quinta-feira, 4 de julho de 2013

Some amazing photos.






The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861


Hippo cart in 1924. The hippo belonged to a circus and 
apparently enjoyed pulling the cart as a trick


Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27


Suntan vending machine, 1949


Annie Edison Taylor (1838-1921), the first person to 
survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She 
did it in 1901 because she needed money, and after 
doing it said she wouldn't recommend it to anyone!


 
Only known authenticated photo of Billy the Kid,ca. 1879


Sharing bananas with a goat during the Battle of Saipan,
ca. 1944


Jesse James, approximately 16 years old


Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug. Sign
was put up at the 363rd station hospital in Papua,
New Guinea during WWII



How could parents ensure that their children were getting 
sunlight and fresh air when living in apartment buildings?
The baby cage, ca. 1937


Hotel owner pouring acid in the water when black people
swam in his pool, ca. 1964


Bookstore ruined by an air raid, London 1940


Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her 
bomb damaged home, London, 1940.


Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 1956


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Artificial legs, United Kingdom, ca. 1890


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Unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965


1920's lifeguard


1928 fashion show at the beach


Former slave showing whipping scars


Measuring bathing suits in the early 1920s. If they 
were too short, the women would be fined


A space chimp poses for the camera after a 
successful mission to space in 1961


Testing new bulletproof vests, 1923


A mom and her son watch the mushroom cloud after an atomic 
test 75 miles away, Las Vegas, 1953


Walter Yeo, one of the first people to undergo advanced 
plastic surgery. His eyelids were damaged in World War I, 
and he got a skin transplant to replace them.


Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, 
Detroit 1929


Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII


The Ford Theater, where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated


Children eating their Christmas dinner during the 
Great Depression: turnips and cabbage


Annette Kellerman promoted women's right to wear 
a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907… She was 
arrested for indecency.


Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores 
snowball fight in 1893


Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side 
removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960


The original Ronald clown of McDonald's in 1963


 
Apollo I crew members rehearsing their water landing in 1966


President Richard Nixon trying to use chopsticks while visiting China in 1972


Construction of the Manhattan Bridge, 1908


Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961


Hitler's officers and cadets celebrating Christmas1941


Abraham Lincoln's hearse, 1865


Frozen Niagara Falls, 1911


Last prisoners of Alcatraz leaving, 1963


A penniless mother hides her face in shame after 
putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948


Putting on a crinoline (skirt support), 1855


Recovering bodies after the Titanic disaster,
April 1912.


A most beautiful suicide - 23 year old Evelyn McHale
leapt to her death from an observation deck (83rd floor)
of the Empire State Building, May 1, 1947.  She landed
on a United Nations limousine…


The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927


Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at 
Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum in London, 1930


New York City fire station, ca. 1912


Operation Babylift: Vietnamese orphans transported by 
airplanes to America in 1975


Polish children examined by German officers to see if
they qualify as Aryan, and would be allowed to live


Santa Claus in New York, ca. 1900


Smallpox victim, New York, 1881


5:00 P.M., September 3rd, 1967
Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving
on the right - this was the result


Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty
delivered June 17, 1885



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