Live Through History In These Iconic Coloured Classic Photographs

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With some of these photos they could have be taken just yesterday and you would hardly know. It's amazing to see these sometimes iconic places and people brought into the 21st century with this incredible process of turning black and white photos into coloured ones. Here are 50 amazing photos featuring celebrities and famous figures such as Albert Einstein, Abraham Lincoln, Marilyn Monroe and Hitler.

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Abraham Lincoln

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Jayne Mansfield & Sophia Loren

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The Kennedy Family

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Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Havana, Cuba, by Joseph Scherschel, January 1959

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"Pilot William "Wild Bill" Hopson, 1926" by Dana Keller

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Cornell Crew rowing team 1911.

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A young child on the Mississippi Delta, 1936.

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Main Street – Littleton, New Hampshire, Circa 1908

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The Hinderburg Disaster (1937)

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View from the Capitol at Nashville Tennesse (during the Civil War)

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W H Murphy and his associate demonstrating their bullet proof vest 13th October, 1923

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Charlie Chaplin at age 27 (1816)

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Auto Wreck in Washington, DC. (1921)

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A Civil Rights demonstration in the 60’s (1963)

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‘Old Gold’, Country Store (1939)

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Little Rock, AR protest against the integration of 9 black students into a white school (1959)

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Easter Eggs for Hitler (1943 – 1945)

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Nihang Bodyguard, c.1865.

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Guests of Sarasota trailer park picnicking at the beach. Sarasota, Florida. January 1941.

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Operation Overlord, June 1944.

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Edson Arantes do Nascimento, soccer legend Pelé. São Paulo, 1958.

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American Poet and essayist, Walt Whitman, ca. 1868.

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Steve Jobs, c.1985.

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Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald, April 16, 1945.

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Titanic sinks on April 15, 1912.

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General James 'Jumping Jim' Gavin of the 82nd Airborne Division, ca. 1945.

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Louis Armstrong practicing in the dressing room, ca. July 1946.

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Boys buying flowers in Union Square, New York, April 1908.

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Times Square, 1947.

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The Jersey Shore circa 1905. "Boardwalk at Asbury Park."

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New York and the Brooklyn Bridge, ca. 1904.

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Sharon Tate a few years before her 1969 murder by the Manson family.

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Flippin' Burgers, 1938.

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American soldiers, having lost one soldier, try to cross a street under cover of Sherman tanks. Western Germany, ca 1945.

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Eight-year old child worker, Massachusetts, 1915.

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Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon in 1957.

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Hitler and Goebbels at Obersalzberg 1943.

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Washington 1943.

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Neil Armstrong training for the Apollo mission.

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Frederick Fleet, 1912. The man who first sighted the iceberg that hit Titanic.

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Elvis Presley meets secretly with President Nixon, 1970.

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Tufts University baseball team studio portrait, 1890.

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An American soldier at an advanced allied base, with his pet kangaroo (1942).

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Audrey Hepburn, mid/late 50s.

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Malcolm X chats with Muhammad Ali - New York 1963.

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Miss America 1924.

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Grace Kelly, moviestar of the 50s.

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Albert Einstein laughing during a dinner.

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Albert Einstein, summer 1939.

source ColorizedHistory