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24 Iconic Colorized Photos That Let You Relive American History

Prior to 1970s, Color Photography was difficult to come by. Thanks to today’s technology we now have the chance to see how some iconic moments in history really looked like in color.

History in colorized perspective is always more thrilling, vivid and interesting. Colorizing monochrome historic photos is a new way to reimagine some iconic moments that have happened in the past with lively shades of color.

We found this amazing and inspiring collection on Vintage Everyday that shows  24 Momentous Colorized Photos that Let You Relive American History.
Women painting World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, July 8, 1942. Colored by Danna Keller,

Tufts University baseball team studio portrait, 1890.Colored by Danna Keller,
The Luna Park Promenade in Coney Island, New York, 1905. Colored by Danna Keller
The Jersey Shore, 1905. Colored by Danna Keller
The Harlem newsboy, originally captured by Gordon Parks. Colored by Danna Keller
Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial, 1939. Colored by Danna Keller,
Norman Rockwell entering his Stockbridge studio in Massachusetts, 1966.
Picnickers at a Sarasota trailer park, 1941. Colored by Danna Keller
Portrait of a family near Muskogee, Oklahoma during a drought, August 1939
Portrait of Hall-of-Famer John ‘Muggsy’ McGraw, the legendary manager of the N.Y. Giants from 1902 to 1932.
Louis Armstrong practicing in a dressing room, 1946. Colored by Danna Keller
General Robert E. Lee a week after surrendering to General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the American Civil War, April 16, 1865. Colored by Danna Keller,
Frank Slivers Oakley, the Baseball Clown, 1904. Colored by Danna Keller
Elvis Presley meets secretly with President Nixon, 1970.
Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1935.
Boys buying flowers in Union Square, New York, 1908.
Buses leave in the shadow of the Washington Monument following the March On Washington, 1963.
Cab Stand in Madison Square Park, New York, ca. 1900
College students pile into a Volkswagen Beetle, 1965.
Comedian and singer Ernie Hare, expressing his thoughts on Prohibition, ca. 1920.
Booker T. Washington in his Tuskegee University office, 1906.
Armed troops blocking off a road near an explosion at an oil factory near Texas City, Texas, April 17, 1947.
An Oasis in the Badlands, Red Hawk of the Oglala Sioux on horseback, 1905.
A man flipping burgers, 1938.Colored by Jordan L Lyod .

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