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Vintage Photographs

Who Says You Can't Choose Your Relatives? Instant Ancestors Can Be Found At Any Flea Market

Bob Richter | Posted 11.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

I have a soft spot for vintage photographs of people I don't know. In fact, I refer to them as my 'instant ancestors.' While I may not have their names or any biographical information about them, I buy or 'adopt' ones that strike an emotional chord.

LOOK: 'Ladies Of The Night' In 1912

Posted 03.28.2013 | Women

We've always been interested in how women lived in the past -- especially those who didn't make it into the history books. So when we came across thes...

PHOTOS: Hilarious Men's Fashions From 100 Years Ago

Posted 12.18.2012 | Books

Tom Phillips is a British writer and artist perhaps best known for A Humament, a radical (and beautiful) reworking of a Victorian novel. However, he a...

LOOK: Amazing Retro Photos Of The First-Ever McDonald's

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.08.2012 | Small Business

Sometimes we at HuffPost Small Business feel a little stigmatized as, well, "tiny." It helps to remember, on those days, that you have to start somewh...

An Inside Peek at the AIPAD Photography Show and the Dealers You Need to Know

Chris Vroom | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
Chris Vroom

The diversity of creative exploration and documentation in photography will be on view in force this week as the Photography Show opens at the Park Avenue Armory.

PHOTOS: Vintage Leap Year Postcards Of Women Proposing To Men

Babble | Posted 02.29.2012 | Women

When one thinks of a single gal circa 1908, the image one conjures up may be of a demure, well-mannered girl, hoping and waiting to meet some man to m...

Hidden In The Open: A Photographic Essay Of African-American Male Couples

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The following essay and stunning photographs come to HuffPost Gay Voices courtesy of Trent Kelley, a Texas-based playwright. Kelley, who says he colle...

Maurizio Anzeri: MakeUp Art or Embroidered Portraits

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff


Getty Reveals Vintage, Gritty Photos Of LA

Tanja M. Laden | Posted 03.06.2012 | Los Angeles
Tanja M. Laden

2012-01-05-imgpull1.jpgAs if most images of L.A. weren't weird enough, now there's a whole new crop of photos that shed light on a gritty Los Angeles. They're rare snapshots of a (mostly) mid-century L.A., documenting a zeitgeist that no longer exists.

America As It Once Was: A Daily Gift

Kate Kelly | Posted 07.11.2011 | Arts
Kate Kelly

There is no doubt that a look back permits us to view the future more clearly, and today the ability to "think back" regularly is available to us via the web, courtesy of two journalists who built a business with photos and posters from America's past.

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: John Margolies Highlights American Kitsch

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: John Margolies WHAT: 'Roadside America' WHERE: Traffic Art Space 136 East 74th Street New York, NY 10021 WHEN: July 23rd - September 2nd, 2010...