Candid Pics from History That Show Life in a Different Era (42 pics)

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A man having his nose measured during Aryan race determination tests, 1940

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Miss Eva Fridell, 17, is presented with the first place trophy in the Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest – August 5, 1922

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Evacuating Saigon, April 30, 1975. An American evacuee punches away a South Vietnamese man for a place on the last chopper out of the US embassy.

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During the Battle of Stalingrad, 25 Russian soldiers under the command of Yakov Pavlov defended a building so well that Vasily Chuikov, general of the Soviet forces in Stalingrad, later joked that the Germans lost more men trying to take “Pavlov’s house” than they did taking Paris. 1942

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Pope Saint John Paul II meets with Mehmet Agca, the man who attempted to assassinate him, on Dec 27, 1983

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20-year-old Marilyn Monroe, second from left, just starting her career in show business with four other models from The Blue Book modeling agency at the old Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles 1946

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Marilyn Monroe tries to go shopping while fans and media watch, 1957

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Policewoman Florence Coberly preparing for undercover work luring rapists in Los Angeles – 1952

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The world’s fattest man, Leonard W. Whitton, 1880

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Classic: U.S. Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself – 1940s

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Boeing-Wichita B-29 Assembly Line, 1944

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Picture of a 1st Class stateroom aboard the TITANIC ship in 1912

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A group of bootblacks gather around an old Civil War veteran in Pennsylvania, 1935

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“You!” – Princess Diana meets comedian Rowan Atkinson while greeting the cast of the ‘Royal Variety’ show in 1984

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Buccleuch Avon, considered to be the ancestor of all modern Labrador Retrievers, 1890-95

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U.S. Paratroopers, their hair cut Mohawk-style, are briefed for the next day’s jump across the Rhine. Arras, France. 1945

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Secret Service agents walk on both sides of President Theodore Roosevelt’s carriage during his inauguration on March 4, 1905. He was the first President to be provided Secret Service Protection

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Michael Caine out for the night in Los Angeles, circa 1966

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Big Jay McNeely, Olympic Auditorium Los Angeles, 1953

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Queen guitarist Brian May and his “Red Special” guitar. He and his father built it over two years only using household items and a hundred year old fireplace mantel. – 1963

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Astrid Heeren and a suave dude, Palm Beach, 1964

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Miss February 1967

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Salvador “I don’t do drugs I am drugs” Dalí painting The Face of War, 1941

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An American woman teaches English bell-boys to dance the Charleston, 1925

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Sally Field – 1960’s

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Young couple swing dancing in the 1940s

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Diana Ross finishing a rib – 1980s

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Debbie Harry, New York City, 1977

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A Young Clint Eastwood – 1956

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Danish Explorer and author Peter Freuchen and Dagmar Freuchen Gale, his third wife, 1947

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Ann Margret – 1966

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Miles Davis defining cool in 1947

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Girl with typewriter and a smoke

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Jimmy and his Jack

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Rod Serling, creator and host of “The Twilight Zone”, circa 1964

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B. B. King

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Mick Jagger, Andy Warhol, and Jane Holzer circa 1965.

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Steve McQueen

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Teenagers and their first car (1950s)

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Brigitte Bardot visits Pablo Picasso at his studio near Cannes in 1956

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A couple dancing in a 1950’s “Be Bop” theater as everyone looks on

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Black Sabbath

42 Candid Pics from History That Show Life in a Different Era

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