38 Rarely Seen Historical Photographs That Show We've Always Been Crazy
Before the Segway, there was this nifty scooter in 1916. Retronaut says: "Lady Florence Norman, a suffragette, on her motor-scooter in 1916, travelling to work at offices in London where she was a supervisor. The scooter was a birthday present from her husband, the journalist and Liberal politician
(animated stereo) Union officer with "contraband", 1862
To see the animated image source scroll down to the first comment below or view original size (look above in the "actions" menu). Details and History The Library of Congress website offers a multitude of historical images, many with no known restrictions on use. This image is from the 19th century James F. Gibson stereograph titled Cumberland Landing, Virginia. Group at Mr. Foller's farm. Liberated slaves were treated as contraband or captured property at this time. The…
Kossola Cudjo Lewis (c. 1841-1935) •
Cudjo Lewis is considered the last survivor of the last slave ship to enter the United States. Born around 1841 to a Yoruba family in the Banté region of Dahomey (today Benin), he was given the name Oluale Kossola (Kazoola). At age 14, Kossola began … Read MoreKossola Cudjo Lewis (c. 1841-1935)
Torn and frayed
Widow of slain Civil Rights activist Medgar Evers comforts her grieving son Darrell during the funeral. Photo by John Loengard.
The First Time I Met Prince, by Sheila E
In late 1977, I overheard Tom Coster—the keyboard player for Santana—excitedly telling Pops what had happened at the Record Plant in Sausalito that day. When the band took a break, they heard a…
TIME: Pictures Taken Night/Day of Rev. Martin Luther King shooting. In photo is the motel balcony being cleaned of blood. It seems gruesome, but this is a nice pictoral of never before seen photos.
cultureunseen: “ Salute to Sister Soldier Yuri Kochiyama! Born May 19, 1921 (93 years young and strong) An extraordinary Japanese American woman who spoke out and fought shoulder-to-shoulder with...
Aunt Betty. She was the slave of Mr. Walker, at... — Vintage Black Beauties
Aunt Betty. She was the slave of Mr. Walker, at Faunsdale, and was the cook for Rev. Mr. Harrison, Rector of St. Michael’s. The picture, taken in Aunt Betty’s home, shows a typical cabin...
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stfuhatemongers: “ dishabillic: “ King said in an interview that this photograph was taken as he tried to explain to his daughter Yolanda why she could not go to Funtown, a whites-only amusement park...