The America We Lost: 77 Amazing Color Photographs Of People Living In 1950s You’ve Probably Never Seen – Design You Trust

The America We Lost: 77 Amazing Color Photographs Of People Living In 1950s You’ve Probably Never Seen

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The United States in the 1950s experienced marked economic growth – with an increase in manufacturing and home construction amongst a post-World War II economic boom. Here’s a great collection of color photographs that will take you down memory lane and have you think about those happy golden days in the 1950s.

Glen Cove, Long Island, 1956
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On the lake, 1952
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Nash Ambassadors, Nebraska
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Hawaii, 1952
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Picturing with girls, 1955
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Waiting for customers on the gas station
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Rambler Cross Country on the road in Utah, 1957
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Buick, 1951
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Big city visitors, 1951
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Buick Centry, 1954
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Buick Special, 1954
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Cadillac Coupe Deville on the highway, 1957
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Buick Roadmaster Limited 75, 1957
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Ford Fairlane, 1958
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On the seaside, 1957
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Pool time, 1959
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A visit to the dentist, 1959
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A man and his Pontiac Catalina, Florida, 1953
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Trailer park, 1958
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Western Airlines, Florida, 1953
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Annapolis, Maryland, 1957
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Picnic time in Massachusetts, 1957
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After the hurricane, Xenia, Ohio, 1950
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Oldsmobile, 1958
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USAF, Florida, 1953
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Washington, DC
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Captain and his B-26 Invader, 1953
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Chrysler New Yorker, 1959
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Party time, 1956
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Daytona Beach, Florida, 1951
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Easter time, 1956
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Family photo on Easter, 1959
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Party time in San Diego, California, 1956
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Indiana, 1955
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Grand Canyon, Arizona, 1956
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Grand View Ship Hotel, 1953
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Eating an ice-cream in 1956
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Los Angeles, California, 1956
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Kids drinking a Coca Cola on Jones Beach, New York, 1956
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New York, 1954
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Kids playing on the street, 1958
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Oyster seller, 1955
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Los Angeles, California, 1955
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Young burger maker, 1958
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Ford Fairlane, 1956
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Boy and duck, 1953
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Firefighters in Princeton, New Jersey, 1956
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Rockaway Beach, New York, 1950
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City tour bus, San Francisco, California, 1956
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Ice fishing in Michigan, 1955
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… sometimes it takes failure
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Summer of 1958
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Gas station, 1950
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Thanksgiving Day, 1950
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Jaguar Mark 1, 1959
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Golden Gate Bridge parking
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Florida, 1956
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Philadelphia, 1957
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Phoenix airport, 1953
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Illinois, 1950
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Florida, 1951
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Hawaii, 1950
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Alexandria, Virginia, 1956
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