Levi Bettweiser is a restorer of historical film and recently found 31 rolls of old film taken during World War II. The pictures he uncovered provide a fantastic look at a time gone by.
These high school yearbook photos from 1946 are bit sexist in today’s world but it shows just how different life was then.
In the first half of the twentieth century, Chicago had a flourishing criminal underworld and these photos show a small glimpse into life during this era.
On Christmas Eve in 1914, in the middle of World War 1, something incredible happened.
These rarely seen World War II photos will give you a different perspective of life as it was then.
These vintage adverts might have been the norm back in the day but they wouldn’t go down well in modern times.
These cartoon animators working in the film industry used a mirror to capture their own facial expressions when they were creating some of the most iconic characters we know and love today.
These old photos are retouched from their original black and white state into full color and the end result is quite captivating.
These great historical photos document our very interesting past as a human race.
Used for railroad images in Chicago, this camera reached a height of 3.4 feet (1.06 m) and weighed a massive 1115.4 lbs (507 kg). The camera used plates that were 7.8 feet (2.44 m) long and one cassette weighed about 497 lbs (226 kg).
The Great Depression is the name given to the time in history when the stock market crashed. This fateful event happened 85 years ago on October 29, 1929 and is known as “Black Tuesday”.
These images offer additional insight into past events that shaped the world we live in today.
It is hard not to believe that there is something really weird going when you see these pics.
Goodyear created this inflatable airplane for the military in order to try and solve the problem of soldiers falling to their deaths after an air attack.
In 1948, Kedoozle was designed to be a grocery store for the future and customers selected items through a series of windows that were then dispensed via a vending machine.
These photos were taken of people who were tasked with readying the bombs just hours before they struck Japan.
During the 60s, 70s and 80s, Joseph Szabo took photographs of teenagers in America. These images now offer a revealing look at what it was like to live as a teenager during this time.