History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

03 November, 2011

Another Cup of Coffee

We enjoyed a cup of coffee with the Flickr Commons; now let's have another, this time with LIFE!

"Eat Drink Coffee"... the caption doesn't give me any more than this! But nice, eh? Source

Actress Myrna Loy serving coffee to sailors at a canteen, California, 1942. Source

Coin operated coffee machine, 1947. Source

An exhausted country doctor having a much-needed coffee, USA, 1948. Source

A 6 year old cowboy pouring a cup of coffee, USA, 1954. Source

Actress Jane Mansfield on the phone with a cup of coffee. Source

A soldier mixing his powdered coffee at Fort Myers, USA, 1940. Source

Women in fancy dresses and cadets from the local Army Flying School having coffee at a party, Missouri, 1943. Source [Photo by the incomparable Alfred Eisenstaedt, by the way]

Enrico's coffee house, 1961, San Francisco. Source

Another "Eat Drink Coffee". Source

A Greek coffee house in New Hampshire, 1952. Source

Actor Maurice Chevalier drinking coffee at a rehearsal break, 1961. Source

Navy crewmen aboard a nuclear sub having a coffee break, 1963. Source

Fellow submarine crewmen taking coffee at their controls. Source

Office workers on a coffee break, 1957. Source

Santa taking a coffee break, NYC, 1962. Source

Ingrid Bergman with coffee, 1941. Source

An Italian coffee house in NYC called The Peacock, 1953. Source

Again, at The Peacock. Source

Joe Dimaggio with a cup of coffee, 1939. Source

Man with doughnuts and coffee, 1964. Source


Anonymous said...

ah... coffee... the nectar of the gods (well, thats wine I think but coffee is pretty close!)

Jess said...

Enrico's is in San Francisco, unless there's more than one. But it looks like the same place...

Anna said...

I'm sure that's the same place, thank you so much for sharing!!

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