Category: 1940s

27 stunning black and white photographs that capture everyday…

27 stunning black and white photographs that capture everyday life in France in the 1930s and 1940s.

The victor of a Korongo Nuba wrestling match, ca. 1949 in Sudan…

The victor of a Korongo Nuba wrestling match, ca. 1949 in Sudan by George Rodger.

Everyday life of the U.S in 1943 through Esther Bubley’s…

Everyday life of the U.S in 1943 through Esther Bubley’s lens – A look at the American home front during WWII.  

Children dancing in joy, circa 1940.

Children dancing in joy, circa 1940.

Camera display in Argus Candid Cameras, January 1941.

Camera display in Argus Candid Cameras, January 1941.

27 amazing color photographs that capture U.S nuclear tests from…

27 amazing color photographs that capture U.S nuclear tests from the mid-1940s to the early 1960s.

44 cool snaps of fashionable girls from the 1940s.

44 cool snaps of fashionable girls from the 1940s.

A farmer directing the course for the pilot by a Lucas lamp, ca….

A farmer directing the course for the pilot by a Lucas lamp, ca. 1944.

Rare photographs capture everyday life in Iran from between the…

Rare photographs capture everyday life in Iran from between the 1940s and 1960s.

Haunting paintings of Victor Brauner, the great Romanian…

Haunting paintings of Victor Brauner, the great Romanian surrealist.