Sunday, December 16, 2018

44 Amazing Colorized Vintage Photos of the Life in America during the 1940s

Forty-second Street and Fifth Avenue on a rainy day, New York, March 1943



Grand Central Terminal, New York City, Oct. 1941



Sideshow at the circus, Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 1942



Grand Central Terminal, New York City, Oct. 1941



Listening to a murder mystery on the radio in a boarding house room, Washington D.C, Jan. 1943



Girl sitting alone in the Sea Grill, a bar and restaurant waiting for a pickup, Washington D.C, Apr. 1943



Homeless man at The Bowery at night, New York, Sept. 1942



Women at work, Indiana, 1940-45



In town on a Saturday afternoon, Heard County, Georgia, 1941



In the cafe at a truck drivers' service station on U.S. 1 (New York Avenue), Washington D.C, June 1940



Time Square in a raining day, New York City, 1943



Guests of Sarasota trailer park, Sarasota, Florida, Jan. 1941



Teenagers at a party in Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1947



Moccasins are worn without socks at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington D.C, Oct. 1943



Children bringing their weekly contribution of scrap paper to school, Washington, May 1942



Men of the Quartermaster Truck Company of the 25th service group having a card game in one of the barracks, Greenville, South Carolina, July 1943



An administration clerk at the U.S. Office of Price, Washington, D.C, Jan. 1943



Lower Manhattan seen from the S.S. Coamo leaving New York, Dec. 1941



A windy day in Philadelphia, 1947



Listening to the teacher's instructions in a physical education class at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington, Oct. 1943



Waiting for a train in the concourse of the Union Station, Chicago, Illinois, Jan. 1943



Sunday bench sitters in front of the Central Park Zoo restaurant, New York, Sept. 1942



Storefront church and lunch wagon, Chicago, Illinois, Apr. 1941



Spectator in the National Gallery of Art on a Sunday afternoon, Washington D.C, March 1942



South Side market, Chicago, April 1941



Soldier in front of the Capitol theatre, Washington D.C, March 1943



New Year's Day Bleeker Street in New York, Jan. 1943



A corporal in the army takes his girl to dinner, California, May 1942



1917 vintage trolley,  Baltimore, Maryland, Apr. 1943



7th Street and Florida Avenue, Washington, Aug. 1942



Women talking in a drugstore over cokes, Washington D.C, March 1943



Woman with chili peppers, Concho, Arizona, Sept. 1940



Watching a football game, Washington D.C, Oct. 1943



Waiting for the trains at the Pennsylvania railroad station, New York, Aug. 1942



A Greyhound bus trip from Louisville, Kentucky, to Memphis, Tennessee, and the terminals, Sept. 1943



Soldiers and girls saying goodbye at the Greyhound bus station, Indianapolis, Indiana, Sept. 1943



A student at Woodrow Wilson High School, Washington D.C, Oct. 1943



A woman and her dog in the Harlem section, New York, May 1943



Boys and girls, Caldwell, Idaho, 1941



Bus passenger enroute from Nashville to Memphis, March 1948



Children going home from school, Chillicothe, Ohio, Feb. 1940



Children playing, New York City, Dec. 1941



Chinese grocery store in Chinatown, New York, Aug. 1942



Farmer couple living in an old mansion in southern Greene County, Georgia, June 1941



(Restored and colorized by Marie-Lou Chatel) 









2 comments:

  1. AMAZING photos.. Thank you
    Clarence Claffey

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  2. is it possible to know what software, gives the chance to colorized old photos.
    thanks

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