39 Astounding Rebirths of Historic Images That Are Just Beyond Amazing

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Our history is our heritage, comprising of events that changed the course of time. Our black and white treasures that we so deeply cherish and preserve as if  we were to contain those moments in a picture and relive them every now and then. But, what if you could breathe new life into them and see them like you’ve never seen them before: In Vivid Color! Here’s a collection of some of the most outstanding images in history that were colorized to put them back to life.

1. An abandoned boy holds on to his only companion : a stuffed toy animal, London, (1945)

1. Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945.

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2. Cherry Blossoms in bloom, Washington DC, (1925)

2. Cherry Blossoms, Washington DC, 1925

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3. A Finnish soldier with his best friend, Hämeenlinna, Finland, (1941)

4. A Finnish soldier and his dog, Hämeenlinna, Finland. February 1941.

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4. Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, (1948)

5. Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948.

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5. Girls delivering ice, (1918)

6. Girls deliver ice, 1918

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6. An unemployed Lumber Worker, (circa 1939)

3b. Unemployed Lumber Worker, circa 1939

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7. Operation Overlord, (June 1944)

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8. Duck Dynasty, (1926)

7. Duck Dynasty, (1926)

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9.  Sharon Tate a few years before her 1969 murder by the Manson family.

8. Sharon Tate a few years before her 1969 murder by the Manson family

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10. The Jersey Shore, “Boardwalk at Asbury Park.”, (circa 1905)

9. The Jersey Shore circa 1905.

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11. Manhattan at sunset from the George Washington Bridge, (December 1936)

10. Manhattan at sunset from the George Washington Bridge, (December 1936)

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12. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, Soccer legend Pele. Sao Paulo, (1958)

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13. The Romanov sisters: Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, Anastasia, and Tatiana, (1910)

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14. Wilbur Wright (of the Wright Brothers) clings to his damaged flying machine after an unsuccessful trial on December 14, 1903.

12. Wilbur Wright (of the Wright Brothers) clings to his damaged flying machine after an unsuccessful trial on December 14, 1903

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15. Boxing match aboard the U.S.S. New York, (1899)

13b. Boxing match aboard the U.S.S. New York July 3, 1899.

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16.  Flipping Burgers, (1938)

14. Flipping Burgers, (1938)

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17. College students pile into a Volkswagen Beetle, (c. 1965)

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18. Hot dog stand in North End, Boston, (1937)

16. Hot dog stand in North End, Boston, 1937

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19. Clint Eastwood works on his 1958 Jag XK 120, (1960)

16b. Clint Eastwood working on his 1958 Jag XK 120 in 1960

20. War Paint, (1944)

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21. Times Square on D-Day, (1944)

18. Times Square, D-Day, 1944

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22. Unemployed men outside Al Capone’s soup kitchen in Chicago during the Great Depression, (1931)

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23. Lunch Time, (1908)

19. Lunch Time, 1908

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24. A  Nihang Bodyguard, (c.1865)

20. Nihang Bodyguard, c.1865

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25. Piles of snow on Broadway with an ironic ad, after storm, New York, (ca 1905)

21. Piles of snow on Broadway with an ironic ad, after storm, New York, ca 1905

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26. A small child with a puppy at Point Pleasant, West Virginia, (1943)

22. Point Pleasant, West Virginia. A small child with a puppy. May 1943

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27. Easter Eggs for Hitler, (1944)

25. Easter Eggs for Hitler, 1944-45

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28. The Flatiron Building, (1905)

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29. A group of bootblacks gather around an old Civil War veteran for a wartime story in Pennsylvania, (1935)

26. A group of bootblacks gather around an old Civil War veteran for a wartime story in Pennsylvania, 1935

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30. Helpless…Children watch as their neighborhood is bombed in Minsk, Belorussia. The bombing was part of Operation Barbarossa, (June, 1941)

29. Children watch as their neighborhood is bombed in Minsk, Belorussia. The bombing was part of Operation Barbarossa. June, 1941.

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31. Mardi Gras, New Orleans, (1907)

29b. Mardi Gras, New Orleans, year 1907

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32. Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin, (1919)

30. Helen Keller meeting Charlie Chaplin in 1919

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33. A child of a migrant family lies sick in Yakima Valley, Washington, (1939)

31. A child of a migrant family lies sick in Yakima Valley, Washington, 1939.

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34. Street musicians of Amsterdam, Kaatje and Christiaan Britting, (ca. 1885)

32. Street musicians of Amsterdam, Kaatje and Christiaan Britting, ca. 1885.

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35. Young Boy in Baltimore Slum Area, (1938)

33. Young Boy in Baltimore Slum Area, July 1938

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36. View from Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War, (1864)

34. View from Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War in 1864

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37. Crowded Bunks in the Prison Camp at Buchenwald, (1945)

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38. Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, (ca. 1935)

36. Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, ca. 1935.

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39. “Here lies an unknown English Lieutenant killed in air combat” – Western Desert, Egypt, (1941)

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Also, don’t forget to check out a similar article that went insanely viral on the web: 41 Magically Restored Images From The Past That Will Leave You Speechless

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