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Friday, August 22, 2014

How About Another Look Back!!

Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884

Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909.

New York 's Times Square in 1911

Child laborers in 1880

Southwest Airlines stewardesses in 1962


PerthDailyPhoto said...

Goodness how things have changed :) I love to see these old photos Sylvia, so fascinating!

Lowell said...

I love looking back. Well, sometimes. Sometimes I think, "Oh, my achin' back!" And then if I want music I look Bach!

You have a great weekend, too, my friend and thanks for your comment on L & L!

Indrani said...

These are such precious frames and to think how all has changed.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
Golly that is some selection... the Tolstoy one sent me off in 'wikimode' as he is a favourite author of mine...a fruitful hour!!! YAM xx

TexWisGirl said...

the last one made me snicker. lordy!

Mama Zen said...

That last picture just blows my mind!

Barb said...

How fun! I see Tolstoy's grandchildren are as mesmerized as the rest of us. PS I think I owned those stewardess boots!

Powell River Books said...

Stewardesses have sure changed over the years. I used to fly Southwest a lot in 1971 and their outfits were still pretty skimpy then. - Margy

magiceye said...

Very interesting pictures!

Jack said...

I was trying to see the photo of the Southwest stewardesses, but my glasses were steamed up. Can you re-post it bigger?

SandyCarlson said...

Those child laborers smoke like old men! So sad.

The stewardesses....I thought they were cheerleaders!

Unknown said...

I like them all but the construction of "Miss Liberty" is amazing!

James said...

Thanks for sharing I love old photos like these! On a side note I'm pretty sure the bottom photo is from the late 1960's or early 70's.

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