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Pictures of Col Muammar Gaddafi in 1970s

Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi seized power in a military coup in 1969. After rebels finally take his home town of Sirte, the former leader was reported dead by the Libya's National Transitional Council. Let's see how Lybia's dictator Muammar Gaddafi … Continue reading

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Beatlemania

Beatlemania is a term that originated during the 1960s to describe the intense fan frenzy directed toward The Beatles during the early years of their success. The word is a portmanteau of “Beatle” and “mania”, similar to the much earlier … Continue reading

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Old Egypt Photographs on Postcards

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California 1968

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Acrobats over Chicago, 1955

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Norway in colors in the 1940s and early 1950s

Fredrik Daniel Bruno (1882–1971) was a town engineer in Hudiksvall in the province of Hälsingland in the northern part of central Sweden. He was also a dedicated amateur photographer, and some of the colour slides he took during travels in … Continue reading

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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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Modern Gypsies of England 1986

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Around Sweden in the 1940s and early 1950s by Fredrik Bruno

Fredrik Daniel Bruno (1882–1971) was a town engineer in Hudiksvall in the province of Hälsingland in the northern part of central Sweden. He was also a dedicated amateur photographer, and took colour slides during travels around Sweden in the 1940s … Continue reading

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Circus Performers, 1940s-50s

showgirl barnum & bailey, 1946 circus showgirl, 1950 aerial ballet showgirl, 1949 king bros circus, 1950 wardrobe wagon, 1959 Read more »

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