Tag: 1940s

Marilyn Monroe & Groucho Marx

Marilyn Monroe and Groucho Marx in 1949

Marilyn Monroe and Groucho Marx were in "Love Happy" together in 1949. Here's a great photo of a scene from that movie.
332nd Fighter Group airmen at a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy. March 1945. Foreground: Emile G. Clifton of San Francisco and Richard S. "Rip" Harder of Brooklyn.

Colorized Tuskegee Airman Photo

This is a great colorized photo of the Tuskegee Airmen in 1945. Source: Shorpy

P-51 Mustang in Flight Over California

What a stunning color photo from World War II. This image shows a P-51 in flight over Inglewood, California in 1942. Source: Shorpy

Marian Anderson and Leonard Bernstein in 1947

This is a lovely old photo from June 1947 showing Marian Anderson and Leonard Bernstein rehearsing before a performance at Lewisohn Stadium on the...

It’s Raining in 1943 New York City

This photo shows the Big Apple back during World War II. It was a rainy spring day that March of 1943.Source: ShorpyMarch 1943. "New...

Cologne Cathedral During World War II

This beautiful black and white photo shows the cathedral in Cologne during World War II. Thankfully it survivied the bombings and stands today. Click...

July 4th, 1941 in Watertown, Wisconsin

Happy Fourth of July! Here's another great image of celebrations back in 1941. This time you're looking at Watertown, Wisconsin.Source: Library of Congress

1941’s Fourth of July in Vale, Oregon

This was the last Fourth of July before the U.S. entered World War II. This series of photos shows a time when things were...

Stunning 1940s Bombshell Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner was one of the most stunning actresses in 1940s Hollywood, best known for her breakout role in The Killers. She was also...

Manchester’s Piccadilly Gardens in the 1940s

These two great old photos from the 1940s show the city of Manchester in England. Piccadilly Gardens, considered by many to be at the...

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