What Disneyland Looked Like in 1950s

Nearly 3 decades after Walt Disney’s Mickey Mouse first debuted, Disneyland opened its doors. On July 17, 1955, it officially welcomed families to a magical place where they can have fun and let their imagination roam free...

 

Motorcycle Chariot Racing in the Past

Motorcycles were used to be called “iron steeds.” Riders of old took the cool name literally and organized adrenaline-pumping motorcycle chariot racing.

 

One of The Strangest Ghost Ship Tales in History

The fate of the SS Baychimo is one of the strangest ghost ship tales on record. It sailed the seas - unmanned for almost four decades!

 

Young Woman Writing a Thank You Note to Her Boyfriend for the Skull of Japanese Soldier He Sent

A young woman from Arizona writing her Navy boyfriend a thank-you note for the Jap skull he sent her (May 22, 1944) Photo credit: Ralph Crane | LIFE magazine’s “Picture of the Week” A rare and disturbing photo, so much...

 

What FBI’s Filing System Looks Like During World War II

The following photos give us a fascinating look inside the FBI’s overflow filing system. Housed during World War II in the Washington, D.C. Armory, the FBI’s archive collected over 23 million cards and 10 million fingerprint...

 

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...

 
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