A hundred years ago this month, the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps was founded. The first recruits – just 14 cooks and waitresses – arrived in the battlefields in France that month. By the time the war ended in November 1918, more than 57,000 women had served.
Today we’re looking at the sumptuous snaps of Nickolas Muray: photographer, Olympic fencer and on-off lover of the artist Frida Kahlo.
It’s time for some more history in pictures and this time we’re travelling back to the 1970s.
It’s time for some more history in pictures and this time we’re looking at some famous faces from the 1950s.
The 2016 Olympic Games are go, so we’re looking back at some Olympic stars of the past.
It’s time for another trawl through history in photographs. And this week we’re looking at beach life. Because summer.
With the world’s best tennis players about to launch themselves at Wimbledon, we thought we’d take a look at some heroines with wooden racquets.
Between 1941 and 1943, US Office of War information photographer Alfred T Palmer took photographs of the American war effort, including these, of ‘Rosie the Riveter’ and her colleagues, at North American Aviation Corp facilities in California and Kansas.
Seventy-five years ago, Mrs Olive Day was the subject of a series of photographs – now held by The Imperial War Museum – showing the realities of living in wartime Britain. Here are some of them.
We’re taking another trawl through history in photographs and this week we’re focusing on the 1920s.