After World War II, San Francisco was entering a new golden age. People were happy and enjoying all the things they hadn’t been able to during the war. Photographer Fred Lyon, a fourth-generation San Franciscan, explored all corners of the city. Here’s his wonderful collection of black and white photographs taken between 1940-1960.
The Berlin Wall divided the city from 1961 to 1989 and became the iconic symbol of the cold war. Check out the photos of Berlin that bring history to life.
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