RARE HISTORICAL PHOTOS

 

photos and descriptions that tell us what it was like to be there and perhaps surprise us with something we didn’t know and haven’t seen.

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A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in
1897.

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Albert
Einstein looking fabulous.

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Here’s his report card!

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Samurai taken between 1860 and 1880.

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A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World
War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941

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Roy O. and Walt Disney on the day they opened
Disney Studios.

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Che
Guevara.

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The Microsoft staff in 1978.

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The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed
in 1933. The species is now extinct.

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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.

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Winston
Churchill out for a swim.

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The London sky following a bombing and
dogfight between British and German planes in 1940.

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Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from
his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.

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Google
begins.

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Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing
in 1945.

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A Native American overlooking the newly completed
transcontinental railroad in 1868.

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The
Great San Francisco Fire and Earthquake of 1906.

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A Japanese plane is shot down during the
Battle of Saipan in 1944.

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The original Ronald McDonald — played by Willard
Scott!

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Hitler in Paris.

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Grounded aircraft on September 11, 2001 await
orders.

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British SAS back from a three month long
patrol of North Africa, January 18, 1943.

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Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961.

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The
first McDonalds.

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Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln
Memorial.

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California lumberjacks work on Redwoods.

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Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day
they were assassinated in 1914,
an event that helped spark World War
I.

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The 1912 World Series.

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Bill and Hillary Clinton playing volleyball in
1975.

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Elvis
in the Army.

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The first photo following the discovery of Machu
Pichu in 1912.

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Child laborers in 1880.

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New York’s Times Square in 1911.

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Construction
of Christ the Redeemer in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil.

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Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907.

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Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his
grandchildren in 1909.

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The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.

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The
construction of Disneyland.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he received his
American citizenship.

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Fourteen year-old Osama bin Laden. He’s
second from the right.

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Construction of the Statue of Liberty in
1884.

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