Category: Historical Infographics
Marie Curie is a lady synonymous with the area of science and in particular cancer research. An astounding and truly inspiring lady, she would be due to turn 147 this November. Born in Poland into an unassuming family, Marie Curie was determined to have a career defined by research even at an early stage. For a woman to show such determination in terms of her career at that particular time of the century is remarkable.
In this infographic, learn all the fun and fascinating facts about the history of The Empire State Building, such as how it took 3,000 workers over the course iof just one year to build it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.