Your account is not active. We have sent an email to the address you provided with an activation link. Check your inbox, and click on the link to activate your account. These rare and beautiful vintage photos of Native American girls were taken between the late s and the turn of the 19th Century, yet despite being over a hundred years old, many of the old photos are still in mint condition.
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With her platinum blonde hair and signature red lipstick, Marilyn Monroe who would have celebrated her 91st birthday on the 1st of June is easily one of the most iconic celebrities of all time, however, only a few know what the actress looked like before she was famous. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, Monroe had a really tough childhood. She moved from one foster home to another, going through traumatic experiences in almost all of them. She was sexually abused and even started developing a stutter. Everything changed in when Monroe was working in a military factory where she was introduced to a photographer from the U. Soon she became one of the biggest stars in Hollywood and was instantly recognizable, but a troubled girl still hid beneath the fame. Monroe committed suicide in She is remembered as a popular culture icon and a sex symbol, however, most forget her troublesome roots when she was just a regular girl in the neighborhood. Image credits: Richard C. Image credits: U.
Marcia Pascal, Half-cherokee, Daughter Of U.s. Army Officer George W. Paschal, 1880s
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Teenage girls living in the s enjoyed an independence that would make many modern teen envious. They had been raised by parents and teachers who encouraged them to dress prettily so they could find a young man to marry, and to work a part-time job so they could buy expensive wedding china. But by the time they were old enough to work part-time jobs, the young men were away at war and mom and dad were both working away from the home. With no young boys to impress and no parents to please, teenage girls, were left with an unexpected level of independence, and a lot of disposable income.