Friday, 12 July 2013

Rare Historical Photos # 3

A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897

Albert                                                            Einstein.
Albert Einstein looking fantabulous
Albert                                                            Einstein's                                                            Diploma
Albert Einstein's report card in 1896 — highest marks in Algebra, Physics,
Geometry; lower marks in Languages
Real                                                            Samurai
Samurai taken between 1860 and 1880
A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941
Disney                                                            brothers,                                                            wives and mom                                                            when they                                                            opened the                                                            studio
Roy O. and Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios
Che                                                            Guevara.
Che Guevara
The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in 1933. The species is
now extinct.

Tank Man                                                            Tiananmen                                                            square
A different angle taken of "Tank Man," the man who stood against a line of tanks in
Tiananmen Square. He is standing in the street between the tree trunk and the fleeing man.
You can see the tanks approaching from the right.

Winston                                                            Churchill.
Winston Churchill out for a swim in a typical swim suit of the day
The London sky following a bombing and dogfight between British and German
planes in 1940
Martin                                                            Luther king                                                            and his son
Martin Luther King Jr. remove a burned cross from his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.
Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945
Native                                                            Railroad                                                            overlook
A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in
1868. Probably wondering what the heck happened to the lands of his ancestors.
great                                                            fire and                                                            earthquake in                                                            San Francisco                                                            April 18th,                                                            1906
The Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906
A Japanese plane is shot down during the Battle of Saipan in 1944
McDonald's                                                            Ronald 1963
The original Ronald McDonald — played by Willard Scott
Hitler in Paris
Halifax                                                            airport plane
Grounded aircraft on September 11, 2001 await orders
British SAS back from a three month long patrol of North Africa on January 18, 1943
Disney                                                            Cafeteria
Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961
First                                                            McDonalds
The first McDonalds with "Buy em by the bag" on the sign.

Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial
Lumberjacks                                                            in California

Lumberjacks                                                            in California
California lumberjacks work on Redwoods thousands of ancient tree rings, some 1000-years old or even older. Such irreplaceable giants. This destruction humans have inflicted on Nature cannot be fixed or replaced for over another 2000 years.

Franz                                                            Ferdinand with                                                            his wife
Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day they were assassinated in 1914,
an event that helped spark World War I
The 1912 World Series
Hilary                                                            and Bill                                                            Clinton
Bill and Hillary Clinton playing volleyball in 1975
Machu                                                            Picchu                                                            discovery
The first photo following the discovery of Machu Pichu in 1912
Child labourers in 1880
Time                                                            Square approx.                                                            1911
New York's Times Square in 1911
Mississippi                                                            Steamboats
Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907
Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909
Disneyland                                                            Construction
The construction of Disneyland
Arnold                                                            Schawrzenegger                                                            on the day of                                                            citizenship
Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he received his American citizenship
14-year-old Osama Bin Laden as second from the right. Bell-bottoms, pink car,
expensive shops, nice threads, about 24 people out smiling and not one woman has her face or
head covered.
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