Historic Captioned Photos …

There are some exceptional old pictures here.

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The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861
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Hippo cart in 1924. The hippo belonged to a circus and
apparently enjoyed pulling the cart as a trick

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Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27

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Suntan vending machine, 1949

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Annie Edison Taylor (1838-1921), the first person to
survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She
did it in 1901 because she needed money, and after
doing it said she wouldn’t recommend it to anyone!

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Only known authenticated photo of Billy the Kid,ca. 1879

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Sharing bananas with a goat during the Battle of Saipan,
ca. 1944

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Jesse James, approximately 16 years old

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Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug. SignPreview
was put up at the 363rd station hospital in Papua,
New Guinea during WWII

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How could parents ensure that their children were getting
sunlight and fresh air when living in apartment buildings?
The baby cage, ca. 1937

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Bookstore ruined by an air raid, London 1940

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Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her
bomb damaged home, London, 1940

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Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 1956

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Artificial legs, United Kingdom, ca. 1890

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Unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965

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1920’s lifeguard

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1928 fashion show at the beach

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Former slave showing whipping scars

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Measuring bathing suits in the early 1920s. If they
were too short, the women would be fined

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A space chimp poses for the camera after a
successful mission to space in 1961

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Testing new bulletproof vests, 1923

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A mom and her son watch the mushroom cloud after an atomic
test 75 miles away, Las Vegas, 1953

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Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition,
Detroit 1929

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Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII

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The Ford Theater, where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated

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Children eating their Christmas dinner during the
Great Depression: turnips and cabbage

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Annette Kellerman promoted women’s right to wear
a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907ā€¦ She was
arrested for indecency.

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Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side
removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960

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