This phrase was coined by American Newspaper Editor Arthur Brisbane, in 1911. It's a simple notion that can be applied to many facets of our lives, but, it especially holds true for historical photography. These photos all have a story to tell - from catastrophic events, to times gone by, to hardships and wars, to innovation and historical landmarks.
Let's step back in time...
The majestic Titanic leaving its port in Southampton UK, on 10 April 1912.
Racial segregation in North Carolina, USA, in 1950.
Retro photo of the first McDonald's in San Bernardino, California in 1940.
A great photo from the Disneyland staff cafeteria in 1961.
The last prisoners of Alcatraz, leaving the prison in 1963.
A vehicle from 1900.
A young Charlie Chaplin, aged 27, in 1916.
A photo depicting Che Guevara and Fidel Castro.
A photo of the Beatles back when they first started.
Construction of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro between 1922 and 1931.
This is what Nagasaki looked like 20 minutes after the atomic bombing.
The construction of the Eiffel Tower in July 1888.