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A series of never-before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe are published in new book

A series of never-before seen pictures of Marilyn Monroe showing the sex symbol in unguarded and intimate moments has been published for the first time. The photos show the screen legend, then 27, still oozing sex appeal despite being in … Continue reading

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Beautiful B&W Portrait Pictures of Ann Dvorak

Ann Dvorak (August 2, 1911 โ€“ December 10, 1979) was an American film actress. Asked how to pronounce her adopted surname, she told The Literary Digest: “My name is properly pronounced vor'shack. The D remains silent. I have had quite … Continue reading

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Ziegfeld Girls from 1910-40s by Alfred Cheney Johnston

Alfred Cheney Johnston (known as “Cheney” to his friends and associates) (April 8, 1885 – April 17, 1971) was a New York City-based photographer known for his portraits of Ziegfeld Follies showgirls as well as of 1920s/1930s actors and actresses. … Continue reading

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New Orleans Red Light District, 1912 [NSFW]

Before Storyville of New Orleans shut down in 1917, it was the only legalized red-light district in North America, and French photographer John Ernest Joseph Bellocq took portraits inside of these storied brothels. The sensual, almost haunting shots were incredibly … Continue reading

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Picture of young Steve Jobs

Steven Paul “Steve” Jobs (February 24, 1955 โ€“ October 5, 2011) was an American computer entrepreneur and inventor. He was co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of Apple Inc. Jobs also previously served as chief executive of Pixar Animation Studios; … Continue reading

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John Philip Sousa

John Philip Sousa (November 6, 1854 โ€“ March 6, 1932) was an American composer and conductor of the late Romantic era, known particularly for American military and patriotic marches. Because of his mastery of march composition, he is known as … Continue reading

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Modern Gypsies of England 1986

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