The Nifty Fifties
A celebration of fashion and popular culture of the atomic age.
Long live '50's glamour!


Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse

Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse

On the dancefloor at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, July 19, 1952.

On the dancefloor at the Conrad Hilton Hotel, July 19, 1952.

Dancing in the street, 1950s.

Dancing in the street, 1950s.

Dancing at the Sock Hop, 1950s.

Dancing at the Sock Hop, 1950s.

The 1954 International Square Dance Festival with fiddler Bud Dahms.

The 1954 International Square Dance Festival with fiddler Bud Dahms.