25 Historical Photos That Are So WTF You’ll Be Glad You’re Alive Now.

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History reminds us that the issues of slavery and segregation, among many others, existed in the U.S. not too long ago. Although we often celebrate freedom and equality, we are in more of a transitional period than a celebratory one as different forms of slavery, segregation, and discrimination are still experienced by millions of people today.


However, history isn't all about how little we've learned. It's also about documenting how we manage our everyday lives in small yet remarkable ways. It's also about acknowledging the accomplishments of both the individual and the group, no matter how small.


Browse through the collection of photographs below from 1867 to 1993 for a side of history that we don't talk about enough.


#1. Leo Tolstoy (1828 1910), author of War and Peace, with his granddaughter at Yasnaya Polyana, his museum estate.

#1. Leo Tolstoy (1828 1910), author of War and Peace, with his granddaughter at Yasnaya Polyana, his museum estate.




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