The Photographic Memories Collection
'Burst Of Joy' Shows A Vietnam Vet Reuniting With His Family - But There's No ... 1.9M VIEWS On March 13, 1973, photographer Slava 'Sal' Veder captured the moment that Vietnam war veteran and POW Lt. Col. Robert ... This Image of A Slave Father Looking At His Daughter's Severed Hand And Foot ... 512.1k VIEWS The history of the Congo Free State is one of devastating genocide, ruthless colonialism, and massive greed, all on the ... The Reason This Buddhist Monk Self-Immolated Is Uncomfortably Familiar 152.2k VIEWS In 1963, a Vietnamese monk committed self-immolation in front of hundreds of people. While his primary motivation was ... This Tragic Photograph Captured What Many Have Deemed The Most Beautiful ... 443.6k VIEWS Since the completion of the Empire State Building in 1931, at least 36 people have sought out the top floors of the building to ... The Tragic Story Behind The Photo Of Four Children Who Had To Be Sold To ... 270k VIEWS America in the 1940s was a tumultuous place to live. World War II raged through the first half of the decade, finally ending in ... That Famous VJ-Day Kiss Photo Has A Much Different Backstory Than You Might ... 168.5k VIEWS Few 20th-century photos are as famous as that of the the sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on V-J Day in August, 1945. The Story Behind This World-Famous Photo Is Even Sadder Than You Can Imagine ... 308.3k VIEWS The famous Dorothea Lange depression-era photograph of a woman and her children portrays a seldom visible side of ... The Haunting Photograph of a Trapped 13-Year-Old Girl That Shocked The World ... 745.5k VIEWS On November 13, 1985, the Nevado del Ruiz — a highly active volcano in Colombia — erupted, melting glaciers and sending torrents ... The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Photo So Emotionally Devastating, The Photographer ... 251.3k VIEWS Many people are familiar with this picture from the South Sudan famine, but few know that the tragedy reaches far beyond ... How One Heartbreaking Photo Captured The Inhumanity Of The Berlin Wall 63.6k VIEWS On August 13, 1961, the Berlin Wall was officially constructed, separating communist East Germany from capitalist West Germany. The Tragic Story Behind The Single Most Depressing Image Of WWII 117.7k VIEWS This photograph of a little boy at a cremation pyre following the U.S.'s attack on Nagasaki etches itself into the ... The Devastating Photo That Single-Handedly Changed The Public Opinion On The ... 182.1k VIEWS The 1980s AIDS crisis wasn't initially met with compassion. It was swept under the rug, regarded as a gay issue that didn't ... Doctored Photos Of Old Movie Stars Photoshopped Before Photoshop 41.6k VIEWS Just because Photoshop as we know it hadn't been invented yet, that doesn't mean that Old Hollywood starlets didn't get some ... Tragic Photos Of Child Miners That Will Make You Grateful For The Government ... 31.6k VIEWS For most children in the United States at the turn of the 20th century, life was not what you might call a cake walk. With ... The White Guy In The Black Power Olympics Photo Paid A Huge Price For His ... 87.3k VIEWS Few moments in Olympic history are as visually memorable as the Black Power salute at the 1968 Mexico City Olympics, and this ... These Photos Taken By A War Photographer Are The First Images of Corpses On ... 127.1k VIEWS Felice Beato was an Italian-British photographer who began his career taking the first-ever photographs of battle during the ... This Photograph Captures The Moment Japanese Surrendered At Iwo Jima 15.7k VIEWS On March 16, 1945, after over a year of persistent pressure, US Marines accomplished a sizable WWII feat – they conquered Iwo ... This Shocking Photo Captured The Violence Of The '70s Vietnam Protest ... 10.5k VIEWS The Kent State shooting took place on May 4, 1970, after several days of unrest in Kent, OH. College students were angered ... The Shocking Moment A Women's Rights Activist Sacrificed Her Life By Horse ... 26.4k VIEWS On June 4, 1913, Emily Davison stepped onto the track at Epsom Downs Racecourse as a horse came barreling around the bend. The Enduring Mystery of What Happened To Tank Man, The Most Famous Protester ... 9.9k VIEWS For a photo so well-known and easily recognizable, almost three decades later the world still wonders who was the man who ...