Career Girl Romances was an Australian teen romance comic series produced during the ’60s and ’70s, highlighting the life and times of women who selflessly sacrificed their pursuit of careers in favour of a lifetime of love and happiness.
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Quinceañera (which translates literally as one who is fifteen) is a celebration of a girl’s fifteenth birthday, and marks her transition from childhood to adulthood.
Studious & Crafty
Solemn class portraits from young adults c. 1900s in Kentucky, reading, writing, arithmetic, knitting and embroidery.
I Don’t Like Beer
Pre-teen punk machine! Astonishing 8 year old Venus DeBaun was featured in this 1982 Dutch documentary on the So.
Cairo College Girls of Science and Fine Art
Students of fine arts and biology in Cairo, 1987.
Israeli Teens in the ’90s
Above, teens in Jerusalem during Purim, 1998.
East Kentucky Teens, 1964
Photographs taken of the Cornett family of Eastern Kentucky in 1964, by a 28 year old William Gale Gedney.
Girl Scouts, 1918
Margaret and Dorothy star in the Girl Scouts propaganda/silent film ‘The Golden Eaglet’ released in 1918, soon after WWI.
Samantha Smith and Yuri Andropov
Samantha Smith is remembered for her courage and efforts for peace in writing a letter to Soviet leader, Yuri Andropov in 1982.
Wang Yani, Painter Prodigy
Wang Yani, born in China in 1975, is the youngest ever artist to have a solo show at The Smithsonian; she was fourteen.