Fascinating Photos Collected From History

May 17, 2018 | No Comments » | Topics: History

 A man wears a wooden ‘cangue’ around his neck as he is being punished by starvation for a crime in Shanghai, China, 1874.

 

Wenseslao Moguel aka “El Fusilado (“The Executed One”) who survived a firing squad in 1915 appearing on the Ripley’s Believe it or Not radio show on July 16, 1937

 

One of the many women and men arrested for protesting segregation

 

The New York Female Giants, baseball team, 1913

 

The fake heads used in the Great Alcatraz Escape of 1962

 

A Studebaker automobile in a repair shop with garage mechanic, 1919

 

A British couple sleeps inside a “Morrison shelter” used as protection from collapsing homes during the WWII ‘Blitz’ bombing raids… March 1941

 

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

 

The ill-fated crew of Apollo I pose for a photo parody of their official crew portrait after their concerns regarding the unsafe nature of the pod are not addressed, 1967

 

Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight in 1893

 

Nine Kings in one photo, 1910

The 9 of them were in London for the funeral of King Edward VII.

Back row, L-R: King Haakon VII of Norway, Tsar Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, King Manuel II of Portugal, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, King George I of Greece, and King Albert I of Belgium.

Front, L-R: King Alfonso XIII of Spain, King George V of the United Kingdom, and King Frederik VIII of Denmark

 

The morning after the first battle of Passendale, 1917

 

Troops of the Eight-Nation Alliance in 1900. Left to right: Britain, United States, Australia,India, Germany, France, Russia, Italy, Japan

 

Cudjoe Kazoola Lewis, The last known survivor of the Atlantic slave trade between Africa and North America, Early 1900’s (The Story of Cudjo Lewis — The Last Living Slave Brought To America)

 

Barber Shop in Clanton, Alabama, 1920s

 

Titanic survivors approach rescue ship RMS Carpathia, April 15th 1912

 

A man of the Ainu, an indigenous people of Japan, c. 1880