George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A member of the Republican Party, Bush also served as the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989 under Ronald Reagan, in the U.S.Continue reading “33 Vintage Photos of George H.W. Bush Before He Became the 41st President of the United States”
The president of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America. The president directs the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces. The power of the presidency has grown substantially since its formation, as hasContinue reading “35 Incredible Vintage Photos of U.S. Presidents When They Were Young”
Extraordinary courage stepped up to bigotry in America during the summer of 1961. The acts of bravery came not from soldiers in battle or politicians taking a stand. No, in this case, the valor came from everyday Americans – civilians concerned about the state of their country. Eventually, there would be hundreds of them, actingContinue reading “Mugshots of Civil Rights Activist Freedom Riders in Jackson, Mississippi During the Summer of 1961”
The Vietnam War, also known as the Second Indochina War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam. North Vietnam was supported by theContinue reading “40 Vintage Photographs of U.S. Soldiers in Vietnam”
These photographs were taken by André Zucca in Paris while the city was occupied by the Germans during World War II. Zucca was a French photographer and Nazi collaborator, most well known for his work with the German propaganda magazine Signal. While everything changed with the German occupation, most things also remained the same. TheContinue reading “Cycling on the Streets of Paris in 1942”
The Lodz Ghetto was a World War II ghetto established for Polish Jews and Roma following the 1939 invasion of Poland. It was the second-largest ghetto in all of German-occupied Europe after the Warsaw Ghetto. Shown are some rare color photographs that capture daily life at the Lodz Ghetto in 1943.
Role of women in organized opposition to the German occupiers of France and the Vichy Regime during World War II. The French Resistance, in which women played an integral role, consisted of various forms of opposition to Nazi and pro-Nazi rule in occupied and Vichy France during World War II. Resistance against the Nazis andContinue reading “30 Amazing Photos of Female Partisans and Resistance Fighters During World War II”
The Lodz Ghetto was the second-largest ghetto (after the Warsaw Ghetto) established for Jews and Roma in German-occupied Poland. Situated in the city of Lodz and originally intended as a temporary gathering point for Jews, the ghetto was transformed into a major industrial centre, providing much needed supplies for Nazi Germany and especially for theContinue reading “22 Rare Color Photographs Showing Life in the Lodz Ghetto From 1940-1944”