Looking at old photos can give you a real feel of how life used to be for generations gone by, but for black and white photos you always feel like you're missing out on something. Reddit has a whole sub dedicated to colorizing old photos, and it's awesome, check it out here and scroll down for some colorized photos that will send you back in time.
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Rasputin, mystical adviser in the court of Czar Nicholas II of Russia.
Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator Lewis Powell in custody. April 14, 1865.
Abraham Lincoln and George McClellan at Antietam, October 2nd/3rd, 1862.
Richard Pierce - 14 years of age, works as a Western Union Telegraph Messenger. with nine months of service. He works from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Smokes. Visits houses of prostitution. Wilmington, Delaware, ca. May 1910.
Marie Curie, the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize, in her laboratory in Paris, 1912.
Louis Armstrong practicing in a dressing room, 1946.
Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1935.
Women painting World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, July 8, 1942.
President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir on Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park, 1906.
Father Christmas wearing a tin helmet walks along Regent Street, London, with a bag full of presents - from Life Magazine, December 23, 1940.
Blackfoot Piegan Native Americans in Northern Montana, ca. 1908.
President John F. Kennedy, seen here in 1947 during his time as a Congressman, representing Massachusetts's 11th congressional district.
Albert Einstein, 1879.
Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy on their wedding day. September 12, 1953.
Winston Churchill, 1941.
Samurai Training, 1860.
Albert Einstein on a Long Island beach in 1939.
A boy shows off his ray gun, around the 1950's.
Street scene in Harlem, New York, May-June 1943.
Adolf Hitler declaring war on America, with the claim that he was honoring their commitments to Japan under the Tripartite act - Dec. 11th, 1941.