Life, not war -- 1940-1949

Other images from the same decade that are more specific to my own childhood, are on "Back in the Day"
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an aerial view of a large crowd of people walking down a street in front of a tall building
These Rare Historical Pictures Give Us a Glimpse Into a Time Gone By
These Rare Historical Pictures Give Us a Glimpse Into a Time Gone By
people sitting on the side of a street covered in trash
50 Rare Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past
People Sit On A Curb Amid Confetti And Papers After Celebrating The End Of World War II In New York City On August 14, 1945
an old black and white photo of people in front of a house
50 Rare Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past
Early Use Of A Selfie Stick In The 1940s
a black and white photo of the empire state building in new york city, ny
50 Rare Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past
This Is What The Empire State Building Looked Like Against The Background Of Other Buildings, 1941
black and white photograph of women in coats posing for the camera with their arms outstretched
50 Rare Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past
Girls Sent Home From Mckinley High School For Wearing Slacks And Blue Jeans, Chicago, 1946
an old black and white photo of children sitting on steps next to a for sale sign
50 Interesting Photographs From The Past That Might Help You Learn Something New
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a young boy is sitting on the steps with his shoes in front of him and looking up
50 Interesting Photographs From The Past That Might Help You Learn Something New
Interesting-Historical-Pics
a horse pulling a car down the street with a man in it's seat
“Utterly Unique Pictures”: 40 Rare And Interesting Historical Pics You Probably Haven’t Seen
An Ultra Light Horse-Drawn Car In Traffic Paris (1943)
four boys sitting on the hood of an old car
50 Images That Are So Unique, You Could Make Music Album Covers Out Of Them
Kids Posing For A Photo In Chicago 1941
two pictures of people in an office setting and one with a large screen on the wall
'1999 A.D.' is a Short Film from 1967 That Attempts to Predict What the House of Tomorrow Would Look Like
"1999 A.D." is a Short Film from 1967 That Attempts to Predict What the House of Tomorrow Would Look Like - TechEBlog
an old car driving past a giant object in the middle of a room with lights on it
Three Million Volts Hit A Car In The Westinghouse Electric Corporation In Pittsburgh For A ‘Lightning Test,’ Ca. 1940s. The Passenger Remained Unharmed
a man in a suit and hat standing next to an old car on the street
1940s Slang
1940s Slang | YourDictionary
an image of a group of people at a table with turkey on the platter
The Father of Modern French Cuisine Wrote a Very Misguided Thanksgiving Cookbook
The Father of Modern French Cuisine Wrote a Very Misguided Thanksgiving Cookbook - Gastro Obscura
an old black and white photo of three people sitting on a porch
A Little Boy Getting Examined By A Doctor, 1940
an old black and white photo of a woman holding a child next to a truck
A Happy Family Taking Home Their Book Haul From The Cincinnati Library Bookmobile In 1940
an old black and white photo of people in front of a theater
Rocky Horror Has Surprising Roots in Victorian Seances
Rocky Horror Has Roots in Spook Shows and Victorian Seances - Atlas Obscura
The Good Ol’ Days—When Gas Cost 16 Cents a Gallon | by John Emmerling | Storyville Stories | Medium Los Angeles, Gas Pumps, Gas Prices, Gas Station, Old Gas Pumps, Texaco, Old Gas Stations, Vintage Gas Pumps, Gas
The Good Ol’ Days—When Gas Cost 16 Cents a Gallon
The Good Ol’ Days—When Gas Cost 16 Cents a Gallon | by John Emmerling | Storyville Stories | Medium
an old photo of a woman hanging out her clothes
50 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things, As Shared By This Facebook Page
A Housewife Taking Frozen Long Johns Off The Washing Line, 1940s
a large pile of logs sitting in the middle of a forest next to a truck
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an old stone wall with a red barn in the back ground and trees around it
old stone walls pennsylvaia - Google Search
a large pile of rocks sitting in the middle of a field next to a tree
One Rod — Michael O'Malley
an old brick structure in the woods with moss growing on it's sides and leaves around it
old stone walls pennsylvaia - Google Search
black and white photograph of people riding horses
These Women Rode Miles on Horseback Just to Deliver Library Books
The Women Who Rode Miles on Horseback to Deliver Library Books - Atlas Obscura
several children are standing on the side of a road looking out at the ocean and cliffs
Kids Watch Military Activity - Homefront | Gallery
French children watch the landing of American troops from landing craft, unidentified location, probably Normandy, 1944.
black and white photograph of industrial area with smokestacks in the distance, taken from stairs
Pittsburgh: 1941
January 1940. "Long stairway in mill district of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania."
an old car is parked in a garage
Lower Wider Smarter: 1946
Lower Wider Smarter: 1946. Packard Clipper
a black and white photo of a sign advertising forest fires
Smokey the Bear Has Nothing on These Forgotten Forest Mascots
Woody just wasn't as cute as Smokey the Bear
an old comic strip with a girl and a fire hydrant talking to each other
Smokey the Bear Has Nothing on These Forgotten Forest Mascots
1944, Woody, "a smiling, animated log."
an old black and white photo of people standing in front of a building
The Unlikely Story of the Folly Cove Guild, the Best Designers You've Never Heard Of
The Folly Cove Designers in 1949, outside the barn where they worked. (Photo…
Easter Fashions in Seventeen magazine, March, 1948 Francesco Scavullo, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Easter Fashion, 20th Century Fashion, Seventeen Magazine, Lily Of The Valley, Cosmopolitan, Elegant Fashion
Easter Fashions 1948
Easter Fashions in Seventeen magazine, March, 1948
an advertisement for r klipp soap from the 1950's
1948 October RyKrisp ad
ad from an October 1948 Seventeen magazine.
a group of people are riding on the back of an ice cream truck with kids in it
Good Humor 1940s
Good Humor 1940s
a man measuring the waist of a woman in front of him with a tape measure
Sexist Advertisment
Sexist
Nothing Says Trick Or Treat Better Halloween, Chesterfield, Vintage Halloween, Chesterfield Cigarettes, Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Cigarette Ads
Nothing says Trick or Treat Better
Nothing Says Trick Or Treat Better