500,000 people gather at Moscow’s Manezh Park to demand the resignation of Mikhail Gorbachev and his communist party in the spring of 1991
Sometimes an historical photo can capture a place and time better than any amount of words. This is one of those times. These people got together and effected change.
Our 4th of July Celebration of the United States with 74 breathtaking color photographs of Americans
This is the second installment of our celebration of an American history not so far removed as some of us may like to believe. These beautiful photographs bring to life the joy and pain, the […]
It’s jarring when you realize that billboards like this dotted the countryside fewer than 50 years ago. Reddit user security-guy took this photo in 1973. Sadly times haven’t changed much. The Ku Klux Klan “adopted” […]
It took a few minutes for the ghostly image to actually come into focus for me but when it did I too became convinced that Christopher Oakley has uncovered a new, rare photo of Abraham […]
150 years ago tonight events took place that would lead up to one of the most famous battles of the Civil War, Quantrill’s Raid, also known as the Lawrence Massacre. Perpetrated by a group of […]
The Smithsonian has released this 128 year old recording of Bell that was recorded on a wax and cardboard disc by the man himself more than a century ago. It’s pretty muffled and not easy […]