Thursday, January 1, 2015

Historical Pictures

German soldiers on a crescent moon, 1915
Marie Curie in her University of Paris laboratory, 1925
Armenian women guerrilla fighters, 1895
First Drive-In, Los Angeles, California 1935 (John Gutmann)
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Marlon Brando in 1968
Soldier of the African-American 3rd Battalion, 366th Infantry laughing while holding his gas mask, c. 1918
British Vickers machine gun crews taking a tea break in their trench, near Ribécourt, 1917
Smokers during the Tour De France circa 1920
Actress Jane Fonda sitting on a North Vietnamese anti-aircraft gun during her 1972 visit to the country, as a protest against the Vietnam War. It earned her the nickname "Hanoi Jane" in many circles
Norwich City Council’s first computer, being delivered to the City Treasurer’s Department in Bethel Street, Norwich, 1957
The Hindenburg floats past the Empire State Building in New York, 1936
Hungarian Revolutionary - 1956
Downtown Portland, OR During the Great Flood of 1894
Little Wound, Black Bear, Heart, American Horse and other Sioux chiefs wearing feather headdresses and traditional accessories in 1889
US soldiers observe a nuclear detonation while preparing to advance. Operation Desert Rock
Boatmen in front of the New Mosque, Istanbul, 1888.
Michael Jackson tries out a body board, early 1970s
Daredevils in America demonstrating the auto-pilot feature on their biplane by playing tennis on the wings, while in mid-flight, c. 1925.
Howard Yip, a construction worker, wearing a sign on his back. "Me Chinese please no Jap". Los Angeles. January 1942
Pyramid of Deutsches Heer helmets in front of the Grand Central Terminal, 1918
Belgian infantry firing at German forces during the Battle of Liège, 1914
German cavalryman wearing a gas mask and carrying a long spear; 2nd August 1917
A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor
Soldiers of the 1st Australian Division walking on a duckboard track near Hooge in the Ypres sector to relieve comrades, by Frank Hurley, 1917
Marquette, Michigan, c. 1913. Now showing: "A Message From Mars"
Berlin Before the Bombs
American settlers escaping an Indian massacre in Northern Minnesota during the Dakota War, 1862
The Last Picture Taken of Freddy Mercury. circa 1991
Hillary Clinton campaigning for Eugene McCarthy in the 1968 Presidential Election
Fidel Castro sledding while on a visit to Moscow
Charles Lindbergh, 1927
Shooting of the MGM Lion 1924
Jimi Hendrix driving a dune buggy with an unidentified woman on October 6, 1968.
The original Saltair on the Great Salt Lake before it was destroyed by a fire, c. 1900
Tsar Nicholas II in Balmoral castle, 1896, with (from left to right) Tsarina Alexandra Fedorovna, Grand Duchess Tatiana, Queen Victoria, and Prince Edward
Ernest Hemingway in Uniform, Milan, 1918
A Soviet soldier walking along a road in Russia with a field gun in the background, 1 Aug 1943
Possibly Harold Lloyd hanging around in what appears to be a NYPD Aerial Police uniform c 1930s
Elderly Palestinian woman pleading with Christian Phalangist after the Phalangists had murdered 1000 Palestinians in the horribly ironically named suburb of Beruit, La Quarantine. 18 January Lebanon 1976
Alien looking helicopters used in the Korean War
President Lincoln's body laying in state in City Hall in New York City. April 24, 1865.
Hungry German civilians cut up a dead horse for meat during the Spartacist Uprising, Berlin, c. 1919
Pope Pius IX, ca 1860
Adolf Hitler with one of Goebbels' daughters, Heiligendamm resort in Germany, 1933
Five Soviet civilians about to be hanged by German soldiers, near the town of Velizh in the Smolensk region, September 1941
Ruby from Tennessee, daughter of migrant worker living in American River camp near Sacramento, November 1936
Crater from the 1962 "Sedan" nuclear test as part of Operation Plowshare
Pile of Bison skulls in the 1870's. They were killed by hunters who were paid by the U.S. government.
Alexander Graham Bell and Mabel kissing within a tetrahedral kite, October 1903
The Japanese Instrument of Surrender which marked the end of World War II; September 2, 1945.
Che and Castro Immediately Following the Cuban Revolution Ca Jan 1, 1959