Thursday, July 28, 2016

Did You Miss These?

Rare Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

from:  Bored Panda  (Photos from Report unless otherwise attributed)

Usually, when you read a history article or story, it's mostly just dry facts and your imagination. But a photo gives something a bit different... It shows you how something actually looked, letting you understand the historical moment more intimately. Whether it would be a historical landmark, a famous person or random photo of the past - they all have fascinating stories behind them, and we're just about to show you.

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII   Gerald Waller

Dorothy Counts - The First Black Girl To Attend An All White School In The United States - Being Teased And Taunted By Her White Male Peers At Charlotte’s Harry Harding High School, 1957   Don Sturkey

Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

Harold Whittles Hearing Sound For The First Time, 1974  Jack Bradley

First Morning After Sweden Changed From Driving On The Left Side To Driving On The Right, 1967  Jan Collsiöö

German Soldiers React To Footage Of Concentration Camps, 1945  rarehistoricalphotos

A Lone Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936  wikimedia

An Exotic Dancer Demonstrates That Her Underwear Was Too Large To Have Exposed Herself, After Undercover Police Officers Arrested Her In Florida

Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934  Bettmann / Corbis archives

Lesbian Couple At Le Monocle, Paris, 1932  Georges Brassai

Job Hunting In 1930's   rarehistoricalphotos

The Statue Of Liberty Under Construction In Paris In 1884 

7-Foot Bolaji Badejo, A Nigerian Design Student And One-time Actor, Wearing His Costume From The Now Classic Sci-Fi Thriller Alien, 1978

Mafia Boss Joe Masseria Lays Dead On A Brooklyn Restaurant Floor Holding The Ace Of Spades, 1931

Residents Of West Berlin Show Children To Their Grandparents Who Reside On The Eastern Side, 1961 rarehistoricalphotos

The Remains Of The Astronaut Vladimir Komarov, A Man Who Fell From Space, 1967  RIA Novosti/Photo Researchers Inc.

The Most Beautiful Suicide - Evelyn Mchale Leapt To Her Death From The Empire State Building, 1947 Robert C. Wiles

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