Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Historic Photos / Set # 44

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...
President Theodore Roosevelt on horseback jumping over a stonewall. May 29th 1907. 

The patriotic interior décor of Grand Central Station, New York City, during World War II.

A female member of the IRA with assault rifle Circa – 1970.

Titanic promotional photo of the 1st Class promenade deck (White Star Line) Liverpool, United Kingdom – 1912.

Harry Houdini steps into a crate at New York Harbor as part of an escape stunt, July 7, 1912.

A lone Italian sentry stands guard in the opening of a Rock Bunker in the Alps, 1918.

The Cunningham Sanitarium, a hyperbaric chamber intended to treat diabetes and cancer, Circa 1928.

Blast furnaces from the Northside Steel Works in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Circa - 1950’s. 

Elvis Presley waits for his breakfast order at a segregated lunch counter in a Chattanooga, Tennessee, while a woman who is not permitted to sit, waits for her sandwich – 1956. Photograph by Alfred Wertheimer.

Photo of the USS Saratoga taking the first of five kamikaze hits, February 21, 1945.

The busy streets of center city Atlanta, Georgia – Circa 1928.

Snow Tractor Train used to transport goods in Canada during the winter of 1928/29.

Divers work to recover the body of Mary Joe Kopechne who drown in Ted Kennedy’s car after he drove it off a bridge and into the Chappaquiddick Tidal Channel – 1969.

Young boy joins guerilla movement in Nuristan, Afghanistan during the Herat Uprising – 1979. (Photo by Steve McCurry)

The child voices behind the Peanuts characters in animated short films, Circa – 1960s.

Baseball season opener group portrait with players from both opposing teams, New York and Boston 1886.

Young men registering for military conscription in New York City, June 5, 1917.

Five years after the city of Dresden was bombed heavily by allied air raids, Germans lay wreaths in a part of the city where they still haven’t searched for bodies yet. February – 1950.

Nimoy, Kelley, and Shatner record their voices for Star Trek: The Animated Series, April 24, 1973.

A School Portrait of a Chinese Kindergarten Class in Los Angeles, California Circa – 1920.

University of Maryland Girls’ Rifle Team Photo, 1925.

Julie Andrews is doused with water during filming of The Sound of Music. Salzburg, Austria, 1964.

Janet Waldo, the voice behind popular animated characters of Judy Jetson, Penelope Pitstop, and Josie from Josie and the Pussycats, 1960s-1980s.

U.S. Air Force photo of Operation Crossroads nuclear weapons test on Bikini Atoll. July 25, 1946.

Ryan O’Neal and his daughter, Tatum O’Neal in a scene from the film Paper Moon directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Tatum O’Neal won the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in the film at the young age of 10. She remains the youngest person to win an Academy Award in competition. Photo: Paramount Pictures.

The Peoples Power Revolution: In the face of mass demonstrations against his 20 year rule, Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos and his entourage are airlifted from the presidential palace in Manila by U.S. helicopters and sent into exile in Hawaii - February 25, 1986.

 A German orphan tries to sell his father’s Iron Cross in exchange for cigarettes. December 1, 1945.

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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