Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Historic Photos / Set # 73

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 real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, circa. 1927"

Worker on beam of a building under construction at 40 Wall Street, New York 1930.

Actress Betty White at home with her dog, Los Angeles circa 1952.

Zeppelin docking at a still under construction Empire State Building NYC, 1930.

John F. Kennedy and baby Caroline in November, 1957.

October 2nd, 1977. Glenn Burkes and Dusty Baker, of the Los Angeles Dodgers, perform what is commonly believed to be the first high-five.

Children rush into a candy store at the end of the British Sweet Ration of 1953.

Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents during a raid on an illegal distillery, pours out of the upper windows of a three-story storefront in Detroit during Prohibition, 1929.

NYC Grand Central Station in 1929, before the construction of taller buildings permanently blocked the rays of the sun.

Boys carrying spaghetti in Naples, 1929...

Aerial view of the crowds at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington during Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech on Aug. 28, 1963.

Polish child in the ruins of Warsaw 1939.

FK speech “lch bin ein Berliner” next to the Brandenburger Gate on June 26, 1963.

A 12-year old Muhammad Ali, then Cassius Clay, strikes a pose in 1954.

1915-era capture lumberjacks working among the redwoods in Humboldt County, California, when tree logging was at its peak.

 Winston Churchill and his dog, Rufus, at Chartwell in 1950.

The crowd watches in silence as 19 year-old Shigeki Tanaka, a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima, crosses the finish line to win the 1951 Boston Marathon.

 The models for the painting “American Gothic” c. 1930’s.

Scientist Nikola Tesla in his laboratory - Circa 1899.

“Postmen” Photo by Saul Leiter, 1952.

A young man tied to a pickaxe in a forced labor camp. Early 1930’s. Texas.

Lunch counter on a New York City street corner, Photo by N. Jay Jaffee - 1953.

Three boys fish for change in the street grates during the depression. N.Y.C. 1930.

A view from inside during the White House under reconstruction 1948-52.

A young George Armstrong Custer as a West Point cadet, Circa - 1859.

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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