Old Photos

Cool Old Photos – Vol 1

Cool Old Photos – Vol 1 – 15 Historic Photos

A picture is worth a thousand words, so they say. These cool old photos go a long way towards telling the stories of historical figures and events from the past.  Taken long ago simply to document the present, they now help us understand the past.  Take a look at these 15 cool old photos and enjoy some history!…

April 8, 2018 / by / in
Old Photos: New York Historical Photos

New York Historical Photos – An Amazing Look at Pre-1900 New York City & Central Park

New York City is one of America’s oldest and largest cities. First settled along the Hudson River in 1624 by the Dutch, the colony of New Amsterdam was established on Manhattan Island two years later in 1626. In 1664, English settlers took control of the area and renamed it New York….

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Old Photos: Fabulous 1940s Photos

Old Photos:  15 Fun & Fabulous 1940s Photos

The 1940s were turbulent times, with much of the decade being caught up in World War II. However, there were still fun and exciting things going on. Jazz music and swing dancing were wildly popular, and there were some great 1940s fashion trends. …

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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….

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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. …

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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….

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