Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, somewhere in Arkansas, USA, circa 1933
The only known photo of Albert Einstein with his E=MC^2 equation – 1934
Adolf Hitler visits the tomb of Napoleon at Les Invalides, Paris, France (1940)
Interestingly, Hitler had been planning a mausoleum for himself that would incorporate a sarcophagus similar to Napoleon’s placed in a large Pantheon-like structure with an oculus placed directly over the coffin, so that it would be exposed to the elements – thus “directly linked to the universe.”
According to legend, Napoleon’s tomb is laid out in such a way that to see the monument you are either on the lower level, looking up in awe at the emperor’s enormous sarcophagus, or “bending down” over the upper lever – bowing to Napoleon himself. The design of Ulysses S. Grant’s tomb was based off Napoleons’s as well.
A German dispatch dog carries messages to the front line during a German offensive in January 1918
Oldest known photo of a tornado, taken about 20 miles SW of Howard, South Dakota, United States. (August 28th, 1884)
Prostitutes in Can Tho, Vietnam, 1970 by Philip Jones Griffith
Harassment during a civil rights sit-in at the Cherrydale Drug Fair in Arlington, VA June 10, 1960
Billy the Kid, 1879
East Germans crossing into West Berlin check out western pornography, the day after the fall of the Berlin Wall, November 10, 1989
Marilyn Monroe and Joe Dimaggio at the Fairmont Banff Hotel in Banff, Canada, five months before their wedding. August 19, 1953
Rasputin and groupies. Gorokhovo street flat, Saint Petersburg, 1914
Who was Rasputin and what was his influence?
Rasputin was a religious mystic and faith healer. The heir to the Russian thrown had hemophilia, which at the time was poorly understood and potentially very dangerous. Rasputin was able to stop his bleeding, either by using hypnosis or giving him aspirin. This gave him access to the royal family and influence with the Russian Empress.
During WWI Rasputin prophesied that Russian forces would not be victorious until the Emperor personally led them. This did not go well. Rasputin was later assassinated for unclear reason. He famously took a long time to die and survived through several methods of murder.
SS officer initiation – 1938
Recording an episode of “Gang Busters”, true crime radio show, New York, 1930’s
Authenticated photo of Jesse James and Robert Ford, ca.1880’s
152 mm Howitzer battery fires during Belorussian Strategic Offensive Operation, 1944.
Eva Braun at the Berghof, undated
PFC Richie sniffs at the delicate perfume of his girlfriend in Jay, Oklahoma, as he opens her letter in Vietnam, April 12, 1966
A Young Harrison Ford
A Man In A Suit And Sunglasses Rides A Skateboard Down A Hill Path In Central Park, New York (1965)
Sunday Morning On The South Side Of Chicago (1941)
Clint Eastwood Walking In Rome (1960s)
Audrey Hepburn At The Roman Holiday Premiere (1953)
Plunging Necklines In 1950s
A Man Ice Skating (1937)
A Young Couple Dancing Be-Bop At Vieux Colombier Theatre In Paris (1951)
Cary Grant Stops In London On His Way Home To Bristol To Visit His Mother (1946)
Caroline Kennedy Walks In Front Of Her Father, President Of United States, While He Carries Her Doll (1963)
A Young Sean Connery Smoking A Cigar
A Stylish Couple In The Rain
A Life Guard, Brighton Beach, New York (Between 1901 And 1906)
Teenagers On A Date In The 1950s
Elspeth Beard, First Englishwoman To Ride A Motorbike Around The World (1980s)
The Queen Elizabeth II And The Duke Of Edinburgh Watching Competitors At The Badminton Horse Trials (1968)
Couple On Michigan Avenue, Chicago (1975)
Teenagers And Their Car
Chicago Train (1950s)
A Young Boy Stealing The Show On The Dance Floor
Old Family Photo
Night fishing in Hawaii, 1948.
Stewardess for United Airlines in 1970.
Hazel Lee, a female Chinese American pilot in World War II, 1942.
An 18-year-old Tony Hawk, 1986.
Native American woman, 1926.
A policeman judges an ankle competition in England (1930).
Einstien at the age of three (1882).