31 Rare Photos of The Bloodiest Day in American History — The Battle of Antietam (1862)

The Battle of Antietam was fought on September 17, 1862, near Sharpsburg, Maryland and Antietam Creek. For the locals in the Southern United States, the bloodiest day in the history of American warfare is also known as the...

 

WTF Article From 1958 Magazine Offers ‘129 Ways To Get A Husband’

Lots of interesting things were taking place in the 1950s. The Cold War was heating up between the United States and Soviet Union. Humanity was venturing into outer space for the first time in history. And another interesting...

 

Google Earth Captured These Shocking Images Of This Ghost Town in Illinois

There’s something oddly fascinating about abandoned places. Perhaps it’s the story they tell, like the story of East St. Louis, Illinois. In 1950, East St. Louis was considered one of the most successful cities in the...

 

The Story of “Olga the Headless Girl” in the Late 1930s

“Olga the Headless Girl” was first brought to the United States in 1937 from Hamburg, Germany, by a man who called himself as “Doctor” Heineman. It was also a featured exhibit at the New York World’s Fair of...

 

18 Incredible Photos of Tanks Being Mass Production of During World War I and II

In Britain, tanks were first referred to as landships. The Landships Committee was set up in 1915 by Winston Churchill to develop designs. To conceal their true purpose from possible spies, they were called tanks, to give...

 

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...

 
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