Photography by Stanley Kubrick, 1950 (via)

Models learning proper cigarette smoking technique in practice for TV ad. 1953  (via)

James Burke- New York, 1960

A man gives a woman a helping hand as she takes a flying leap over a large puddle on the pavement, 1960 (via)

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‘Cara Mia’, 1960  

Bits and bobs of false hair are all the rage in this hairstyle. In this cute example of the trend, a style called “Cara Mia” a bow of false hair contrasts in colour with the dark hair of the model. (via)

"Aquacade Ballet" by Philippe Halsman, Florida, 1953 (via)

Tango in the East End, London 1954 by Thurston Hopkins (via)

Anti-litter ad in the middle of Times Square, 1955 (via)

The Photography of Vivian Maier : Street View c. 1950s-1960s

Teenage motorcycle rider c. 1950s (via)

Batman water skiing at Sea World in Florida, 1978 (see more here)