Halloween might look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but that needn’t stop you from having the coolest get-up at your Zoom costume party.
Need some outfit inspiration? The Library of Congress’s extensive online archives offer countless historical photos you can draw from.
Here are a few of our favorite reference images, plus some adorable costume ideas for the pets in your life.
AVIATION, ARMY. AVIATOR (1916-1919)
[CLOWNS ON A HORSE] (1915-1917)
Retro Baseball Player
Joyce [Washington baseball player] (1894-1901)
[Cowboy with lariat and horse pose near wall] (1930-1960)
Tommy Atkins (1905)
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