Monthly Archives: September 2011

The Rolling Stones’ 1972 American Tour

The Rolling Stones embarked on their 1972 American tour to support the release of Exile on Main Street– which in and of itself was a push into new territory for the band, both musically and commercially. What followed rewrote the … Continue reading

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Rare Photos of the Russian Imperial Family

These are rare retro photos of the Romanov family, the Imperial Russian family who were shooted by the Bolsheviks in 1918. Read more »

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China in color pictures from 1920-30s

These glass slides were taken by the Russian-born photographer Serge Vargassoff (1906-1965) who established himself as a professional photographer, at the age of 20, in Peking (Beijing), China and became a long-term resident of the city. Later he established a … Continue reading

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Kansas Train Wrecks

Train coming in the aftermath of a locomotive wreck, probably 1917 Cleaning up train wreck, Stilwell, Kansas, ca. 1917 Aftermath of train wreck, 1917 Train/auto wreck near Aubry, Kansas, 1939 Read more »

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Hair Tools from 1928

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Bad Album Covers

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Kodachrome slides of New York, 1940s-1960s

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Inside the Oxford Street HMV Store in the 60s

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Fascinating and Forgotten Monuments from Yugoslavia

These structures were commissioned by former Yugoslavian president Josip Broz Tito in the 1960s and 70s to commemorate sites where WWII battles took place, or where concentration camps stood. They were designed by different sculptors and architects, conveying powerful visual … Continue reading

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Summer of ’69 (New York City)

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