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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Historic Photos / Set # 19

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...

Norman Rockwell Entering his Stockbridge Studio in Stockbridge, Massachusetts 1966. Photograph by Louie Lamone.

Delectables at the Edward Neumann Grocery in Detroit's Broadway Market, circa 1910. Note the artfully arranged pickle slices in the big apothecary jar to the left. Colorized Photo, Detroit Publishing - 1910.

Drought refugee from Polk, Missouri.  Awaiting the opening of orange picking season at Porterville, California, 1936. Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Farm Security Admin.

Ultra Rare 1965 Ford Mustang Station Wagon. Location / Photographer Unknown.

Circa 1902, location not specified. "A happy family." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Actor Charlie Chaplin "Out of Character" at the Age of 26 – Colorized Photo by Reddit 1916.

Two Women Delivering Ice 1918 - Photograph by National Archives: War Department.

Two veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg reminisce at the 50th Anniversary Reunion in July 1913 – Library of Congress.

Ronald Reagan shares a laugh with Marilyn Monroe in Los Angeles in this 1959 photo.

Louis Armstrong Practicing in his Dressing Room Circa 1946.  Photograph by William Gottlieb (LOB)

A farmer's daughter near rural Wapato, Washington in the Yakima Valley – August 1939. Photo by Dorothea Lange for Farm Security Administration / Library of Congress.

July 1943. Greenville, South Carolina. "Air Service Command. Men of the Quartermaster Truck Company of the 25th Service Group having a card game in one of the barracks." Photo by Jack Delano for the Office of War Information.

Theodore Roosevelt in his Rough Rider Uniform Circa 1898 / Photo by Rockwood HMS - Colorized by Zuzzah.

Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father and the only surviving member of the Frank family revisiting the attic they spent the war in, 3 May 1960 / Photo by Arnold Newman.

The Flying Wedge Formation of the 1904 Carlisle Indians was soon banned due to the high level of injuries it caused on opposing teams - Cumberland County Historical Society. 

Last Public Execution by Guillotine 1939 – Eugen Weidmann on June 17th, 1939. France continued to use the device for executions behind prison walls until 1977, when capital punishment was abolished by law.  Photo Credit by Roge –Viollet.

The sun sets on the horizon of the planet Mars in 2005.  The photo was taken by the rover Spirit, over the rim of Gusev Crater - Photo credit: NASA/JPL/Texas A&M/Cornell.

The atomic bomb explosion 20 minutes after impact on the city of Nagasaki, Japan.  The bomb dubbed "Fat Man" killed approx. 40,000 people outright and then thousands more from radiation poisoning.  Three people are seen standing on the right, bearing witness to horrific destruction.  Photo credit: Hiromichi Matsuda 1945.

Gas Light Alley - Charleston, South Carolina, circa 1920. "Street scene with horse and wagon." 4x5 inch nitrate negative by Arnold Genthe. 

The "Father of Tattooing" Cap Coleman works on a sailor from the US Navy in his tattoo parlor in Norfolk Virginia (Colorized Photo) Paul L. Pryor, National Geographic.

"Seeing Chicago. Auto at Monroe Street near State." Tourists sightseeing the Windy City / Circa 1908.  Photo by Hans Behm.

Vietnam War - American Soldiers explore the enemy's Cu Chi Tunnels - Unknown Date.

A stewardess tends to sleeping passengers in first class circa, 1950's.

First Country School in Tripp County South Dakota.  Six children standing in a row, with older man in back, in front of a sod building. The roof appears to be of lumber covered in tar paper.  Fred Hultstrand History in Pictures Collection.

Ernest Hemingway tells a story in a bar called Floridita in Havana, Cuba unknown date.

James Dean and his “Little Bastard” Silver Porsche 550 Spyder. Supposedly taken just hours before his fatal crash in 1955.

"Ghost Child" A Young Child living in the Oklahoma City Shacktown. August 1936. Farm Security Administration photograph by Dorothea Lange.

Additional References____________________________________ 
Special thanks to the following additional online collection sources and archives... Tumblr, Pinterest, Shorpy, Life Magazine, Historical Times,  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... 

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