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Julia Child was an American spy during WWII for the Office of Strategic Services (precursor to CIA). Julia Child was an American spy during WWII for the Office of Strategic Services (prec Great Women, Amazing Women, Teenager, Interesting History, Before Us, Women In History, Our Lady, Dieselpunk, Historical Photos

Peer Into The Past

Julia Child was an American spy during WWII for the Office of Strategic Services (precursor to CIA). #WWII #History

Gala and Salvador Dali; in a photo booth. She was Salvador Dali's most famous muse, the love of his life, his manager and mentor. When Gala passed in Dali no longer would continue his art. Harlem Renaissance, Vintage Photo Booths, Kunst Online, Foto Art, Famous Faces, Famous Artists, Art History, Famous People, Actors

I was a fragrant phantom, wasn't I?

iloveretro: “ Gala and Salvador Dalí in a photo booth She was Salvador Dalí’s most famous muse, the love of his life, his manager and mentor. When Gala passed in 1982, Dalí no longer would continue...

Jackie Coogan -- Actor who began his movie career as a Child Actor in silent films. He played Uncle Fester in "The Addams Family", Sgt. Barnes in "McKeever and the Colonel. He died from Cardiac Arrest. Oliver Twist, The Addams Family, Adams Family, Family Tv, Pearl Harbor Attack, Thing 1, United States Army, Interesting History, Silent Film

John Leslie "Jackie" Coogan (October 26, 1914 – March 1, 1984), enlisted in the United States Army in March, 1941. After the attack on Pearl Harbor, he requested a transfer to United States Army Air Forces as a glider pilot because of his civilian flying experience. He volunteered for hazardous duty with and flew British troops, landing them at night in a small jungle clearing 100 miles behind Japanese lines. Yes, Uncle Fester was actually an American hero!

Marc Chagall and his first wife Bella Rosenfeld Chagall in Paris photographed by Andre Kertesz. Andre Kertesz, Marc Chagall, Man Ray, Artist Art, Artist At Work, Famous Artists, Great Artists, Billy Kidd, Photo Portrait

Jenny Mendes

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George Bernard Shaw 1856 - the eminent Irish playwright, is the only person to have been awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature, 1925 and an Oscar, 1938 for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion, respectively. Book Writer, Book Authors, Superman Photos, George Bernard Shaw, James Joyce, Writers And Poets, People Of Interest, Nobel Prize, Playwright

George Bernard Shaw (July 26, 1856 - 1950), the eminent Irish playwright, is the only person to have been awarded both the Nobel Prize for Literature (1925) and an Oscar (1938), for his contributions to literature and for his work on the film Pygmalion, respectively. “The reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” ― GBS, Man & Superman Photo by Sir Emery Walker, 1888.

The "Real" Lawrence of Arabia - T. Lawrence poses for Lowell Thomas in England. Based on "Lawrence of Arabia" I read T. Prinz Charles, Prinz William, Michel De Montaigne, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, World War, World History

The Life of T.E. Lawrence

Photos, quotes, and other tidbits based on the life and legend of T.E. Lawrence, more commonly known...

Vivienne Westwood Parigi - Spring Summer 2010 Ready-To-Wear - Shows - Vogue. Punk Fashion, Fashion Show, Fashion Art, Vivienne Westwood, God Save The Queen, Steampunk Accessoires, English Fashion, British Fashion, Advanced Style

Vivienne Westwood, the mother of punk.

'I am interested in the pull and push of the garment against the body' "You have a much better life if you wear impressive...

Buffalo Bill Cody last wild west show. Buffalo Bills, Old West Photos, Wild West Show, The Lone Ranger, Cowboys And Indians, American Frontier, Cowboy Art, American History, American Women

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Coco Chanel, fashion was her "last" name. If you are a woman you know about her Chanel suits. She was a woman who did it on her own at a time most women were home caring for children and a husband brought in the paycheck. Guinness, Estilo Coco Chanel, Coco Chanel 1920s, Chanel Hat, Chanel Paris, Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, Mademoiselle Coco Chanel, Outfit Elegantes, Mode Simple

Guinness Stripe: the Classic

. ACAPULCO Vogue January 1970, by Cecil Beaton In an age of swans, she may have been thought of as the Black Swan or-maybe a Shark. Regardless of her reputation-and there is much to consider-but that is another story- another day. For the moment, I'm looking at her black and white stripe banquette. Never accuse Gloria Guinness of being tame-she was all about LESS is MORE. Think about the year-1966- when this photograph was taken by Cecil Beaton. Over fifty years old and still everything is…

Emma Goldman, anarchist and activist -- She was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women’s equality, and union organization. Anna Karenina, Victor Hugo, Great Women, Amazing Women, Russian Revolution, Revolution 2, Women In History, Mug Shots, Powerful Women

Emma Goldman, anarchist and activist -- "If I can't dance, I don't want to be part of your revolution." Her life, from 1869-1940, spanned great movements of two centuries. She was an early advocate of free speech, birth control, women’s equality, and union organization. Deported from the USin 1919, she participated in great social and political movements of her age, including the Russian Revolution and the Spanish Civil War.