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black and white portraits of the prostitutes of Storyville, taken in 1912 by legendary New Orleans photographer, John Bellocq.
Two Creole women standing in the doorway to their Uptown home, New Orleans, 1920/30s //
Carole Lombard wearing Travis Banton. 1930s.
In 1880 New York City removed an average of 41 horse carcasses a day from its city streets. This picture, taken in the early 1900s, shows children playing in the street right next to a dead horse. - in my day we didn't have fancy video games, we all played Dead Horse in the Street game
Old west brothel, Jerome AZ
Paris, 1908 at The Prix du Prince de Galles at Longchamp racecourse. ...a furore breaks out as three beautiful models enter the enclosure –beneath their exquisite and exceptionally clinging gowns they appear to be wearing – nothing! It was obvious to all who saw them that the young women were wearing neither corset, petticoat nor chemise! The designer of the dresses was Jeanne Margaine-Lacroix.
U.S. Gilded Age Italian Immigrants at Mulberry Street, New York City, c.1900
street prostitution in New York in the Oct 1979 issue of SWANK
AIPAD New York 2015 Photography Highlights: Katy Grannan Kopeikin Gallery