26 Amazing Vintage Photos of First Nations People Before the 1900s

Alex Ross (1851–1894) came to Calgary, Alberta in 1884 and set up a photographic studio at the corner of Atlantic Avenue and Osler Street. He had previously worked for a photographer in Winnipeg, but felt the time was right to strike out on his own and establish his own business. He quickly became well-known forContinue reading “26 Amazing Vintage Photos of First Nations People Before the 1900s”

26 Wonderful Photos of Young Women as Fortune Tellers From the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries

Fortune telling is the practice of predicting information about a person’s life. The scope of fortune telling is in principle identical with the practice of divination. The difference is that divination is the term used for predictions considered part of a religious ritual, invoking deities or spirits, while the term fortune telling implies a lessContinue reading “26 Wonderful Photos of Young Women as Fortune Tellers From the Late 19th to Early 20th Centuries”

42 Haunting Photos Of The American Civil War

The American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865, also known by other names) was a civil war fought between the United States (the states remaining in the federal union — “the Union” or “the North”) and the Confederate States of America (southern states that voted to secede — “the Confederacy” or “theContinue reading “42 Haunting Photos Of The American Civil War”

23 Vintage Photos of Outlaw Jesse James From the Late 19th Century

Jesse Woodson James (September 5, 1847 – April 3, 1882) was an American outlaw, bank and train robber, guerrilla, and leader of the James–Younger Gang. Raised in the “Little Dixie” area of western Missouri, James and his family maintained strong Southern sympathies. He and his brother Frank James joined pro-Confederate guerrillas known as “bushwhackers” operatingContinue reading “23 Vintage Photos of Outlaw Jesse James From the Late 19th Century”

26 Gorgeous Vintage Photos of Women of Color From the Victorian Era

Here’s a collection of some of fascinating vintage portraits of women of color taken during the Victorian Era. According to Downtown LA Life, photos of “Women of Color” from this era are hard to come by, especially “family” photographs. A couple of these photos were taken when there was still slavery in the United States.Continue reading “26 Gorgeous Vintage Photos of Women of Color From the Victorian Era”