Photo of horse drawn wagons riding down Lake Shore Drive and people sitting by the lake in Jackson Park in Chicago, IL. This old photo dates to 1907. Great photo that really exemplifies the vast difference in what this famous road looks like now compared to a hundred or so years ago. Learn More
Photo shows Manzanar street scene, spring, Manzanar Relocation Center, CA; photograph by Ansel Adams, 1943. Shows two way traffic in the camp, and camp buildings.<br><br>On December 7, 1941, Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. Fear of a Japanese invasion and of subversive acts by Japanese Americans prompted President Franklin D. Roosevelt to sign Executive Order 9066 on February 19, 1942. The order designated the West Coast as a military zone from which "any or all persons may be excluded." Although not specified in the order, Japanese Americans were singled out for evacuation. More than 110,000 people of Japanese ancestry were removed from California, southern Arizona, and western Washington and Oregon and sent to ten relocation camps. Learn More
Photograph showing people gathered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial with a banner for the Revolutionary People's Constitutional Convention. This photo dates to June 19, 1970. <br><br> Please note that we do not support or condone the ideals of any group that promotes violence or racism. This photo has been made available as a historical reference and is not endorsed by us. Learn More
Photo shows view of Les Buttes Chaumont in Paris, France. Nice view of the lakefront with people in late 1800's dress standing by a canoe. The original photo dates to the late 1890s. Caption reads: "Les Buttes Chaumont, Paris, France". <BR><BR> A photochrome(or photochrom) is a color photo lithograph, produced from a black-and-white negative. The final prints were created using different color impressions from multiple lithographic stones. They almost have a hand colored effect to them which makes them very unique considering color photography didn't come around until many years later. Learn More
Picture shows a gorgeous street scene at Montgomery Block, 28 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, San Francisco County, CA. Nice view of this area of San Francisco with old vintage cars, buildings, stores, and people walking. Learn More
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