The most pivotal moments throughout history have always been captured through photography and help us remember our past – but what about the every day or intimate moments that tell simpler stories? Fashion, entertainment, technology have all evolved over time and the Twitter page @historyinmoment is dedicated to sharing “pictures and quotes from the past,” so people can learn or reminisce about times past.
Highlighted in these photos are not just artifacts that are long gone, but how no matter the era certain things stay the same such as the love for family and relationships that keep us going. Scroll down for a nostalgia series of photos and don’t forget to upvote your favs!
This photo shows cats waiting for Greek fisherman in 1970. The Greek islands are known for being inundated with stray cats that are protected by the government and cat charities. The warm weather, abundance of food, and low neutering rates have led to cat-filled islands – which the locals have a good relationship with.
In the early traders and missionaries accompanied by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) much of the lands occupied by the Inuit were not sought after land. However, after the more accommodating lands had been settled the moved into the outskirts. By the late 1920s, every Inuit community had come into contact with either traders, missionaries or government agents. In 1939, the Supreme Court of Canada decided the Inuit should be considered Indians and fell under the jurisdiction of the federal government.
The 1940s to 1980s was the ‘golden age of news for newspaper owners, as money-makers, and journalists to make news. But this golden age title was reserved for a certain group of people. Minority groups and women little opportunity to see themselves represented in news or to contribute to it.
The 19th amendment granted women the right to vote and was passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920. In the 1800s, women began to organize, petition, and picket in order to win their right to vote. It took women decades to accomplish their goal, between 1878, when the amendment was first introduced in Congress,
The Beatle’s Abbey Road cover was photographed by freelance photographer Iain Macmillan, a friend of John Lennon and Yoko Ono. He used a Hasselblad camera with a 50mm wide-angle lens, aperture f22, at 1/500 seconds. Macmillan stood on a stepladder in the middle of the road and snapped six shots of the group as they walked across the road outside the studio.
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