100 Incredible Vintage Photos

These powerful photos will transport you back in time! Roads? Where we’re going, there probably aren’t any roads. Ok, so maybe there are. While time travel hasn’t been invented yet, you can still journey into the past with this amazing, historic pictures that provide small glimpses into the past. No TARDIS or fancy teleportation devices are needed to visit not-too-ancient cultures or see cities come to life.  

These photos span across the 19th and 20th centuries, ranging from the late 1870s to the 1980s and were taken from all around the world. The vintage shots bring the past back to life. Like a time machine built by Kodak! Ever since the invention of the very first camera, cultures everywhere have been obsessed with documenting their lives through film. And thank goodness! Because looking through these amazing vintage photos makes learning about history way more fun than reading a textbook.   

 

 

100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Mercedes-Benz Owner in the 1970s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
70s Punk
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Bikini Girl on French Boardwalk, 1955
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Proud Owner of a 1975 Caddy
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
College in 1930
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Father and Son, 1937
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Couple on a Date in the 1950s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Chicago, 1975
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Disneyland in 1961
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Stopping for Some Ice Cream in 1971 England
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Greasers in 1950s New York
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Harlem in the 1970s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Riding a Harley in 1955
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
50s Beach Bunnies
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Dapper Skater in 1937
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
1960s Knit Top
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Selling Lemonade in 1973
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Young Man Showing Off His Mohawk in 1951
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
New Year’s Eve 1960
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Young Woman in 1982 New York
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Staying Cool in 1943 NYC Summer
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
High School Dance in the 1950s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Roadside Vendor in 1973 Oklahoma
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Midwest Style in 1939 Omaha
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Party Girls in 1965 Paris
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Philadelphia, 1947
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Skateboarding in 1982
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
1940s Street Style
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
On the Way to Woodstock in 1969
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
1940s Radio Family
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Party Girls in the 80s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Beauty Pageant in 1920
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Mill Workers in the 1920s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
1930s Street Fashion
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Miami in the 1930s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Birthday Party in the 1950s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Back In the 1950s, When Cigarettes Were Still Thought to be Good For You
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Mothers in the 1950s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Flight Attendant in the 1960s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Burger King in the 1970s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Biplanes Fly Over Portland in 1920
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Female Bootleggers in 1920
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Gas Shortage in the 1970s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Boston’s North End in 1950
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Boys Hanging Out in 1930s
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Kids Playing in Brooklyn, 1943
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Workers at the Capitol Hill Switchboard in 1959
100 Incredible Vintage Photos
Chicago, 1947
100 Incredible Vintage Photos