Category: 4th of July

Coney Island, NY, July 4, 1949. Photographed by Andreas Feininger.

Happy Fourth of July! Here’s a series of weird and hilarious vintage July 4th comic postcards from 1909.

The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wisconsin, July 4, 1930

Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence on a “laptop.” That sounds weird, doesn’t it? At the time, a laptop was a writing desk that could fit on one’s lap.

Happy 4th of July!

(Photographed by Roger Kahan for Glamour, 1942)

22 rare vintage photographs capture 4th of July celebrations across the United States from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.