Category: vintage photography

Jean Patchett, 1949, photo by Irving Penn

A photo by Georg Oddner, Sweden, 1952

A photo by Eliot Elisofon, New York, 1950

A fashion photo by Constantine Joffe for Vogue, New York, 1945

A Soldier’s Farewell, a photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1943

Japanese-American family waiting for relocation to internment camp, 1942, photo by Russell Lee for the Office of War Information

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, all Japanese, whether citizens or not, living on the West Coast were rounded up and sent to “internment camps” in the interior Mountain West. In 1988, the US government apologized and paid restitution to all camp survivors.

Model wears a Balenciaga gown in a photo by Frances McLaughlin-Gill for Vogue, Versailles, 1952

Girl discovers television, 1951

Dovima in an advertisement for Kramer jewelers, 1952

Dairy Queen, 1957

Place and photographer unidentified