Comic Book Readers
Little girls read comics from the very beginning of their incarnation??
“Girl reading comic book in newsstand” by Teenie Harris (c. 1940-1945) © 2006 Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
That sound you hear is thousands of wangsting sexist fanboys shrieking in horror.
“A pilot of the U.S. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in 1943” by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE)
Little Dutch girls escort American soldiers to a dance, 1944
Detail of the gold embroidery on one of Napoleon’s uniforms.
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List of 1000+ period dramas, sorted by era
Soldiers say their farewells at Pennsylvania Station New York,1943. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt
German soldier with a cat on his head while wearing a nightshirt, a helmet, boot, armed with a bayonet, and standing in front of a latrine
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