March 9, 2015

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Photos of the 1889 Paris Exposition

These are all old photos from the 1889 Paris Exposition (or Exposition Universelle). The grand Eiffel Tower was built for this world’s fair, not without much controversy. The Library of Congress has a great piece on it and we found...

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President Kennedy Visits Ireland in 1963

Here’s a little more about the photo we posted earlier showing JFK’s visit to Ireland. We also posted a cool black and white image of Kennedy here. Check that out. President Kennedy visits his ancestral home of Dunganstown, Ireland Source:...

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Olderfleet Castle, Northern Ireland in 1865

Olderfleet Castle in 1865 Source: National Library of Ireland According to Discover Northern Ireland: The ruins of Olderfleet Castle stand on the Curran Point facing Larne Lough. It is suggested that it was built by a Scottish family called Bissett...

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Check Out Detroit at Night in 1910

The last photo of Detroit in 1915 was great. This one is even better, showing the Motor City at night in 1910. Make sure you click the image below to see it in much greater detail. You’ll be fascinating by...

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What Did Detroit Look Like in 1915?

Check it out … and click on the image for a larger version. The Motor City circa 1915. “Campus Martius, Detroit.” With the Dime Savings Bank rising behind City Hall. Detroit Publishing glass negative. Source: Shorpy