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Hollywood Bowl Easter Services, 1947 - Los Angeles, California
HOLLYWOOD BOWL: More than 25,000 worshipers gathered in Hollywood Bowl — a setting more picturesque than ever before. Hours before the chimes began to ring at 5:30 am thousands had found seats on the sloping tiers or on bordering hillsides. Trumpeters heralded the dawn.

Hollywood Bowl Easter Services, 1947 - Los Angeles, California

HOLLYWOOD BOWL: More than 25,000 worshipers gathered in Hollywood Bowl — a setting more picturesque than ever before. Hours before the chimes began to ring at 5:30 am thousands had found seats on the sloping tiers or on bordering hillsides. Trumpeters heralded the dawn.

posted on Apr 19 / 22:46 / 76 notes
Machinists Monthly Journal - December, 1947
Official Organ International Association of Machinists Machinists’ Building Washington 1, D.C.

Machinists Monthly Journal - December, 1947

Official Organ
International Association of Machinists
Machinists’ Building
Washington 1, D.C.

posted on Dec 19 / 09:39 / 57 notes
Halloween Slick Chick Beauty Contest
Four contestants of the Halloween Slick Chick beauty contest in Anaheim, Calif., 1947

Halloween Slick Chick Beauty Contest

Four contestants of the Halloween Slick Chick beauty contest in Anaheim, Calif., 1947

posted on Oct 08 / 11:20 / 322 notes
Front Page Detective - April 1947
WANTED! - Have you seen any of these fugitives? SWAN SONGS - The condemned write verse - or worse. ELLA MAE MARRIED MURDER - Tragedy ends a mail-order romance DEATH HAUNTS THE ICE QUEEN - A Continental murder mystery

Front Page Detective - April 1947

WANTED! - Have you seen any of these fugitives?
SWAN SONGS - The condemned write verse - or worse.
ELLA MAE MARRIED MURDER - Tragedy ends a mail-order romance
DEATH HAUNTS THE ICE QUEEN - A Continental murder mystery

posted on Aug 11 / 21:41 / 6 notes
Floating, 1947 - Weeki Wachee, Florida
by Toni Frissell

Floating, 1947 - Weeki Wachee, Florida

by Toni Frissell

posted on May 02 / 22:06 / 20 notes
AMERICAN CITIES
Dramatic cumulus clouds billowing over a Texaco gas station along a stretch of highway US 66, aka Route 66).
Location: Seligman, AZ, US
Date taken: September 1947
Photographer: Andreas Feininger

AMERICAN CITIES

Dramatic cumulus clouds billowing over a Texaco gas station along a stretch of highway US 66, aka Route 66).

Location: Seligman, AZ, US

Date taken: September 1947

Photographer: Andreas Feininger

posted on Nov 13 / 12:15 / 262 notes
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1947 North High School Band - West Springfield, Massachusetts
Members of the North High School (from Worcester, Mass.) during a band competition in the Spring of 1947. Photo by Andrew Love

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1947 North High School Band - West Springfield, Massachusetts

Members of the North High School (from Worcester, Mass.) during a band competition in the Spring of 1947.
Photo by Andrew Love

posted on Oct 28 / 12:01 / 9 notes / via colortransparency
Contestants for queen of Newport Beach Tournament of Lights, Calif., 1947
 Published caption: SEEK HONORS — Among 50 girls who will compete Sunday in contest to choose queen of Newport Beach Tournament of Lights are standing, left to right, Pat Sayre, Anita Coane and Joyce Purcell. Dorothy Babcock is seated. Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsors event.

Contestants for queen of Newport Beach Tournament of Lights, Calif., 1947


Published caption:
SEEK HONORS — Among 50 girls who will compete Sunday in contest to choose queen of Newport Beach Tournament of Lights are standing, left to right, Pat Sayre, Anita Coane and Joyce Purcell. Dorothy Babcock is seated. Junior Chamber of Commerce sponsors event.

posted on Jun 30 / 22:36 / 5 notes
Clownin’ Around on Flickr.Clowns pose on opening day. Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Chicago, Illinois, 1947.

Clownin’ Around on Flickr.

Clowns pose on opening day. Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus, Chicago, Illinois, 1947.

posted on Nov 23 / 14:42 / 43 notes
Halloween Slick Chick Beauty Contest on Flickr.Four contestants of the Halloween Slick Chick beauty contest in Anaheim, Calif., 1947

Halloween Slick Chick Beauty Contest on Flickr.

Four contestants of the Halloween Slick Chick beauty contest in Anaheim, Calif., 1947

posted on Oct 29 / 16:55 / 33 notes