Ice Skating, Netherlands, early 1930s. (video)
The original caption roughly translates into
My grandmother is the one in the big white dress. Her sister was the one in the fairy dress.
I don’t know what occasion they were dressed up for.
A burning cigarette dispenser (1931)
Times Square has always been bustling it seems. It is interesting that even in the 30s it had a lot of signs and advertisements. Although now it is over saturated with signs and billboards.
Struggling family trying to survive during the Great Depression, ca. 1930.
1920s beach wear
I burn so fast while I am in the sun. This would be the perfect beach outfit for me.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LUCY: actress, television pioneer, model, icon
Aug. 6, 1911 - forever
She was such an amazing clown, we sometimes forget she was also such a beauty. Ball went from bombshell to grande dame, but she never relinquished her crown as the all-time queen of comedy.