Marilyn Monroe photographed by Andre De Dienes, 1949

Jean Simmons as Ophelia in Hamlet (1948)

Izis Bidermanas -Bords de la seine, Paris, 1949 (via)

classicladiesofcolor:

Mai Tai Sing and the chorus-line dancers in a 1940s Forbidden City nightclub publicity shot. 

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Andre De Dienes, 1949

Disney’s Fantasia (1940)

"Curtain Call" by Edward D’Ancona c. 1940s

Disney’s Fantasia (1940)

Marie “The Body” McDonald c. 1944  

theweekmagazine:

These real-life Rosie the Riveters changed the face of labor

Vintage photos from the library of congress capture a time when the country ran on womanpower

"I Run Into the Most Interesting People" by Gil Elvgren, 1948

onlyoldphotography:

Eliot Elisofon: A US Navy flier and his date smoking on the coast of Morocco. Casablanca, 1943

Part of the Easter parade on the South Side of Chicago, 1941- Russell Lee (via)

"Foreign Entanglements" by Fitz Boynton c. 1940s