Category: photographs

When roller skating ruled the Bay Area, photog…

When roller skating ruled the Bay Area, photographs c. 1970s – ‘80s.

Real life film noir: Crime scene photographs f…

Real life film noir: Crime scene photographs from the LAPD

Photos from a gay wedding near Philadelphia, P…

Photos from a gay wedding near Philadelphia, PA, taken in 1957. The owner of the drugstore where these images were developed deemed them inappropriate and never returned them to the grooms. ​60 years later, the photos were found, though archivists have been unsuccessful at locating any of the men pictured.

(You can reach the archives here if you recognize anyone in these photos: https://www.ouronestory.com/1957-gay-wedding)

Snapshots of a hippie bus, circa late 1960s – …

Snapshots of a hippie bus, circa late 1960s – early 70s.

Berliners watching the launch of the Apollo 11…

Berliners watching the launch of the Apollo 11 mission on June 16, 1969, on TVs in the window of a store selling electronics. 

(Photo by Edwin Reichert, Associated Press.)

Photographs from the Los Angeles Alligator Far…

Photographs from the Los Angeles Alligator Farm amusement park, circa 1910s – 1920s.

(Images via the Los Angeles Public Library)

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Photograph of children reading a Sylvan Drew Circus billboard, taken by Jacob J. Gayer, 1931. (Via National Geographic Creative)

LIFE Rides With Hells Angels, 1965.

LIFE Rides With Hells Angels, 1965.

Photos from the Altamont rock festival taken b…

Photos from the Altamont rock festival taken by Bill Owens, 1969. 

(Via the New York Times)

Color photographs of Sweden taken by Fredrik D…

Color photographs of Sweden taken by Fredrik Daniel Bruno in the 1940s.