Barricades in the streets, like these photographed in 1968, have a very long tradition in the history of France.
The Streets of Salem blog shows us a host of wonderful photos of historic houses that sadly are today only the stuff of memory, and history books.
A Victorian-era family, evidently from Germany, wanted their Yuletide season of 1892 to be immortalized in a photograph. And here we are looking at it, 125 years later.
This area, whose shops used to sell old vacuum tubes in the 1930s, became one of the most tragic addresses in American history.
I did not go to Wacken Open Air, the "heavy metal Woodstock" that occurs every year in the farm fields outside of the town of [...]
These medieval-era buildings were captured in a magnificent photo from the very end of the 19th century.
Two features of post-World War II America built this picture: the automobile, and the availability of university education.
New York was buried by the late-winter blizzard, turning a city of gas lights and horse-drawn carriages into a deadly winter nightmare.
An almost medieval-looking Paris captured on film ceased to exist shortly after these photos were taken in the 1850s.
Seeing the ancient stones of people long dead puts in perspective what's important in life.