Rare Photos of Revolutionary Veterans Who Lived Long Enough to Have Their Pictures Taken

Old photographs of Americans who fought in the Revolution are quite rare. Few of the Patriots of 1775 to 1783 lived until the dawn of practical photography in the early 1840s. Moreover, the ravages of time have claimed the...

 

Can You Spot the Ghost in This Old Photo From 1900?

The haunting photograph below of linen mill girls is from 1900. It appears that the photo wasn’t just a picture of the living. It shows 15 women posing in their work uniforms in Belfast. But if you look a little closer,...

 

30+ Rare Photos From the Making of “The Exorcist” (1973)

The Exorcist is one of the most iconic and groundbreaking horror films. It was not just the scariest film of the 1970s but one of the highest grossing films of all time. They say that The Exorcist in 1973 was so gory for...

 

50 Photos of Rudolph Valentino — The Sex Symbol of the 1920s — During His Short Life

Rudolph Valentino was admired as the “Great Lover” of the 1920s. He was born on May 6, 1895 in Castellaneta, Apulia, Italy. Valentino was an Italian actor in America who starred in popular silent films including The Four...

 

The Bookmobiles – Old Photos of Traveling Libraries in 1910s to 1960s

The bookmobile was a travelling library used to provide access to books to villages and city suburbs that had no library. It went from a simple horse-drawn cart in the 19th century to large customized vehicles that became...

 

Jack The Ripper’s London Today

This year marks the 130th anniversary since the infamous Jack the Ripper murders occurred in London’s East End. The crimes continue to captivate us: the brutal murders, the mystery of his identity …and the atmospheric...

 
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