History Stories
CATEGORY: Photography
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

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

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

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A Look Back at the Crime Scene Photos That Changed How Murder is Documented
October 26, 2017

A Parisian police clerk created scientific methods for capturing images of murder and mayhem. Read More

These Are the 10 Most Controversial Moments in the History of Photography
March 27, 2017

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Woman Thought to Be in Iconic V-J Day Kiss Photo Dies
September 13, 2016

Greta Friedman, the woman believed to have been kissed by a sailor in Times Square in an iconic V-J Day photograph, has passed away at age 92. Read More

One Mystery of a Famous Kiss is Solved…Thanks to Physics
July 9, 2015

A physicist and his colleagues used scientific analysis to pinpoint exactly when photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt snapped his iconic photo “V-J Day in Times Square.” Read More

Louis Daguerre, Photo Pioneer Honored By Google: Interesting Facts
November 18, 2011

Explore the life of Louis Daguerre, whose birthday is celebrated in today’s Google Doodle. Read More