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Amazing Black and White Photos Capture SoCal’s Skate, Beach and Punk Scenes From Between the Late 1960s and Early 1980s_2Q

Spot is a man of many talents. Besides serving as the album producer and sound engineer for punk bands like the Misfits and Black Flag, the photographer, who goes only by Spot, also snapped a treasure trove of photos that…

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Men’s Shorts of the 1970s: The Fashion Style That Might Make Men Look Cool_2Q

The 1970s were really the thighlights for quad-baring shorts. Shorts are one of fashion styles that makes women look sexiest. So how about with men? Just check out these snapshots to see what men looked like in shorts in the…

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40 Beautiful Black and White Portraits of Wellesley College’s Female Students in 1938_2Q

These amazing portrait shots of Wellesley College’s girls were taken by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt in 1938. Wellesley College was founded in 1870 by Henry and Pauline Durant, who were passionate about the higher education of women. Wellesley’s first president, Ada…

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Amazing New York Street Style From the 1940s_2Q

Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt, famous for taking the picture of the sailor kissing the girl in Times Square, the following photos are from a street style series he did for LIFE magazine taken in 1944 called ‘Beautiful Girls’. They really do look so amazing…

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Beehive Hairdo: The Women’s Popular Hairstyle Throughout the 1960s_2

The beehive is a hairstyle in which long hair is piled up in a conical shape on the top of the head and slightly backwards pointing, giving some resemblance to the shape of a traditional beehive. It is also known…

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Taste of a Decade: A Glimpse Inside American Restaurants and Cafeterias in the 1940s_2Q

During the war (1941-1945) the creation of 17 million new jobs finally pulls the economy out of the Depression. Millions of married women enter the labor force. The demand for restaurant meals escalates, increasing from a pre-war level of 20…

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Fascinating Photos of San Francisco Snapped Through a Navy Submarine Periscope in 1951_2Q

In 1951, a diesel-powered US Navy submarine called the U.S.S. Catfish passed under the Golden Gate Bridge and did a short tour of San Francisco Bay. While there, the crew decided to snap some photographs of San Francisco through its periscope. The…

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30 Fascinating Black and White Photos Capture Street Scenes of Boston in the Late 1970s_2Q

In the late 1970s, Boston was a city in transition. The economy was shifting from manufacturing to services, with growth in finance, education, healthcare, and technology. Urban renewal projects changed the skyline but sparked controversies over gentrification and displacement. The…

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Smooth, slick & sexy: The best vintage men’s hair products from the 60s, 70s & 80s_2Q

Vintage men’s hair products: Vitalis Hair Tonic for men, with sportcaster Bud Palmer… and a gorilla (1955) New greaseless way to keep your hair neat all day — How to avoid dry, unruly “gorilla hair” Hunting for a greaseless hair…

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42 Intimate Portrait Photos of Young People of San Diego in the Early 1970s_2Q

These intimate color photos were taken by American photographer Harold Gee that show portraits of his young friends in San Diego from 1971 to 1975. “Late Sixties, and I was timid about carrying a camera because there were a lot of folks…