15 Colorized Photos of Immigrants at the Ellis Island Immigration Station from the Early 20th Century

The photographs were taken by an immigration official named Augustus Frederick Sherman. He took photographs of immigrants who were being detained for further interrogation, whether for medical or other reasons. Some would be permitted to stay while others would be forced to return to the homes they risked so much to leave. Sherman requested thatContinue reading “15 Colorized Photos of Immigrants at the Ellis Island Immigration Station from the Early 20th Century”

34 Incredible Colorized Photos Reveal What Life Was Like for French Soldiers During World War I

Artist Frederic Duriez has redefined World War One as we know it by Photoshopping colourless photos. Each snap has had different tones layered on top of the original photographs to bring new depth. They offer an alternative look at the conflict that ravaged the world between 1914 and 1918. The majority of Duirez’s photos focusContinue reading “34 Incredible Colorized Photos Reveal What Life Was Like for French Soldiers During World War I”

D-Day in Color: Stunning Colorized Photos of Allied Soldiers Landing on Normandy Beaches in June, 1944

Some 156,000 Allied troops landed on five Normandy beaches during the operation on June 6, 1944, which would ultimately lead to the defeat of Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history and saw 4,400 allied troops lose their lives. Striking shots show men stormingContinue reading “D-Day in Color: Stunning Colorized Photos of Allied Soldiers Landing on Normandy Beaches in June, 1944”

13 Amazing Colorized Photos of Mugshots of Children Sentenced For Crimes in the 1870s

For petty crimes such as stealing daily necessities such as food and clothing, they have faced hard labor and jail. And these haunting photographs show the stern and haggard faces of Victorian criminal children who were sentenced to tough punishments in the 1870s, with many looking remarkably older than their actual ages. The children inContinue reading “13 Amazing Colorized Photos of Mugshots of Children Sentenced For Crimes in the 1870s”