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50s photos

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At Nixon, Wife Of VP, Grocery Shopping With Her Daughters Julie And Tricia, 1958

While most of us grew up with supermarkets and shopping malls already existing; some of us remember the family-run grocery stores where your options were often limited. Others might even have had the chance to grow their own food, but once general stores grew bigger and became more convenient, there was no way back. Still, the consumerist lifestyle as we know it didn't happen overnight, and we got where we are now gradually.

This is what young women canoeing on the Nevada side of Lake Tahoe looked like in 1959.

We all have this big idea of the past, that everything was better and in general it was, especially the everyday life, specifically in the 50s' was way

Bates Bedspreads and Fabrics (1940-1948)

Good morning! Thanks for all the well-wishes on my recuperation! I still think I'm trying to get sick, but as the worst of it seems to ...

1940s And 1950s Fashion Photography By Nina Leen

Little is know about Nina Leen, the Russian born photographer that emigrated to the United States, and whose photos graced over 50 Life magazine covers. What is known is that she studied painting in Berlin, and that she also lived in Italy and Switzerland--but when she died in 1995, there wasn't even anybody who knew her exact age.