Historical Infographics



The Journey of Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey, the woman from a poverty-stricken family, made her name into history with her most significant achievements. Today, she is the only black woman on the Forbes list of the 400 wealthiest people in America. In the following infographic, Blue Mail Media takes us on the journey of Oprah Winfrey.

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The First Item Created of 20 Popular Collectibles

This infographic by PlaygroundEquipment.com explores what the first of many popular collectors’ items looked like. Ranging from comics, to Legos, to Pokémon cards, to video gaming systems, it covers the gamut of 20 insanely popular items that are now highly desirable among collectors and lovers of nostalgia.

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The Unknown Makers Behind Everyday Items We Take for Granted

It’s likely that today, you may have started the dishwasher, checked your home security system, packed a sandwich, put a ballpoint pen in your pocket, wiped the rain off your car with the windshield wipers, paused at a traffic light, and sat down at a keyboard. But who are the makers behind these everyday inventions we take for granted? There are dozens of relatively unknown inventors, and their inventions have absolutely changed the landscape of modern life.

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Tee’d Up: The T-Shirt’s Rise From Undershirt to Fashion

In today’s age, t-shirts are a common piece to almost everyone’s wardrobe. Learn the history of the T-Shirt, and how it has gone from the undershirt to a gaining popularity in today’s clothing industry in the following infographic, courtesy of The Mountain.

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The Evolution of the Presidential Car

Americans have a longstanding fascination with the way things work. From that fixation has grown a culture of innovators and pioneers, with politics and cars being no exception. This infographic breaks down the history and evolution of the presidential state cars, from the first Model M Steamer in 1909 to the Cadillac One nicknamed ‘The Beast.’

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A Century of New York City’s Evolving Skyline

There will always be a couple of things you want to change in your home, no matter how much effort do you put into decorating every room. These annoying household eyesores will catch your eye every time you enter the room. For some practical tips on how to hide household eyesores, check the helpful infographic.

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The Journey of Steve Jobs

The late Apple founder Steve Paul Jobs was an American entrepreneur and business magnate best known for his innovative ventures of the Apple Inc., the NeXT computer, Pixar, and Disney. The following infographic from Blue Mail Media follows the journey of this technical pioneer.

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Housing Through the Ages

Here is a creative and fun infographic from House Network detailing the advancement and growth of resident housing. These changes range from the Stone Age and the Roman era to the 20th century and futuristic housing.

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The History of Candle Making

Nothing provides the simultaneous benefit of atmosphere and style to your home quite like candles. With over 2,000 types of candles and 10,000 different scents to choose from, your home can truly stand out with a well-chosen candle. Although they may seem like a simple home accessory, candles actually have a rich history dating back thousands of years.

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23 Lost and Hidden Treasures From Around the World

What sort of treasures lurk between legend and reality? Where can we find the missing pieces of our history? And why can’t we find the treasures that could be right beneath our feet? In the following infographic discover some of the most famous, mysterious, and tantalizing treasures that modern man still hasn’t found.

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