Venus On The Spike Heel

New to 1940s.org is a section devoted to the art and beauty of the pin-up girl. It’s such a classic, glamorous, and let’s face it.. sexy look. That’s a photo of Rita Hayworth to our left. Elegant, classy, glamorous, and a heart-stopping, timeless beauty. Dressed, but so very seductive! We’ll feature both artwork and photography here. In the photograph section, we stop well short …

Forties Elegance

[youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/BDDab-Ycz5Q” autohide=”1″ rel=”0″] Oh sure, getting dressed in the 1940’s may look like a lot of work, but let’s face it, the results were well worth the effort. (at least from this man’s point of view) I give you Exhibit A, above. This is a great video of a beautiful lady of the late 1940’s apparently getting ready to …

What a doll!

I am somewhat mesmerized by this photo. I came across it on the Library Of Congress website. The caption reads “Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank Calif., June 1942” A tip of the hat to the photographer, because I believe he captured high definition well before we learned what that phrase means. The color, the lighting. Gorgeous! Is this a model, is …