African American Children in the Civil War Through Amazing Photos

The Civil War touched the lives of children in both similar and vastly different ways. The Civil War molded children’s lives as adults and shaped their attitudes, opinions, and prejudices that would pass from generation to generation. The children of the Civil War shared enthusiasm for the war, were burdened with greater responsibilities, and enduredContinue reading “African American Children in the Civil War Through Amazing Photos”

74 Vintage Photographs of Bristol, England During World War Two

Bristol is a city and county in South West England. The district has the 10th-largest population in England. The city borders North Somerset and South Gloucestershire, with the cities of Bath and Gloucester to the south-east and north-east, respectively. Bristol was heavily damaged by Luftwaffe raids during World War II; about 1,300 people living orContinue reading “74 Vintage Photographs of Bristol, England During World War Two”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 10

The 1940s (pronounced “nineteen-forties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 40s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1940, and ended on December 31, 1949. Most of World War II took place in the first half of the decade, which had a profound effect on most countries and people in Europe, Asia, and elsewhere. TheContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1940s Volume 10”

26 Rare Photos of an ‘Injured’ Marilyn Monroe on Crutches in Canada in the Summer of 1953

Marilyn Monroe filmed River of No Return in the Canadian Rockies at Alberta’s Bow Valley. It was her first western and during filming she twisted her ankle during a scene in the river, bringing Joe DiMaggio to her side as she hobbled around on crutches. Some say the injury was Marilyn’s way of getting backContinue reading “26 Rare Photos of an ‘Injured’ Marilyn Monroe on Crutches in Canada in the Summer of 1953”

35 Amazing Photos of Maude Adams, the Most Famous American Theater Actress of the Early 20th Century

Maude Adams, her stage name, was born Maude Ewing Adams Kiskadden in 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Her mother was Asaneth Ann Adams Kiskadden, also an actress, who went by the stage name of Annie Adams. Maude Adams was a hugely successful American stage actress of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. SheContinue reading “35 Amazing Photos of Maude Adams, the Most Famous American Theater Actress of the Early 20th Century”

Vietnam Slide Project: Unseen Photographs Taken by Veterans Show Another Side of the Vietnam War You Don’t Usually See

The Vietnam Slide Project was created by Kendra Rennick, a photo editor in New York who began collecting photo slides after a close friend lost her father, a Vietnam veteran. Her friend found a box of slides that her father had taken while in Vietnam, and from there Rennick has continued to collect photographs thatContinue reading “Vietnam Slide Project: Unseen Photographs Taken by Veterans Show Another Side of the Vietnam War You Don’t Usually See”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10

The 1930s (pronounced “nineteen-thirties” and commonly abbreviated as “the 30s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1930, and ended on December 31, 1939. The decade was defined by a global economic and political crisis that culminated in the Second World War. It saw the collapse of the international financial system, beginning with theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1930s Volume 10”

The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln

“There are many pictures of Lincoln; there is no portrait of him.” — John George Nicolay, Secretary to President LincolnAbraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was the first president to be photographed extensively. The following images are some of the iconic ones that help document his life, from his early years inContinue reading “The Photographs of Abraham Lincoln”

50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 10

The 1920s (pronounced “nineteen-twenties,” often shortened to the “20s”) was a decade that began on January 1, 1920, and ended on December 31, 1929. In America, it is frequently referred to as the “Roaring Twenties” or the “Jazz Age”, while in Europe the period is sometimes referred to as the “Golden Twenties” because of theContinue reading “50 Amazing Vintage Photos From the 1920s Volume 10”

40 Vintage Hippie Photos That Defined a Generation

A hippie, also spelled hippy, especially in UK English, is someone associated with the counterculture of the 1960s, originally a youth movement that began in the United States during the mid-1960s and spread to other countries around the world. The word hippie came from hipster and was used to describe beatniks who moved into NewContinue reading “40 Vintage Hippie Photos That Defined a Generation”