40 Rare Historical Photographs You Must See

#1. The Man That Refused To Give The Nazi Salute, 1936

#2. Nikola Tesla In His Laboratory, Sitting Behind His “Magnifying Transmitter”

#3. The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband Seperated By A Wall, Holland, 1888.

#4. Austrian Boy’s Moment Of Pure Happiness After Receiving New Shoes During WWII

Gerald Waller

#5. Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

#6. The Unbroken Seal On Tutankhamun’s Tomb, 1922 (3,245 Years Untouched)

#7. Painting The Eiffel Tower, 1932

#8. Unknown Soldier In Vietnam, 1965

Horst Faas

#9. First Morning After Sweden Changed From Driving On The Left Side To Driving On The Right, 1967

Jan Collsiöö

#10. Animals Being Used As Part Of Medical Therapy, 1956

Francis Miller

#11. The Kiss Of Life – A Utility Worker Giving Mouth-to-mouth To Co-worker After He Contacted A High Voltage Wire, 1967

#12. Annette Kellerman Promotes Women’s Right To Wear A Fitted One-piece Bathing Suit, 1907. She Was Arrested For Indecency.

#13. Grotto In An Iceberg, Photographed During The British Antarctic Expedition, 5 Jan 1911.

Herbert Ponting

#14. 106-year-old Armenian Woman Guards Home, 1990

United Nations

#15. Albert Einstein, Summer 1939 Nassau Point, Long Island, Ny

#16. Painter Of The Brooklyn Bridge,1914

#17. The Last Known Photo Of The Titanic Above Water, 1912

#18. Disneyland Employee Cafeteria In 1961


#19. Massive Crowds Gather For The First Woodstock, 1969

#20. The Real Winnie The Pooh And Christopher Robin, 1927


#21. Women Delivering Ice, 1918

#22. Hannah Stilley, Born 1746, Photographed In 1840. Probably The Earliest Born Individual Captured On Film

#23. The Beatles Play For 18 People In The Aldershot Club, December 1961. They Were To Become Superstars In One And A Half Year.

#24. The First Ever Underground Train Journey, Edgware Road Station, London, 1862

James Morley

#25. Customers At A London Music Store, 1955

#26. Woman With A Gas-resistant Pram, England, 1938

#27. Elvis In The Army, 1958


#28. Baby Cages Used To Ensure That Children Get Enough Sunlight And Fresh Air When Living In An Apartment Building, 1937

#29. Measuring Bathing Suits, If They Were Too Short, Women Would Be Fined, 1920’s

#30 Salvador Dali Kisses The Hand Of Raquel Welch After Finishing His Famous Portrait Of Her, 1965

#31. Little Girl With Her Doll Sitting In The Ruins Of Her Bombed Home, London, 1940

#32. Georges Blind, A Member Of The French Resistance, Smiling At A German Firing Squad, 1944

#33. “wait For Me Daddy,” By Claude P. Dettloff In New Westminster, Canada, October 1, 1940

#34. Sailor Kissing Nurse, Times Square, August 14, 1945

#35. Audrey Hepburn Shopping With Her Pet Deer “ip” In Beverly Hills, Ca, 1958

#36. Three Men Run In The Marathon At The First Modern Olympic Games, 1896

#37. Newspaper Boy Ned Parfett Sells Copies Of The Evening Paper Bearing News Of Titanic’s Sinking The Night Before, April 16, 1912

#38. Coca-Cola Comes To France, 1950

#39. Mother Hides Her Face In Shame After Putting Her Children Up For Sale, Chicago, 1948

#40. Norway Receive Their First Ever Shipment Of Bananas,1905

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