56 Amazing Vintage Colorized Photos of the American Civil War

The Civil War is the central event in America’s historical consciousness. While the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of 1861-1865 determined what kind of nation it would be. The war resolved two fundamental questions left unresolved by the revolution: whether the United States was to be a dissolvable confederation ofContinue reading “56 Amazing Vintage Colorized Photos of the American Civil War”

46 Amazing Colorized Historic Photos That Bring the Past To Life!

Relating to the past can be difficult when all you have to look at are faded black and white photos that feel like they are from another planet. The mind thinks and remembers in color, meaning a color photograph is much easier to connect with than a black and white photo. Thanks to film colorizationContinue reading “46 Amazing Colorized Historic Photos That Bring the Past To Life!”

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”