Monday, October 31, 2011

Rare Titanic Construction Photos

The doomed ship was built in Belfast over a three-year span and these impressive black and white images show just how colossal an undertaking it was.






Creepy & Cool Retro Halloween of Kid Costumes






Vintage Halloween Postcards






Retro Swimsuits






Old Buses

Two old buses in New York City from 1913

A woman sleeping in a bus station in Chicago, Illinois, 1943

A crowded bus terminal in Memphis, Tennessee, 1943

A Greyhound Bus from 1938

Crowd on the bus was going from Memphis to Chattanooga, 1943

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Color Pictures of Egypt in 1920






Friday, October 28, 2011

14 Interesting Vintage Photographs of Muhammad Ali Hanging Out with His Famous Friends

Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942, Muhammad Ali became an Olympic gold medalist in 1960 and the world heavyweight boxing champion in 1964. Following his suspension for refusing military service, Ali reclaimed the heavyweight title two more times during the 1970s, winning famed bouts against Joe Frazier and George Foreman along the way.

Arguably boxing's most celebrated athlete, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was also known for his public stance against the Vietnam War and his longtime battle with Parkinson's disease.

Here's a collection of 14 interesting images of Muhammad Ali hanging out with his famous friends:

with Pele

with Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges

with Marvin Gaye

with Bill Cosby

with Bob Dylan

Post-War American Life: Amazing Color Photographs That Capture Daily Life in the U.S. in the 1940s and 1950s

The end of the Second World War marked the beginning of a new era, not only for the United States, but also the entire world.

In America, the end of the war was met with much celebration and hope for the future, even as the threat of conflict with the Soviet Union loomed like a dark cloud.

The immediate postwar era was a time of uncertainty. Emerging from World War II as a victorious superpower, America's future appeared bright, even as complex geopolitical concerns spilled over into everyday life, affecting society at its most basic levels. Prosperity and social conservatism came to define the early postwar era, amid Cold War-related anxiety.






Pictures of girls in the past






Thursday, October 27, 2011

Netherlands in the Past