Fascinating Historic Pics That Show What Life Used to Be Like in the Past (37 pics)

Posted in       16 Nov 2016       8756       GALLERY VIEW

People sitting on curb among confetti and paper after celebrating the end of WWII in NYC, 1945.

A circus elephant balances on its front legs, 1920.

The now lost "From Hell" letter posted in 1888, along with half a human kidney, by a person claiming to be Jack the Ripper.

Workers at Disney discussing on how to animate water bubbles in Pinocchio, 1930s.

A Menorah sitting inside a house while a Nazi flag is right outside, 1931.

A staged photo by Dutch photographer Cor Jaring in support of the Provo movement of 1960’s Amsterdam.

A young Bill Paxton (Top-Middle) at JFK's speech on the same day he was shot and killed, 1963.

Between 1996 and 2001, Kim Jong Un was sent to high school in Switzerland for education, while in the school, he referred to himself as "Pak Un".

Alfred Hitchcock eating snow with his three granddaughters, Mary, Tere, and Katie, 1960s.

Supporters climbing an election board while waiting for Nelson Mandela in a Natal township, 1994.

Bonnie and Clyde in one of their hideouts after a police raid, 1933.

Russian firefighters in Moscow, 1903.

Pablo Escobar and his cousin Gustavo posing as old school gangsters, 1980s.

A British soldier with a group of children in Belfast, 1981.

Ronald Reagan posing with a Terra Cotta Warrior statue without a head, 1984.

"We Want Beer!", Prohibition Protest, 1931.

A "Sorcerer's Passport" that was obtained by Albert Métraux during research in Haiti, 1940s.

A British soldier with a 7ft tall German soldier, 1944.

Marilyn Monroe working at a Van Nuys factory in CA, 1944.

How they filmed the credits roll in "The Empire Strikes Back", 1980.

Högertrafikomläggningen, the day Sweden switched from driving on the left to driving on the right, 1967.

Filming of the Stay Puff Marshmallow Man scene in Ghostbusters, 1984. The real Ghostbusters, which according to the "Female Ghostbusters" never happened.

Aryan Race Testing, 1940

Women in Chicago being arrested for wearing one piece bathing suits, without the required leg coverings. 1922

Richard Nixon at his wife’s funeral, June 26, 1993

President Truman holding a newspaper that stated he lost after winning the election November 3, 1948

Jackie Kennedy watching her husband debate Richard Nixon, 1960

American soldiers rest near a small Christmas tree on Hill 875 near Dak To, Vietnam, 25 December, 1967

Appalachian “hillbilly revolutionaries” from the Young Patriots Organization team up with members of the Black Panther Party for a “Free the Panthers” event, late 1960s

The Young Patriots wore a rebel Confederate flag on their blue jean jackets and berets, and fought against racism. They participated in demonstrations against police brutality and housing discrimination. In 1971, a portion of the Young Patriots attempted to build a national organization, renamed the Patriot Party, which had no relation to the right-wing group of the same name.

Dwight Eisenhower was the first U.S. President to use a teleprompter during the 1952 presidential campaign

Gangster Mickey Cohen standing amongst the front pages of newspapers that helped make him the city’s’ most infamous citizen – 1960

PC Frederick Godwin offers tea and sympathy to a now homeless man, who returned home from walking his dog to find his house destroyed and wife killed by a V1 flying bomb. London 1944

Finnish soldier, moments before execution for desertion, December 20, 1941

Releasing a messenger pigeon, WW1, 1914

A messenger dog leaps over a German trench during World War 1, 1915

Aerial Photographs of Auschwitz taken by an British Reconnaissance plane. The main crematorium can be seen on the lower right. Poland , 1944

Iranian woman in the era before the Islamic revolution by Ayatollah Khomeini. Iran, 1960

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