Monday, 7 October 2013

Rare Historical Photos # 5

Hitler's Office

Michelangelo illustrated his grocery lists so that his illiterate servants would know what to buy him
New yorkers on their way to work, reading about the death of John Kennedy, 1963
Alfred Hitchcock serving tea to Leo the famous lion that roars in the beginning of every MGM movie, 1957

The famous boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Cleveland Williams, 1966

Jacky Kennedy-Onassis watching her husband John Kennedy debating Richard Nixon, 1960

A bar in New York the night before prohibition starts, 1920

Orwell Wright, one of the famous brothers, flying for 9 minutes and 45 seconds to set a new record, 1911

106 year-old Armenian woman defending her home with an AK-47

Robert F. Kennedy sleeping on the floor of the plane during election campaign, 1968

Red army soldiers standing watch for planes, 1917

German girls in a massive folk dance during a Nazi party convention, 1938

Players of the baseball team 'Chicago Cubs' with their mascot, 1908

Salvador Dali caught on a fish eye camera as he signs books for fans, 1963

The last 4 couples left of a dance marathon in Chicago, 1930
Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein debating over quantum mechanics, 1925

John Young and Charles Duke training for the Apollo 16 mission in the New Mexico desert

Policemen inspect a lumber truck that smelled of alcohol during prohibition, 1926

Pre-Taliban days in Afghanistan when women enjoyed professional careers, university
education. By mid-90s, the Taliban outlawed employment and education of women over
the age of 8.

Queen Elizabeth during her WWII service

Russian soldiers preparing for a gas attack against German positions, 1916

Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920

Star Wars set at lunchtime

Testing a bulletproof vest, 1923

The Cologne cathedral amidst the ruins, 1944

The assembly line of Porsche 911s at the Stuttgart factory, 1970

The Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber that dropped the nuclear bomb over Hiroshima

A salesman has his motorized roller skates refueled at a gas station, 1961

The construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, 1937

The evacuation of Saigon, in which some 45 UH-1 Huey's and one CH-47 Chinook
were pushed overboard to make room for others to land, 1975


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