Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Interesting Historical Photos (20 pics)


Only confirmed photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, before giving his famous address, November 19, 1863.

The New York Times Writers, 1942.

Canadian firefighters seal an oil well in Kuwait after Iraqi sabotage during the Gulf War, 1991.

New York City, summer of 1969, start of the miniskirt era.

Group of kids on the mean streets of Springfield, Massachusetss, by Lewis Wickes Hine. 1916.

0.025 seconds after the first atom bomb detonation code name Trinity. July 16, 1945, New Mexico USA.

Torpedo shop at the Washington Navy Yard, circa 1917.

An exhibition of flying machines, Paris 1909.

Annette Kellerman promoted womens right to wear a one-piece bathing suit like this circa 1907 She was arrested for indecency.

This is how they prove Londons Double-decker buses are not a tipping hazard. 1933.

Inside a 1913 Drug Store.

Brighton Swimming Club 1863.

Vova Egorov, 15 Year Old Scout for the Red Army. WWII, April 1942.

A lion riding in the sidecar of a go-kart at a wall of death caveman circus carnival attraction at Revere Beach, Massachusetts, c. 1929.

Mount Rushmore Before Carvin.

Customers at a London music store listen to the latest record releases in soundproof listening booths, 1955.

Road traffic in Sweden switched from driving on the left-hand side of the road to the right, 1967.

Communist Party USA meeting in Chicago, 1939.

The Last Kiss WWII.

ENIAC One of the most historic computers.

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