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Images of and from the past
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Candid snaps show 19th century Britons messing around

Candid snaps show 19th century Britons messing around | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
The candid black-and-white photographs, most of which were taken in the 19th century, show men and women sticking their tongues out and messing around on the beach in the 1890s.
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Abandoned States: Places In Idyllic 1960s Postcards Have Transformed Into Scenes Of Abandonment

The transformation of these Poconos and Catskills resorts is like looking through some sort of dystopian View-Master.
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31 fotografías impactantes de cuando los españoles fuimos refugiados

31 fotografías impactantes de cuando los españoles fuimos refugiados | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
Pequeño recordatorio.
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40 maps that explain World War I

40 maps that explain World War I | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
One hundred years ago today, on August 4, 1914, German troops began pouring over the border into Belgium, starting the first major battle of World War I. The Great War killed 10 million people, redrew the map of Europe, and marked the rise of the United States as a global power. Here are 40 maps that explain the conflict — why it started, how the Allies won, and why the world has never been the same.
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Abandoned grocery store appears unchanged since the 1960s

Abandoned grocery store appears unchanged since the 1960s | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
Is this what your old convenience store looked like?
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Working Class Neighbourhoods of Old Toronto

A compilation of photos, most taken between the turn of the century and the 1930's, set to Fairport Convention's version of the Battle of the Somme. Most o
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Photographs of everyday life in 1950s New York City discovered in an attic 45 years later

Photographs of everyday life in 1950s New York City discovered in an attic 45 years later | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
The vintage photographs you're about to see have an interesting history. They all came from a cardboard box filled with negatives that was unopene
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William Gedney Photographs and Writings

William Gedney Photographs and Writings | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
The 5,000 item collection documents Gedney's work from the 1950s to 1989. Subjects include photographs of cross country road trips; rural New York; Manhattan; Brooklyn; rural Kentucky; Hippies in San Francisco; composers; gay rallies and demonstrations; St. Joseph's School for the Deaf; India; England; Ireland; France; and, a large number of nocturnal pictures.
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In the bleak light of the Depression: Rare colour photographs of the era that defined a generation

In the bleak light of the Depression: Rare colour photographs of the era that defined a generation | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
The Great Depression marked the bitter and abrupt end to the post-World War 1 bubble that left America giddy with promise in the 1920s. These rare photographs are some of the few documenting the iconic years that are in colour.
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Stunning Vintage Photos Show The Beauty Of African-American Women From Between 1920s And 1940s

Stunning Vintage Photos Show The Beauty Of African-American Women From Between 1920s And 1940s | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
These stunning vintage snapshots show the beauty of African-American women in their normal lives from between 1920s to 1940s.

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How Britain is really viewed by the rest of the world – in pictures

How Britain is really viewed by the rest of the world – in pictures | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
Tatty washing lines on backstreet terraces, natty Oxford students on bikes, and a man blowing bubbles for the joy of it – foreign photographers best capture British idiosyncrasies on the evidence of a new exhibition curated by Martin Parr
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The Abandoned Village of Gairo Vecchio - A Taste of Travel

The Abandoned Village of Gairo Vecchio - A Taste of Travel | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
We arrived in Sardinia thinking we would be spending time on some of their beautiful beaches but the weather across Europe has not been kind this summer so we decided to head inland and explore some of the small villages. The scenery is beautiful. Roads wind around the tall granite mountains and you never know …
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A Stunning Look At Detroit's Abandoned Past

A Stunning Look At Detroit's Abandoned Past | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
In Detroit, you can still wander past houses built in the 1800s and towering buildings from the masters of 20th century design. Though the city'
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The Mexican Suitcase

The Mexican Suitcase | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
The Mexican Suitcase will for the first time give the public an opportunity to experience images drawn from this famous collection of recovered negatives. In December 2007, three boxes filled with rolls of film, containing 4,500 35mm negatives of the Spanish Civil War by Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and Chim (David Seymour)-which had been considered lost since 1939-arrived at the International Center of Photography. These three photographers, who lived in Paris, worked in Spain, and published internationally, laid the foundation for modern war photography. Their work has long been considered some of the most innovative and passionate coverage of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39).
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Fading Ad Blog

Fading Ad Blog | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
vintage mural ads & other signage by Frank H. Jump & friends
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OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN

OLD PHOTOS of JAPAN | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
A photo blog about Japan between the 1860s and 1930s with rare vintage photographs of a traditional Japan that has long since dissapeared. Discover how and why Japan changed.
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Dorothea Lange’s Censored Photographs of FDR’s Japanese Concentration Camps

Dorothea Lange’s Censored Photographs of FDR’s Japanese Concentration Camps | History in Pictures | Scoop.it

The military seized her photographs, quietly depositing them in the
National Archives, where they remained mostly unseen and unpublished until 2006

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Spanish Civil War: Rediscovered photos in Navarra museum - BBC News

Spanish Civil War: Rediscovered photos in Navarra museum - BBC News | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
A new museum has opened in the Spanish city of Pamplona, which houses a huge collection of photographs, including this selection from the Spanish Civil War.
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African-American Life, Double-Exposed

African-American Life, Double-Exposed | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
“Through the African American Lens,” culled from a Smithsonian collection, shows how photography — and black photographers — reshaped a people’s image.
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The Woman Who Influenced Diane Arbus’s Eye

The Woman Who Influenced Diane Arbus’s Eye | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
The legendary photographer’s revealing images—and her confidence behind the camera—were shaped by her mentor and close friend, Lisette Model
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The Diane Arbus You’ve Never Seen

The Diane Arbus You’ve Never Seen | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
This summer, the Met Breuer will be showcasing the artist’s early work, much of it never before published or exhibited.
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Sucker punch: destroyed images of 1930s rural America – in pictures

Sucker punch: destroyed images of 1930s rural America – in pictures | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
An archive of 175,000 images shows post-Depression America at its most desperate – especially the negatives killed off with an ominous hole-punch
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Looking back on Seattle's streetcar history

Looking back on Seattle's streetcar history | History in Pictures | Scoop.it
With Seattle's First Hill streetcar line newly up and running, we took a look back at Seattle's original streetcar lines.
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