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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Historic Photos / Set # 48

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...

First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in a bright dress with a bright smile as she and the President receive French Minister of Culture Andre Malraux at the White House on May 11, 1962.

Three friends take a joyride on their “new” vehicle, Ohio, circa 1924.

A National Guardsman walks away as a shop burns out of control during the 1968 Riots in Baltimore.

Four-year-old Michael Finder of East Germany is tossed by his father into a net held by firemen across the border in West Berlin. The apartments were in East Berlin while their windows opened into West Berlin, October 7, 1961. 

Poland re-denominates their currency on a much smaller scale.  The new zloty note equals 10,000 old zloty notes. January 1, 1995. 

Oil Tycoon John D. Rockefeller Sr. greets a child outside the Memorial Church in Tarrytown, New York – 1923.

Amelia Earhart receives flowers after her record breaking Hawaii to California flight in her red plane Oakland Field, California on January 12, 1935.

Santa Claus with Christmas toys on a sled drawn by two white turkeys Circa – 1909.

 Passengers boarding British airship R101 in 1929.

Commercial Bus Stress Test of the Elisabeth Bridge in Budapest, Hungary, Circa – 1964.

Jim Henson leading puppeteers through rehearsal on the set of Sesame Street Circa –1980.

First IBM computer, the IBM 702 Mainframe; the first to use magnetic tapes and tubes for memory except for the 14th and last one built, Photo by Ezra Stoller – 1955. 

NLF star O.J. Simpson with his wife Marguerite (Whitley) Simpson, daughter Arnelle and son Jason on January 8, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Michael Ochs Archives/Getty.

Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci performs on the balance beam during the 1976 Olympics on her way to earning the unobtainable score of perfect 10.

Refueling a plane from the ground 1959 - This is a picture of the Hacienda flight out of Las Vegas that still holds the endurance record for an aircraft. That plane was in the air continuously for over 64 days.

January 6, 1963: Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom. an educational television series centering on the lives of animals premieres on NBC Television. The show was hosted by famed zoologist and naturist Marlin Perkins.

Elderly fisherman Thomas Perry guides his young friend along a stony path on the Cornwall coast at Polperro. 1933.

Street view of the run-ins of Warsaw, Poland two years after the end of WWII /  Colorized Photo – 1947.

A 19 year old AH-1 Cobra pilot poses with his machine, Vietnam, Circa – 1970.

Ireland’s bloody Sunday -  26 unarmed civil rights protesters were shot by members of the British Army - January 30, 1972.

WWII - Rifles of U.S. Marines killed in the Battle of Iwo Jima.

A Chinese girl who recently discovered her husband’s body in their burned out home, sifting through the ashes for personal possessions. Kweilin, China Photo by Jack Wilkes, 1945.

John Dillinger, center, handcuffed to Deputy Sheriff R.M. Pierce during Dillinger’s murder trial hearing in Crown Point, Indiana. Though his trial was scheduled for March 12, 1934. Dillinger would escape from the Crown Point prison a few days earlier on March 3, 1934.

Promotional still of the cast from the American television show ‘All in the Family,’ Los Angeles, California, early 1970s. They stand in the doorway of their television address, 704 Hauser Street, Astoria, Queens, New York, and are, from left, American actors Jean Stapleton, Rob Reiner, Carroll O’Connor, and Sally Struthers. (CBS) 1972.

A horse drawn fire-engine with a steam operated water pump rushes to the fire, Location Unknown 1910. 

The New York Public Library, New York City – 1915.

A byproduct of the one child per family law… An abandoned girl wandering the streets of Hong Kong / Photo by Dennis Stock – Circa 1960.

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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