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Children ride the Mad Tea Party ride on July 17, 1995.

11 vintage photos of Disneyland’s opening day in 1955 that will make you wish you were there

Disneyland first opened for business in Anaheim, California, on July 17, 1955. Today, it remains one of the world's most beloved theme parks.
The Miss America pageant turns 98 this year.

The very first Miss America contest took place in 1921 — here’s what that first pageant was like

Miss America has changed a lot over its 98-year history. Here's what it looked like in the very beginning.
Smog over Denver in 1974.

35 vintage photos taken by the EPA reveal what American cities looked like before pollution was regulated

Before the EPA, the US environment was not federally protected. Here are 35 vintage photos showing US cities before regulations limited the damage.
A typical dorm.

THEN AND NOW: How college dorm rooms have evolved over the years

Dorm rooms have changed a lot throughout the past few decades, from record players to Bluetooth speakers and sparse walls to fully decorated rooms.

50 years ago today, 400,000 people showed up to a New York farm for the greatest music festival of all time

A look back at the crowds at the Woodstock Music Festival, which happened 50 years ago today.
Customers browsed the shoe department of Wieboldt's department store in 1961.

28 photos that show the rise and fall of department stores

Online sales have placed a major strain on department stores. While some have filed for bankruptcy, others have taken drastic measures to stay afloat.

40 vintage photos of amusement parks that show how glamorous they used to be

Amusement parks are undoubtedly unglamorous today, but they weren't always that way.
From America's first food-service automat to a burger joint named after a comic book character, some of America's most iconic chain restaurants are now defunct.

12 iconic restaurant chains that no longer exist in America

From an automated cafeteria to country comedian chicken joints, these are some of America's most iconic restaurant chains that no longer exist.
On board the SS Vienna in 1933.

51 vintage photos from the days when cruise ships were glamorous

While cruise ships boast insane amenities now, back in the day they just had oodles of luxury and class.
On board the SS Vienna in 1933.

51 vintage photos from the days when cruise ships were glamorous

While cruise ships boast insane amenities now, back in the day they just had oodles of luxury and class.