Photos

 

Amazing Photos from History

Some you may have seen before, and some might be new. But all of them are fantastic photos from history.

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    The Earliest Known Photo of Abraham Lincoln. c. 1840
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    The last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon, circa 1930
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    Three Princeton students pose after the Freshman, Sophomore snowball fight. 1893. Princeton, NJ.
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    "Get the hell ot of my race and give me those numbers." After realizing a woman was running Boston marathon organizer Jock Semple went after Kathrine Switzer. Other runners blocked him and she went on to finish the race. 1967.
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    The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65
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    Russian peasants getting electricity for the first time in 1920
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    Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison – Jan. 13th 1968
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    Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922
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    "The Long Walk" British Army EOD Tech approaches a suspect device – Date Unknown
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    Tereska, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of "home" on the blackboard, Poland, 1948
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    A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada, about 1868
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    Microsoft staff photo from December 7, 1978
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    Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945
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    New York man reads a newspaper, headline reads "Nazi Army Now 75 Miles From Paris." May 18, 1940
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    Gay pride, 1970. USA
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    Three archers, Japan, ca.1860-1900
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    The earliest known photograph of men drinking beer. Edinburgh Ale, 1844
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    Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents inspect a "lumber truck". Los Angeles, 1926
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    Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his front yard with his son at his side. Atlanta Ga 1960
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    A Japanese family returning home (Seattle, Washington) from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945
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    9 kings featured in one photo (Windsor Castle, 20 May 1910)
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    Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961
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    The headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist party in Italy, 1934
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    The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers; John, Bobby and Teddy
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    The first official riders in New York City’s first subway, 1904