Belém in old postcards

Zeppelin bus, common in the 50s, on Presidente Vargas Avenue


João Alfredo street in 1916

Same street, probably same period
House of a senator, burnt in 1912 for political reasons
Ver-o-peso market
Praça da República
Castilhos França boulevard and the port
Guajará Bay and Ver-o-Peso Market
Mosqueiro beach

And this is a selection of images organized in a lovely (but loud) Youtube video:

Check also these other old Brazilian postcards on Deep Brazil.

Sources: Odilson Sá and Vania Mirrha/Flickr