Portal:History/Featured picture/2007

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This is the 2007 archive for pictures displayed on the History portal.


Bison skull pile-restored.jpg

Bison skull pile at American Bison.

Photo credit: Detroit Public Library



Child laborer (1910). Rose Biodo, 1216 Annan St., Philadelphia. 10 years old. Working 3 summers. Minds baby and carries berries, two pecks at a time. Whites Bog, Brown Mills, N.J. Photo credit: Lewis Wickes Hine


Nez Perce warrior on horse.jpg

Nez Perce warrior (1910) at Nez Perce.

Photo credit: Edward S. Curtis


San Francisco in ruin edit2.jpg

San Francisco lies in ruins on May 28, 1906, about six weeks after the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire. The photo was taken from a camera suspended on a kite 2,000 feet above the city. It is one of the most well-known photographs of George R. Lawrence. The tower of the Ferry Building can be seen at the bay end of Market Street, which can be clearly seen all the way to the foothills of Twin Peaks. The water in the foreground is San Francisco Bay, with the Golden Gate to the right, rear.

Photo credit: George R. Lawrence


Trajan's Market (Mercatus Traiani) is a large complex of ruins in the city of Rome, located on the Via dei Fori Imperiali, at the opposite end to the Colosseum.

Photo credit: Zello

Australian infantry small box respirators Ypres 1917.jpg

Australian infantry wearing Small Box Respirators (SBR). The soldiers are from the 45th Battalion, Australian 4th Division at Garter Point, Ypres sector, 27 September 1917.

Photo credit: Captain Frank Hurley

United States Declaration of Independence.jpg

United States Declaration of Independence, printed by William Stone.

Photo credit: William Stone facsimile


Child soldier in Vietnam War, by the United States Army Signal Corps.

Photo credit: US Army Signal Corps


Sudeten woman saluting Hitler, 1938 at German occupation of Czechoslovakia, from the Völkischer Beobachter newspaper.

Photo credit: Völkischer Beobachter

Cicatrices de flagellation sur un esclave.jpg

Scars of a whipped Mississippi slave (Photo taken: April 2, 1863, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA).

Photo credit: McPherson and Oliver.

Mesa-Verde---Cliff-Palace-in 1891 - edit1.jpg

Cliff Palace in Mesa Verde in southwestern Colorado, United States.
Photograph by Gustaf Nordenskiöld, 1891.

Dust Bowl - Dallas, South Dakota 1936.jpg

Buried machinery in barn lot during the Dust Bowl, an agricultural, ecological, and economic disaster in the Great Plains region of North America (Dallas, South Dakota, date: May 13, 1936).

Photo credit: USDA