Historical pics

Step into the past with captivating historical pictures. Discover a collection of stunning photos that capture the essence of different eras and relive history through imagery.
1-In the summer of 1939, Albert Einstein spent his summer on Nassau Point, in Peconic, NY on eastern Long Island. My grandfather, David Rothman, was owner of Rothman’s Department Store in nearby Southold. One June day, Einstein came into the store. Of course, my grandfather recognized him at once. He decided, though, to treat him just like any other customer.

Einstein and David Rothman, 1939 There’s actually great back-story to Albert Einstein and those open-toed sandals. The man pictured with Einstein above is David Rothman, and he was the one responsible for selling Einstein the fancy footwear back in 1939. From Chuck Rothman’s “Albert Einstein’s Long Island Summer”: In the summer of 1939, Albert Einstein spent his summer on Nassau Point, in Peconic, NY on eastern Long Island. My grandfather, David Rothman, was owner of Rothman’s Department…

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Ruth Miller
In this image stands two Armenian guerrilla fighters from Zeytun, an Armenian settlement in Western Armenia. The women opposed Ottoman soldiers during the Hamidian massacres,1895. The woman on the right is known to be Eghisapet Sultanian, the other woman is unidentified.  Photo credit: Does anyone know who took this image?

In this image stands two Armenian guerrilla fighters from Zeytun, an Armenian settlement in Western Armenia. The women opposed Ottoman soldiers during the Hamidian massacres,1895. The woman on the right is known to be Eghisapet Sultanian, the other woman is unidentified. Photo credit: Does anyone know who took this image?

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The Sociological Cinema
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In the mid-2000s, historian Anna Pegler-Gordon said that visual media often seems more accessible to her students than the written record. They claimed images make the past seem more accessible, giving concrete shape to a world that sometimes seems intangible. Not to mention the immediacy of the image, which often conveys information more quickly than a primary document written in an unfamiliar, or even a foreign, language. But according to Pegler-Gordon, this immediacy also works well in…

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Kunigunde Knieriem