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Color Brings Old Photos to Life (39 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   11 Apr 2014   / 12415 views

Cornell’s Varsity Rowing Team, 1911

World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, on July 8, 1942

"Girls deliver ice." September 16, 1918

Flippin’ Burgers, 1938

18 year old Russian girl being liberated from Dachau, April 29, 1945

Easter Eggs for Hitler, 1944-45

Eureka Colorado (unknown date, late 1800s)

Claude Monet, French Impressionist painter, ca. 1923

Helen Keller meeting Charlie Chaplin in 1919

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. "Boardwalk at Asbury Park."

Louis Armstrong practicing in the dressing room, ca. July 1946

President Lincoln meeting with General ‘Little Mac’ McClellan in the General’s tent at Antietam in the wake of his controversial decisions, September 1862

Civil War veterans at Gettysburg anniversary: A Union veteran and a Confederate veteran shake hands at the Assembly Tent, 1913

Little Rock, AR protest against the integration of 9 black students into a white school. 1959

Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921

President Ulysses S. Grant & Family at their Long Branch, N.J. vacation house, 1870

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon in 1957 without her ‘signature smile’

Unemployed lumber worker, ca. 1939

A Civil Rights demonstration in the 60s, an african-american woman stares down a man donning the Confederate flag on his hard-hat, Bob Adelman photograph

‘Old Gold’, Country store, 1939

American G.I.’s from the First Army hunt German paratroopers dropped during the Battle of the Bulge somwhere in Belgium, Dec. 18, 1944

Baseball legend "Babe" Ruth, ca. 1920, the year he joined the New York Yankees

Forest City Landing, Peaks Island to Portland, Maine, 1910

Japanese Archers c.1860

Filling Station: 1924, Washington, DC

Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939. "I may have had a tough break, but I have an awful lot to live for." Diagnosed with ALS, he would pass away two years later.

Sergeant George Camblair practicing with a gas mask in a smokescreen. Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1942

Moving blocks, Egypt, 5 March 1907

Louis & Lucille Armstrong, Cairo, 1961

Main Street – Littleton, New Hampshire circa 1908

Farmer reading his farm paper – Coryell County, Texas, September 1931

British troops cheerfully board their train for the first stage of their trip to the western front – England, September 20, 1939

General Eisenhower and Bradley sharing a laugh in a Normandy orchard, sometime after Operation Overlord, 1944

Daughter of a resettled farmer, 1935

Newsies enjoying a well earned smoke break, 1910

Albert Einstein, 1921

Tufts University baseball team studio portrait, 1890

Operation Overlord: D-Day, The 6th of June 1944

Malcolm X chats with Muhammad Ali – New York 1963

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