If we hear the name Tippi Hedren, we do not have much to think about. But she is Melanie Griffith’s mother and she is an actress (Hitchcock: Birds, Marnie), a model, an anti-Vietnam war activist and an enthusiastic animal protector. She created the Shambala Lion Wildlife Reserve.
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare! 1901. Playground in Russian Empire, Cherkassy city. The name of the game is giant step 1910. US-Mexico border 1911. The 16 ton anchor for SS Titanic leaving N. Hingley & Sons, Netherton Iron Works, UK 1916. Cleaner vacuum cleaning the 2nd class wagons on the Russian Empire railway 1919. Red terror era. […]
Peter van Wijk – a Dutch merchant ship’s radioman – is the one who came to New York in the summer of 1979 and photographed the bustling, vivid color metropolis with his machine. You can see the whole collection at the same time, just as nowhere before.
Germany late 1970s, early 80s A clip from the Television series “Ripley’s Believe It Or Not” with host Jack Palance that aired in the mid-1980’s. The story was about automobile safety and the importance of wearing your seat belt. The first half featured the familiar footage of crash test dummies in the ultra slow-motion from […]
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare The Blizzard of 1910 was considered the worst snowsorm to hit New York since 1888. A trolley plowed through the snow and wind during the heavy snowfall on New York streets in Jan. 1910.
FBI Academy in late 80s. From these pictures only Scully and Mulder are missing
Istanbul. Bosphorus. Meeting East and West. Meeting Europe and Asia. Meeting modernization and traditions. This is Istanbul today and fifty years ago.
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare. 1907. The fire that destroyed the famous victorian Cliff House hotel in San Francisco
From Australia, French and North-Africa to the States.
Shocking, surprising, interesting, rare. Today some 18+! images are in at the end. 1886. Aleksandr Ilyich Ulyanov, older brother of Lenin. Hanged for an attempted assasination of Tzar Alexander III, aged 21.
88 sites, covers and ads from american Overdrive magazine between 1968-1978.
Today we will visiting in the 1980s’ Liverpool and its region. Watch out, 52 kicking photos coming! Liverpool fell to the depths never before seen in the early eighties. The economic recession, which is heavily affected by the city (and the country), mainly due to the shrinking industrial production and the endless factory closures have […]