Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Friday, October 6, 2017

Historic Photos / Set # 102

Please Note: The art of photography has the ability to expose brutality and provide evidence of the utter failure of humanity.  Some Images may be disturbing...


“Italy Surrenders” - A family happily reads the news in an issue of New York Journal American newspaper. New York, New York, September 1943 - Photo by Fred Stein.



British horse driver affixes gas masks to his warhorses - Fifth battle of Ypres - Belgium 1918.



Railway engine being transported across Vistula river. Warsaw, Poland 1915.



Hungarian Jews locked inside cattle car destined for a Nazi death camp - April 1944.




Portrait of 3 Cattle Rustlers from New Mexico / Photo by Bennett and Burrall - 1879.  Palace of the Governor Photo Archives.



U.S. and Soviet tanks face off against each other at Checkpoint Charlie during the Berlin Crisis — when the U.S. deployed tanks to the newly-built Berlin Wall, angered by restrictions on the passage of American troops, the Soviets sent back a message saying “We have tanks, too.” 1961.



Future US President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and future British Fascist leader Oswald Ernald Mosley enjoying a fishing trip, Florida,1926.



Children supervising grazing cows in the fields neighboring Auschwitz-Birkenau. Brzezinka, Poland, 1959.



16 year old Serbian partisan Slavoljub “Slava” Ković photographed by the SS before his execution. Due to his defiance for not telling the names of his comrades. Slavoljub was tortured and had a star carved with a knife on his forehead , January, 1942.



 Young Berber woman of Tunisia ca. 1900.



East 100th Street, New York City - 1967.



A boat patrol from the Queen’s Own Highlanders searches the jungle around Seria, December 1962.



The wreckage of an airliner fell onto a street in Park Slope, Brooklyn, December 16, 1960.



A crowd floods a liquor store in Chicago’s Loop on the day before Prohibition went into effect in the city - January 15, 1920.



Portrait of Peter Navarre with musket and hatchet, a hunter and a frontiersman who was a veteran of the War of 1812. Photo - ca 1840-1860.



Woman at BASF gas engine power house in 1917.  



British soldier shows off his lucky escape, 1917.



American Infantrymen of the U.S. 11th Armoured Division supported by a M4 Sherman tank move through a smoke filled street in Wernberg, Germany during April 1945.



Aftermath of the Jonestown Mass Suicide of 900 followers of Jim Jones, leader of the People's Temple Agricultural Project -1978.



Berlin Airlift - youngsters who live near the Tempelhof Air Force Base, where the U.S. Air Force transport planes unload their airlift supplies, play at a game called “Luftbrucke” - 1948.



 Kamikaze attack off the bow of the USS Missouri, 1945.



Weaver Ja-Ro (Marie Tafoya / Mrs. Severo Tafoya) of Santa Clara Pueblo, in postcard from Garden of the Gods, Colorado - 1936.



High school girls learn the art of automobile mechanics. Left to right- Grace Hurd, Evelyn Harrison, and Corinna DiJiulian, with Grace Wagner - 1928.



British soldiers in position behind a stack of barrels during Easter Rising of 1916.



Viennese Jews are made to scrub the streets in humiliation after the German annexation of Austria, 1938.



Groundbreaking for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, DC - March 26, 1982.



Woman in Dress / Portrait ca. 1850 (Identification and Location Unknown)


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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Historic Photos / Set # 101

Please Note: The art of photography has the ability to expose brutality and provide evidence of the utter failure of humanity.  Some Images may be disturbing...


 Girls selling shamrocks on a Dublin street, 1916.




Haight Ashbury, California - Summer of Love - 1967. 




 Facade of the Italian Fascist Party HQ / Photo by Ken April - 1938.




Israeli artillery pounds Syrian forces near the Valley of Tears. Yom Kippur War - 1973.




A street in Bedford-Stuyvesant is filled with trash and people following the looting resulting from the blackout in New York City on July 13, 1977.




An Iranian soldier weeping over the body of his brother, killed in the early days of the Iran-Iraq war, Early 1980s.




Still photo of WWII pinup girls from the movie You’re In The Army Now. The lady in the center is Jane Wyman - 1941.




Employee at her station in the Data Terminal Test Room at Bell Labs . These special prototype terminals were state of the art at the time and were the first displays in which the data was first written to memory then displayed.




Inmates at Anamosa State Penitentiary, c1890s.




Pre-White House, pre-mobile phones, then Governor Bill Clinton checks in on the campaign trail while out for a jog - May, 1992.




Two Whistles, an Apsaroke man . His face is painted, wearing a medicine hawk headdress, a buckskin shirt, and a shell necklaces - Photo by Edward S. Curtis 1908.




Captured Chinese Soldiers beg for their lives thinking that they are going to be executed, Korea - 1951.




Franco-Vietnamese medics treating a wounded Viet Minh POW at Hưng Yên - 1954.




After the armistice agreement, North and South Korean soldiers stand guard at the 38th parallel, Korea - 1953.




Hillary Rodham - Clinton as a High School senior on her debate team in Park Ridge, Illinois - 1965.



A Japanese naval officer surrenders his sword to a British Lieutenant in Saigon on 13th September, 1945.




Sammy", the mascot of the Northumberland Fusiliers in WWI, ca. 1915.



American dive bomber deck SBD-5 Dontless 16th Bombardment Squadron after a failed landing on an aircraft carrier ‘Lexington’ , WWII.



Crude snowmobile built by Theodore Woods of 33 Manhattan Street, Rochester, NY - 1916.




A man on an amphibious cycle in Paris, Credit: Nationaal Archief - 1932.




During the Battle of the Bulge , allied soldiers decorated their helmets with lace curtains, after realizing it provided excellent camouflage in the snow - December 1944.




Celebrating Soviet Soldiers performing the Cossack dance after the defeat of Berlin. Germany, May 1945.



A 12 year old Newsboy, Hyman Alpert, who has been selling papers on the streets for three years,  March - 1909.





Adolf Hitler addresses the Nuremberg Rally during the ceremony of dedication of NSDAP standards, September, 1935.





Postal workers wearing gas masks during a training exercise in a park in Gloucestershire, England, Credit: H. Allen/Topical Press Agency/Getty Images - 1937.




Woman delivering coal in Paris due to the manpower shortage of WWI.





New York Broadway Actress Maude Adams - Circa 1905.



Additional References___________________________________ 
Special thanks to the following additional online collection sources and archives... Tumblr, Pinterest, Shorpy, Life Magazine, Historical Times, Reddit,  Histoire-fanatique, Getty Images, Harris & Ewing, The Nifty Fifties, Farm Security Administration, Classicland, History Wars, Historic Photo, Houk Gallery, Mundovigilia, Those Old Times, The Story in Pictures, National Photo Company, Office of War Information, United States Armed Forces, NASA, Detroit Publishing Company...