We’ve picked out some of the most interesting photos, Tours and Collections that will be relevant and interesting to explore in the classroom or with local groups.
This Collection of photos of San Francisco after the 1906 earthquake and fire gathers photos around a historical event.
This Collection of facial hair from different times and places around the world gathers photos around a particular theme.
This Collection illustrates change over time through photos of fashionable outfits arranged in chronological order.
This Collection is of family photos taken by the user’s relative who was in the army and took photos during his postings in the 1919.
This Collection of Homecoming celebrations at the University of Florida gathers photos of an annual event through the years.
This Collection was created by a class of 13 year old students who collected photos around the theme of sporting events in their local area.
This Tour explores a historical theme and illustrates 19th century immigration to the US with a snapshot of immigrant life in 19th century NYC.
This Tour narrates a historical event and uses photos and audio clips to highlight key events during WWII from 1939-1945.
This Tour was created by a teacher and asks questions about historical photos of Hackney, London.
This Tour narrates the biography or a person by highlighting key events of Queen Elizabeth II’s life.
This Tour takes you on a historical walking Tour around Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, UK.
This Tour illustrates a famous route using historical photos.
This photo captures a modern moment of history, showing the protest occupying St Paul’s Church Yard, London in October 2011.
This photo, overlaid on Street View, shows buildings damaged by the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand in February 2011, illustrating the damage done by natural disasters.
This video clip illustrates bomb damage to Picadilly, London in the early 1940s.
This audio clip plays an extract from John F Kennedy’s inaugural speech in 1961.
This Channel has got some great Historypin Repeats - modern replicas of historical photos on Historypin, taken by people using the smartphone app.
This photo shows a Historypin Repeat. This Historypinner has pinned a photo of his Dad at Jefferson Memorial, Washington DC in the 1950s and used the Historypin app to take a photo of himself in the same spot in 2011.