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The Photographs That Define Our Yesterdays: Exploring the IMAGO Archive

By showcasing our new IMAGO Archive in this visual article, we reveal the unique stories crafted by IMAGO's picture desk and photo editors on our Archive page.

Visions of the Past by IMAGO

Photographs are the timeless whispers of history, telling stories that words alone cannot capture. They are our window to the past, offering a tangible glimpse into lives and moments that might otherwise fade into obscurity.

In this issue, we celebrate not just the images themselves but also the stories they preserve. These are not merely faded prints or digital files; they are the embodiment of human experiences, aspirations, and realities. They carry the weight of our collective journey, from the greatest achievements to the simplest everyday occurrences. By showcasing our new IMAGO Archive in this visual article, we reveal the unique stories crafted by IMAGO’s picture desk and photo editors on our Archive page.

You can explore Historic Moments, IMAGO Icons, Sports Archive, American History, and many more categories, each offering historical moments waiting to be explored.

The Photographs That Define Our Yesterdays: Exploring the IMAGO Archive
IMAGO / UPI Photo | John F. Kennedy (back) and his younger brother Edward M. Kennedy (both USA) play with an elephant cub in London Zoo

JOHN LENNON (1940-1980) member of The Beatles with his son JULIANIMAGO / ZUMA / Keystone | JOHN LENNON (1940-1980) member of The Beatles with his son JULIAN


SNOOP DOGGY DOGG AND TUPAC SHAKUR
 

 

IMAGO / ZUMA Wire | Snoop Dog and Tupac Shakur

Minister for Women and Youth Angela Merkel (Germany CDU) in her office in Bonn
 

 

IMAGO / Sven Simon | Minister for Women and Youth Angela Merkel (Germany CDU) in her office in Bonn

The first launch of space shuttle Columbia on STS-1
 

 

IMAGO / StockTrek Images / John Parrot | April 12, 1981 – The first launch of space shuttle Columbia on STS-1.

The Photographs That Define Our Yesterdays: Exploring the IMAGO Archive
 

 

IMAGO / UPI Photo | Yitzhak Rabin (left, ISR Prime Minister) and Yasser Arafat (right, PLE PLO) shake hands on the occasion of the signing of the Gaza-Jericho Agreement brokered by President Bill Clinton (center, USA) in Washington.

President Mikhail Gorbachev visited the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on July 07, 1997
 

 

IMAGO / TT / Sven-Erik Sjöberg | President Mikhail Gorbachev visited the Ukrainian capital, Kiev, on July 07, 1997.

VOELLER Rudi Team Germany with RIJKAARD Frank and KOEMAN Ronald UEFA European Football Championships 1988 in Germany semi-final Germany-Holland in Hamburg on June 21st 1988
 

 

IMAGO / Laci Perenyi | VOELLER Rudi Team Germany with RIJKAARD Frank and KOEMAN Ronald UEFA European Football Championships 1988 in Germany semi-final Germany-Holland in Hamburg.

The Photographs That Define Our Yesterdays: Exploring the IMAGO Archive
 

 

IMAGO / Sven Simon | Katarina Witt in conversation with her coach Jutta MUELLER, at the European Figure Skating Championships in Budapest Hungary, January 1984 Here Katarina Witt wins the gold medal 1 place.

imago images/ZUMA Wire
 

 

IMAGO / ZUMA Wire | 2016 Summer Olympic Games Olympische Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. France Christophe Lemaitre, Jamaica Usain Bolt and United States Lashawn Merritt.

imago/Cinema Publishers Collection
 

 

IMAGO / Cinema Publishers Collection / HA | Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany s 1961 Paramount.

See the IMAGO Archive page and historical collections here.