Photos & photography

See 6 kitchens from 1950

Here's a look at two real home kitchens and four model kitchens, all photographed in 1950. See the kitchens The kitchen in the Yerkes home in Georgetown, Washington, DC -- features a double width sink, glass-... Read more...

Where the telephone was born (1875)

In 1875, on the top floor of this building at 109 Court Street in Boston, Massachusetts, Professor Alexander Graham Bell invented and experimented. It was also here that he first succeeded in transmitting s... Read more...

At home with singer Helen Reddy (1978)

At home with Helen Reddy The celebrated singer's California home is filled with music, plants and country charm Winner of countless awards for her records (a Grammy for I Am Woman), Helen is now starring in... Read more...

Statue of Liberty construction (1886)

Liberty Enlightening the World: The Statue of Liberty's construction Lady Liberty's face is seen here on Liberty Island, waiting to be installed:   Head of Statue of Liberty on display in park in ... Read more...

NYC during the Great Blizzard of 1888

Image courtesy of the Brooklyn Museum   The Great Blizzard of 1888 lasted from March 11 through March 14, 1888, and is considered to be one of the most severe recorded blizzards in American history.... Read more...

Meet the Tattooed Lady (1909)

Gus Wagner is considered one of the first tattoo professionals, and sharing space with him on the marquee was his tattooed wife, Maud, who was at least as much of an attraction,

Moon landing video & transcript (1969)

With more than half a billion people watching on television, Neil Armstrong climbs down the ladder and proclaims, "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."

Kittens in silly storybook poses (1914-15)

The book “Little Folks of Animal Land” by Harry Whittier Frees was released in 1915, and featured mostly kittens and puppies in various human scenarios. Take a look!

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