Blog Posts - 1940s



Budapest 1943 - Rakoczi Road

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by Old Budapest on Sep 4, 2016

Budapest 1942 - National Fair

Old Budapest Nemzetközi vásár...
by Old Budapest on Sep 3, 2016

Budapest 1941 Panorama at Night

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by Old Budapest on Sep 1, 2016

Budapest 1940 - Panorama

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by Old Budapest on Aug 26, 2016

The World in Color During the 1940s and 1950s Through Robert Capa's Lens

Famed photojournalist and founder of Magnum Photos, Robert Capa was primarily known for his black-and-white images. But after World War II he turned increasingly to color, fulfilling assignments for a variety of popular magazines such as Life and Hol...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 29, 2016

35 Wonderful Color Photos of Ireland in the late 1940s

These color photos are vintage found slides capturing landscape and life of Cork, Kerry Counties in Ireland in the 1949.See more »...
by Vintage Everyday on Jul 28, 2016

1940s Summer Underwear

Before the structure and corsetry of the 1950s was the softer silhouette of the 1940s. These photos are from a fashion feature on summer underwear from 1949, aren’t they beautiful?   Image source and copyright: TIME LIFE archive...
by We Heart Vintage on Jul 25, 2016

Two couples in bathing outfits, c.1934

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by Vintage Everyday on Jul 24, 2016

Telephone booth inside the Hurricane Ballroom, New York, 1940

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by Vintage Everyday on Jul 21, 2016

75 Vintage Snapshots That Show What Summer Fun Looked Like From Between the 1920s and 1950s

Summer is for many a season of youth and dreams, of lighthearted moments we have longed for, as sunbeams and shadows stretch on hot sidewalks and a nightly breeze, along with crickets’ chirping, serenades our dreamy thoughts. These vintage snapshot...
by Vintage Everyday on May 21, 2016

women playing with letters, ca. 1940s

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by Vintage Everyday on May 20, 2016

Amazing Pictures Capture Everyday Life in Soviet Villages During WWII Through a German Soldier-Photographer's Eyes

Asmus Remmer was a German photographer who specialized in portraiture, genre and landscape photography. From between 1940-45 he was an infantry soldier of Wehrmacht. In May 1945 he found himself in the American POW camp which he left in autumn of the...
by Vintage Everyday on May 16, 2016

What Are These Guys Thinking? Here Are The 24 Most Ridiculous Vintage Men's Underwear Ads We Could Find

Perhaps in an effort to desexualize underwear advertising in the 1940s, '50s and '60s, many of the print ads for male underwear during this time have men modeling their underwear in places outside of the bedroom and fetid places. Places you s...
by Vintage Everyday on May 15, 2016

On Vacation with Joan Smith in 1941

These black and white photographs of a pretty young model named Joan Smith, blonde, blue-eyed and 21, who was taking her vacation at Truro, on Cape Cod, when LIFE's photographer David Scherman arrived on a similar mission.Before long, however, so...
by Vintage Everyday on May 15, 2016

These 50 Vintage Photographs Show What People Wearing in the Early 20th Century

These awesome photographs are from a set called "What's That You're Wearing", they were produced from negatives serendipitously discovered in retired Navy photographer Steve Given's collections. The ordinary to exceptional choic...
by Vintage Everyday on May 14, 2016

Mother and Child – Exquisitely Beautiful Vintage Photographs of a Young Tasha Tudor and Her Children

Tasha Tudor (1915–2008) is one of America’s best-known and beloved illustrators. Her first little story, Pumpkin Moonshine, was published in 1938.She illustrated nearly one hundred books, the last being the 2003 release, The Corgiville Christmas...
by Vintage Everyday on May 7, 2016

Sixteen-year old Jacqueline Bouvier vamps for the camera at a Newport tennis court, July 1945

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by Vintage Everyday on May 5, 2016

"I’m in this war too!" – A Collection of 48 Popular U.S. Army Women’s Recruiting Posters During World War II

Recruiting posters abounded during World War II, including those designed to entice women to join. Thousands of these posters were created by famous magazine illustrators of the time, including John Falter, Charles Andres, and McClelland Barclay, amo...
by Vintage Everyday on May 5, 2016

Lingerie model smoking in an office, Chicago, 1949

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by Vintage Everyday on May 5, 2016

Air raid practice, Melbourne, 1942

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by Vintage Everyday on May 4, 2016


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