Category: 1940s

Pre-Marilyn days, here is one of the earliest pictures of Model…

Pre-Marilyn days, here is one of the earliest pictures of Model Norma Jeane in 1945.

A Good Day

The Franklin Evening Star, Indiana, July 28, 1943

Co-Workers

Office staff photos, LIFE Magazine, May 9, 1949

 

Romi’s Antique Shop, 1949

In Romi’s antique shop on the Left Bank, Paris, photographer Robert Doisneau set up his camera to catch the public’s reaction after the proprietor noticed the amount of attention this picture, painted ca. 1900, by an artist named Wagner was receiving, 1949

From

LIFE Magazine, May 23, 1949

24 fascinating black and white portrait photos of Rosemary La…

24 fascinating black and white portrait photos of Rosemary La Planche in the early 1940s.

A perfect classic female impersonator: 34 amazing pictures of…

A perfect classic female impersonator: 34 amazing pictures of Jimmy Slater during his career.

It Hasn’t Done Much for Pop-Eye

The Index-Journal, Greenwood, South Carolina, October 29, 1947

M is for MEWSICAL

The Pittsburgh Press, Pennsylvania, April 15, 1948

A couple sleeping in a Morrison shelter used as protection from…

A couple sleeping in a Morrison shelter used as protection from collapsing homes during the WWII ‘Blitz’ bombing raids.

The Brazilian bombshell – Glamorous photos of young Carmen…

The Brazilian bombshell – Glamorous photos of young Carmen Miranda in the 1930s and 1940s.