” bomb attacks.

 

A Popular Indoor Home Shelter from the War Years

Inside the 1983 Sear Electronics Catalogue… (13 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 30 Aug 2013   / 7120 views

Seeing how outdated this technology is now will blow your mind!
 

Inside the 1983 Sear Electronics Catalogue…

A Revealing Collection of Original Civil War Pictures (60 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 24 Aug 2013   / 6767 views

These images record a significant period in history and are made up of 40 Union and 20 Confederate pictures.
 

A Revealing Collection of Original Civil War Pictures

A Shoe Store That’s Frozen in Time (63 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 13 Aug 2013   / 8113 views

This store was open from the ‘40s to ‘60s until the owner fell ill and died. The shop was closed and remained as it was for over 40 years.
 

A Shoe Store That’s Frozen in Time

Photos of San Francisco City from Over 45 Years Ago (19 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 8 Aug 2013   / 5008 views

These vintage pics were taken in 1967.
 

Photos of San Francisco City from Over 45 Years Ago

Defining Historical Moments Remembered through Great Old Photos (30 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 2 Aug 2013   / 10130 views

Mark Twain inside the laboratory of Nikola Tesla, 1894

Defining Historical Moments Remembered through Great Old Photos

A Soviet Soldier’s Handy Three-in-one Tool (5 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 30 Jul 2013   / 7243 views

This cool piece of equipment is a saw, hatchet and shovel in one.
 

A Soviet Soldier’s Handy Three-in-one Tool

Vintage Photos of New York City in 1973 (32 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 27 Jul 2013   / 6241 views

This was the year the World Trade Center was completed.
 

Vintage Photos of New York City in 1973

It’s Summer Time and the Weather Is Fine… (31 pics)

Posted by Raya in Lifestyle » Retro 16 Jul 2013   / 7076 views

Classic vintage photos show a 1969 New York City in summer.
 

It’s Summer Time and the Weather Is Fine…
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