• highwaygone:

    thesoftghetto:

    We’ve all heard of Betty Boop. But how many of you knew that she was based off of a BLACK woman.

    Yes Betty Boop was based off of Ms.Esther Jones known by her stage name “Baby Esther”. She was an African-American singer and entertainer of the 1920’s. Her singing trademark was “Boop oop da doop” hence the name Betty Boop! She performed regularly at the cotton club in Harlem,New York.

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  • turnbacktimeedwardian:

    Clarice Mayne by Bassano - 1910s

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  • Will always admire Norman Foster for the Great Court’s domed ceiling at the #britishmuseum #normanfoster

  • You dum dum (at British Museum)

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  • thesnakeandthemoon:

    Who is that girl?Do I know her face?

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  • bjorkfr:

    Eitan Lee (1997)

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  • iwasbornbut:

    The Shop Around the Corner. Ernst Lubitsch. 1940.

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  • digitalash:

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    tothecabaret:

    1930’s Teen Delinquents

    i.e. life role models

    I’m just gonna reblog this again because it’s one of my favorite pictures ever.

    That girl in the chair seems like such a badass I bet she was the leader of the crew.

    I want to write about these girls.

    When I was a teenager my mother found my grandmother’s (her mother) school scrapbook. It included things like photos, notes, and a two page spread of every demerit she ever received over the course of her formal education. Each of them set aside with little tags like she was so fucking proud of them. They were all for things like, “Unladylike behavior” or, “Skirt too short” or, “refuses to listen to authority”. I loved that spread so much.

    I always have to reblog this.

    also so many amazing collars!!

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  • poboh:

    Josef Sudek (Czech, 1896-1976) photographing Prague, Bohdan Kopecký. Czech (1928 - 2010)

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  • clarabowarchive:

    The Look of Love ☆ Clara Bow and Gilbert RolandThe Plastic Age (1925)

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  • yirryyanya:

    Kate Bush • Before The Dawn #katebush

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