Only a few weeks ago, on April 17, a Coast Guard aircrew was doing a routine patrol along the Lake Michigan shoreline when they made this amazing discovery. The lake’s water is so clear right now as ice is gone for...
Father stares at severed hand and foot of his daughter, punishment for failing the rubber quota, 1904
A Congolese man stares at the severed hand and foot of his five-year-old daughter as punishment for failing to make the daily rubber quota, in Belgian Congo, 1904. This photo was taken by Alice Seeley Harris. The man was...
The eyes are the windows to the soul.
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...
In 1885, George Eastman pioneered the use of photographic film. Three years later, he patented the original box camera which he called Kodak, trademarking a brand that would "revolutionize the field of photography."
This beautiful collection of old photographs from Swedish National Heritage Board captured Sweden from over 100 years ago. You are about to see town views, city environments, harbors, streets, palaces, dwelling houses, railway...