Picturing the past

Picturing the Past: A Photographic Journey Through History

Creative and engaging, “Picturing the Past: A Photographic Journey Through History” tells powerful stories through iconic shots, bringing to light significant moments in history.

Join us on a journey back in time through the lenses of those who have experienced and documented the most significant moments in history: “Picturing the Past” explores the events and key personalities who contributed to changing the course of events through the most iconic photographs.

  • Episode 5 | The Proibition

    Episode 5 | The Proibition

    The 1920s were a decade of contradictions, and the era of Prohibition was an icon of that time. During this period, the federal government imposed one of the most famous national bans in history: the production, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages.

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  • Episode 4 | The Women of the Black Panther

    Episode 4 | The Women of the Black Panther

    Founded in 1966, the Black Panther Movement was a revolutionary political force built upon principles of self-determination and empowerment. Within the Movement, nearly two-thirds of the members were women whose work “truly made the Black Panther Party relevant to a new era of struggle for liberation” (Angela Davis).

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  • Episode 3 | Gertrude Ederle

    Episode 3 | Gertrude Ederle

    Known as the “Queen of the Waves”, Gertrude Ederle became a true icon in the world of swimming and sports history. She was not only one of the most talented and gifted swimmers in history, but also the first woman to accomplish one of the most difficult sporting feats ever.

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  • Episode 2 | Amelia Earhart

    Episode 2 | Amelia Earhart

    From her childhood in Kansas to her first flying experience, and all the way to her legendary solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean, Amelia Earhart was a source of Inspiration for Women Breaking Gender Barriers.

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