Photos That Record Epic Moments in History

5 Oct 2013


1

Disneyland Employee Cafeteria, 1961


2

Big Jay McNeely driving the crowd at the Olympic Auditorium into a frenzy, Los Angeles, 1953


3

A bar in New York City, the night before prohibition began


4

106-year old Armenian woman protecting her home with an AK-47, 1990


5

Jacqueline Kennedy backstage watching her husband during the first televised debate against Richard Nixon – 1960


6

Alfred Hitchcock serving tea to Leo the Lion (the mascot for the Hollywood film studio MGM), 1957


7

Soviet Plane-spotters around 1917


8

Orville Wright flew for 9 minutes and 45 seconds, 1911


9

League of German Girls dancing during the 1938 Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany


10

Robert F. Kennedy sleeps on the floor of a plane during his 1968 presidential campaign


11

Chicago Cubs’ 1908 mascot was horrifying; possibly a giant squirrel


12

Mount Vesuvius eruption in the midst of WWII, as captured by American pilots, March 1944


13

Muhammad Ali vs Cleveland Williams, 1966


14

New York commuters reading of President Kennedy’s assassination, November 1963


15

Final days of Samurai, 1868 Japan


16

Salvador Dali at a book signing, taken with a fisheye lens, by Philippe Halsman, 1963


17

Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon. ca. 1930


18

Vikki “The Back” Dougan, 1957. She was the inspiration for the cartoon femme fatale, Jessica Rabbit



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Mr. Ree 6 year s ago
#18 - Do a Google search on her - her front looks fantastic too!

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nefus 6 year s ago
Finally, a decent post.
       
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rikki_doxx 4 year s ago
#7 - Nope, German.
       
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