These Historical Photos Are Too Interesting To Skip (40 pics)

Posted in       24 Sep 2018       11382       GALLERY VIEW

A woman stands by her home in the Arkhangelsk province of the Russian Empire in 1910.

A man selling sponges in Vienna, Austria in 1904.

Women playing volleyball on stilts at Venice Beach, CA, USA in 1942.

Using banknotes as wallpaper during hyperinflation, Germany, 1923.

A female firefighting team on a specially converted motorcycle in London, England in 1932.

A model looks comfortably warm showing off the power of a heat lamp while everything behind her is frozen in Germany in 1960.

A female beach police officer inspecting a woman’s bathing suit in the US in 1921.

A special flu mask used during the Spanish Flu epidemic in England in 1919.

One of the original limousines in France, 1910

A family living in their one-room slum apartment in NYC, USA in 1890.

Cavalry training in England in 1935.

Robert Wadlow, the tallest man ever recorded and confirmed at 8’11″, pictured here in 1939, just one year before his death.

American troops during World War I using newly-developed acoustic technology to locate enemy aircraft.

Lumberjacks with California Redwood trees, USA, 1915

A family of acrobats performing on a street in Berlin, Germany in 1920.

A hairdressing Competition in Warsaw, Poland in 1932.

Archeologists Howard Carter and Arthur Callender and an unidentified Egyptian worker open the inner chamber and see King Tut’s sarcophagus for the first time, 1922.

The interior of Adolf Hitler’s bunker as captured by allied forces in 1945.

Mount Rushmore being constructed in 1939

Cleaning the street in NYC, USA in 1906.

The Golden Gate Bridge being constructed in San Francisco, 1937.

Models show off new beach attire in Vancouver, Canada in 1932.

A supermarket in the USSR in 1951.

The leader of the Bolsheviks, Vladimir Lenin, is addressing the soldiers of the Red Army that are about to leave for the Russian-Polish war, Moscow, 1920.

Monica Bellucci, 1992

Mother and children during the great depression, California, 1936, photo by Dorothea Lange

A customized car advertises Black Cat cigarettes, circa 1915

Nicholas II of Russia leaving his coronation, 1896

The discovery of the statue of Antinous, Delphi, Greece, 1894

The shortest, tallest, and fattest men of Europe drinking and playing cards together in 1913

Young Benito Mussolini’s Mugshot, arrested by Swiss Police because he did not have any ID, Bern 19th June 1903

Ford’s first moving assembly line at its Model T plant in Highland Park, Mich., in 1913.

Mullen’s Alley, Cherry Hill, New York, 1888

Deep sea diver entering the water 1915

Eva Fridell receives the winners cup at the Washington Tidal Basin beauty contest 1922

11 a.m. Newsies at Skeeter’s Branch, Jefferson near Franklin. They were all smoking. 1910, St. Louis, Missouri.

Strongmen at the Thule Athletic Club, Trelleborg, Sweden 1898

Baseball team composed mostly of child laborers from a glassmaking factory in Indiana 1908

A group of immigrants aboard a ship celebrate as they catch their first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty 1900

Dutch resistance members celebrate at the moment they heard of Adolf Hitler’s death over the radio, May 1945


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