24 Stunning Colorized Photos That Breathe New Life Into The Past

From Malcolm X and Albert Einstein to the Civil War and the Great Depression, these colorized old photographs bring history to life like never before.

Olive Oatman was abducted by the Native Americans who'd just clubbed her family to death before her eyes while traveling through presentday Arizona in 1851. After the attackers traded her to the Mohave people, she spent four years in captivity before being returned to white society — still bearing the face tattoo she'd been given while imprisoned.