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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Great Historical Photographs

"Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers." After realizing a woman was running Boston marathon organizer Jock Sem
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The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. 1863-65
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Russian peasants getting electricity for the first time in 1920
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Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison – Jan. 13th 1968
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Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922
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"The Long Walk" British Army EOD Tech approaches a suspect device – Date Unknown
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Tereska, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of "home"
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A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada, about 1868
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Microsoft staff photo from December 7, 1978
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Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945
New York man reads a newspaper, headline reads "Nazi Army Now 75 Miles From Paris ." May 18, 1940
Three archers, Japan, ca.1860-1900
Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents inspect a "lumber truck". Los Angeles, 1926
Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his front yard with his son at his side. Atlanta Ga 1960
A Japanese family returning home ( Seattle , Washington ) from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945
9 kings featured in one photo (Windsor Castle, 20 May 1910)
Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961
The headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist party in Italy, 1934
The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers; John, Bobby and Teddy
The first official riders in New York City 's first subway, 1904
The earliest known photograph of men drinking beer. Edinburgh Ale, 1844
Three Princeton students pose after the Freshman, Sophomore snowball fight. 1893. Princeton, NJ.
Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon. ca. 1930.

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