Tag: civil war

  • Holga and the American Civil War

    written by flashback on 2010-06-28
    Holga and the American Civil War

    Battle reenactments provide the Holga photographer a chance to capture a bit of history through the eye of a plastic lens. Flashback brings his trusty Holga to the field of battle and clicks through classic scenes from American history.

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  • What’s in the ‘Mexican Suitcase’?

    written by webo29 on 2011-07-26 #news
    What’s in the ‘Mexican Suitcase’?

    A treasure trove of Spanish Civil War negatives (and not only!) by Capa, Seymour, and Taro.

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  • Civil War Photographs At The Library Of Congress

    written by cruzron on 2011-04-12 #news
    Civil War Photographs At The Library Of Congress

    It is the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War. Let's remember the occasion with rare photographs from The Last Full Measure, an exhibition at the Library of Congress.

  • Belle Island

    written by plaidleaf on 2009-09-25 #places
    Belle Island

    Belle Island is one of the local hot spots in Richmond. In the summertime, the rocks on the North side of the island are strewn with people sunbathing, hanging out, playing guitar, drinking some beer (even if it is frowned upon by the police), and rafting in the water.

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  • Pueblo Viejo de Belchite - La memoria histórica

    written by jelga on 2008-11-30 #places
    Pueblo Viejo de Belchite - La memoria histórica

    There are actually two Belchites: the pueblo nuevo and the pueblo viejo, the new and the old village. The story of this site is the perfect example of the terrible consequences of a civil war. In August 1937, one year after the beginning of the Spanish war, the Republican forces tried to regain Belchite as a part of an offensive which should allow them to recover the city of Zaragoza, about 50 km away and capital of the region.

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  • The Battle of Belchite: Lost Memories in Claroscuro

    written by bisilala on 2013-03-21 #places
    The Battle of Belchite: Lost Memories in Claroscuro

    The gruesome history of Guernica is covered in most history books and known by many Europeans. The battle of Belchite, however, has received little to no attention. But the crucial role it played during the Spanish civil war deserves your attention, so please read on and let me tell you its story.

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  • Museum asks, 'Do you know who are in these tintype photos?'

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2012-06-15 #news
    Museum asks, 'Do you know who are in these tintype photos?'

    A special museum in Virginia needs help identifying the subjects in some of the world's oldest photographs. Maybe you can point the museum to some lead, so check out some of the tintypes after the jump!

  • B*ATL 2011: 147th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta

    written by puechnerbooks on 2011-08-12 #places
    B*ATL 2011: 147th Anniversary of the Battle of Atlanta

    July 22nd marks the 147th Anniversary of the historic Civil War Battle of Atlanta. To commemorate the important event, the neighborhoods in Atlanta’s 5th Council District have teamed up to organize B*ATL in the weekend of July 12th-17th. The battlefield is actually in these neighborhoods where people live and work and play today.