History Stories
CATEGORY: The Past in Color
Long Before #TimesUp, Susan B. Anthony Spent 50 Years Dressed in Black
March 1, 2018

See a newly colorized portrait of the grande dame of feminism. Read More

Which American President Was the First to be Photographed?
February 16, 2018

Hint: He was also the first to marry a woman born outside the United States. Read More

See the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre of 1929—in Color
February 8, 2018

Al Capone was widely believed to have ordered the hit. Read More

Meet Kenny Washington, the First Black NFL Player of the Modern Era
February 2, 2018

He was an athletic phenomenon who broke the NFL's "color barrier." Read More

Three Percent of the World’s Population Died in the 1918 Flu Pandemic
January 26, 2018

See the heroes of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic in color. Read More

How Trump’s Grandparents Became Reluctant Americans
January 17, 2018

See a colorized version of an early 1900s photo of the president's grandparents. Read More

See a Gorgeously Updated Image of Martin Luther King, Jr. With His Family
January 12, 2018

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