Take A Trip Back In Time To The 50s

pictures from 1950's USA

Colored Entrance, Alabama, 1956

 

What was the 1950s like in America?  Well, it was a time of massive growth.  The population was surging like never before. Popular culture of television was both reflecting and influencing its lifestyle.  Inequality and injustice were being tackled head on by those involved in the Civil Rights movement. The nuclear race was gearing up. But what did life actually look like? Well,  let’s take a trip back in time and check out some pictures from 1950’s USA .

 

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Ladylike In Nyc, 1958

 

pictures from 1950's USA

James Dean At A California Gas Station With His Silver Porsche 550 Spyder, Named “Little Bastard,” Just Hours Before His Fatal Crash. September 30, 1955

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Woman with A Gorgeous Smile. 1950’s

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Officer With Hot Foot Teddy, The Real-Life Inspiration For Smokey The Bear, 1950

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Drink, A Cigar And Not Giving A Good Goddamn, 1950s

 

pictures from 1950's USA

A Grandfather In The 1950s Holding A Fish, Smoking A Cigarette, With A Book Tucked Into His Pants And Cigarette Pack In His Sleeve

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Daytona Beach,1957

 

pictures from 1950's USA


South Side Snack. 1953, Chicago

 

 

pictures from 1950's USA

A Slightly Surrealistic Photo taken Somewhere In Florida, 1957

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

House Party, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Showgirls Playing Chess Backstage At The Latin Quarter Nightclub – New York, NY (1958)

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Outside Looking In, Mobile, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

The Streets Of San Francisco. 1957

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Girl Portrait. Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Anne St. Marie, New York City, 1959

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Store Front, Mobile, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Girl And Her Grandmother Window-Shopping In Mobile, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Dancer-Actress Gwen Verdon In A Hammock Wearing A Ballgown On NYC Rooftop (1953)

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Marilyn Monroe’s Film Studio Wanted To Prove That She Would Look Good Even In A Potato Sack Dress (1951)

 

pictures from 1950's USA

San Francisco 1951

 

pictures from 1950's USA

New York City, 1953

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Parade In Palm Springs, Florida. 1955

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Twins Having A Lunch Date In Central Park, New York City

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Untitled, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Boys From Alabama, 1956

 

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Times Square, 1955

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Mother And Children, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Taxi Driver, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA


Collisions Of Ford And A Suburban Train. Los Angeles, 1955

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Shady Grove, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Atlanta Airport In 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Young Couple On A Date In New York City (1957)

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Christmas, 1958

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

Mr. And Mrs. Albert Thornton. Mobile, Alabama, 1956

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

1950s School Dance Photo

 

pictures from 1950's USA

 

pictures from 1950's USA

One Family, One Ford And A Bear. USA In 50s

 

pictures from 1950's USA


Hula Girl. Hawaii, 1956