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1969 Woodstock Photos

These Rare Color 1969 Woodstock Photos Show What the Event was Really Like

Officially labeled “An Aquarian Exposition” presented by the Woodstock Music & Art Fair, the original plan for the event called for an outdoor rock festival with “three days of peace and music” in the Catskill village of Woodstock, New York….

August 2, 2018 / by / in
Infamous Last Photos of Murder Victims

Shocking and Tragic Last Photos of Murder Victims

From the beginning of recorded history — and even prior to that — crime has fascinated humankind. The success of countless books, films and other platforms devoted to chronicling / portraying criminal acts attest to the keen interest we have for the subject….

July 28, 2018 / by / in ,
Vintage Advertising with Creepy Kids

25 Disturbing Vintage Ads Featuring Creepy Kids and Questionable Products

Here we present a collection of 25 disturbing vintage ads featuring creepy kids and some outrageous products that may just make you cringe or even laugh out loud. What was going through the minds of these advertisers? Did creepy kid illustrations really help sell these products? Did people back in the day really not understand you shouldn’t wrap a baby in cellophane?…

July 26, 2018 / by / in
San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Construction Photos

Old Photos: San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge – 1930s

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, locally known simply as the “Bay Bridge,” is a system of bridges that spans the San Francisco Bay in California. Part of Interstate 80, it is a direct travel road between San Francisco and Oakland. The Bay Bridge carries approximately 260,000 vehicles per day on two decks…

July 12, 2018 / by / in
Immigration – Ellis Island Immigrants from the Early 1900s

Immigration Photographs from Ellis Island, New York – Early 1900s

These wonderful old photos show a small handful of the 12+ million immigrants who entered the United States legally through the immigration station at New York’s Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954. These historic photographs of immigrants, some while being processed, were taken by a number of photographers over the years who were interested in not only taking photos, but the stories of these immigrants and their countries of origin….

July 3, 2018 / by / in
The Mysterious Death of Natalie Wood

The Mysterious Death of Natalie Wood — Tragic Accident or Murder?

The body of Natalie Wood was found floating in a cove at Santa Catalina Island in the morning hours of November 29, 1981.  Wood had been on a boating trip the night before with her husband, Robert Wagner, and the couple’s friend, actor Christopher Walken.  Exactly what happened to Natalie is a mystery to this day….

June 23, 2018 / by / in
Old Photos: Vintage Car Accidents – Vol 3

Vintage Car Accidents from the 1900s-1940s – Vol 3

Volume 3 of our old car accidents photos series. These vintage car accidents show automobiles and trucks after the crash in their wrecked, mangled conditions. Cars in the 1900s to 1940s didn’t have the modern safety conveniences like airbags or even seat belts in many cases….

June 17, 2018 / by / in
Old Photos: Carrie Fisher in Slave Leia Bikini

‘Slave Leia’ Goes to the Beach – Carrie Fisher in Bikini Promoting Return of the Jedi – 1983

These 14 rare vintage photos of Carrie Fisher in Slave Leia bikini at the beach promoting 1983’s Return of the Jedi are a must-see….

June 15, 2018 / by / in
Five of the Most Visited Famous Graves in America

Most Visited Famous Graves in the United States

Adoring fans of famous persons often honor their lives long after the celebrity has passed on. All the famous graves on our list below are people who were icons of their generations. These people were so loved and still remembered that their fans plan vacations around visiting their grave site or travel across the country or even across the globe to continue to pay their respects and show their admiration….

June 11, 2018 / by / in ,
Old Photos: Building the Hoover Dam

Building the Hoover Dam — 1931-1936

Construction of the Hoover Dam began in early 1931. The project took five years to complete and cost the lives of 112 men.

There were three valid bids submitted for construction of the dam. A joint venture consortium comprised of several organizations named Six Companies, Inc. submitted a bid of $48,890,955. …

June 6, 2018 / by / in