Nuns and a Sixties chick.
Amazing color photos of life in Budapest, Hungary in 1940. See more here.
Vintage ads of Kodak from the 1900’s.
The certificate of maturity issued to Albert Einstein in 1896, at the age of 17, after attending the cantonal high school in Aarau, Switzerland. In this scoring scheme, 6 is the highest, and 1 the lowest grade.
The Council of Education of the Canton of Aargau hereby certifies:
Mr. Albert Einstein of Ulm, born 14 March 1879, attended the Cantonal School of Aargau, namely, the IIIrd and IVth class of the Commercial School.
On taking the written and oral exam of maturity on 18, 19 and 21 September, and on 30 September 1896, he received the following grades:
- German language and literature: 5
- French language and literature: 3
- English language and literature: —
- Italian language and literature: 5
- History: 6
- Geography: 4
- Algebra: 6
- Geometry (planimetry, trigonometry, stereometry and analytical geometry): 6
- Descriptive geometry: 6
- Physics: 6
- Chemistry: 5
- Natural history: 5
- In drawing: 4*
- In technical drawing: 4*
Based thereon he is issued the certificate of maturity.
Aarau, 3 October 1896.
In the name of the Council of Education,
Cats, cats cats. The internet is full of the cutest cat pictures and films that make our knees go weak. Even if you’re not a cat person, some photos just make you go ‘aahh’. Here’s a collection of some uncommon cat pictures from the 1930s. See more here.
Vintage Christmas advertisements from the 1950’s. More here.
Pedestrians on Fifth Avenue in midtown. New York, 1942.