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There's so much history packed into the history of the American flag, that doesn't only represent the states in the country, but the evolution of the USA.
Before air conditioning and refrigerators existed, here's how peolple managed to stay cool during the great New York heat wave of 1911.
Here are more 20 colorfully-illustrated vintage Memorial day postcards for the national American holiday originally known as Decoration Day. These antique cards are all from the early 1900s.
Check out some original 'Wizard of Oz' cast photos from 1903, and see if you don't think the characters seem creepy — maybe even a little bit ghoulish.
Legendary beauty Lillie Langtry was a statuesque blonde with blue eyes, a perfect complexion and a ravishing figure. She was acclaimed by the social set, and became the mistress of The Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII.
From the middle of the destruction after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake, these detailed accounts of the damage were published in the city's newspaper the very next morning.
In 1906, a short film called 'A Trip Down Market Street' ended up being a valuable record of San Francisco just before the huge earthquake and fire destroyed much of the city.
Here is a collection of 15 colorful vintage Easter postcards from the early twentieth century!
Did Coca-Cola once have cocaine in it? Amazingly, yes. Originally marketed as a health drink when it debuted in the 1880s, Coca-Cola was said to cure everything from a migraine (aka "sick headache") to physical exhaustion to depression.
Never having to come up from underground? Cars routinely going 130 MPH? Completely automated cleaning? Solar power dominant? See these and many more predictions from 1906!
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