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...

 

McDonald Brothers in Front of Soon to Open 1st Ever McDonald’s (1948)

Innovation has been one of the major factors that has helped major businesses in history like McDonald’s stay ahead of the competition. McDonald’s drive-thru, for example, was the result of a problem they faced...

 

Cannabis History: How A Small Plant Spread Through Nations

Contrary to what most believe nowadays, cannabis has always been a part of the Chinese and Viking history. Researchers continuously find evidence of the usage of marijuana long before people deemed it an anomaly or an “evil...

 

Once You See These Rare Historical Photos, You’ll Never Forget Them, Especially #14

Discover some of the most interesting moments in history.

 
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