Sunday, April 13, 2014

Fwd: FW: HISTORICAL PHOTOS. Fascinating!


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Betty White at home with her dog in 1952
 
 
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An iceberg photographed in 1912 bearing an unmistakable mark of black and red paint. 
It is believed that this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic.
 
 
 
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Ham the chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961.
 
 
 
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The rather luxurious seating area of the submarine, The Protector, in 1902.
 
 
 
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Medical students pose with a cadaver around 1890.
 
 
 
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The fuel tanks of the B-24H Liberator "Little Warrior" explode over Germany after being hit by anti-aircraft guns in 1944.
 
 
 
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The Kennedy family leave the funeral of John F. Kennedy in 1963.
 
 
 
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Native American couple, Situwuka and Katkwachsnea in 1912.
 
 
 
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Camp Commandant Amon Goeth, infamous from the movie "Schindler's List", on the balcony of his house overlooking Plaszow labor camp, Poland. 1943-44.
 
 
 
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Construction of the Sydney Opera House in 1966.
 
 
 
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1945 - German POWs weep and sit in disgust as they watch footage shot at a German concentration camp.
 
 
 
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June 1915, Gallipoli: a Turkish sniper/sharpshooter, dressed as a tree, is captured by two Anzacs.
 
 
 
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Dinosaurs are transported on the Hudson River to the 1964 World's Fair.
 
 
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The Golden Gate Bridge around 1935.    
 
 
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"4 Children for sale" in Chicago, 1948.  Some parents sold their children due to poverty.
 
 
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Mourners pay their respect to slain civil rights leader, Medgar Evars in 1963.  His killer was finally convicted in 1994.
 
 
 
 
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Union prisoners receive rations at Fort Sumter in 1864.
 
 
 
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The mug shot of Tokyo Rose, 1946.
 
 
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A rescue boat comes alongside the crippled USS West Virginia shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
 
 
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Two childhood friends unexpectedly reunite on opposite sides of a demonstration in 1972.
 
 
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Survivors of the Titanic are taken on board the Carpathia in 1912.
 
 
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Wielu just after German Luftwaffe bombing the 1st of September 1939.
Not only did this bombing provide a spark for World War II, but it is generally believed to be the first terrorist bombing in history.
 
 
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This picture is of a burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944.
 
 
 
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Crowds rush through the castle on Disneyland's opening day in 1955.
 
 
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A lion rides in the sidecar during a performance of The Wall of Death carnival attraction at Revere Beach, Massachusetts in 1929.
 
 
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Future presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush with Governor George Wallace at a BBQ in 1983.
 
 
 
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Dr. Werhner von Braun and Walt Disney in 1954.
 
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The Statue of Liberty photographed during a power failure in 1942.
 
 
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The RMS Olympic, the Titanic's sister ship, in wartime camouflage in 1915.
 
 
 
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Anastasia shares a smoke with her father, Tsar Nicholas II two years before their assassination in 1916.
 
 
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Children rush into a candy store following the end of "sweets rationing" in 1953.
 
 
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Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950's.
 
 
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Stephen Hawking marries Jane Wilde in 1965.
 
 
 
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Albert Einstein brings sexy back in 1932.
 
 
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What is thought to be the oldest known war photograph: New Hampshire volunteers depart for the Mexican War in 1846.
 
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Coney Island in 1905.
 
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George W. Bush plays a little dirty rugby for Yale in 1966.
 
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Arnold Schwarzenegger shows off to some elderly women in the 1970's.
 
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Six year-old Arthur Conan-Doyle in 1865.
 
 
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Construction of Hoover Dam in 1934.
 
 
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Frank Sinatra asks Lou Gehrig for an autograph in 1939.
 
 
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Harry Houdini exposes "spirit trickery" in 1925.
 
 
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OJ Simpson carries the Olympic Torch in 1984. 
Nichole Brown can be seen on the left.
 
 
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A permanent stable cavity caused by the detonation on an underground nuclear test in 1961.
 
 
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This picture is of Vladimir Putin and his childhood friends in 1969. 
None of them have been seen since!
 
 
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Amelia Earhart receives what proved to be her last haircut in 1937.
 
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The Japanese "War Tuba" used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. 
Circa 1930.
 
 
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This was the Washington-Hoover Airport which was demolished in 1941. 
This is where the Pentagon stands today.