lauramcphee:

Teddy Girls at Battersea Fun Fair, 1956 (Roger Mayne)

lauramcphee:

Teddy Girls at Battersea Fun Fair, 1956 (Roger Mayne)

(Source: museumoflondon.org.uk)

vi-ve:

Yma Sumac, a descendant of Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor, 1950s

vi-ve:

Yma Sumac, a descendant of Atahualpa, the last Incan emperor, 1950s

110-33-188-53:

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) -

110-33-188-53:

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) -


Mae West photo, 1950.

Mae West photo, 1950.

Reblogged from bellecs with 148 notes / Mae West 1950s 

mudwerks:

(via Pulp International - Assorted 1940s and 1950s of Los Angeles auto accidents)

mudwerks:

(via Pulp International - Assorted 1940s and 1950s of Los Angeles auto accidents)

milk-honey-tea:

Padmini in Raj Tilak (1958)

milk-honey-tea:

Padmini in Raj Tilak (1958)

Reblogged from mudwerks with 427 notes / Padmini Raj Tilak GIF Bollywood 1950s 

fuckyeahvintage-retro:

London underground, 1952-68 © Getty Images

gibisoma:

Shōmei Tōmatsu
Prostitute, Nagoya, 1957

gibisoma:

Shōmei Tōmatsu

Prostitute, Nagoya, 1957

(Source: burnedshoes)

Reblogged from gift-horse with 169 notes / Shomei Tomatsu Nagoya Japan 1950s 

losangelespast:

Looking west down Hollywood Boulevard from Las Palmas, Los Angeles, 1955.

losangelespast:

Looking west down Hollywood Boulevard from Las Palmas, Los Angeles, 1955.

(Source: lapl.org)

lauramcphee:

Two American Tourists, Venice, 1950 (Ruth Orkin)

lauramcphee:

Two American Tourists, Venice, 1950 (Ruth Orkin)

lamitas:

L.A river drag racing in the 50s

lamitas:

L.A river drag racing in the 50s

Reblogged from mudwerks with 3,539 notes / Los Angeles 1950s L.A. River 

Drive-in theaters c. 1940s-1960s (via)

msmildred:

Eartha Kitt, 1953.

msmildred:

Eartha Kitt, 1953.

Hollywood Boulevard decorated for Christmas - 1950

vintagegal:

1950s Prom and Party Dresses: Green