Epic Historical Photos (22 pics)

Posted in       9 Dec 2013       15617      

Nelson Mandela keeps his fists raised after he was sentenced to life imprisonment, June 1964
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Nikola Tesla in his lab

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Early publicity shot of The Rolling Stones in 1963
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Searchlights on the Rock of Gibraltar, 1942 
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19 year-old Shigeki Tanaka was a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima and went on to win the 1951 Boston Marathon. The crowd was silent as he crossed the finished line
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Circus artists posing for a picture while resting outside a trailer 1930s
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Children in London celebrate Christmas in an underground bomb shelter, December 25, 1940
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Nagasaki, 20 minutes after the atomic bombing, 1945
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USS Bunkerhill after being hit by two kamikaze strikes within thirty seconds (1945)
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Five Samurai looking bad ass 1860-1880

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Atlantic City, 1912

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Mona Lisa returned to the Louvre after World War II, 1945
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World’s Highest Standard of Living – A Margaret Bourke-White Photograph 1937
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Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon. ca. 1930
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A bar in New York City, the night before prohibition began
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A boxing match on the USS Oregon (1897)
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New Zealand soldiers pose with a captured German Mauser T-Gewehr anti-tank rifle near Grevillers, 1918

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Kwakiutl people in canoes going to a wedding, British Columbia, 1914

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Children in an iron lung before the advent of the polio vaccination. Many children lived for months in these machines, though not all survived. c. 1937

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A man browsing for books in Cincinnati’s cavernous old main library. The library was demolished in 1955

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Mark Twain smoking a cigar and relaxing on the porch, 1905

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Actress Jean Harlow poses with boxer Primo Carnera, 1933

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