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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…

October 30, 2017 / by / in
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…

September 13, 2017 / by / in
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 ,
Old Photos: 10 Shocking Historical Photos Explained

10 Rare Historical Photos Explained

The saying is that a picture is worth a 1,000 words; while that is certainly true, combining rare historical photos with their sometimes shocking descriptions can create an even more powerful narrative. The following 10 historical photos all depict different moments in history spanning the last century or two. Each image comes with a short description behind the photo to better tell its story: some are sad, some amazing, and some are even scary….

January 19, 2017 / 8 Comments / by / in ,