25 Stunning Black and White Photos Capture Everyday Life in New York City in the 1950s

Banker by day and photographer by night – and weekend – Frank Oscar Larson was a man who had a huge flair for creativity.  You can see the passion he had for the craft in the series of photos below.  He must have taken thousands of them during his time off from his stressful job, and it really shows us the idea of how ordinary life can look extraordinary if it is seen from the right angle.

Larson got his start in WWI as an artillery man and then came back and completed his degree which is when he got his bank job.  It’s incredible to see that someone who has such a sombre background could create some great photos, but that’s what you’re getting here without a doubt.  See for yourself and you’ll be happy with what you find by glimpsing into 1950s New York City.

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

NYC's daily life 50s

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