Teddy Girls at Battersea Fun Fair, 1956 (Roger Mayne)
Yma Sumac, a descendant of Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor, 1950s
Filipino Americans : Hollywood nightlife in the 1940s and 1950s, visiting clubs and dance halls. (Courtesy of Tawa Desuacido)
Mae Respicio Koerner ’97 collected more than 200 vintage photographs with the help of members and organizations in the Filipino-American community to create Filipinos in Los Angeles (Arcadia Publishing, 2007) -
Padmini in Raj Tilak (1958)
London underground, 1952-68 © Getty Images
Prostitute, Nagoya, 1957
Looking west down Hollywood Boulevard from Las Palmas, Los Angeles, 1955.
Two American Tourists, Venice, 1950 (Ruth Orkin)
L.A river drag racing in the 50s
Drive-in theaters c. 1940s-1960s (via)
Eartha Kitt, 1953.
Hollywood Boulevard decorated for Christmas - 1950