These Creepy Vintage Photographs From the Early 20th Century Will Make Your Skin Crawl – Design You Trust — Design Daily Since 2007

These Creepy Vintage Photographs From the Early 20th Century Will Make Your Skin Crawl

Vintage Halloween costume snapshot
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In today’s world, it’s easy to forget that everyday life used to be a lot different. People wore different clothes, read encyclopedias, and used rotary phones.

Oh, and everything was creepy as hell, or at least it was according to the contents of these 50 vintage pictures. Maybe it’s all the black and white photography, but there is just something about these old-school photos that makes your skin crawl.

h/t: vintag.es

Nurse feeds a patient while Jesus watches. Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, c.1920s.
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Creepy doll sitting alone in a child’s chair, April 20, 1930
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Creepy woman climbs the stairs, c.1930s
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Bear terrifies small child
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Two girls in Halloween masks on a porch
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Little boy sits in a wagon. “Mark Connelly”, 1968.
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Farmers in homemade Halloween costumes
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A group of ghostly people
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Moldy baby picture
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Blackface Halloween costume
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Startled woman on Christmas night
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Ghostly mother and baby
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Ghostly mother and baby
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Grungy school girl portrait
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Grandma and grandpa pose with a light leak
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Tiny old woman sits on her rocking chair on the porch
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Four ghostly women posing in front of a house
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Woman in plaid dress stares at the camera
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Tin type portrait of an intense young boy
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Tin type portrait of an intense young girl
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Sad little girl holds her doll
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Eyeless woman and child wearing a hat
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Screaming woman tied to a tree
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Ghostly house double exposure
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Sitting man holds an axe
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Dead-eyed girl portrait
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Baby with hidden father
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Two girls pose with a creepy Santa
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Creepy long-haired girl
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Two terrified little girls on the road
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Creepy little boy holds his cat in front of a mirror, 1910
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Woman poses with a creepy doll
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Woman in a dress hunches over in her bedroom
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Creepy family singing in the parlor
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Sad little girl holds hands with her scratched-out sister, Lincoln, Illinois
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Large group of cross-dressing party-goers
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Woman lying in bed with smallpox
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Creepy girl with long hair
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Creepy little boy wearing a gas mask
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Blurry-faced girl with her doll and stuffed bear
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Man stands next to another person wearing a creepy mask
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Little girl reading a book in a burned-out forest
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Blurly people standing in front of a car
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Creepy Halloween party with Ouija Board
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Little girl examining a large doll on Christmas
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Little girl pushing a stroller in a foggy forest
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Creepy woman crawling off the couch
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Doll stands by itself on a chair in the sunlight, 1934
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Santa Claus visiting a woman, Dec. 24 1958
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