Category: Historical Infographics

The Evolution of Denim in America

The Evolution of Denim in America

December 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Denim is one of those uniquely American garments that has continuously been able to reinvent itself to suit the changing cultural and stylistic landscape. American Eagle Outfitters takes a look at a few styles that have ebbed, flowed and ultimately caught the attention of the fashion set over the decades.

Remembering Our Troops on Veterans Day

Remembering Our Troops on Veterans Day

November 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

It’s safe to say that we all support our troops, yet statistics and struggles of American’s military veterans reveal that we can do much more. Here is an infographic from Pick Up Please that is a reminder of the sacrifices of their service and what we can do to make a difference in their lives.

Arlington National Cemetery: A Living History of Freedom

Arlington National Cemetery: A Living History of Freedom

November 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

On Veterans Day we honor the men and women who have served fighting for our freedom. This infographic from Mysendoff.com outlines the rich history of Arlington National Cemetery – A Living Monument to Freedom.

History of The Minimum Wage In The United States

History of The Minimum Wage In The United States

November 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), workers in the United States must be paid at least a minimum wage — currently set at $7.25 an hour. But how did we get to today’s rate of $7.25 an hour? Here is an infographic from HRDirect that takes a closer look at the history of the minimum wage.

Irish Artifacts

Irish Artifacts

November 5, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Ireland is a country rich in heritage and culture, and is well known for its Celtic history, music, and time-honored clothing. In this infographic, you will learn about the origins of some of the most well-known Irish artifacts and how they are made. Many of the patterns and designs used in traditional Irish clothing and jewelry have hidden symbolism and can be traced to intriguing Irish stories and legends.

Fashion – The Mirror Of History

Fashion – The Mirror Of History

October 27, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Fashion as we know it today was strikingly similar centuries ago in many ways. This infographic from Ever-Pretty details the evolution of Western fashion from its inception in the 1350s to today’s modern fashion industry.

The Tradesmen That Built America

The Tradesmen That Built America

October 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The United States of America just passed 238 years, so it’s a good time to look back at the brave and hardworking people who built this country. Leaders in the construction industry and workers in the skilled trades built the houses we live in, the buildings we work in, the streets we drive on, the bridges we cross over, and much more.

The Journey of Makeup

The Journey of Makeup

September 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Every girl or woman deserves to be admired, appreciated and respected. They want people to pay attention to them, listen to them and ask their opinion. Makeup can make her more confident and look even better. Let’s get to know how the journey of makeup began with an illustrative infographic.

Women Inventors That Changed History

Women Inventors That Changed History

September 5, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Get Savvi Health has created an infographic showcasing some top women inventors who have contributed in making our lives a little bit easier. It features a picture of each woman, what they invented and a small description of the invention and was designed with the purpose of educating people on the importance of the women’s role in society and how they made and still make a difference in everybody’s lives.

The History of Light

The History of Light

August 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Travel back through time to the beginning of light and find out how cave people lit their way using insect lamps, the invention of electric lighting, all the way through to modern day and futuristic predictions of lightsabers and lighting technology. MMA Consultancy looks at “The History of Light.”

History of Sewing Machine

History of Sewing Machine

August 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Believe it or not, the sewing machine has to be one of the most useful inventions ever. However have you ever happened to ponder on where they came from and who originally invented them? In the following infographic, Terrys Fabrics has put together a historical timeline of inventors and creative makers for you to take a look at.

How The Traffic Cone Became One of America’s Most Iconic Inventions

How The Traffic Cone Became One of America’s Most Iconic Inventions

July 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

There are millions traffic cones in use globally. Cones are found on rooftops, sports fields, race tracks and countless parking lots, streets and highways. Learn more about the traffic cone in this infographic.

The History of the Conveyor

The History of the Conveyor

July 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Chances are you probably don’t rack your brain wondering how long something as mundane as a conveyor has been used in industry. You are more than likely completely unphased when you see a conveyor in popular culture. But it turns out the conveyor has quite a colored history, and its continued development as technology advances has made the conveyor an integral part in nearly all material handling processes.

Post Around the World

Post Around the World

July 15, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Being able to send a letter across the globe in a short amount of time is vital in today’s world. This view was also held by the Persian King, Darius over 1,500 years ago. This is the reason he set up the first ever postal service. Baker Goodchild explores this history of post across the globe in the following infographic.