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Steve gets a job drawing dirty comics. Bucky thinks he needs help coming up with sketches. Not that Bucky minds posing in ladies' underthings.
Steve.Rogers/Bucky.Barnes  cross-dressing  rating:explicit  length:less.than.25k  pre-serum!steve  1940's 
july 2016 by munkykiss
Review: The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver
Barbara Kingsolver takes us on an epic journey from the Mexico City of artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, and J. Edgar Hoover. The Lacuna is a poignant story of a man pulled between two nations as they invent their modern identities. Born in the United States, reared [...]
1930's  1940's  America  Barbara_Kingsolver  Fiction  five_stars  Mexico  Reviews  from google
september 2010 by lindish
New York, 1946
The elegance of this girl is breathtaking, I have no words to describe how pretty I think her outfit is.Source
1940's  Former_times  from google
june 2010 by sophisticatedmisfits
How to Turn a Curl
(Click on images to see full-size.)Source: A Girl and Her Hair, 1949
A_Girl_and_Her_Hair  Hairstyles  1940's  Pin_Curls  from google
october 2009 by sophisticatedmisfits
Tibet: trilogy of silent films from the 1940s, with a young Dalai Lama. - Boing Boing
amazing set of color films from 1940's Tibet... amazing for what they show, amazing how much some things have changed, and amazing how much other things have not changed at all.
Tibet  1940's  color  film 
november 2008 by Raul
Library Career Romances
via LJ Jan 2008 "the novels help document the evolving image of the librarian in popular culture"
librarians  culture  history  1940's  1950's  1960's  bookcovers  pulp-fiction  librarians-in-popculture  women 
february 2008 by jschneider
Being Careful
Type the word "careful" into the search box at the top and you'll get an idea of that era's nervousness about having women work on technology, and the qualities that women were seen as bringing to the job. (Hint: it's not innate mechanical ability.) Th
women  history  technology  flickr  LoC  images  Karen  Coyle  1930's  1940's  commentary 
january 2008 by jschneider

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