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Posts tagged 40s

gaivota:

Los Angeles in the 1940’s by Max Yavno

bonniegrrl:

denise-puchol:

Comic Book Readers

orkin 1947

Girls reading comics IN 1947!!!!
Word.

(Source: denisebefore)

mildredplotkas:

Woman window shopping c. 1948, by Nina Leen

collectivehistory:

Eighteen year old Princess Elizabeth pictured during her time in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during WWII where she drove and repaired heavy vehicles, 1945. 

life:

Teenagers listen to records in 1944. Photographed by LIFE’s Nina Leen — see more of her work here on LIFE.com.

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid on October 8, 1940, reading a book titled The History of London.

she-dances-alone:

Teenagers sitting in a booth and socializing. US, 1944;

by Nina Leen.

life:

Not originally published in LIFE. American diver Zoe Ann Olsen prepares for a springboard dive. She won silver in London in 1948.

See more photos here.

London 1948 by paul.malon on Flickr.

heres-looking-at-you-kid:

1940s beachwear.

bygoneamericana:

Young teen singing on a street corner, as part of an initiation. Indianapolis, 1945.

By Nina Leen

(Source: images.google.com)

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