August 7, 2018

34 Amazing Color Snapshots That Show the United States in the 1940s

These amazing color snapshots from robby who bought them at the flea market that captured everyday life of the United States in the 1940s.

Colorado. Main St, Lamar, 1948

Colorado. Maxwell House, Lamar, 1948

Florida. Cypress Gardens, 1946

Florida. Downtown in Lakeland, 1946

Florida. Ferris wheels of Royal American shows at the fair, Tampa, 1946

Florida. Newsstand in Lakeland, 1945

Florida. Rexall drug store in Lakeland, 1946

Florida. Royal American shows at the fair, Tampa, 1946

Florida. Royal American shows at the fair, Tampa, 1946

Florida. Tarpon Springs, 1946

Maine. Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk, 1948

Maine. South Bristol, 1948

Massachusetts. Clara's Ship Models, Cape Cod, 1949

Massachusetts. Gloucester, 1949

Missouri. Central Hotel, Kansas City, early 1940s

Missouri. Kansas City taken from Power and Light Building, Folly Theater at top center, early 1940s

Missouri. Plaza Theater, Kansas City, 1940

Missouri. Power and Light Building at night, Kansas City, Christmas 1940

Missouri. Power and Light Building, Kansas City, circa 1940

Missouri. Power and Light Building, Kansas City, circa 1940

New Jersey. Texaco,New Brunswick, 1949

New York. Al Deppe's restaurant, Staten Island, 1947

New York. Card Seed Co. fire, Freedonia, 1948

New York. Citizens Bank, Fredonia, 1946

New York. Citizens Bank, Fredonia, July 1946

New York. Firehouse and church, Fredonia, 1941

New York. Main St, Fredonia, May 30, 1946

New York. New York World's Fair, 1940

New York. New York World's Fair, 1940

New York. Shoemanthal's Gulf station and garage, Fredonia, 1948

New York. VE day at Bakers Square, Fredonia, 1945

New York. VE Day,  Main St, Fredonia, May 8th, 1945

Ohio. Parade in Hudson, 1940

Ohio. Street scene of Athens, 1948






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