1950sunlimited:

Young couple on the dance floor, 1950s

1950sunlimited:

Young couple on the dance floor, 1950s

transistoradio:

Two images from the U.S. Civilian Defense test known as “Operation Doorstep” (1953), showing mannequin families placed in sheltered locations before the 16-kiloton ANNIE nuclear blast at the Nevada Test Site. Via Wikimedia Commons here and here.

Mimi sent me this postcard the other day and it made me so, so happy. This is still one of my favorite photos, ever.

Mimi sent me this postcard the other day and it made me so, so happy. This is still one of my favorite photos, ever.


Audrey Hepburn photographed by Mark Shaw, 1953

Audrey Hepburn photographed by Mark Shaw, 1953

(Source: vintagegal)

warnerarchive:


Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh at home, c. early 1950s

babes

warnerarchive:

Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh at home, c. early 1950s

babes

(Source: mattybing1025)

vintagemarlene:

bicycle queen annette funicello at 16 years old, 1959 (www.shorpy.com)

vintagemarlene:

bicycle queen annette funicello at 16 years old, 1959 (www.shorpy.com)

thepieshops:

RCA Victor Announces Stereo Sound on Records

thepieshops:

RCA Victor Announces Stereo Sound on Records

forties-fifties-sixties-love:

1950 Eyes: How New Eyes Go On

forties-fifties-sixties-love:

1950 Eyes: How New Eyes Go On

theniftyfifties:

1957 Formica “Nassau” Bathroom design.

theniftyfifties:

1957 Formica “Nassau” Bathroom design.

Ava Gardner and Antonio Gades “El Bailarín”, July, 1955.

(Source: missavagardner)