How people used cabs, NYC, 1900
A young girl in London, 1906
Testing a helmet, 1912
Woman riding an autoped, the early motor scooter, 1916
People using triple-decker buses in Berlin, Germany, 1926
Berlin Zoo handler gives Roland, a 4,000 pound elephant seal, a snow bath, the 1930s
People watching a television set for the first time at Waterloo Station, London, 1936
4 skiers sunbathe in the snow in Sun Valley, Idaho,1946
Teenagers dancing and socializing at a party, 1947
Fashionistas back in the day, Los Angeles, 1950s
My grandpa at age 16 with his new guitar, 1956, Greenwood, Mississippi
Listening to a record during music class, 1957
My sis and I, 1962-ish... On the back, it says “Doing the Twist.”
Check-in time at Alaska Airlines, the early 1960s
Girl on a scooter, New York, 1964
Teenage meet-up on Main Street, Caldwell, Idaho, June-July 1941
My grandmother preparing on her wedding day, 1968
My mom’s all-girl rock band in the 1960s
Late-night phone calls at the girls’ dorm, 1970
Before the smartphone, reading while shaving, 1977
Kids dressed for Halloween on a school bus, the 1980s
A nerd in the 1980s
My pops finally beating Super Mario Bros. on Christmas night, 1988. The Nintendo was a present for “me and my sister.”
This mother is helping her son through a tough level in Super Mario Land on a Nintendo Gameboy in 1989.
My birthday, 1991. Long Island, New York
Russian emperor Nicholas II and his cousin, George V, King of the UK. Can you guess who’s who?
The world’s first Ferris wheel construction in Saint Louis, USA, 1904
New White Star Line liners the Titanic and the Olympic in the port of Belfast in 1912, one month before one of them sank.
Vladimir Lenin, Russian politician, disguised as an ordinary worker, 1917
16-year-old Margaret Gorman, posing for photographers after becoming the USA’s first “Miss America” in 1921.
Girls from the Russian Women’s Battalion who fought during World War I
King of Denmark, Christian X, riding through German-occupied Copenhagen without security.
The King used to ride a horse every day until German soldiers left Denmark. These strolls were a sovereignty symbol of the country. This photo was taken on September 26, 1940. It was his birthday.
Robert Wadlow, the tallest man in the world, reached 8 ft 11.1 in in height and weighed 439 lbs.
Rosa Parks, an American who fought against racial segregation, including on public transport
On December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give a white passenger her seat in the colored section of a bus. She was arrested and later there was a boycott against public transportation. In the picture, you can see Rosa after the incident.
Little heiress to the British throne, princess Elizabeth, bored at a concert for children in Westminster, 1937
Rabbits that literally occupied Australia, 1938
Woodstock festival, 1969. There were more than 400,000 people.
Che Guevara with his wife Aleida March and their 4 kids
Alfred Hitchcock during the Frenzy filming, 1972
Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin and Fidel Castro
Mickey Mouse with Hirohito, an emperor who had been ruling Japan when it was bombed by the USA
A bitten apple left near an Apple store in London on October 6, 2011, the day after Steve Jobs’ death
A Japanese self-defense soldier smiling and holding a baby who survived a devastating tsunami, 2011
Queen Elizabeth II, having a closer look at the throne on the set of Game of Thrones