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A Streetcar Scene in 1941 During Construction of the State Street Subway
This great photo shows the State Street Subway under construction in 1941 in Chicago. Multiple streetcars...
332nd Fighter Group airmen at a briefing in Ramitelli, Italy. March 1945. Foreground: Emile G. Clifton of San Francisco and Richard S. "Rip" Harder of Brooklyn.
The Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen: A Colorized Photo from 1945
Take a look back at the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen with this amazing colorized photo from 1945. See...
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A Captivating Look at a P-51 Mustang Fighter in Flight Over Inglewood, California in 1942
Step back in time to 1942 and take a look at this stunning color photo of a P-51 Mustang fighter in flight...
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A Rare Look at Marian Anderson and Leonard Bernstein Rehearsing in 1947
Take a rare look at Marian Anderson and Leonard Bernstein rehearsing before a performance at Lewisohn...
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A Rainy Day in the Big Apple: A Photo from World War II New York
A photo from 1943 New York shows Times Square on a rainy day. This photo is a great reminder of the Big...
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A Photographic Look at the Cathedral in Cologne During World War II
Discover a beautiful black and white photo of the cathedral in Cologne during World War II. Thankfully,...
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Celebrating the Fourth of July: A Look Back at Watertown, Wisconsin in 1941
Celebrate the Fourth of July this year by taking a look back at how Watertown, Wisconsin celebrated back...
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A Look Back at the Last Fourth of July Before the U.S. Entered World War II
Take a look back in time and view photos of the last Fourth of July before the U.S. entered World War...
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The Life and Legacy of Ava Gardner: Hollywood Icon and Wife to Three of the Biggest Names in Show Business
Ava Gardner was one of the most stunning actresses in 1940s Hollywood, best known for her breakout role...
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Vintage Photos of Manchester during World War II
Take a trip back in time to 1940s Manchester with these two vintage photos of the city during WWII. See...
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Celebrating New Year's Eve in Times Square 1941, Despite the Impending War
On New Year's Eve 1941, thousands of people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the arrival of 1942,...
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Aerial Views of Tokyo Showing the Devastation of Allied Bombing Raids During WWII
See the incredible destruction of Tokyo from Allied bombing raids during World War II in this collection...
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Celebrating D-Day: An Incredible Color Photo of Times Square in 1943
Celebrate the 75th anniversary of D-Day with this incredible color photo of Times Square in 1943. Be...
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A Look at St. Louis Before It Was Torn Down
Take a look at a photo of St. Louis before it was torn down in 1940. This neighborhood was demolished,...
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The Jaw-Dropping Story Behind a Crashed B-29 Superfortress on Iwo Jima
Discover the incredible story behind a Boeing B-29 Superfortress which had its controls shot away while...
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Vintage 1949 Photo of State St. in Chicago - Colorful and Vibrant!
Check out this incredible vintage 1949 photo of State St. in Chicago. The vibrant color brings the photo...
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A Glimpse into Copenhagen, Denmark during World War II
Take a look back in time at Copenhagen, Denmark during World War II. This amazing old photo shows the...
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Exploring the State and Dearborn Streets Subway from the 1940s in Chicago
Take a look at this amazing old image showing the new subways being opened under State and Dearborn streets...
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A Trip Back in Time: Sydney Commuters in 1948 at Wynyard Station
Take a trip back in time to 1948, when Sydney commuters were taking the escalators at Wynyard Station....
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Free French Tanks Roll Through Paris Near the End of WWII, 71 Years Ago
On this day 71 years ago, Free French tanks and half tracks of General Leclerc's 2nd Armored Division...
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A Fascinating Look at Sydney, Australia from 1945
See the amazing details of Sydney, Australia in 1945. This beautiful old photograph from August of 1945...
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Exploring Colorized History: Revisiting Times Square on D-Day, 1944
Discover a colorized image of Times Square in New York City on D-Day, June 6th, 1944. This incredible...
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A Look Inside the Boeing B-29 Superfortress Assembly Plant in Wichita, Kansas
Take a look inside the Boeing B-29 Superfortress assembly plant in Wichita, Kansas. See the immense scope...
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The Fascinating Photo of the Big Three Central Allies During World War II
See the fascinating photo of the Big Three Central Allies during WWII: Joseph Stalin, Franklin Roosevelt,...
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A Look Back in Time: Railroad Station in Jefferson City, Missouri (May 1940)
Take a look back in time to the railroad station in Jefferson City, Missouri in May 1940. See the photo...
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