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Old Photos: Jayne Mansfield – Rare Historical Photos

Jayne Mansfield – Rare Historical Photos from the Netherlands – October, 1957

Born Vera Jayne Palmer, Jayne Mansfield was a wildly popular American film, theater, and television actress. In addition to acting, Jayne was also a nightclub entertainer, singer, and one of the first Playboy Playmates. She was one of Hollywood’s best-known sex symbols during the 1950s and early 1960s…

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Civil War Photos – Part 2 (20 Historical Photos)

Civil War Photographs – Part 2

Civil War Photographs – Photography was still a relatively new technology during the American Civil War, but war correspondents managed to capture thousands of riveting photos throughout the conflict. These graphic images brought the front line of the war straight to the people of the United States and the entire world….

March 4, 2018 / by / in ,
Old Photos: Salt Lake City, Utah in the 1800’s

Salt Lake Temple / Mormon Tabernacle in Late 1800s

These interesting historical photos feature The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints’ Temple and Tabernacle from 1896. This photo was taken just three years after completion of the temple. At 253,015 square feet, it is the largest Latter-Day Saints temple by floor area. Completed in 1893, the temple building took more than 40 years to build….

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Old Photos: Young Bill Clinton Meeting President John F Kennedy

Teenage Bill Clinton Shakes Hands with President John F. Kennedy

More than five decades ago, on July 24, 1963, a young Bill Clinton shook hands with President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden of the White House. Clinton was a 16-year-old young man attending the American Legion Boys Nation program. …

January 27, 2018 / by / in ,
Civil War Photos – Part 1 (20 Historical Photos)

Civil War Photos – Part 1

Photography was still a relatively new technology during the American Civil War, but war correspondents managed to capture thousands of riveting photos throughout the conflict. These graphic images brought the front line of the war straight to the people of the United States and the entire world….

January 5, 2018 / by / in ,
Old Photos: Iconic Celebrity Photos by Jim Marshall

Iconic Celebrity Photos

Iconic celebrity photos by Jim Marshall. Jim is one of the most celebrated and prolific photographers of the 20th century and is known around the globe for his historically significant, iconic music photography. Jim died of natural causes in New York City on March 24, 2010 after a 50-year photography career that created hundreds of legendary images.

Through magazine features, over 500 album covers, and six books – Jim’s work earned him the Recording Academy’s TRUSTEE AWARD…

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Old Photos: Jake LaMotta Historical Photos

Jake LaMotta Photos

Giacobbe “Jake” LaMotta (July 10, 1922 – September 19, 2017) was an American professional boxer, former World Middleweight Champion, and – believe it or not – stand-up comedian. Nicknamed ‘The Bronx Bull’ and, more famously, ‘The Raging Bull’, LaMotta was a fearsome fighter who was not a particularly gifted puncher…

September 21, 2017 / 1 Comment / by / in
Old Photos: James Dean – Historical Photos

James Dean Photos

James Dean (February 8, 1931 – September 30, 1955) was a wildly popular American actor. He is fondly remembered as a cultural icon of teenage rebellion, as expressed in the title of his most popular movie, Rebel Without a Cause (1955). Unfortunately, James Dean prematurely lost his life in a car crash at the tender age of only 24…

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Old Photos: Iconic History Photos

The Story Behind 10 Iconic History Photos

There have been billions of photos taken over the last 150 years. And of these photos, there are a precious few that stand out and tell important stories more so than the rest. These rare historic photographs capture a piece of humanity in a moment that might have been lost except for luck…

January 28, 2017 / 3 Comments / by / in ,