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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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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