March 4, 2015

5978280080_b737b67b52_o-1024x740.jpg

Fenway Park Rally Supporting Irish Independence

This shows a large rally held at Fenway Park in Boston in support of Irish independence. The photo was taken some time in the 1910s. Source: Boston Public Library President of the Irish Republic, Eamon De Valera, visited Boston in 1919...

1932_large_vogue1_0.jpg

Vogue Magazine’s First Full-Cover Photographic Cover

Edward Steichen’s image of a swimmer holding a beach ball is the first color photo used on a Vogue cover in 1932. 40 years after the magazine’s founding this cover marked a “watershed moment” for the decline of fashion illustration....

queenie-newall-1908-1242027-1024x656.png

Oldest Female Olympic Gold Medalist…Was 53 Years Old!

Queenie Newall (pictured here) won the gold medal for archery in the 1908 Olympic games at the tender age of 53, proving the point that age ain’t nothin’ but a number. To this day, she is still the oldest female...

3c20791u-1024x641.jpg

Hong Kong Post Office in Early 20th Century

Here is a wonderful old photograph of the Hong Kong post office around the turn of the 20th century. Early 20th century photo of Hong Kong post office Source: Library of Congress