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Friday, June 26, 2015

Historic Photos / Set # 41

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...
Ten Year Old South Vietnamese Solider, 1968.

 Oldsmobile "Golden Rocket" Concept Car Prototype, 1956.

Jules Merviel of France having a drink of wine during the Tour de France in 1930.

An American soldier in Vietnam cooks his C-rations using C4 plastic explosives, circa 1969.

“National Peanut Corp. store on Broadway — Mr. Peanut sign and Embassy Newsreel Theatre.” New York circa 1947.

 Women soldiers of the Italian Resistance during World War II.

Happy Soviet prisoners of war lift an American soldier into the air after they are liberated from a German POW camp - Circa 1945.

Frank Zappa with his parents in his home in Los Angeles, 1970.

Louis Armstrong in Amsterdam, Netherlands - Photo Portrait by Hans Buter - 1955.

 Winston Churchill with a bulldog, Circa 1940.

Nineteen year old Robert Wadlow, the tallest person in recorded history, chatting with a friend after appearing at a charity event in Omaha, Nebraska. He grew another 4 inches before his death three years later - Photo April 1, 1937.

A group of Farnsworth Art School students paint nude model, Photo by Andreas Feininger - 1946.

London General Omnibus Corporation horse bus conductor in bowler hat and long jacket standing on the boarding platform of the bus. The conductor sports a Bell punch ticket machine. His right hand is grasping the cord which communicates with the driver. Circa - 1905.

Bari schoolgirls, near Yei, South Sudan (Date Unknown)

Breakfast in the London Underground shortly after the air raid warning had sounded - 1939.

An injured British soldier who has had both his arms amputated below the elbows, working on a farm near Saint-Aubert, France - 24th March 1918.

President Bill Clinton shares a laugh with Boris Yeltsin in front of inquiring journalists - 1995. 

John F. Kennedy smiles for the cameras for one of the last times. Dallas, November 22, 1963.

Mechanic working on a Studebaker in repair shop - Circa, 1919.

Leonid Rogozov, a Soviet doctor of the 6th Antarctic expedition to Novolazarevskaya Weather Station making a surgery on himself, appendix removal operation using local anesthesia -1961.

Actor Jimmy Stewart pins the gold bars of a Marine second lieutenant on his stepson, Ronald, February 1968. Ronald was killed in Vietnam the following year.

Billboard - WAR IS OVER! If You Want It. Happy Christmas From John And Yoko. Sunset Strip, Hollywood, Calif. December, 1969. Photo, David Schoonover.

Child soldier of the Constitutionalist Army, Mexico; 1914.

Employees of the Manhattan Project operating calutron control panels at Y-12 National Security Complex, Oak Ridge, US government photo by Ed Westcott - Circa 1943.

Three 14 year-old German prisoners of war eating rations in front of a group of other POWs.  The boys were captured by 6th Armored Division, Third US Army, near Frankfurt-am-Main. 29th March 1945.

Muhammad Ali dodges a punch from Joe Frazier at the “Fight of the Century” March 8, 1971.

Followers tend to Malcolm X as he lies mortally wounded on the stage of the Audubon ballroom in Harlem after being shot on Feb. 21, 1965.

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... 

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