We came across many fascinating historic photographs this week that were shared by the genealogy and history sites we follow. We thought we’d pass on a few of those that really caught our attention. We hope you find them as moving as we did. Click on each image to view its source and read the story behind it.
Another powerful photograph via ConnecticutHistory.org. Read the fascinating Civil War story here.
Traveling to the Yukon
This was a recent “pin of the day” from HistoryPin. You can find out more about this interesting image of women traveling to the Yukon on their site.
Join the Pony Express
We noticed this old poster being passed around on Pinterest. Get the scoop on this Pony Express marketing attempt on the University of Northern Iowa’s website.
Anonymous No Longer
This heartrending image is part of a project by the Holocaust History Museum at Yad Vashem to properly identify and honor the men, women and children found in the photographs they hold. Find out more about this important project here.