Some scenes in salons and beauty shops never seem to have changed, but these ladies do look more classy even if they're just getting their hair dried!
The photo above was taken Samuel H. Gottscho in 1961 in New York, showing some rows of seated ladies waiting for their hair drying session in a salon in Fifth Avenue to be over. While the machines don’t look very much different from the ones we have at present, the ladies seem to be just a teeny bit more classy. Also, do salons still make their clients wear robes these days?
"You put your camera around your neck in the morning along with putting on your shoes, and there it is, an appendage of the body that shares your life with you," said Dorothea Lange, the icon whose birthdate we celebrate today, May 26.
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As the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster approaches, photographer Alina Rudya hopes to revisit the lives of people who, like her, were driven out of Prypyat, Ukraine following that fateful day in 1986.
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