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WW2 photos restored and colorized

Rare color photos: Women at work in the June 1942 Woman aircraft worker, Vega Aircraft Corporation, Burbank, Calif. Shown checking electrical assemblies.

Cowgirls by misty

Cowgirls with guns & woolies. Watch out. Who said cowgirls weren't tough back in the day?

American medic treats young German soldier during WWII in 1945

A young German soldier in WWII being treated by an American GI medic. Hitler sent boys to fight his dirty war; US sent men to tend to their wounds.

Female firefighters at Pearl Harbor (1941).

Women fire fighters, Pearl Harbor, Dec 1941 This was not taken during the attack on Pearl Harbor but was taken during a training exercise during WWII. One of the ladies confirmed that on Dec. 1941 she was in church when the attack happened.

1955 ... Civil Defense: dog-tags for children! | by x-ray delta one

School children in the wore dog tags for identification in case of Nuclear Armageddon.


American Marines, Operation Prairie, near the DMZ during the Vietnam War, October (Larry Burrows—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images) A soldier's story: Rare images of Vietnam War.

Inspiration! Woman worker at Curtiss-Wright, ca.1943-44 | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Woman worker grinding a machined part at Curtiss-Wright. Photograph by F. Dale Smith, Missouri History Museum Photographs and Prints Collection. Smith, Dale F.

Hellen Keller, with doll, and teacher Anne Sullivan. I have never seen this picture before! It looks like it was taken at Ivy Green, Helen Keller's home in Alabama.

Earliest Photo of Helen Keller and Teacher Together Uncovered

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod in July 1888 in Brewster, Helen holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls.

American soldier with French child after the Liberation

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

John Quincy Adams (1843). The earliest confirmed photograph of an American President. "Posterity: you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it."

John Quincy Adams, The First President To Be Photographed

Oldest known photograph of a US President: John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States to the picture itself is from

Dr. Clelia Mosher - 1892    Dr. Clelia Mosher (1863 - 1940) was a brilliant and extraordinary woman who made debunking the claims of Victorian medicine regarding the frailty of the female body her life's work.

Clelia Mosher - was a brilliant and extraordinary woman who made debunking the claims of Victorian medicine regarding the frailty of the female body her life's work.not only that she debunked myths that victorian women didn't want sex

Life Magazine cover of Woman Pilot

July 1943 Cover of Life Magazine. Pilot trainee Shirley Slade sits on the wing of her Army trainer at Avenger Field, Sweetwater, Texas, July In September, Slade graduated as part of the Women Airforce Service Pilots Class

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

» What is the Role of Civil Disobedience Today? Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra

What is the role of civil disobedience today? – Lesson Plan

On December 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to obey bus driver James F. Blake's order that she give up her seat to make room for a white passenger. She was arrested for not giving up that seat.

Teenagers choosing a song on the juke box, 1950′s

Teenagers choosing a song on the juke box, 1950′s

Melungeons: melungeons are belived to be a tri-racial isolate, who are mixture of White Europeans, Indian Americans, and African slaves. They are located in Appalachia a region in the Eastern United States.

The Melungeons ) are a mixed-race people in America who live in the Appalachian mountains where Tennessee meets Virginia meets Kentucky. In the French traders said they looked like Moors.