1900s

Funeral of Richard 'King Dick' Seddon, 21 June 1906

Funeral for New Zealand’s “King Dick” in 1906

Though sometimes a pejorative, the moniker “King Dick” was well-earned by Richard Seddon given that he was, and still is, the longest tenured head of government in New Zealand. From 1893 to his death in 1906, he served as the...

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St. Paul, Minnesota in 1908

Take a look at this stunning old photo of St. Paul way back in the early 1900s. You’re looking at Robert Street. Source: Shorpy Here’s the same intersection today on Google Street View.

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St. Louis Back in 1900

This lovely old photos shows the city of St. Louis, Missouri way back around 1900. Click on it for some amazing details. Source: Shorpy

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What Did the Jersey Shore Look Like in 1900?

This old photo shows Atlantic City back in 1900. You’re looking at the old Windsor Hotel. The Jersey Shore circa 1900. “Hotel Windsor, Atlantic City.” At left, the Traymore. Source: Shorpy

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Indianapolis’ Imperial Hotel in 1904

This beautiful old building is the Imperial Hotel in Indianapolis over 100 years ago. Sadly, it no longer stands as it was torn down in the 1940s after being built in the 1890s. Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1904. “Imperial Hotel.” Whose...

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1907 Photo of Mount St. Helens, 73 Years Before It Erupted

This volcano famously exploded on May 18th, 1980, the most devastating and economically damaging eruption in the history of the United States. This historic photo shows what it looked like seven decades earlier. Mount St. Helens, Washington State (1907) Source:...