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Fascinating Historical Photos (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Retro   4 Nov 2013   / 7055 views

Ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore recording the music of a Blackfoot chief onto a phonograph, 1916

Railroad bridge from the years 1901-1904, in the State of Oregon, USA

Coney Island on July 22, 1940, as photographed by Weegee

The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927

Mongolian shaman, c. 1909

MIT graduating class of 1875, shown 50 years later in 1925

Carving George Washington into Mount Rushmore – 1932

Wyatt Earp at home in Los Angeles, 1923

Russian spy laughing through his execution in finland during The Winter War, 1939

First pig to fly, 1909

Inside The Old Metropolitan Opera House 1937

Jesse Owens crosses the finish line in Berlin to win the 100-meter sprint, one of four events in which Owens won gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, while Nazi propaganda was using the Games of that year to promote concepts of “Aryan racial superiority”. August 3 1936

Halloween in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, c. early twentieth century (exact date unknown)

An aerial view of the WWI Loos-Hulluch trench system in France. British trenches are situated on the left of the photo, and German trenches on the right – in the middle of the two is no man’s land. July 22, 1917

Loading 5MB of Memory into a Pan am Jet, 1956

The statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris c. 1885

Ex-slaves attend reunion convention. Washington D.C. – October, 1916

Emperor Meiji in full court dress, 1872

The Cologne cathedral stands tall amidst the ruins of the city after allied bombings, 1944

Opium Den, Singapore – 1941

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Comments (3):

eco26 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
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Mr. Ree 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
#17 - A slave reunion???

I bet every sentence between them started with..."...I's member wen ma masser used ta...."

dang8521 5 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
I will accept that bet Mr. Ree. The only question I have is what you can afford to lose. It may not be worthwhile. After all, someone as stupid as you probably does not have a whole lot.