50 Rare and Amazing Color Photos That Capture Life of the US in the Late 1930s and 1940s

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These amazing color photos were taken by A. T. Burke who is 100 years old now and may has served in the United States Navy documented life of the US in the late 1930s and 1940s.

Man with the Radio Amateur’s Handbook is dated 1939 and hot off the press in late 1938, taken at the United States Naval Academy (USNA), Maryland, December 1938

USNA Class of ’42 Midshipman and future war hero on leave in 1940 does Corpsman duty

USNA Midshipman, Class of ’42 on leave, June 23, 1940

This football game between the USNA and William & Mary College is played at Farragut Field on the grounds of the USNA in the September 27, 1941

USNA Navy vs William & Mary at Farragut Field, September 27, 1941

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