Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

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.



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Saturday, August 26, 2017

Historic Photos / Set # 100

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...
 

Fifty years ago, the blizzard of 1966 dropped 109 inches of snow on Syracuse, NY over the course of 4 days.



Winston Churchill visits the grave of FDR as Eleanor looks on. Eleanor’s final resting place is in the far left - March 1946.



An exhausted nurse emerges from a grueling shift at the 44th Evacuation Hospital in Normandy, France, Photo by Lee Miller - 1944.



The Bath School disaster was a series of violent attacks perpetrated by Andrew Kehoe on May 18, 1927, in Bath Township, Michigan, that killed 38 elementary schoolchildren and six adults and injured at least 58 other people.



Mighty battalion of Mack war trucks, all for the Engineers Corps. Manufactured by the International Motor Company, Allentown, Pennsylvania - Circa 1918.



An angelic statue looks out over the devastated city of Dresden, Germany.  Over 90% of the city was destroyed by allied bombing raids during World War II -1945.



Mildred Doran during the Dole Air Race, 1927.  



The only photo of a Concorde flying at Mach 2 taken by Adrian Meredith from an RAF Tornado attack fighter over the Irish Sea in April, 1985.



Road sign in the vicinity of Tacloban, Philippines - 1944.



Adolf Hitler’s 4th grade class picture. Ironically, the fuhrer-to-be can be seen top row, dead center - 1899.



The death of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee. April 4, 1968.



Investigators search through the rubble for bodies after Philadelphia police accidentally burn down 65 homes in a botched attempt to evict a house of armed black radicals (MOVE) by bombing it with dynamite from a helicopter, leaving 250 people homeless - 1985.



Bob Dylan, Peter, Paul and Mary, and Stevie Wonder performing “Blowin’ in the Wind” to commemorate the first Martin Luther King, Jr. day - Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C., January 20, 1968. 



As U.S. “Eagle Flight” helicopters hover overhead, South Vietnamese troops wade through a rice paddy in Long An province during operations against Viet Cong guerrillas in the Mekong Delta, in December of 1964.



A wounded German officer, found in the Egyptian desert during the first two days of a British offensive, is guarded by a sentry while awaiting backup - November 1942.



African-American demonstrators seek shelter from the hoses, Birmingham, Alabama - May, 1963.



The Black Panther Party serves free breakfast at St. Augustine’s Church in Oakland, CA, 1969, which was the most famous of its “Serve the People” community survival programs. By year’s end, the Panthers were feeding over 10,000 children every day before school in cities across the nation.



Bombardier Sergey Dupliy in an Il-4 or -6 medium bomber. Photograph by Yevgeny Khaldei, 1944.



Sonny & Cher at the Golden Globe Awards, Los Angeles 1973. Photo by Max B. Miller.



Members of Robert F. Scott’s expedition to south pole inside an ice grotto with Terra Nova ship in the distance, 1911.  



Dead soldier in a bullet-riddled forest on Culps Hill following the Battle of Gettysburg 1863.



Hanging a Confederate war criminal in front of the US Capitol Building in 1865.  This exact location now houses the Supreme Court building of the United States.



Lance CPL. Charles Blevins, armed with an M-16A2 rifle equipped with an M-203 grenade launcher, watches the perimeter of a desert camp site following the withdrawal of Iraqi troops from Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm, February 1st, 1991.  



Two WAVES women in their grey summer working uniforms at the Lincoln Memorial - 1944.



 The ruins of Brest, France following German bombing raids 1944.



Young German prisoner captured in Venraij, Netherlands - 17th October 1944.



This image appeared on the April 19, 1943 issue of LIFE magazine. “A Soldier’s Farewell” (Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)


Additional References____________________________________ 
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