The Fabulous Forties

May 06 2014
A woman pumps gas, June 1943.

A woman pumps gas, June 1943.

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May 05 2014
Insta-Curl advertisement, Photoplay, February 1949

Insta-Curl advertisement, Photoplay, February 1949

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Marlene Dietrich, 1948

Marlene Dietrich, 1948

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May 04 2014
Gene Tierney in ‘Laura’, 1944

Gene Tierney in ‘Laura’, 1944

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Ingrid Bergman in ‘Casablanca’, 1942.

Ingrid Bergman in ‘Casablanca’, 1942.

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May 03 2014
Illustration by Henry Clive for the cover of The American Weekly, November 17, 1946

Illustration by Henry Clive for the cover of The American Weekly, November 17, 1946

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A train station newsstand, 1948. Photo by Yale Joel

A train station newsstand, 1948. Photo by Yale Joel

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May 02 2014
Fashion for Harper’s Bazaar, 1949.

Fashion for Harper’s Bazaar, 1949.

(Source: clover-vintage)

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Judy Garland for Max Factor, 1949

Judy Garland for Max Factor, 1949

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May 01 2014
A puppy sleeping between Russian soldiers, 1945.

A puppy sleeping between Russian soldiers, 1945.

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Columbia Hand Knit Fashions 1948. Photo by Conant-Bradley

Columbia Hand Knit Fashions 1948. Photo by Conant-Bradley

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Apr 30 2014

Fred Astaire and George Murphy in ‘Broadway Melody of 1940’, 1940.

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Newborn babies wearing gas masks during a 1940 London bombing drill.

Newborn babies wearing gas masks during a 1940 London bombing drill.

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Apr 29 2014
Model wearing a polkadot dress for Harper’s Bazaar, 1949.

Model wearing a polkadot dress for Harper’s Bazaar, 1949.

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Astor radiogram advertisement, 1949

Astor radiogram advertisement, 1949

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