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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 ,
How Harley-Davidson Motorcycles Got Started

Harley-Davidson Motorcycles

The story of the start of the epic Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Company is the story of some guys messing around in a garage to come up with a cool new toy. How can it get much more American than that? The result is, of course, the favorite ride for millions of enthusiasts around the world…

January 6, 2017 / 1 Comment / by / in
How Tailgating Got Started

Where Did the Modern “Tailgate Party” Originally Come From?

Tailgating before football games and other sporting events has exploded into a huge American ritual.  Some tailgating experiences draw thousands of fans – like tailgate parties at pro football games in Green Bay, Wisconsin or college games in Athens, Georgia…

January 3, 2017 / 2 Comments / by / in