U.S. athlete Jesse Owens salutes during the presentation of his gold medal for the long jump, after defeating Nazi Germany’s Lutz Long, during the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin.
/r/ColorizedHistoryCharlie Chaplin & Walt Disney at the Santa Anita Race Track - Arcadia, California, U.S. - 1939
/r/ColorizedHistoryFrank "TheIrishman" Sheeran & Jimmy Hoffa
/r/ColorizedHistoryAlan Turing - "The father Artificial Intelligence"
/r/ColorizedHistoryGeneral Francisco "Pancho" Villa in 1914 - during the Mexican Revolution
/r/ColorizedHistoryOne-armed Squadron Leader James Archibald Findlay MacLachlan, DFC. & Bar, of a night fighter squadron, playing cards with other pilots of Nº1 Squadron at RAF Tangmere, November 1941
/r/ColorizedHistoryLt. Ted Hutchins of Port Charlotte, Fla. climbs out of his Kingfisher spotter-plane after coming back aboard the Battleship South Dakota off Okinawa in World War II. Ensign Stark, in the back cockpit, had just been rescued after his Hellcat fighter plane was shot down. Jan. 22, 1945
/r/ColorizedHistoryAbraham Lincoln, 1864 by Mathew Brady
/r/ColorizedHistoryElvis Presley & His mother Gladys - 1956
/r/ColorizedHistoryGround staff work on a No 610 'County of Chester' Squadron Spitfire V at Westhampnett, 11 April 1943. Corporal Houseman (top), Corporal Phenna (with oil can) and Sergeant Moore (below) had all been with the Squadron since its formation in February 1936.
/r/ColorizedHistoryThe U.S. escort carrier USS Thetis Bay (CVE-90) en route to NAS Alameda, California with a deck load of war-weary planes in 1944. The planes visible on deck are eight Consolidated PBY Catalina flying boats, 18 Grumman F6F Hellcat fighters, and a Grumman J2F "Duck" amphibious biplane.
/r/ColorizedHistoryCruising on Van Nuys Blvd. 1972.
/r/ColorizedHistoryElla Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe at Tiffany Club, 1954.
/r/ColorizedHistoryYoko Ono: recording the album - Fly (1971)
/r/ColorizedHistoryThe Statue of Liberty - Paris, France - 1886 (before it was transported to America)
/r/ColorizedHistoryWitches, 1875. Restored and reconstructed, original in comments
/r/ColorizedHistoryOctober 29th, 1929 the last day of the stock market crash that would become known as Black Tuesday.
/r/ColorizedHistoryThe first Supermarine Spitfire to land in France, Normandy, on the afternoon of 10 June 1944.
/r/ColorizedHistoryCarving Mount Rushmore - 1930s
/r/ColorizedHistorySquadron Leader Douglas Bader, CO of No. 242 Squadron, seated on his Hawker Hurricane at Duxford, September 1940.
/r/ColorizedHistoryBurial at sea aboard USS Hancock for those killed by Japanese special attack two days prior, off Okinawa, Japan, 9 Apr 1945
/r/ColorizedHistoryA Soldier, Carmel, 1943 - by Johan Hagemeyer
/r/ColorizedHistoryArming a Hawker Sea Hurricane fighter on board HMS Indomitable. Operation Pedestal, 12th AUGUST 1942
/r/ColorizedHistoryGerman Soldiers of the German Mortar Detachment in the Battle for Stalingrad August 1942
/r/ColorizedHistoryGreenbelt Swimmers, Summer 1942, Maryland, United States by Majory Collins
/r/ColorizedHistoryThe Golden Arrow on a salt flat. 1929
/r/ColorizedHistoryPauline Cushman, actress and a spy for the Union in the Civil War. Made brevet Major by President Lincoln for her efforts in the war. 1865.
/r/ColorizedHistoryThe original glass plate is captioned 'Louis'. Photographed in near a German prisoner war camp in Douchy, France sometime in 1916.
/r/ColorizedHistoryTexas cowboys having a chuck wagon lunch during a cattle roundup in 1900