December 12, 2014

40 Beautiful Vintage Color Photographs That Capture Street Scenes of the U.S From Between the 1950s and 1960s

Historians tend to portray the 1950s as a decade of prosperity, conformity, and consensus, and the 1960s as a decade of turbulence, protest, and disillusionment. These stereotypes are largely true, though, as with everything in life, there are exceptions to this perspective. Therefore, the historians’ portrayal of the 1950s and 1960s is accurate for the majority of Americans, though some groups were clearly exceptions.

(Photos by Jaap van der Horst)


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