At HistoryColored you can see Old Black and White Photographs brought to life by amazing colorizers. The addition of color on these vintage images gives the viewer another angle of looking at the image that they wouldn't have got on its own. The color photograph is not meant to replace the original but rather act as supplement to the experience. Check out the latest articles below or view search the website for what you are looking for!
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on the 29th May 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, United States to Joseph Patrick Kennedy, a businessman, and Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy. John was the 2nd born of 9 children and spent his childhood years all over the United States including Massachusetts, New York and Connecticut…
The Hindenburg disaster was an event that took place on the 6th May 1937 in Manchester Town, New Jersey, United States. A passenger airship, the LZ 129 Hindenburg, caught fire while attempting to dock at the end of the journey which began in Germany…
Read about the long life of the first black General in the Army of the United States, Benjamin O. Davis Sr. He slowly climbed through the ranks for many years after joining the army at the age of 18 in 1898 eventually becoming Brigadier General in 1940.
This video is a timelapse of the restoration and colorization of a 150-year-old photograph of Sgt. Joseph Dore of the 7th New York Militia.
Alfred Russel Wallace dedicated much of his life to studying wildlife. He is often forgotten as one of the main contributors to evolution, sending his notes to Charles Darwin himself. Read about his life.
This is an article exploring the achievements of famous biologist, Rosalind Franklin. Learn about a brief history of her life and how she went on to contribute to the discovery of the double-helix structure of DNA!
Take a look at why there was a 300-mile march from a town in North England down to London. This is the story of the Jarrow Crusade.
In this article you can see the 6 British Monarchs of the photography era in color!
Are you able to identify the President of the United States from a photograph of them? The 15 Presidents featured in this quiz range from the early 1800s to up and into the 20th Century.
Are you able to identify the historical figure from a photograph of them?
It was February 23, 1958. Juan Manuel Fangio, one of the world’s biggest racing stars, was kidnapped by two gunmen, from the 26th of July Movement, at the Lincoln Hotel in Havana, Cuba. By kidnapping one of the biggest racing stars, they would bring attention to themselves and their cause: to overthrow the dictatorship of Cuba’s then-president Fulgencio Batista, by the orders of the group leader Fidel Castro….
Touissant Louverture was the most prominent leader of the Haitian Revolution which was the only successful slave rebellion. Find out about the life of this incredibly interesting man.