31 Fascinating Photos Collected From History

January 29, 2015 | 1 Comment » | Topics: Interesting

Halftime at the very first Super Bowl – Len Dawson, Kansas City Chiefs QB – 1967

fascinating historical photos

 

Gilbert’s Surgical Amphitheater, Medical Class and Staff, 1910

fascinating historical photos

 

Hitler asking a frostbitten and snow ravaged soldier not to salute him, but to instead rest and recover. (194?, Year unknown)

fascinating historical photos

 

Jackie Kennedy kisses the casket of JFK in the Capitol rotunda. Nov. 24, 1963

fascinating historical photos

 

“Equipment carried by a parachutist radio operator”, ca.1940’s

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An injured survivor of the Hindenburg disaster calmly smokes a cigarette as he is moved to a hospital from the field at Lakehurst, New Jersey, May 6, 1937

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Secret Service agents walk on both sides of President Theodore Roosevelt’s carriage during his inauguration on March 4, 1905. He was the first President to be provided Secret Service Protection

fascinating historical photos

 

During the 1900’s indigenous people were brought in to be put on display at entertainment venues 

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Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961

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A young girl who had just escaped from East Germany

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This is how it was done in Montana 1901

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"French soldier walking in a trench in devastated terrain of the Somme.", 1916

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Mahatma Gandhi’s worldly possessions. ca 1948

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Cheyenne woman (Oklahoma – c. 1890-1904)

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Navajo medicine man (Southwest U.S. – 1904)

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Zeppelin over The Pyramids (1931) 

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Chinese prisoners are used as live targets in a bayonet drill by their Japanese captors, during the Nanking Massacre, November 7, 1938

Nanking Massacre

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Medical students with cadavers, date unknown.

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WWII — B-17 bomber under construction (Seattle, Washington – Dec 1942)

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Ancient Roman ruins of the Temple of Jupiter (Baalbeck, Lebanon c. 1870-1885)

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The 140-kiloton Chagan nuclear test, Soviet Union, 1965

Hiroshima’s" Little Boy" – 13-18-kiloton, Nagasaki’s "Fat Man" 20-22-kiloton

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Paula Hitler, younger sister of Adolf, arrested and interrogated by US intelligence officers. Germany. July 12, 1945

fascinating historical photos

 

A young bodybuilder enjoys Oktoberfest with a friend in 1967, Munich, West Germany

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A Ringling Brothers Circus elephant walks out of a train car as young children watch in the Bronx railroad yard in New York City, April 1, 1963

fascinating historical photos

 

1940. The 7.Panzer-Division in France

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The Hindenburg above New York City- May 6, 1937

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Training activist not to react to provocation, Civil strike, Core group, Virginia, 1960 by Eve Arnold

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Shipwrecked survivors of HMAS Armidale clinging to a raft and waving at a Catalina flying boat. Unable to land on violent waters, the survivors were not seen again after this photograph was taken. Coast of East Timor, December 8, 1942

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Ty Cobb "sliding" into home – 1920

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Slave Cells (Alexandria, Virginia c. 1865)

Photograph shows interior view of a slave pen, showing the doors of cells where the slaves were held before being sold. Building address: 1315 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA.

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A woman disguised as a war refugee is exposed as a Gestapo Informer. Dessau, Germany, 1945

fascinating historical photos

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  • Bob Frapples

    love these!