Nostalgic for days I've never seen.
Marlene Dietrich and daughter Maria Riva, 1947, photo by Horst P. Horst
Evening gown by Pierre Balmain, 1953, photo by Willy Maywald
“I paint self-portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best.”
- Frida Kahlo
A Bennett buggy was a form of transportation invented during the Great Depression, when many could not afford gasoline and instead converted their cars to be pulled by horses or oxen.
Unemployed men queued outside a depression soup kitchen opened in Chicago by Al Capone, February 1931. The storefront sign reads “Free Soup, Coffee, and Doughnuts for the Unemployed”.
Depositors outside Bank of United States after its collapse, 1931. Some of the signs read “The US government is liable, the name was Bank of U.S.”, “No Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent”, “We Demand 100 Cents on Each Dollar Deposited by Small Depositors”, “We Demand Prosecution of All Directors”.