The US Capitol in 1846
/r/ColorizedHistorySchoolgirls design posters with women's equality themes as they compete for a prize in a suffrage poster contest at the Fine Arts Club, October 14, 1915.
/r/ColorizedHistory"The man who started WW1" - on 28 June 1914 - Gavrilo Princip, photographed in his prison cell at the Terezín fortress, 1914
/r/ColorizedHistory11 year old Cousins, Wendy Anderton and Cathie Jones pose with the tail section of a Heinkel He 111P-2 of 8./KG27 which crashed landed by their home at Border House Farm near Chester in Cheshire, August 14th 1940.
/r/ColorizedHistoryGerman Alpenkorps - Men of the Schneeschuh-Ersatzabteilung from Immenstadt training for their deployment at the front in the Allgäu Alps. 1915
/r/ColorizedHistoryWilliam Tecumseh Sherman
/r/ColorizedHistoryCharlie Chaplin selling war bonds on Wall Street, 1918
/r/ColorizedHistoryUnion General George A. Custer (right) sits alongside his friend, Confederate prisoner Lieutenant James B. Washington (left). They were classmates at West Point before the Civil War broke out — 1862
/r/ColorizedHistoryMONTANA RANCHER, 1939.
/r/ColorizedHistorySquadron Leader Johnny Kent, with a group of Polish pilots of 303 squadron at RAF Northolt, leads his men away from a Hurricane in October 1940
/r/ColorizedHistoryMajor Charles Young in 1916 - 3rd African-American to graduate from West Point, 1st black U.S. National Park superintendent, 1st black man to become Colonel. After being denied promotion he rode on horseback from Wilberforce, Ohio, to Washington, D.C. to disprove rumors of his poor health.
/r/ColorizedHistoryWillis Winn, an ex-slave, holding the horn 'with which slaves were called'. 1936.
/r/ColorizedHistoryHoward Carter examines the innermost coffin of Tutankhamun, 1925
/r/ColorizedHistoryBlack Panther Party outside of the Capitol building in Olympia protesting a gun-control bill - February 28, 1969
/r/ColorizedHistoryHenry Brooks was born a slave in the mid 19th century. Taken 1941
/r/ColorizedHistoryChildren in front of moving picture theater, Easter Sunday matinee, Black Belt, Chicago, Illinois. 1941.
/r/ColorizedHistory"The eyes of the world are upon you". June 5th, 1944. One day before D-Day.
/r/ColorizedHistoryAmerican soldiers aboard a US Coast Guard assault transport in the fateful trip across the English Channel. 6 June, 1944.
/r/ColorizedHistoryAfrican American flood victims lined up to get food and clothing at Red Cross relief station, 1937.
/r/ColorizedHistoryBefore Tiger King there was “King of Reptiles — Rattlesnake Joe” at Westchester County Fair, New York, ca 1910
/r/ColorizedHistoryOn November 27 1942, the Germans commenced "Unternehmen Lila" with the goal of occupying Toulon and seizing the French fleet.
/r/ColorizedHistoryHappy World Bicycle Day! Here we have Alvey A. Adee, Assistant Secretary of State, age 72. Famously known for biking daily to his work in D.C. and his yearly biking tours to Europe - 1914
/r/ColorizedHistoryMonty & Patton - Gen. Sir Bernard Montgomery and Lt-Gen George S, Patton during the planning period of the Allied invasion - Palermo , Italy - 3rd Sep. 1943
/r/ColorizedHistoryAvenger TBF-1C NZ2523 being re-armed at Piva on Bougainville, about May 1944. Note the yellow mission markers below the windscreen and the white 523 on the lower nose. (RNZAF)
/r/ColorizedHistoryMark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens) and his long-time friend John T. Lewis (probably Twain's inspiration for the character "Jim" in "Huckleberry Finn"), standing together at Quarry Farm, Elmira, New York - 1903
/r/ColorizedHistoryMartin Luther King, Jr. with: Marlon Brando, Paul Newman, Sammy Davis Jr , Polly Bergen, Joanne Woodward, Anthony Franciosa, Ralph Abernathy - during his 1963 visit to LA, for a civil rights rally.
/r/ColorizedHistoryFrances Perkins (born Fannie Coralie Perkins; April 10, 1880 – May 14, 1965) was an American sociologist and workers-rights advocate who served as the U.S. Secretary of Labor from 1933 to 1945, the longest serving in that position, and the first woman appointed to the U.S. Cabinet.
/r/ColorizedHistoryV-E Before July, 1945
/r/ColorizedHistoryFidel Castro’s wild New York visit - April 24, 1959
/r/ColorizedHistoryVolunteer ambulance driver for the American Red Cross Motor Corps, 1917