Category: 40’s

yesterdaysprint:

New York, December 1947

bebemoon:

glynis johns in promotional photo for the 1948 film ‘miranda’.

history-of-fashion:

1948 Evening dress by Norman Norell

cotton organdy, cotton cording, silk, mother-of-pearl buttons, taffeta

(Indianapolis Museum of Art)

urbancentury:

If photos had voices, this one would sound like John Coltrane playing Stardust.

New York: Times Square, ca. 1943.

last-picture-show:

Hermann Landshoff, Girls on Bicycles, 1946

Photo

omgthatdress:

Bracelet

1940s

1stdibs.com

notinthehistorybooks:

Unidentified woman holding gladiolus at Terra Ceia Island Farms, Florida – 1947

From Florida Memory

vintageblackglamour:

Cab Calloway, shot here in 1946 by the great William Gottlieb, was born on Christmas Day 1907 in Rochester, New York and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Calloway worried his family by dropping out of law school to pursue a career in entertainment, but clearly it worked out for him in the end.

electronicsquid:

Cleaning up Macy’s after a busy day of Christmas shopping

(Nina Leen. 1948)