Backstage Photos of Queen and Diego Maradona in Argentina During “The Game Tour”, 1981

The Game Tour was a concert tour by Queen to support their successful 1980 album The Game – which includes the hits like “Another One Bites the Dust” and “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” – and their short trek has become the stuff of myths and legends. This tour saw the band being the firstContinue reading “Backstage Photos of Queen and Diego Maradona in Argentina During “The Game Tour”, 1981”

The Model in Britain’s Sex-and-Spy Profumo Scandal: 22 Vintage Photos of Christine Keeler in the 1960s

Christine Keeler (1942–2017, Orpington, Kent) was an English model who, as one of the central figures in the Profumo affair, contributed to the collapse of the Conservative government of Harold Macmillan. At age 16, Keeler left home and moved to London to work as a fashion model. Over the next two years she took aContinue reading “The Model in Britain’s Sex-and-Spy Profumo Scandal: 22 Vintage Photos of Christine Keeler in the 1960s”

19 Vintage Photographs of a Young Bill and Hillary Clinton From Between the Late 1960s and 1970s

Before becoming President and First Lady of the United States of America, Bill and Hillary were just two hopelessly devoted, liberal lovebirds. After first locking eyes at Yale Law School back in 1971, a young Hillary Rodham, pre-presidential candidate days, approached Bill Clinton outside of their school library with a confidence that has followed herContinue reading “19 Vintage Photographs of a Young Bill and Hillary Clinton From Between the Late 1960s and 1970s”

14 Vintage Photos Showing the Construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961

Around 2.7 million people left the GDR and East Berlin between 1949 and 1961, causing increasing difficulties for the leadership of the East German communist party, the SED. Around half of this steady stream of refugees were young people under the age of 25. Roughly half a million people crossed the sector borders in BerlinContinue reading “14 Vintage Photos Showing the Construction of the Berlin Wall, 1961”

One of the Most Famous Vehicles in History: Rare Photographs of JFK Lincoln Limousine Under Construction in 1961

No other vehicle is as seared into the memory of a nation as the Lincoln limousine President John F. Kennedy rode in during his assassination on November 22, 1963, in Dallas. In 1961, a short time into Kennedy’s presidency, the White House leased a specially-modified Lincoln Convertible built by the Ford Motor Company. The vehicleContinue reading “One of the Most Famous Vehicles in History: Rare Photographs of JFK Lincoln Limousine Under Construction in 1961”

Historical Photos of John Mccain as a Prisoner of War in Vietnam

John McCain’s capture and subsequent imprisonment occurred on October 26, 1967. He was flying his 23rd bombing mission over North Vietnam when his A-4E Skyhawk was shot down by a missile over Hanoi. McCain fractured both arms and a leg when he ejected from the aircraft, and nearly drowned after he parachuted into Trúc B?chContinue reading “Historical Photos of John Mccain as a Prisoner of War in Vietnam”

Rare Color Photographs Capture Daily Life in the First Nazi Concentration Camps in 1933

Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps throughout the territories it controlled before and during the Second World War. The first Nazi camps were erected in Germany in March 1933 immediately after Hitler became Chancellor and his Nazi Party was given control over the police through Reich Interior Minister Wilhelm Frick and Prussian Acting Interior Minister HermannContinue reading “Rare Color Photographs Capture Daily Life in the First Nazi Concentration Camps in 1933”

30 Color Photographs of Anti-Vietnam War Protests in the U.S From the 1960s and Early 1970s

Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War began with demonstrations in 1964 against the escalating role of the United States in the Vietnam War and grew into a broad social movement over the ensuing several years. This movement informed and helped shape the vigorous and polarizing debate, primarily in the United States, duringContinue reading “30 Color Photographs of Anti-Vietnam War Protests in the U.S From the 1960s and Early 1970s”

Teenage Girl Arrested for Protesting Segregation, Mississippi, 1961

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland might seem like an unlikely civil rights hero: a white teenage girl with a conservative upbringing in Arlington, Virginia, during the Jim Crow era of segregation. But by the time she was 19 years old, she had participated in over three dozen sit-ins and protests in the South against the treatment ofContinue reading “Teenage Girl Arrested for Protesting Segregation, Mississippi, 1961”

20 Shocking Photos Show How French Women Were Punished by Having Their Heads Shaved Publicly for Collaborating With Nazis

At the end of World War II, many French people accused of collaboration with Germany endured a particularly humiliating act of revenge: their heads were shaved in public. There are thousands upon thousands of joyful pictures of the liberation of France in 1944. But among the cheering images there are also shocking ones. These showContinue reading “20 Shocking Photos Show How French Women Were Punished by Having Their Heads Shaved Publicly for Collaborating With Nazis”