The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U. S. history, a time of happiness and prosperity, despite the threat of nuclear annihilation, racial segregation and the looming Cold War. While most photos from the time are in black and white, color photography was still a relative novelty at the time and the film was quite expensive for regular people, the photos below are in glorious color.
This means that they are more relatable, and makes the period feel closer to us than ever. . boredpanda.com