Beginning on the stage as a teenager in Edwardian musical comedy and pantomime, English actress Gladys Cooper (1888 – 1971), whose career spanned seven decades on stage, in films and o… Read More
A beautiful photo collection was found on eBay, antique shops, flea markets, etc. by Patty Paine that shows street scenes, people, indoor furniture and landscapes of California from the… Read More
Unlike the clothes underneath, women coats of the Jazz Age tended to be quite simple. Winter coats with curved shapes and large fur collars created a cocoon of warmth and style that has yet… Read More
Ainu means human. The Ainu people regard things useful to them or beyond their control as kamuy (gods). In daily life, they prayed to and performed various ceremonies for the gods. These god… Read More
Several shots of tattoo artist Jessie Knight drawing bird symbol onto the arm of a young female soldier. The woman grimaces as Miss Knight draws on her arm Read More
Every harrowing day for a serviceman during World War II was potentially his last. To help bolster troops against the horrors of combat, commanders encouraged them to form tight “buddy… Read More
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