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Imran Hussaini: 1940s african american swag

Sharp dressed couple sitting for a full length portrait shot taken at the Daisy Studio. Memphis, TN, Vintage African American photography courtesy of Black History Album. I love the Memphis Daisy studio images.

1940s Mens Fashion

I love these outfits almost as much as they fear communism and reefers. I bet they say "Gee, Willickers." and "Schucks" when they're truly "steamed".

World War II   The image of World War II's "Rosie the Riveter" is so firmly embedded in our culture that the Library of Congress calls their...

Wards offered a nice line of women's workwear featuring a "Victory Volunteers" emblem. These bib-top overalls were described as "a sensible choice for your wartime job."/Even their workwear looked pretty and glam.

The women of Britain were not going to allow World War Two to prevent them from looking stylish. A new exhibition highlights their fight to stay chic

An official Ministry of Information Photo Division wartime photograph showing four fashionable young ladies enjoying a stroll in the spring sunshine