Historical Photos

MISS LOVELY EYES

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This is not some Hannibal Lecter cosplay meeting. “Miss Lovely Eyes” contest was held in 1930’s Florida and though we don’t have much info about this one in particular, they were a common thing back then. Women wore masks that hide every feature on their face except their eyes to help the judges decide.

HEARING DEVICES

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World War I soldiers wearing Sound Finders. These devices were used to determine better which direction enemy planes were coming from. The glasses were intended to help the soldier find the planes in the sky easily. There was another model with vision totally blocked, to improve sound sensitivity.