1955 Black History As Seen Through Magazines

 

Find Black Style in Magazines from the 1950s.
Black history in Magazines

Keeping my eyes open after a short time doing other things last week, hey, a boy has a life you know! I noticed this fantastic set of magazine scans from the 1950s. the images represent some aspect of Black History through Fashion in the 1950’s.

Black History in Fashion Magazines?

Whilst the magazines reflect the times,  I simply revelled in the photography and typographic layout, something many modern magazines seem to have forgotten about completely.

The images show some of the clothing and hairstlyes that were commonly worn by black women in 1950’s America.
There are over 311 scans in the set enjoy and don’t forget to leave a comment for the owner of the images, she took time to collect them together.

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