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Historical Photos

Your Inner Nerd Will Love These Photos Of Old-School America

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics

The New York Public Library announced this week that it has digitized approximately 180,000 public domain images, bringing the total number of images ...

Priscilla Frank

Unseen Photos Of The Civil Rights Movement Are As Relevant Now As Ever | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.06.2015 | Arts

"What happened in the Misisssippi Delta was profoundly significant because it was a view of human potential that people still don't see when they see ...

Japanese Samurai And Courtesans Brought To Life In Vivid Color

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 06.08.2015 | Arts

In Japan, the color red has varied meanings, depending on its shade. On the country’s flag, a bold, red circle depicts the vivacity of the sun; on c...

100th Anniversary of WWI - DOX Front Line Exhibition (PHOTOS)

Olena Kagui | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
Olena Kagui

"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.'

These Were The First Photos To Show America's Landscapes In All Their Vivid Colors

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 04.22.2014 | World

Even before color photography was publicly available, one enterprising firm found a way to provide the world with the earliest glimpse of North Americ...

PHOTOS: Meet The World's First 'Hunk'

Posted 10.16.2013 | Women

Long before we ogled pictures of Ryan Gosling with his shirt off, women were swooning over a different type of man. Meet Eugen Sandow, the world's ...

LOOK: Anti-Suffragette Postcards Show Fighting For Change Has Never Been Easy

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Women

Though it’s easy to take your ability to vote for granted, it’s important to remember how relatively recently this right was won -- 93 years ago t...

LOOK: Historical Photo Of The Senate's Most Productive Day

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.31.2013 | Politics

On July 31, 1906, workers lowered a giant block of white Vermont marble into position, placing the cornerstone on what would eventually become known a...

Something's Missing From These Historical Images

Posted 07.19.2013 | Arts

Notice anything familiar in Czech photographer Pavel Maria Smejkal's empty images? Upon first glance, the rolling plains and vacant streets that occup...

PHOTO: How Teen Girls Had Fun In 1921

Posted 03.30.2013 | Women

We're all daydreaming of warmer weather. Sitting outside! Eating lunch in the sun! Bringing back bathing suits! So when we came across this picture...

PHOTOS: 100 Years Of D.C. Cherry Blossoms

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 03.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Celebrating the centennial of Japan's gift of cherry blossoms to the American capital, it seems that some things never change. For start...

PHOTOS: 2011: A Year Of Anniversaries

Posted 12.30.2011 | Home

Each year, Getty Images compiles its "Year in Focus", a curated collection of some of the best images of the year that were captured by Getty Images' ...