Tag: history

Jun 18, 2018

Rare Footage of Market Street After 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Found in Flea Market

Rare Footage of Market Street After 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Found in Flea Market

The footage, taken 4 days after the devastating earthquake, was rediscovered in 2017 at a local flea market

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May 31, 2018

Rare Color Footage from the 1930s of the Tallest Person in Recorded History

Rare Color Footage from the 1930s of the Tallest Person in Recorded History

Robert Wadlow (1918-1940) stood 8 feet 11 inches (2.72 m) and weighed 491 pounds

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May 17, 2018

Fascinating HQ Video of Japanese Life from 100+ Years Ago

Fascinating HQ Video of Japanese Life from 100+ Years Ago

1913-1915: Views of Tokyo, Japan (speed corrected w/ added sound by Guy Jones)

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Apr 20, 2018

Never Seen Footage Set to Prince’s Original Studio Version of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’

Never Seen Footage Set to Prince’s Original Studio Version of ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’

This is worth a watch

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Apr 18, 2018

Unbelievable HQ Video of New York City Life in 1911

Unbelievable HQ Video of New York City Life in 1911

Originally filmed by Swedish company, Svenska Biografteatern, the footage has been speed corrected with sound added

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Apr 8, 2018

Time: The History & Future of Everything [Kurzgesagt]

Time: The History & Future of Everything [Kurzgesagt]

An existential look at the history and future of the human race

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Apr 4, 2018

Why Ships Used This Camouflage In World War I

Why Ships Used This Camouflage In World War I

A brief history of dazzle camouflage

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Mar 22, 2018

Just a 1920s Steam Engine Doing a Casual 55 MPH on the Highway

Just a 1920s Steam Engine Doing a Casual 55 MPH on the Highway

Built in 1927, the Santa Fe 3751 is a steam-powered beaut!

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Mar 21, 2018

US Soldiers in Vietnam Hearing a Radio Report That They’re Going Home

US Soldiers in Vietnam Hearing a Radio Report That They’re Going Home

An emotional scene from the documentary film, “Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam”

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Mar 19, 2018

Amazing Footage from 1928 of a Penny Farthing (Boneshaker) Race

Amazing Footage from 1928 of a Penny Farthing (Boneshaker) Race

Archival footage from British Pathé shows highlights from a 1928 Penny Farthing race in Herne Hill, London

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