197,110 subscribers
created in 2012

What was normal everyday life like for people living 50, 100, or more years ago? Featuring old photos, scanned documents, articles, and personal anecdotes that offer a glimpse into the past.

911k subscribers

Exploring the past through historical photographs. Part of the SFW Porn Network.

TheWayWeWere 8.43%
1.97% HistoryPorn
362k subscribers

/r/ColorizedHistory is dedicated to high quality colorizations of historical black and white images, and discussions of a historical nature. We're currently not seeking new contributors, but if you have any specific subjects or commissions, please message the mods.

TheWayWeWere 2.29%
1.64% ColorizedHistory
602k subscribers

High quality images of abandoned things and places.

TheWayWeWere 4.27%
1.36% AbandonedPorn
52k subscribers

/r/Colorization is a subreddit that is dedicated to sharing black and white photos that you have colorized. Colorization can be very time-consuming but the results are often amazing. We offer information and experience on how to colorize old photos.

TheWayWeWere 1.33%
4.11% Colorization
399k subscribers

Nostalgia is often triggered by something reminding you of a happier time. Whether it's an old commercial or a book from your past, it belongs in /r/nostalgia. Here we can take pleasure in reminiscing about the good ol' days... times we shared with loved ones, both humorous and sad. So grab your Pogs, Surge cans and Thriller cassettes, and we'll see you in /r/nostalgia!

TheWayWeWere 5.78%
1.27% nostalgia
215k subscribers

/r/ArtefactPorn is a community dedicated to posting the very best objects, from the very large to the very small, made or shaped by the mankind throughout history. These artefacts range from tools and works of arts to archaeological finds, and give us a better sense of life in various moments throughout history.

TheWayWeWere 1.29%
2.21% ArtefactPorn
169k subscribers

A subreddit for propaganda collectors, enthusiasts, or anyone fascinated by propaganda as an insight into history, sociology, perspective, and manipulation.

TheWayWeWere 1.56%
1.6% PropagandaPosters
127k subscribers

Postings here are the last known photographs or videos of a person. Also, the last picture taken by a person just before their death is acceptable. Pictures of people only please! You may additional context in comments.

TheWayWeWere 1.46%
1.61% lastimages
180k subscribers

High quality images of humans (not having sex). We are focused on looking at what humans are, more than what they do. To show you how humans exist. How people show their emotions and inner self.

TheWayWeWere 1.58%
1.53% HumanPorn
328k subscribers

One of the largest internet thrift store forums to share you finds from anywhere thrifty - garage sales, flea markets, pawn shops and more. Come on over to be a part of our fantastic community where you can talk to others who share a passion for finding great deals on every type of item imaginable!

TheWayWeWere 2.24%
1.27% ThriftStoreHauls
219k subscribers

This subreddit focuses on the futurist visions of eras past. However posts may also contain contemporary art with a retrofuturist theme.

Topics are usually in the realm of science fiction, but may include nonfiction aspects of futurism.

TheWayWeWere 1.51%
1.52% RetroFuturism
107k subscribers

Key words: Urban hell, urban photography, abandoned, city, cities, decay

Description: A photo subreddit for all the hideous places humans have built OR inhabit: ghettos, dilapidated cities and suburbs, overpopulated megalopolises, abandoned or miserably poor villages, dirty and unkept neighborhoods, collapsing industrial sites, tasteless monuments, non-elegant decay, absurd architectural failures.

TheWayWeWere 1.04%
2.1% UrbanHell
373k subscribers

Do you still cringingly remember "Fuck drugs and government", the hardcore hit of your 15 year self?

Have you just found your old myspace picture, xXxLadyDarkness85xXx?

Come and share your dusty treasure for the world - and you - to laugh and regret - Together. So come and tell us what the old you was up to!

TheWayWeWere 4.4%
1.12% blunderyears
31k subscribers

A place to share World War II related pictures and albums.

TheWayWeWere 0.83%
5.43% wwiipics
88k subscribers

A relaxed place to share and discuss lesser known media: silent films, vintage exploitation flicks, finely aged TV, PSAs and other oddities.

TheWayWeWere 0.85%
1.95% ObscureMedia
13m subscribers


History's cool kids, looking fantastic!

A pictorial and video celebration of history's coolest kids, everything from beatniks to bikers, mods to rude boys, hippies to ravers. And everything in between.

If you've found a photo, or a photo essay, of people from the past looking fantastic, here's the place to share it.

TheWayWeWere 20.43%
1.02% OldSchoolCool
426k subscribers
TheWayWeWere 2.29%
1.1% CozyPlaces
384k subscribers

A subreddit dedicated to the unresolved mysteries of the world.

Submissions should outline a mystery and provide a link to a more detailed review of the case such as a Wiki article or news report.

Replies analysing and speculating over the mystery and possible explanations are encouraged.

TheWayWeWere 2.12%
1.05% UnresolvedMysteries
20k subscribers
TheWayWeWere 0.65%
2.24% Genealogy
129k subscribers

Room porn for the 98% of us who can't afford an interior designer and/or don't live in a mansion.

TheWayWeWere 0.85%
1.36% AmateurRoomPorn