March 1, 2015

30 Amazing Photographs Capture Everyday Life in France in the Early 1930s

These are what everyday life in France looked like in the early 1930s.

"Le Monocle" - Special lesbians cabaret in Montmartre. Paris, 1930. Photo by Albert Harlingue.

Swimming lessons, 1930. Photo by François Kollar

The brooms seller in Montmartre, Paris, 1933. Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, ca. 1930. Photo by André Kertész.

Greta Garbo Poster by Ilse Bing, Paris 1932.

American boxer Jack Johnson and his second wife, Irene Pineau in Paris, 1930.

The flying car, France, 1930.

Frontier mine potash in Alsace in Mulhouse: the photo shows the room of ultraviolet rays for children. 1935.

Place de la Nation, Paris, 1930.

Cheese seller with his goats, Paris, 1930.

Hawker muget, Parvis of Notre-Dame, Nice, May 1, 1936. Photo by Paul Louis.

Hawker muget, Parvis of Notre-Dame, Nice, May 1, 1936. Photo by Paul Louis.

The flower seller in Paris, 1932. Photo by André Kertész.

City de Refuge designed by Le Corbusier, Paris, 1933.

The Man in the Boater, 1932. Photo by Brassaï.

Pablo Picasso and Tériade in front of the sculpture studio at his home in Boisgeloup, 1932. Photo by Brassaï.

Evening at the Monocle, ca. 1932. Photo by Brassaï.

A Morris column in the fog, Avenue de l'Observatoire, Paris, 1934. Photo by Brassaï .

Horticultural Exposition in Cours la Reine, Paris, 1932.

Employees, Toulouse, 1930. Photo by J. Saludas.

Renée au Palm Beach, Cannes, 1931. Photo by Jacques Henri Lartigue.

Paris, ca. 1930. Photo by J-E Auclair.

Edith Piaf in a Parisian cafe, ca. 1936. Photo by Jean-Gabriel Séruzier.

Bistro, Paris, 1930. Photo by André Kertész.

Snowman in the Buttes Chaumont, February 22, 1933.

Bathing suit, Trouville, ca. 1930.

Kitchen, Vitry-sur-Seine, Paris, ca. 1930.

Apprentices are having fun with the snow in the Buttes Chaumont, February 21, 1933.

Paris in the morning, 1935. Photo by Fred Stein.

The Lido, Paris, ca. 1930. Photo by B. M. Bernand.





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