History

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”

Mar 18 2013

Eleanor Roosevelt; she was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from 1933 to 1945 during her husband Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office.

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“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.”

Mar 17 2013

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

Mar 14 2013

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States (1901–1909). He is noted for his exuberant personality, range of interests and achievements, and his leadership of the Progressive Movement, as well as his “cowboy” persona and robust masculinity.

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Photos by Camilo Jose Vergara

New York During the 70's [18 Pics]

Mar 7 2013

Camilo José Vergara visited New York during the Vietnam War, when many Hispanics and Blacks were beginning the movement to end the chains of oppression to become free.

Most of the places Camilo photographed were very dangerous to visit, let alone photograph.

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Abandoned Resort in Kupari, Croatia

Abandoned Luxury Resort in Kupari, Croatia [17 Pics]

Feb 28 2013

Once considered to be the best luxury resort of Yugoslavia, it now sits untouched for nearly 20 years. Dmitri Korobtsov captured this location perfectly, the weather and the setting couldn't be any better.

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“Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.”

Feb 22 2013

Confucius, was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity.

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Construction of Hoover dam

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 7 [20 Pics]

Feb 5 2013

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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Paris right before WW2

Summer Before the War: Paris, 1939 [12 Pics]

Jan 25 2013

At the brink of WW2, a LIFE Magazine photographer photographed the city. I wonder if anyone knew what was about to unravel in the next five years.

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A drive in cinema in Utah

Rare Historical Photos Pt. 6 [19 Pics]

Dec 28 2012

Another roundup of the popular historical series of posts that we do. You can find the previous post here, and the start of the series here.

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Old Moscow Photos in HQ, Part 1 [18 Pics]

Nov 29 2012

Feast your eyes on some rare high resolution photos from Russian archives of the old (mostly) pre-revolution Moscow. Amazing to see how far things have come.

High Resolution Photos (41MB .zip)

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