10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

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It is a bit surreal to think that while we can’t physically experience history because we’re born in a particular place and time, the power of technology has empowered us to see it, understand it, and make conclusions from it.

Historical Capsule is a dedicated community that pretty much empowers people to do just that. Join us as we take a journey through time in this listicle of iconic historical photos below.

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10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#1 100,000 Iranian Women March Against The Hijab Law, Tehran, 1979

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#2 Two Little Kids Dancing On The Streets Of New York City, C. 1940

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#3 Elizabeth Eckford Ignores The Screams Of Students On Her First Day Integrated Into A Little Rock High School, 1957

So, Historical Capsule is a subreddit that’s a “step into the past”. It’s an online depository for old and vintage photographs that tell stories from significant events and moments in history.

The subreddit is home to 50,000 members, is ranked in the top 3%, and encourages open discussion and celebration of all things history.

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#4 Ruby Bridges, The First African-American To Attend A White Elementary School In The Deep South, 1960

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#5 Lonnie Johnson, Inventor Of Super Soaker, 1992

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#6 Anne Frank’s Father Otto, Revisiting The Attic Where They Hid From The Nazis. He Was The Only Surviving Family Member

On the surface, history might sound like a dull discipline. However, if you dig deeper into what it’s all about, you begin to understand just how much essence it has and how much it has to offer in general.

After all, history might be something that’s all about the past, but you’d be surprised just how transformative it might be.

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#7 A Former Slave Named Gordon Shows His Whipping Scars. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#8 While Cleaning Up From The World Trade Center falling, Crews Found A Shipwreck 7ft Below The Foundation That Dated Back To 1773

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#9 A Lesbian Couple In Semi-Drag Wedding Attire. Kingdom Of Hungary, Budapest, 1920

History professor Mary Jo Festle wrote a piece on how history as a discipline transforms students. In it, she explained that since there isn’t realistically any empirical evidence of this hypothesis, she took it upon herself to figure it out.

She asked nearly 60 of her students across 8 different sections of the small research seminars they hosted to give open-ended responses to prompts reflecting upon the change.

10 Interesting Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On The Past

#10 Reporters Who Exposed The Watergate Scandal Watch President Nixon Resign, 1974

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