It’s incredible how adding a little color to an old photograph can make it feel so much more real. Compare these black-and-white pictures with their colorized versions and watch history come alive!

The original captured an era. Color transports it to our own. Stunning.

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This picture shows us the past as people who lived then saw it. In bright, magnificent color.

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Wow. Chills.

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Seeing Billie Holiday in color is like seeing her in a completely new light. Amazing.

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The past wasn’t in black and white. It was rich and vibrant, just like this amazing colorized image.

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This could have been taken yesterday.

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