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The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph

The True Story Of The Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph

The "Migrant Mother" photo is iconic — but if the subject had her way, she wouldn't be the face of the Great Depression.
Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War

Where Al-Qaeda Began: 48 Photos From The Soviet-Afghan War

The events that transpired during the war would yield effects that the world continues to deal with today.
48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West

48 Snapshots Of Life In The Real Wild West

John Wayne-type films got some things about the American West right -- but even more things wrong.
Photo Farewells: The Last Known Photographs Of 27 Icons

Photo Farewells: The Last Known Photographs Of 27 Icons

27 chilling images of popular figures just before their deaths.
Meet The Suffragettes Who Defended Women’s Rights With Jujutsu

Meet The Suffragettes Who Defended Women’s Rights With Jujutsu

Recognizing that the right to vote wouldn't come without a fight, these women looked to the martial arts as a guide.
27 Raw Images That Document The Birth Of The Blues

27 Raw Images That Document The Birth Of The Blues

In the early 1930s, the Lomax brothers headed South to document the music coming from African-American porches, and the people making the music.
The Exciting Youth Of Queen Elizabeth II

The Exciting Youth Of Queen Elizabeth II

She stormed the history books before ever picking up the crown.
“Hobbits” May Actually Be Early Human Ancestor, New Research Shows

“Hobbits” May Actually Be Early Human Ancestor, New Research Shows

New research upends the theory that hobbits were more closely related to non-human species.
This Week In History, Apr. 16 – 22

This Week In History, Apr. 16 – 22

Watch Nick Mead uncover the gold for the first time on video.
This Man Has Decided To Call A Rock His “Sovereign Nation” — And He Might Not Be Totally Crazy

This Man Has Decided To Call A Rock His “Sovereign Nation” — And He Might Not Be Totally Crazy

Where you see a jagged rock, Stuart Hill sees opportunity.
These Candid Shots Of 1960s Soviet Youth Might Surprise You

These Candid Shots Of 1960s Soviet Youth Might Surprise You

Contrary to American assumptions, there was plenty of 1960s fun to be had behind the Iron Curtain.