LIFE

Famous Photos From History Are Colorized…And It Changes EVERYTHING!

by Giovanna Boldrini

President Lincoln, in living color.

President Lincoln, in living color.
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Here's a side of Roosevelt that you've probably never seen...

Here's a side of Roosevelt that you've probably never seen...
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Churchill...those baby blue eyes!

Churchill...those baby blue eyes!

The Hindenberg was a disaster we've all read about in our history books. We've all heard about it before, but it almost seems like an old wives tale to those of us who weren't alive when it happened.

The Hindenberg was a disaster we've all read about in our history books. We've all heard about it before, but it almost seems like an old wives tale to those of us who weren't alive when it happened.

The tragedy is tangible when viewed in color.

The tragedy is tangible when viewed in color.

Here's a side of Alfred Hitchcock that you've never seen before!

Here's a side of Alfred Hitchcock that you've never seen before!

Movie stars (already beautiful) also benefit from the color treatment. Check out Marilyn Monroe:

Movie stars (already beautiful) also benefit from the color treatment. Check out Marilyn Monroe:

And a young, handsome Clint Eastwood! This photo, usually printed in B&W, dates back to 1960!

And a young, handsome Clint Eastwood! This photo, usually printed in B&W, dates back to 1960!

Big Jay McNeely drove the crowd at the Olympic Auditorium into a frenzy, Los Angeles, 1953! Jazz in black and white...

Big Jay McNeely drove the crowd at the Olympic Auditorium into a frenzy, Los Angeles, 1953! Jazz in black and white...

Is nothing compared to Jazz brought to life by a perfectly colorized photo!

Is nothing compared to Jazz brought to life by a perfectly colorized photo!

Lou Gherig the day he announced his retirement with his famous "Luckiest Man" speech. He died of ALS just two years later.

Lou Gherig the day he announced his retirement with his famous "Luckiest Man" speech. He died of ALS just two years later.

This incredible colorized photo puts all of those ALS Ice Bucket challenge videos into perspective...does it not?

This incredible colorized photo puts all of those ALS Ice Bucket challenge videos into perspective...does it not?

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