“Establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979 meant that women were forced to wear Hijab and that it is strictly forbidden for women to be photographed without Hijab.
There was a time, following the military coup of 1920 when women were forced not to wear Hijab. Here are a few photographs from the first half of the twentieth century, the rise of industrial era in Iran.”
Potterheads in the 20’s
1920 photograph of the Minnesota Girls’ Rifle Team.
girls’ archery group with bows and arrows, Minnesota, 1935
or in today’s parlance, bitchez & bows!
Pert and Pretty paper dolls
Like ancient love-mystics, witches celebrate the nude body as divine, as pure, as a symbol of one’s naked soul, and a passage to eternal pleasure.
Detroit Windsor Tunnel - 1959
Disneyland postcard, 1955
A busy day at TOWN SQUARE, DISNEYLAND. Passengers have just boarded the horse-drawn trolley typical of the Nineties, and will ride to Sleeping Beauty’s Castle, the entrance to Fantasyland.