Colorized Photos Capture A Different Side To History Than You Already Know

By | August 19, 2020

Take a closer look at these handpicked photos from history, no longer in stark black and white but now in beautiful color. Each photo has its own amazing history, but seeing them in full color allows you to feel like you're really in the moment.

Many of these rarely seen photos are not suitable for all audiences, so proceed with caution. You never know what's going to come up next...

Each photo is a must-see. Their stories are full of intriguing facts and jaw dropping tales, but they're not all fit for consumption. 

⚠️ Warning, once you see these photos in full color black and white will never be the same... ⚠️

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It's an amazing moment for any couple... that time when you agree to tie the knot and spend the rest of your life together. We always think of JFK and Jackie as a unit, but long before the two turned the White House into a celebrity affair they were coming out as America's first couple.

Two months before their wedding in 1953, the happy couple appeared in LIFE magazine, but were they really all that happy? Rumors about JFK's torrid affairs with multiple women have long been a topic of discussion with historians, but were people clued into his swinging lifestyle while he was alive? And more important, did his wife know?

It wasn't out of the ordinary for people to get divorced in the '50s, and '60s, but political dynasties are like the mafia - once you're in you're in for life. Close friends of the Kennedy's say that they were in love, but that didn't stop him from carrying on with other women... it was just something that men did at the time.

Rather than blow things up and turn their lives into more of a circus than it already was, Jackie's friends say that she chose to be pragmatic about the situation. She preferred privacy over winning the moral high ground, although that must have been a Sisyphean task when gossip columns are reporting about your husband stepping out with blonde bombshells like Marilyn Monroe while keeping a mistress in New York.

If there's one thing that we really know about the Kennedys it's that they were excellent at keeping their private lives to themselves at all costs.

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Following World War II the people of Poland wanted to find beauty any way that they could, and they definitely weren't going to get it looking around the blown out buildings in places like Warsaw.

Instead, many people turned to photographs that used painted backdrops to create a sense of peace and serenity. It's understandable that the people of Poland wanted to go back to a time when they weren't embroiled in a massive war, and that they were still one with nature.

This image is stunning, not just because of the dichotomy between the two backdrops, but because of the way it shows just how much people want to forget.