These Tekonsha, Michigan farm boys presumably raided their mothers’ and sisters’ closets for this portrait, c. 1870s

Allen Ginsberg, taken December 1963 at The Women’s House of Detention in Manhattan, photo by Benedict Fernandez

“She went out with him several times, but after a little she turned him down.  Of course she couldn’t tell him the reason, ‘B.O,’–body odor–is a delicate subject.”–Lifebuoy Health Soap advertisement, 1931

Wedding photo, Budapest, c. 1920s