To justify the need for New Deal projects, the government employed photographers to document the suffering of those affected, producing some of the most iconic photographs of the Great Depression.
In 1900, 18 percent of all American workers were under the age of 16.
Stalin didn’t have Photoshop—but that didn’t keep him from wiping the traces of his enemies from the history books. Even the famous photo of Soviet soldiers raising their flag after the Battle of Berlin was altered.
Afros, cornrows, dreadlocks and beyond: The ancient roots of black hairstyles.
Hint: He was also the first to marry a woman born outside the United States.
See the heroes of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic in color.
A Parisian police clerk created scientific methods for capturing images of murder and mayhem.
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.