1. Posted on 12 February, 2014

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    Reblogged from luzfosca

    luzfosca:

Dr. Otto Bettmann
Walking Violin in Philadelphia Mummers’ Parade, 1917
From The Bettmann Archive: More than 100 years of history
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    luzfosca:

    Dr. Otto Bettmann

    Walking Violin in Philadelphia Mummers’ Parade, 1917

    From The Bettmann Archive: More than 100 years of history

  2. photography

    violin

    mummers

    philadelphia

    vintage

  1. And ever.

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    And ever.

    Photo by Matthew Lane via Day Dream Creative

  2. vinyl

    photo break

    vintage

  1. Posted on 25 October, 2013

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    Have a great weekend, y’all!

    Have a great weekend, y’all!

  2. lucille ball

    weekend

    vintage

  1. Painting the Eiffel Tower in 1932… yikes. 



via Retronaut

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    Painting the Eiffel Tower in 1932… yikes.

    via Retronaut

  2. fresh air

    retronaut

    eiffel tower

    vintage

    architecture

    paris

  1. (Fresh Air Director) Roberta Shorrock’s friend Michael had a pair of shorts in the 70s that his mother embroidered to look like the cover of Elton John’s album “Madman Across the Water.”


    Jealous? Yes.

  2. fresh air

    elton john

    madman across the water

    1970s

    short shorts

    style

    vintage

  1. lookhigh:

The icegirls cometh
todaysdocument:


Girls deliver ice. Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the partriotic ambition to help. 09/16/1918

From the Records of the War Department; American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918

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    lookhigh:

    The icegirls cometh

    todaysdocument:

    Girls deliver ice. Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the partriotic ambition to help. 09/16/1918

    From the Records of the War Department; American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918

  2. 1918

    Black and White

    Ice

    Ice delivery

    Icegirls

    Today's Document

    World War I

    ice tongs

    today in history

    vintage

    women's history

    vintage

  1. Tomorrow: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind paints a picture of rivalries and dysfunction in the early days of the Obama White House in his new book Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President. Now some of the officials quoted in the book are saying they were misquoted or that their comments were taken out of context. On tomorrow’s Fresh Air, we talk with Ron Suskind. View in High-Res

    Tomorrow: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind paints a picture of rivalries and dysfunction in the early days of the Obama White House in his new book Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President. Now some of the officials quoted in the book are saying they were misquoted or that their comments were taken out of context. On tomorrow’s Fresh Air, we talk with Ron Suskind.

  2. Washington, D.C.

    The White House

    Vintage

    White House

    ron suskind

  1. Posted on 7 September, 2011

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    latimes:

In 1953, smog gets so bad in the shadow of City Hall that pedestrians carry rags to wipe away tears. Scientists began collecting smog particles in the 1950s to analyze what was causing the haze. The primary culprit turns out to be automobiles, not factories.
Photo: City Hall, merely across the street, is dim as Marion E. Lent gropes her way to work. Credit: R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times
Our Vintage Times series is presented on Tumblr with photography from the Los Angeles Times archives.
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    latimes:

    In 1953, smog gets so bad in the shadow of City Hall that pedestrians carry rags to wipe away tears. Scientists began collecting smog particles in the 1950s to analyze what was causing the haze. The primary culprit turns out to be automobiles, not factories.

    Photo: City Hall, merely across the street, is dim as Marion E. Lent gropes her way to work. Credit: R.L. Oliver / Los Angeles Times

    Our Vintage Times series is presented on Tumblr with photography from the Los Angeles Times archives.

  2. vintage

    los angeles

    black and white

    environment

  1. charquaouia:

Julia and Paul Cushing Child’s 1956 Valentine’s Day card. Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

Tomorrow: a vintage Julia Child interview.

    charquaouia:

    Julia and Paul Cushing Child’s 1956 Valentine’s Day card. Courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University.

    Tomorrow: a vintage Julia Child interview.

  2. Julia Child

    Paul Cushing Child

    Vanity Fair

    vintage

  1. We’re having a bit of trouble with our computers this morning so we’re kicking it old school. (Actually, we’re just transferring everything to each other on flash drives…) View in High-Res

    We’re having a bit of trouble with our computers this morning so we’re kicking it old school. (Actually, we’re just transferring everything to each other on flash drives…)

  2. audio

    mixing

    reel to reel

    vintage

    ad

  1. Posted on 9 August, 2011

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    silviowilma:

Victorian-era prosthetic arm, from Europe.  Yes, it’s real.

Tomorrow: a conversation about (very modern-day) prostheses with Biomechatronics professor and double-amputee Hugh Herr. View in High-Res

    silviowilma:

    Victorian-era prosthetic arm, from Europe.  Yes, it’s real.

    Tomorrow: a conversation about (very modern-day) prostheses with Biomechatronics professor and double-amputee Hugh Herr.

  2. prosthetic

    prosthesis

    vintage

    antique

    arm

    cyborg

    transhumanism

    steel

    brass

    leather

    steampunk

  1. Posted on 10 June, 2011

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    beccap:

vintage ads from npr.

    beccap:

    vintage ads from npr.

  2. philadelphia

    vintage

    design

    posters

  1. crystallight:

Love this woman 

whoa, where did you find this vintage terry gross shot?

    crystallight:

    Love this woman 

    whoa, where did you find this vintage terry gross shot?

  2. terry gross

    vintage