Category: 1910s

“Lindgren, Torell, and Greta”, 1919, Sweden.

“Lindgren, Torell, and Greta”, 1919, Sweden.

The forgotten story of Audrey Munson, America’s first supermodel…

The forgotten story of Audrey Munson, America’s first supermodel who ended up living in psychiatric asylum for 65 years.

Ture Nerman, 1886-1969, Sweden. He was a journ…

Ture Nerman, 1886-1969, Sweden. He was a journalist, an author, and a well-known Socialist activist in his time. He also wrote poems and songs.

Ture was a vegetarian and a strict teetotaler. Alcoholism
was a major social problem in Sweden in the early 20th century and he considered alcohol a drug that kept the working class
passive. (Source: Wikipedia.)

Amazing portraits of Louis Coulon and his 11-foot beard as a…

Amazing portraits of Louis Coulon and his 11-foot beard as a nest for his cats.

Children swimming in the fountain at Trafalgar Square, London,…

Children swimming in the fountain at Trafalgar Square, London, 1912.

Awesome photographs of people riding around on scooters from the…

Awesome photographs of people riding around on scooters from the early 20th century

Gurli Almgren, 1910, Sweden.

Gurli Almgren, 1910, Sweden.

Coffee Club, Morrisonville, Illinois, 1910.

Coffee Club, Morrisonville, Illinois, 1910.

Erik Steen, 1918, Sweden.

Erik Steen, 1918, Sweden.

America’s Sweetheart: 30 stunning black and white portraits of…

America’s Sweetheart: 30 stunning black and white portraits of Mary Pickford in the 1910s and 1920s.