Category: 1938

Porcupines in Detroit Zoo, September 1938.

Porcupines in Detroit Zoo, September 1938.

Behind the scenes photos of Dorothy Lamour playing with…

Behind the scenes photos of Dorothy Lamour playing with “Jiggs” the chimpanzee in the 1938 film “Her Jungle Love”.

Rome (probably), circa 1938.

Rome (probably), circa 1938.

Everyday life of Cincinnati in the late 1930s through Nelson…

Everyday life of Cincinnati in the late 1930s through Nelson Ronsheim’s lens.

The revolver camera: A colt 38 carrying a small camera that…

The revolver camera: A colt 38 carrying a small camera that automatically takes a picture when you pull the trigger.

Flat Iron Building, Madison Square, New York, May 18, 1938. 

Flat Iron Building, Madison Square, New York, May 18, 1938. 

Believe it or not, these two images are the first photographs of…

Believe it or not, these two images are the first photographs of smell.

Here’s what the ‘ideal’ woman’s figure would’ve looked like in…

Here’s what the ‘ideal’ woman’s figure would’ve looked like in the 1930s.