Tag Archives: vintage

Suitcase Contents Reveal What Insane Asylum Residents Have Left Behind

Willard Suitcases is a photograph series created by Jon Crispin that showcases the lives that insane asylum residents left behind at the Willard Psychiatric Center in Willard, NY. The asylum, established in 1869, went on to accept patients for the next 126 years. In 1995, the facility closed, and an employee was put in charge… Read More »

These 31 Pictures of Vintage Santa Clauses Are So Creepy, They’ll Give You Nightmares

Back in the day, people didn’t put much emphasis on Santa Clause looking very friendly. In fact, he just looks downright evil and creepy. #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20 #21 #22 #23 #24 #25 #26 #27 #28 #29 #30 #31… Read More »

These Vintage Sex Toys Look Like Torture Devices. So Creepy.

Back in the day, things were very very different. Vibra Finger “Gum” Massager Vibrating Chair Vibro Battery Massager Wahl-Hand-E Massager Hitachi Electric Vibrator Horse Exercise Machine Personal Massager Polar Cub Electric Vibrator Star Vibrators Electric Weight Loss Machine Tim-U-Lax Junior Massage Instrument Just NOPE! Don’t forget to share with your friends on Facebook by clicking… Read More »

Vintage Photos of Sideshow Circus People Will Give You Nightmares

Back in the day, these poor, deformed people were used in circuses around the world. Lucia Zarate is the smallest person to have ever lived. Seen here, she is 18 years old and only weighed 4lbs! The living skeleton Legless acrobat with his family John Jennings aka the Modern Samson Four Legged Woman Deformed performers… Read More »

51 Stunning Vintage Photographs That’ll Make You Wish We Still Dressed Like That

Long gone are the days of top hats, rich fabrics, tailored suits, and intricate dresses. Instead, our wardrobes consist of cheap fabrics, ever changing styles, and ill-fitting clothing. Take a look at these vintage photos comprised of celebrities, models, and regular people: their styles are impeccable and certainly nothing compared to today. Wouldn’t we all… Read More »

9 Vintage Life Hacks From the 1900s That Actually Work! Your Great-Grandparents Used These!!

Technology may have come a long way, but there are still some things that remain old school. Back in the 1900s, Gallaher’s Cigarettes came up with these helpful cards that came with every pack of cigarettes. These completely crazy-sounding life hacks from the 1900s actually work…so why not give them a try? #1. Keeping Plants… Read More »

Here Are 9 of the Most Ancient Surviving Photographs Known to Man

Most of us have an iPhone or a really high tech camera (or even both!), so at times, we tend to take the fact that we can photograph anything and at any point in time, for granted. Back when cameras started appearing, people had to sit still for a full minute while the photograph was… Read More »

You’d Think These Photos From the 30s Aren’t Real…But They Are – Especially #13

The 30s proved to be a very crazy decade, but these photos are PROOF that the 30s were much more than that. #1. Satellite Navigation #2. Skater with safety cushion #3. Stalin pulling a face #4. The models for American gothic #5. Alfred Hitchcock in LA #6. Bonnie and Clyde #7. Bullets for Hitler #8.… Read More »

Do Any of These 13 Things and You’re Going STRAIGHT TO JAIL: NO JOKE!

Laws have been around for quite some time, but these next ones may have you scratching your head. Although they’ve been implemented long long ago, they are still technically in the books, and you could possibly go to jail…but most likely not. Photographer Olivia Locher decided to demonstrate these laws in visual form. #1. In… Read More »

Here Are 19 Vintage Easter Bunnies That Will Haunt Your Dreams Forever…WTF

Whoever thought these Easter bunny costumes were a good idea, was seriously deranged! I can’t unsee! #1. This one will DEFINITELY will haunt your dreams! Look at those evil eyes…what the hell?!? #2. No Mr. Bunny, I don’t wanna go behind your shed! #3. Uhm…is this even a bunny? What the hell is this supposed… Read More »

30 Beautifully Haunting and Iconic Pictures of the Past…I Will Never Forget These

These photographs from the past may give you the chills, but they are beautiful in their own way and absolutely unforgettable. #1. Unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965 #2. The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927 #3. The hippo belonged to a circus and apparently enjoyed pulling the cart as a trick 1924 #4. Testing new bulletproof… Read More »