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Friday, February 20, 2015

Historic Photos / Set # 23

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...

The smallest shop in London, England - a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, 1900.

Albert Göring, brother of notorious Nazi leader Hermann Göring, opposed Nazism and personally intervened to help Jews and dissidents, including by forging his brother’s signature; later when he got caught, he used his brother’s influence to get released, only to once again help more of the regime’s victims. Portrait - 1936.

Man and woman towing a cargo-boat through a ship-canal, The Netherlands,1931.

 Life goes on in Post War Germany as people go for a recreational swim next to war grave markers, 1946.

A United States Navy River Patrol Boat deploying napalm during the Vietnam War - Circa 1970.

Crowd gather to celebrate New Year's Even in the Big Apple on Times Square - 1938.

 Girls in Holland being publicly humiliated in the streets after the end of WWII for having a suspected romantic relationship with a German soldier - Circa 1945.

An American Family of the KKK, Tennessee, 1989 - Photo by Leonard Freed.

Violinist Isaac Stern performing to an audience in Jerusalem wering gas masks during heightened fears of an Iraqi Missile Attack, Gulf War - 1991.

Two African men walk past a warning sign common in apartheid Johannesburg, South Africa - Circa 1956.

Colin Powell, who later becomes famous as a four star general in the United States Army and the the 65th Secretary of State, takes a selfie, Circa 1950. 

A female mason works to repair a chimney in Berlin, as women go to work during the industrialization of Germany, 1910.

Gerald Ford and his golden retriever Liberty in the Oval Office of the White House on November 7th 1974.

A soda jerk tosses a scoop of ice cream into a metal mixing cup before blending a malted shake, Texas 1939.

Bruno Hauptmann goes on trial for the murder of Charles Lindbergh, Jr., the kidnapped infant son of aviator Charles Lindbergh. Flemington, New Jersey. (Photo by Martin McEvilly / NY Daily News)

A British Army chaplain holds a service over a massed grave before it is filled in at the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp - 1945.

Classic Hollywood Actress Bette Davis Fashion - Circa 1920's.

 An aerial view of more than 10,000 German POWs that had been surrounded by allied forces in the Falaise Pocket during the Battle of Normandy, France where 60,000 of 100,000 total German soldiers were killed or captured in August of 1944.

A Japanese soldier gives water to wounded horse during WWII.

High Fashion of the 1950's - Feathered Hat, White Gloves, Diamond Broach.

A fashionable couple and their dog in Washington D.C. - Circa 1915. 

 Happy Christmas in the Streets of London, England - 1915.

Snowy Times Square, New York City, 1947.

Abandoned Mark Twain Branch of the Detroit Public Library within the bankrupt city of Detroit, Michigan - Circa 2008.

The Baltimore City Social Security Office - Photo by Henri Dauman 1965.

Vincenz Czerny with Dr. Levi Cooper Lane in a surgical amphitheater at Cooper Medical College - Photo by Stanford Medical History Center, 1901.

 The Duke of Cambridge, Prince William, breaks into a smile as he is formally inspected by his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II - December 15, 2006.

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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