2. historicaltimes:

    Mao Zedong playing ping pong, 1963.

    (via thirty-six-stratagems)

  3. thirty-six-stratagems:

    A group of armed Boxers. The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement, was an anti-foreign, proto-nationalist movement by the Righteous Harmony Society in China between 1898 and 1901, opposing foreign imperialism and Christianity. The uprising took place against a background of severe drought and economic disruption in response to growth of foreign spheres of influence.

  4. maudelynn:

    Having fun with the LAPD!! c.1928 

  5. sovietreality:

    Soviet female railroad worker

  6. hollyhocksandtulips:

    Billie Holiday

    Photo by William Gottlieb

  8. bluesblooded:

    Leadbelly with young children

    (via rootsmusicandamericana)

  9. lomographicsociety:

    Macabre Black and White Images of Performances at the Grand Guignol Theater by LIFE

    Long before slasher films became highly popular, there stood a little theater in Paris infamous for its shockingly brutal and realistic portrayals of gore and horror. Welcome to the Grand Guignol. http://bit.ly/1zcAHPk

  10. (Source: arcaneimages)


  12. classicladiesofcolor:

    Cleo Brown singing “When Hollywood Goes Black and Tan”.

    (via boardnroom)

  13. ladyofthecanyons:

    Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

    (Source: cinemasavage, via mademoiselle-lolita)

  14. sovietreality:

    Russian Young Pioneers meeting Fidel Castro

    (via hiroyuki-1312)