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New York City officials and experts in adolescent health said it was the first campaign aimed at female body image that they knew of to be carried out by a major city.
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"The typical typist was a liberated woman … She was a high flier in her day. She had achieved first class honours in philosophy from Oxford and was a skilled linguist.”
—BBC Magazine, on how the typewriter brought women into the workplace
"That little girl is leaning in… she’s bold and audacious," said curator Holly Pyne Connor, of the first painting.
Throwback Thursday, Mother’s Day edition. Greenlake peddle boats, Seattle, 1986, w mom. Velcro sneaks!!
If children end up being a part of my eventual family…this will happen.
Oh my gosh I love her.
Nylon Stockings During WWII
Silk or nylon stockings were in extremely short supply by the summer of 1942, despite the presence of American GI’s In Britain who could sometimes get hold of stockings from the US. Most women had to find ingenious methods of dressing their legs.
These pictures show a woman drawing in the seam-line on “Makeup” stockings with a device made from a screw driver handle, bicycle leg clip, and an eyebrow pencil, 1942. (source: Bettman/Corbis)
Portraits of Los Angeles’ low rider street culture, on a deck of cards. Photos by Estevan Oriol. #LA #photography #lowrider #losangeles #lawoman #chicano #cards ##estevanoriol #la (at Downtown LA)
Boom. RyeRye / Group Hug girl rap tour with Kreayshawn and Chippy Nonstop. (at Irving Plaza)
Boy have times changed. (via)
what does your bow say about your beau? life magazine, 1944. (via)