These Old Photographs Are Now Available in Color!
The world has been seen through the lens of a camera for many years. Until recently, however, it was largely seen in black and white but recent technology has allowed those old black and white photos to be seen in living color. You will likely be familiar with many of the photographs that are shown on this page. Take a close look at them and the detail that is shown. It allows you to see things in a different light and to recognize these pieces of history as being more than just a simple photograph located in an obscure archive. On V-J Day, this sailor kissed a nurse in Times Square. 1945 Practicing using a gas mask at Fort Belvoir, VA. 1942 A turbine from the Hoover dam, built in the 1930s Testing a bulletproof vest in Washington, DC. 1932 The raising of the American flag, battle of Iwo Jima. 1945 After the Great Ohio River Flood, people were lining up to receive food and clothing. 1937Abraham Lincoln. 1865 The bean harvest attracted this unemployed lumber worker and his wife. 1939 George Orwell Weeki Wachee Spring, FL. 1947 Men gather outside of a store in Gordonton, NC. 1939 Albert Einstein. 1953 Dorothy Lange (photographer). 1936 Mark Twain A woman and her children during the depression. 1936 Canada Dock, Liverpool 1909 Seth Kinman, a trapper and hunter from California. This chair was later presented to Pres. Johnson. 1865 Salvador Dali. 1965 Charlie Chaplin Testing a nuclear weapon at Bikini Atoll. 1946 Physicists meet to discuss the quantum theory in 1927 Charles Darwin