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80+ Rare Old Photos You Must See

There’s nothing quite like looking back on days gone by, so we’ve compiled this incredible collection of old photos to give you a glimpse into the amazing past. The following pictures from great moments in history are thought provoking as they explore humanity’s capacity for both good and evil.

#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

#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

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

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

#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.

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

#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

#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

#41. Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel sharing a cigarette lighter.

#42. Using a bear to treat back pain in Romania, 1946.

#43. Lax safety precautions when setting a new world speed record in 1948.

#44. Shocked young ladies in a 1929 sex education lesson.

#45. Lumberjacks in the 1900s showing off their work.

#46. William Harley and Arthur Davidson testing out the first Harley Davidson motorcycles.

#47. An early 20th century gun used for duck hunting.

#48. Military electricians monkeying around in 1918.

#49. Filming the furry face of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

#50. Testing out the latest rugby helmet in a highly scientific way, 1912.

#51. A pilot casually restarting a stalled propellor mid-flight.

#52. Drew Barrymore lighting a cigarette for Stephen King.

#53. Young women out and about in Kabul, Afghanistan, in the 1970s.

#54. Ernest Hemingway drinking in a bar.

#55. The last photo ever taken of a now-extinct Thylacine, snapped in 1933.

#56. The models used by Grant Wood for his famous painting, American Gothic.

#57. Bianca Passarge, aged 17, dances on wine bottles wearing her cat costume in Hamburg, 1958.

#58. Upper-class and working-class children in Britain, 1937.

#59. July 1954’s Miss World competition in Long Beach, where miss New Zealand fell unconscious.

#60. A 2-year-old Dalai Lama in 1937.

#61. The manliest way to shave your beard back in 1940.

#62. Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen poses with his wife in 1947. He’d lost a leg to frostbite back in 1926.

#63. A penguin introduces himself to a little girl.

#64. A soldier shares some bananas with a goat at the Battle of Saipan, 1944.

#65. The original Michelin man, 1910.

#66. A young woman and her date share a milkshake in the 1950s.

#67. The biggest horse in the world, 1928.

#68. Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

#69. Testing of new bulletproof vests, 1923

#70. Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916

#71. Hindenburg Disaster, May 6, 1937

#72. Circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924

#73. Annie Edison Taylor, the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel, 1901

#74. Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961

#75. Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940

#76. Martin Luther King with his son removing a burnt cross from their front yard, 1960

#77. Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964

#78. Artificial legs, UK, ca. 1890

#79. Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953

#80. Christmas dinner during Great Depression: turnips and cabbage

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