1913 Anastasia selfie “Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna at the age of 13 was one of the first teenagers to take her own picture using a mirror to send to a friend in 1914. In the letter that accompanied the photograph, she wrote, “I took this picture of myself looking at the mirror. It was very hard as my hands were trembling.”

One of the last photographs of Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia while in captivity at Tobolsk in the spring of 1918.

Researchers have uncovered a rare photograph of a young Helen Keller with her teacher Anne Sullivan, nearly 120 years after it was taken on Cape Cod. The photograph, shot in July 1888 in Brewster, shows an 8-year-old Helen sitting outside in a light-colored dress, holding Sullivan’s hand and cradling one of her beloved dolls. Experts on Keller’s life believe it could be the earliest photo of the two women together and the only one showing the blind and deaf child with a doll...

At 5:00pm on Sunday, 3rd September 1967, Sweden changed from driving of the left to driving on the right.

Anastasia's selfie

Wow! Look at this! In 1881, Laura Ingalls had her portrait taken with sisters Carrie and Mary -- perhaps just before Mary went away to the School for the Blind. It was the first photograph they sat for. Ma and Pa saw it as a treasure and a remembrance, the three girls together.

"I took this picture of myself looking at the mirror. It was very hard as my hands were trembling."-exerpt from a letter written by Anastasia to her father on October 28, 1914

Amazing photograph of a very historical day with Troops marching in Gettysburg from the town towards the Memorial Cemetery for Mr. Lincoln to make history by giving his Gettysburg Address speech. He would perhaps be somewhere in the photograph or very near in the procession.

The last formal photoshoot of OTMA. 1915.

Voice Recording of Tsar Nicholas II

The daughters of Tsar Nicholas II: Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov.

A 1942 photo of Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst - members of the student resistance group, “White Rose”. The group distributed pamphlets across Germany appealing to the public’s sense of moral duty, calling for resistance to the Nazi dictatorship, and demanding an end to the war. Sophie would be caught and reported to the Gestapo on the 18th of February, 1943 at Ludwig Maximilians University. All three would then be sentenced 5 days later and beheaded. George Witt

Hungarian Revolution, 1956 photograph by Sandor Acs. The writing on the statue of Stalin translates as “The Murderer of 25 Million People”. Read all about this time in history with Michener's book. The Bridge at Andou! (BTW, W.C. was what we called the toilet. In Hungarian it is pronouced as 've-tse'.

Battle of Gettsburg veterans. The picture was taken in 1913, at a reunion held on the battlefield. The man sitting on the rocks is a Confederate soldier, and the man standing is a Union soldier.

Rare photo of true samurai, ca. 1866 by Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished.

An old WW2 Russian tank veteran finally found the old tank in which he passed through the entire war – standing in a small Russian town ...

victorian teenager (before the invention of the term and all that was programmed to go with it)

Elvis Presley death photo

Official engagement photograph of Nicholas II and Alexandra, Queen Victoria's favorite grand daughter by Sergei Lvovich Levitsky, April 1894

Grand Duchesses Tatiana and Maria Nikolaevna in 1906.

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s -- WHICH ONE IS FREAKIN' DEAD!?