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American teenagers, 1944. Nina Leen—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

The Invention of Teenagers: LIFE and the Triumph of Youth Culture

Passing notes in class - the original texting. I remember passing notes before texting existed!

mote-historie:  Fashion models working in Florence, Italy August 1951 Photo by Milton Greene

I love looking at old photographs.love this time periosd.the style is amazing. Fashion models rest on a street corner, by Milton Greene, Italy, 1951

Paris - Les Halles 1920s. By Frank Horvat

Paris - Les Halles 1920s. By Frank Horvat

English Romanticism

Untitled, [Two Women Under a Tree], 1910 (Alice Boughton) From Truth Beauty: Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, photos from the George Eastman House at the Phillips Collection,

Film director Elia Kazan, from an unpublished letter to Tennesse Williams. Kazan is asking Williams to add a speech in praise of bohemianism to his liberal-leaning script for “Camino Real”:

The artist painter Paul Gauguin playing the harmonium in Alfons Mucha’s studio at rue de la Grande-Chaumière, Paris , 1895 by Alfons Mucha gauguin mucha mucha instrument piano

The awesomely insane Heaven and Hell nightclubs of Paris Cabaret de l'Enfer ("The Cabaret of the Inferno") and Cabaret du Ciel ("The Cabaret of the Sky"), Boulevard de Clichy, Montmartre Paris.

Edwardian Street Fashion in London and Paris, 1905-1908 - fashion blogging before blogs existed! The girls were allowed to show off their stockings, unlike respectable grown women.

Edwardian street style: Astonishing amateur images which capture the fashion of women in London and Paris over a century ago