1930s

10.10.15

See Grisly Photos from the Godfather of Crime Scene Photography

'Weegee: Murder Is My Business' comes to Toronto's Ryerson Image Centre.

7.31.15

These 100-Year-Old Photos Are Being Reunited With the Communities They Depict

In the early 1900s, anthropologists amassed 26,000 photographs of the indigenous Evenki and Orochen people from Inner Mongolia and Siberia. Now they're being digitized.

2.25.15

Charming Pornographic Photographs of French Prostitutes from the 1930s

I talked to collector Alexandre Dupouy about a cache of pictures donated by an anonymous photographer.

6.11.12

Don't Wash Your Clothes with Gasoline: PSA Reveals How Your House is Trying to Kill You

I'm not sure exactly when this PSA dates from, but I'm guessing sometime in the 30s or 40s. Produced by the California State Fire Marshal, it's a helpful (albeit a bit goofy) guide to the dangers plaguing homeowners in California's booming suburbs...

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