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Myth or Reality? A Look at 1800s Post-Mortem Photography


Rare Photos of the American Indian, 1900-1924


The Amazing Evolution of the Statue of Liberty (12 Photos)

Did you know that the Statue of Liberty almost never got built, much less make it to New York City?  The copper statue, a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States, was desi...

The Fascinating History of Kentucky's "Orphan Brigade" (10 Photos)


10 Rare Old Photos of High Bridge, Kentucky


Charles Dickens' England: 10 Photos that Capture Street Life in London in 1877


A Tribute to 1940s Fashion (10 Photos)

We love 1940's vintage fashion.  There is such a unique combination of war-time utility and under-stated elegance that makes the designs for the dresses and everyday wear so unique.  These photos w...

Four Easy Steps to Archiving Your "Box" of Family History

There are few things as overwhelming as the task of organizing and preserving all of your family history "stuff".  As such, we wanted to put together a quick guide of Five Easy Steps to getting the...

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Top 10 Toys of the 1950s

What were some of your favorite toys from growing up?  If you grew up in the 50s, you're sure to have enjoyed at least a few of these.  How many do you remember?