Powerful And Entertaining Historical Photos From The Past

Historical Photos | May 28, 2018

Written by Lyra Radford

Collected here are photos of stunning architecture, fascinating archaeological finds, and landmark moments for major brands. Flip through the pages of history and you’ll find it is brimming with beautiful bursts of artistic genius, influential innovators, and revolutionary peacemakers... with unsettling slices thrown in every so often. 

Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (on the left) around 1915, who later became known as Mother Teresa.

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Pictured here is Mother Teresa, or Saint Teresa of Calcutta back in 1915. It was in 1950 that Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity which is a Roman Catholic religious congregation consisted of over 4,500 sisters and was active in 133 countries in 2012. They manage soup kitchens, orphanages, and counseling programs for children and families. They oversee homes for those suffering from critical illnesses.

Teresa was widely admired for her charitable work and received numerous honors, including the Ramon Magsaysay Peace Prize (1962) and a Nobel Peace Prize (1979). She was canonized on September 4, 2016.

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Lyra Radford


Lyra spends her days exploring all shades of history. In her writing, she covers topics ranging from the 'groovy' to the downright strange. She enjoys books, movies, and strong coffee. She also fancies herself the world's greatest air hockey player. She learned the ins and outs of writing and producing film/television at Palm Beach State and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale. She is currently enrolled at Arizona State University studying psychology and writing. Her work has been featured by some of the most prolific sites on the web and she is the author of the travel guide "Two-Days Exploring Haunted Key West".