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The color palette of history is mostly confined to black and white only;none of us really know how the people, their outfits and their background really looked like in real that is in color. The same question stung a group of enthusiastic members from the Reddit team, renewed as r/ColorizedHistory. Their sole aim is to take the most intriguing old black and white photos and add life to them by bringing color to the images in the picture and make the picture look like, it had been taken only yesterday.

In this process, the black and white photos are picked and are digitally colored by adding a hue of interpretation and imagination. This idea might look simple but the work behind needs hell lot of historical accuracy embedded. Every time a picture is digitized it leaves a surprisingly touching effect making the historical moments a whole lot more powerful. With an advent like this, the present is shaking hands with the history that seem to be lot more real, and looks like it just happened.

Over the last couple of years, the trend of sharing the world’s most treasured historic images online with a colorized effect is tremendously growing. The reason behind this might be, the images being clicked at a time when enjoying color was confined only to the real world. With the advent of Photoshop, everything got changed, a new era in which we can see these photographs in full new hues. The software that grabs all credits is definitely nothing other than Photoshop.

It is definitely an eye feast for the history fans to view these amazing photographs restored in color. Appreciate the great work.

1. Flippin’ Burgers Crowley, Louisiana, USA – October 1928

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Original Photograph by Russell Lee/LOC
Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd/Dynamic Chrome [ Facebook ]

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Original Photograph by Russell Lee/LOC
Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd/Dynamic Chrome [ Facebook ]

2. Women Delivering Ice, 1918

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 Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Facebook ]

 

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 Original Photograph by War Department/National Archives

3. Times Square, 1947

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 Original Photograph by William Gottlieb/LOC
Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd/Dynamic Chrome [ Facebook ]

 

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 Original Photograph by William Gottlieb/LOC
Colorized by Jordan J. Lloyd/Dynamic Chrome [ Facebook ]

4. Easter Eggs for Hitler, c 1944-1945

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 Colorized by Zuzzah/Colorizedhistory [ Facebook ]

 

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Original Photograph by US Army/National Archives

 

5. Mug shot of William Stanley Moore, 1 May 1925 Central Police Station, Sydney.

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 Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Facebook ]

 

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Original Photograph by New South Wales Police Dept./Historic Houses Trust

6. Painting WWII Propaganda Posters Port Washington, New York – 8 July 1942

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 Colorized by Patty Allison/Imbued with Hues [ Facebook ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Marty Zimmerman/AP Photo

 

7. Two survivors of the Battle of Gettysburg at the 50th anniversary reunion, July 1913

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 Original Photograph by Library of Congress
Colorized by Photo Retrofit [ Facebook ]

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 Original Photograph by Library of Congress
Colorized by Photo Retrofit [ Facebook ]

 

8. Titanic sinks April 15, 1912. Newspaper boy Ned Parfett sells copies of the evening paper bearing news of the disaster. (April 16, 1912)

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Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Facebook ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Hulton-Deutsch Collection/CORBIS

 

9. “The Red Baron”, Manfred von Richthofe – ca 1917

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 Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Facebook ]

 

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 Original Photograph by C. J. von Dühren

 

10. Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge ca 1935

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 Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Facebook ]

 

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11. Marilyn Monroe, 1957

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 Colorized by Zuzzah/Colorizedhistory [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Richard Avedon/MoMA

 

12. Cab stand in Madison Square Park, New York – ca 1900

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 Colorized by Sanna Dullaway/Past in Color [ Facebook ]

 

13. Louis Armstrong practicing in his dressing room, ca 1946

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 Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by William Gottlieb/LOC

 

14. Portrait Used to Design the Penny. President Lincoln Meets General McClellan – Antietam, Maryland ca September 1862

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 Colorized by Zuzzah/Colorizedhistory [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Alexander Gardner/LOC

 

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15. Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Rider uniform, ca 1898

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 Original Photograph by Rockwood/MHS
Colorized by Zuzzah/Colorizedhistory [ Facebook ]

 

16. Babe Ruth the Year He Joined the New York Yankees, 1920

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 Colorized by Dana Keller/History in Color [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Paul Thompson/Heritage Auction Gallery

 

17. Norman Rockwell Entering his Stockbridge Studio Massachusetts, 1966

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 Colorized by Laiz Kuczynski [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Louie Lamone

 

18. “The Tall Cowboy”, Ralph E. Madsen with Senator Morris Sheppard, 1919

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 Colorized by Photo Retrofit [ Facebook ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Harris & Ewing/LOC

 

19. Sergeant George Camblair practicing with a gas mask in a smokescreen – Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1942

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 Colorized by Ryan Urban [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Jack Delano/Office of War Information

 

20. Lou Gehrig’s Farewell Speech – 4 July 1939

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 Colorized by ExtraNoise on reddit

 

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 Original Photograph by Murray Becker/Associated Press

 

21. Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and the only surviving member of the Frank family revisiting the attic they spent the war in, 3 May 1960

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 Colorized by Laiz Kuczynski [ Website ]

 

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 Original Photograph by Arnold Newman

 

22. Young Woman with Umbrella – Louisiana, 1937

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 Colorized by Manuel De Leonardo

 

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 Original Photograph by Dorothea Lange/LOC

 

23. Broadway at the United States Hotel Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ca 1900-1915

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Colorized by Sanna Dullaway/Past in Color [ Facebook ] []

 

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 Original Photograph by Detroit Publishing Co./LOC

 

24. Ruth Malcomson, Miss America 1924

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 Original Photograph by Bettman/Corbis
Colorized by malakon on reddit

 

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