Spine-Tingling Photos From History You’ve Probably Never Seen Before

An Austrian boy’s pure joy after receiving new shoes in WWII.

Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

Race organizers attempting to stop Katherine Switzer from competing in the 1967 Boston Marathon.

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

She was the first woman to ever run the Boston Marathon.

Nikola Tesla in his Colorado Springs laboratory with his “Magnifying Transmitter.”

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

A lesbian couple at Le Monocle in Paris in the 1930’s.

Lesbian Couple At Le Monocle, Paris, 1932

Survivors from the Titanic shipwreck boarding the Carapathia in 1912.

These Are Titanic Survivors Boarding The Carpathia In 1912

Acrobats balancing on top of the Empire State building in 1934.

Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934

Workers painting the Eiffel Tower in 1932.

Painting The Eiffel Tower, 1932

A worker carving an eye on Mount Rushmore in the 1930’s.

Carving Eye On Mount Rushmore, 1930s.

A lone man refusing to do the Nazi salute.

A Lone Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936

An exotic dancer in Florida demonstrating that her underwear was too large for her to have exposed herself after police officers arrested her for public indecency.

An Exotic Dancer Demonstrates That Her Underwear Was Too Large To Have Exposed Herself, After Undercover Police Officers Arrested Her In Florida

German soldiers reacting to footage of concentration camps in 1945.

German Soldiers React To Footage Of Concentration Camps, 1945

Russian Tsar Nicolas II letting his daughter, the Grand Duchess Anastasia, to smoke.

Tsar Nicholas II Allows His Daughter, The Grand Duchess Anastasia, To Smoke

A man looking for a job in the 1930’s.

Job Hunting In 1930's

The Statue of Liberty while under construction in Paris in 1884.

The Statue Of Liberty Under Construction In Paris In 1884

Evelyn McHale, moments after she committed suicide by jumping off the Empire State building in 1947.

The Most Beautiful Suicide - Evelyn Mchale Leapt To Her Death From The Empire State Building, 1947

The morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side, to the right side in 1967.

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

A young Winston Churchill photographed in 1894.

A Rare Shot Of A Young Winston Churchill, 1895

Tel Aviv in 1909 when it was just sand dunes. Over a hundred people participated in a lottery to divide the 12 acre plot.

About 100 People Participate In A Lottery To Divide A 12 Acre Plot Of Sand Dunes, That Would Later Become The City Of Tel Aviv, 1909

Famous artist, Frida Khalo, dressed as a man in 1924.

Frida Kahlo Dressed As A Boy, 1924

The last public execution by guillotine in 1939.

The Last Public Execution By Guillotine, 1939

A wounded combat dog receiving care in the Orote Peninsula in 1944.

Wounded Combat Dog During Action On The Orote Peninsula, 1944

The Mona Lisa, returned to the Louvre after WWII.

Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Is Returned To The Louvre After WWII

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