1. Flying First Class with Air France, 1957
Photos by Eugene Louis Kammerman, photographer for the United States Army, he married a French woman and decided to stay in France.
Found on Eye of Photography.
2. The Howard University Glee Club, 1936
Established in 1867 – Howard is a Tier 1, private, historic co-educational institution in Washington DC.
Found on the Period Paper.
3. Jackie Kennedy doing ‘The Twist’
With fashion designer Oleg Cassini at her sister’s London apartment, 1962.
Found on Reddit.
4. A Teacher’s Guide to The Great Satanic Panic of the 1980s
A teacher found these warning signs documents in her supply cupboard:
Found on Twitter.
5. The 1950s at the Piggly Wiggly
Jackson, Tennessee, 1959.
Found on Tumblr.
6. Claudia Lennear, the inspiration for the Rolling Stones song ‘Brown Sugar’ and David Bowie’s ‘Lady Grinning Soul’.
Once an ‘Ikette’, and support singer for Joe Cocker and Humble Pie, she released her own album, ‘Phew’, in 1973 and was featured in Playboy. She left it all to become a French and Spanish teacher.
Found on Wikipedia.
7. Fearless Nadia
Also known by her stage name Fearless Nadia, the Australian born Mary Ann Evans assumed this moniker and became Indian cinema’s first action heroine and star with a cult following. She’s said to have performed all stunts during the course of her career.
More about her story.
8. Hieroglpyhic nest in Temple of Edfu, Egypt
9. Star Wars Q-Tips
The crowds of the pod races in Star Wars Episode I were half a million painted q-tips.
With a blowing fan underneath the model stands, the q-tips would move around like a live crowd.
Found on Tested.
10. A Beehive Village somewhere in Russia
Found on Pinterest.
11. Traditional wooden architecture downtown in the ‘Garden City’ of Georgetown, Guyana, South America.
Found in Reddit Architecture.
12. NYC Subway Kiosks, 1905
Entrance and exit kiosks on East 23rd Street for New York’s relatively new subway system, as photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company.
Found on The Shorpy.
13. The Secret Millionaire Donor of the Great Depression
In the middle of the Great Depression, a man placed an offer in an Ohio newspaper, saying: If you’re in trouble, write me. Many people sent him desperate letters, needing things like shoes, a coat, mercy, food, and to save their family from despair. And back came checks, under a pseudonym.
Investigative journalist Ted Gup saw the desperate letters and figured out that the benefactor was his grandad.
He wrote a book to tell the story, “A Secret Gift“.