See ya later, Alligator


Las Vegas, 1950’s.




writingblackness:

Cab Calloway

Singer, dancer, and bandleader Cab Calloway (1907-1994) became one of America’s most popular entertainers in the 1930s. In 1944 The New Cab Calloway’s Hepsters Dictionary: Language of Jive was published, which translated jive for curious fans.




imperialgoogie:

geewhiz:

Partygoers from the early 1950s. From vieilles_annonces.

Sixty years on and we’re just as stupid.




vintagegal:

Elvis Presley Lipstick with engraved autograph on the side of the case, c. 1956







gravesandghouls:

Rita Hayworth at a Halloween party, 1938




zgmfd:

Halloween black cat tin lantern (1930s)







1950sunlimited:

Packard Bell T.V. and Stereo 1959

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kittenmeats:

"Dangerous Crossing" (1953) - Joseph M. Newman




theclutteredclassicattic:

Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball and Ginger Rogers in Stage Door (1937)

tagged as: BABES;  



novocainelipstick:

queensofvintage:

Jivers! 1940s 

This is an Audrey Horne outfit





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