A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images. Continue reading »
How would you describe normal, everyday life? Well, for a modern person, it’s anything from brushing their teeth to… commuting to work. Oh wait, not anymore. Coronavirus has shaken up quite a few things, and made us work from home, stay in more, keep distances and whatnot. The change is dramatic and it’s only been like two years (almost three!, o-m-g) since it first started in late 2019. Continue reading »
Sir Malcolm Campbell (March 11, 1885 – December 31, 1948) was a British racing motorist and motoring journalist. He gained the world speed record on land and on water at various times during the 1920s and 1930s using vehicles called Blue Bird, including a 1921 Grand Prix Sunbeam. Continue reading »
These pictures show what was acceptable in the 1980s at Spring Break. Mostly from Daytona beach and Fort Lauderdale, these show a party scene that seems alien, the kind of en masse binge-drinking you could have before the intervention of social media. Take a look at these images for a quality nostalgia of tiny swimsuits, big hair and and most likely loads of cocaine. Continue reading »
These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s. Continue reading »
When He Said “Jump…”: The Most Influential Images Of All Time Captured By The Photographer Philippe Halsman
Philippe Halsman (2 May 1906 Riga, Russian Empire – 25 June 1979 New York City – previously) was a Latvian-born American portrait photographer. Many celebrities photographed by Halsman include Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Winston Churchill, Marilyn Monroe, Dorothy Dandridge, and Pablo Picasso. Many of those photographs appeared on the cover of Life. In such photos, he utilizes a variety of his rules of photography. For example, in one of his photos of Winston Churchill, the omission of his face makes Halsman’s photo even more powerful at making Churchill more human. Continue reading »
These wonderful photos documented everyday life of Florida in the 1950s. Cities include Tarpon Springs, St. Petersburg, Winter Haven, Daytona Beach. Continue reading »
The America We Lost: 77 Amazing Color Photographs Of People Living In 1950s You’ve Probably Never Seen
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. Continue reading »
The following selection of photographs gives an unusual perspective of well-known things, places or phenomena. Take a look! Continue reading »
Harry Sperl from Daytona Beach, Florida, has collected thousands of items, including this bed, to create a museum dedicated to hamburgers. The enthusiast’s collection has transformed his Daytona Beach home in Florida into a shrine which is dubbed Burgerbilla.
The 57-year-old has a custom-made bed in the form of the world’s largest cheeseburger, complete with a sesame seed cover and matching pillows. Mr Sperl’s collection includes a burger mobile phone, hamburger money banks, biscuit jars, clocks, hats, trays, erasers, badges, magnets, music boxes and salt and pepper shakers.
He said: ‘They taste good, they look good and the hamburger is an icon of the United States of America.’ Continue reading »
Exotic pet owners and hopeful adopters filled the West Palm Beach Garden Club Saturday morning during the city’s first-ever Pet Amnesty Day. The event gave owners of non-native and invasive pets an opportunity to turn in their animals with no penalty and no questions asked. Photography and story by Brandon Kruse/The Palm Beach Post.
Christen Mason, left, and Marcie Kapsch, right, of the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, and Jon Garzaniti of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission support an albino Burmese python that Mason estimated to be 9-feet long and 45 lbs. A U.S. FWS spokespersons said the owner of this snake had three more at home and also surrendered a 14-foot albino Burmese python. Continue reading »
The 1960s were a decade of revolution and change in politics, music and society around the world. It started in the United States and the United Kingdom, and spread to continental Europe and other parts of the globe. Continue reading »
Tom Kelley was an American photographer whose files full of classic portraits and early advertising shots of Hollywood’s biggest stars during the 1940s and 1950s, including Gary Cooper, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda and Gene Kelly. Continue reading »