historical photos

Politics
There are some historical gems in the New York Public Library's recently released collection.
Culture & Arts
"What happened in the Misisssippi Delta was profoundly significant because it was a view of human potential that people still
Culture & Arts
In Japan, the color red has varied meanings, depending on its shade. On the country’s flag, a bold, red circle depicts the
Culture & Arts
"In 1914 the Great War began... and has lasted ever since." This quote can be found at the DOX Center for Contemporary Art in Prague the capital of the 'heart of Europe.'
The World Post
Even before color photography was publicly available, one enterprising firm found a way to provide the world with the earliest
Women
Image Source: Getty We can't get enough of these photographs of Sandow. Perhaps it's the leotard? The ballet slippers? The
Women
Image courtesy of: Palczewski, Catherine H. Postcard Archive. University of Northern Iowa. Cedar Falls, IA. Image courtesy
Politics
(Photo and caption via Architect of the Capitol on US Capitol's Flickr page) On July 31, 1906, workers lowered a giant block
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1989 Beijing. Pavel Maria Smejkal. See original photo here. 1863 Gettysburg. Pavel Maria Smejkal. See original photo here
Women
So when we came across this picture of teens in the 1920s doing just that, we had to share. Hopefully our weekends and yours
DC
But it wasn't until 1935 that the first "Cherry Blossom Festival" was held, organized by local civic groups. Four days after