The Curious History of the House on the Cliff in San Francisco (c. 1900)

San Francisco’s Cliff House Hotel at its most dramatic (c. 1890) IMAGE: JOHN POPE The Cliff House was first built in 1858 in west San Francisco. Since then, it has been rebuilt five times for various reasons —...

 

Rare photos of the last of feudal Japan’s deadly warriors in the late 1800s

1881 IMAGE: UNIVERSAL HISTORY ARCHIVE/UIG/GETTY IMAGES The Samurai emerged in medieval Japan as provincial warriors, and later on rose to prominence and even control of the country in the 12th century. At its inception, this...

 

How to Identify Ford Pickups from 1948 to 1996

The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903....

 

Astonishing 1970 Photos That Capture a Hellish Vietnam Firefight

In April 1970, James Speed Hensinger, an enlisted man in the U.S. Army, was stationed at Phu Tai, Vietnam. On several nights, a lone Viet Cong sniper had repeatedly crept in among the rocks on a mountain overlooking the base...

 

10+ Historical Pictures Everyone Should See

Thanks to photographers from the past, we now have these interesting that give us ideas of what it was like in the past.   1. The very first photo of a human being, 1838 © Wikipedia Commons It’s a daguerreotype image...

 

Official White House Photographer Reveals His Favorite Photos Of Obama

Chief Official White House photographer Pete Souza had taken approximately two million pictures of the former President Barack Obama. He captured the previous Commander-in-Chief in all situations — relaxing with his...

 
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