After World War II, San Francisco was entering a new golden age. People were happy and enjoying all the things they hadn’t been able to during the war. Photographer Fred Lyon, a fourth-generation San Franciscan, explored all corners of the city. Here’s his wonderful collection of black and white photographs taken between 1940-1960.
Janet Delaney is a photographer based in Berkeley, California. A few years ago she published a book of her 1980s San Francisco images titled South of Market.
Take a look at these photos showing the Siege of Paris which led to French defeat in the Franco-Prussian War and the establishment of the Paris Commune.
Julien Knez from Paris, France found some photos of Paris taken between 1871 and 1968. Then he photographed the sites from the same angle.
Here you can see the photos of the same places, before and after the Syrian war of the city of Aleppo. Check out what war did to Aleppo.