Old family photo albums can sometimes ignite our curiosity instead of calming it down. That’s what happened with a couple of people. Thus, they opened up the subreddit r/TheWayWeWere

This subreddit features pictures from 50, 100, and even more years ago to give us a glimpse of how life back then looked like. Scroll down to check out these vintage photos. 

Protesting The High School Dress Code That Banned Slacks For Girls, Brooklyn C.1940




Mary Wallace: First Female Bus Driver For Chicago Transit Authority (1974)

My Ridiculously Attractive Grandparents Sitting For A Portrait In The Early 1940s

Gay Men Pose For A Photo While Being Detained At A Police Station For Being Homosexuals In Mexico, 1935

Cats Blackie & Brownie Catching Squirts Of Milk During Milking At Arch Badertscher’s Dairy Farm In Fresno, California, 1954

Two Pals (1920)

My Great-Great-Grandmother Sometime In The 1890s

Dad Showing Off His Skill To The Surprise Of His Little Daughter In Melbourne, Australia, Ca. 1940s

1945: The Day Daddy Came Home. Gunner Hector Murdoch Had Been Gone Over Four Years, Most Of It As A Prisoner Of War In Singapore. His Wife Rosina And Son John Hadn’t Known If He Was Dead Or Alive. He Got Home On His Birthday

My Mom On Her Wedding Day November 1951

A Native American Girl Of The Kiowa Tribe, Oklahoma, 1894

My Parents’ Wedding Photo, Okinawa, 1964

This 1955 Photo Is One Of Walter Chandoha’s Most Famous Shots. “My Daughter Paula And The Kitten Both ‘Smiled’ For The Camera At The Same Time. …but The Cat’s Not Smiling, He’s Meowing”

Sisters In Skirts, 1950s

My Great-Grandfather That Was Too Poor To Afford A Suit In Sicily, So He Had To Pose In Front Of A Cardboard Cut-Out, 1930s~

My Great Grandmother In The Early 1900’s. Thought She Looked Too Awesome Not To Share

A Sailor “Meets” His Baby For The First Time After Fourteen Months At Sea, 1940s

London’s First Black Police Officer, PC Norwell Roberts, On Point Duty Near Charing Cross Station, 1968

My Grandmother And Mom Circa 1974. My Grandmother Took My Mother To National Parks Over The Course Of A Few Months, Just The Two Of Them

My Grandmother And Mom Circa 1974. My Grandmother Took My Mother To National Parks Over The Course Of A Few Months, Just The Two Of Them

“Our Michael”, 1938

Grandma And Papa In 1937. She Passed Away Today At 100 Years Old

This Is Hazel, My Grandmother-In-Law. 1916

My Grandfather, Great-Grandfather, Great-Great-Grandfather, And Great-Great-Great Grandmother, Ca 1918

My Mother Made Us Matching Dresses For A Fancy Party Back In 1954

Last Picture Of My Great Uncle Kennith, Before He Drowned In The Buffalo River, 1940’s. He Gave His Life Saving My Grandpa

Me And My Best Friend Rocky Watching TV, 1959

This Is My Grandma Dorothy. She Was A Dress Designer In The 50s Which Always Made This Photo More Funny To Me. She Passed Away Today At Age 89. A Life Well Lived

My Grandpa (Left) And His Best Friend Willie Hall During The Korean War. Those Smiles Say It All

Saw This Photo Posted Here.. Noticed I Have The Photo The Grandmother Took That Day. (Bought At An Antique Shop Years Ago In Phx)

Vintage Photo From A Family Album, Freeport, Il

Young Oyster Shuckers, Port Royal, South Carolina, 1909

A Parisian Woman With Her Cat In Her Cannabis Garden, 1910

Ladies At A Lesbian Club In Chelsea, 1953

A Mostly Happy Family Outing At Chicken Bone Beach, The Segregated Section Of Atlantic City’s Beach Area, New Jersey, 1950s (Photographed By John W. Mosley)

1976 vs. 2018; 42 Years And We’re Still Going Strong