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!
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.
Marian Anderson was an African-American Opera singer born in Philadelphia in 1897. Check out this article to read about the ups and downs of Marian’s singing career and the struggles she faced in United States in the early 1900s.
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!
Photographs of the greatest silent era film star, Charlie Chaplin, in color. See him in his black and white movies (now in color) as well as situations in his life such as meeting Helen Keller and Winston Churchill.
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.
Sigmund Freud - an interesting character and one of the most famous psychologists who’s work is still studied today. Read about his life from his birth in the Austrian Empire in 1856, to his death from jaw cancer at the age of 83.
Read about the life of Karl Marx, the ‘father’ of communism. He was born in Prussia and died in London, England as a stateless person. Find out what eventually brought him to London and why he was stateless when he got there.
Read about the life of the well known Portuguese-born Brazilian actor, singer and dancer, Carmen Miranda. Find out the life she lived on her pursuit to become Brazil’s greatest film star in history before her untimely death at the age of 46 in 1955.