Category: 1950s

U. S. 6th Fleet in the Mediterranean, 1957. Photographed by Bert Hardy.

A woman walks her pet chicken up the subway stairs, Paris, France, 1956. Photographed by Nina Leen-LIFE.

Three teenage boys on a street corner, Liverpool Slums, London, November 1956. Photographed by Thurston Hopkins.

17 vintage photographs of Heinkel Kabine bubble cars in the 1950s.

New York, 1954. Photographed by Vivian Maier.

Lauren Bacall, 1951. Photographed by Baron.

Debbie Reynolds at airport during filming of ‘It Started With a Kiss,’ 1959. Photographed by Loomis Dean-LIFE.

20 baby car seats from the mid-20th century moms wouldn’t buy today.

The swingingest sexpot in show business: Glamorous photos of Abbe Lane in the 1950s and 1960s.

Silhouettes of father and sons on a bayou in Louisiana, circa 1950. Photographed by Ivan Dmitri.