Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Monday, May 30, 2016

Historic Photos / Set # 81

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...

German soldier trying to dig himself out after being buried after an Allied bombardment, Normandy - 1944.

The world before head phones - Customers at a London music store listen to the latest record releases in speaker listening booths, 1955.

A Wounded Russian Soldier drifts past a 152mm Howitzer battery firing during the Belorussian Offensive Operation, 1944.

Children in London celebrate Christmas in an underground bomb shelter, December 25, 1940.

 Stevie Wonder visiting a children’s school for the blind in London - 1970.

Walt Disney filming on a beach in Rio de Janeiro, 1941.

Slave Wilson Chinn was a 60 year old slave who was branded with the initials V.B.M. on his forehead to show proof of ownership of Volsey B. Marmillion, a sugar planter about 45 miles north of New Orleans.  Photo by Charles Paxson Wilson, 1863.

Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev looks at Lincoln, 1959.

Richard Nixon’s resignation lunch: pineapple slices, cottage cheese, and a glass of milk. Photo by Robert L. Knudsen, August 8, 1974.

57,000 German POWs are marched through Moscow to display the Red Army’s dominance - July 17 1944.

Meeting of the Minds... Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, President Harding and Harvey Firestone - 1921.

 A mother and her children, exposed to winter's chill, make their way up a slush covered street in the coal town of Consumers, Utah during the Great Depression.  Photo by Dorothea Lange 1936 for the Farm Security Administration (FSA).

A very serious Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, Winston Churchill, on his way to the Houses of Parliament, London, 1905.

Caroline Kennedy and six week old brother, John F. Kennedy Jr., Photo by Richard Avedon January 3, 1961.

 Lineups at a gas station during the 1973 fuel shortage.

Princess Elizabeth Windsor of the United Kingdom hugging her Corgi, Circa - 1930.

 Woman tending a Walgreens Drug Store counter in Boise, Idaho, 1958.

A photo of Anne Frank and her friends who are celebrating Anne’s 10th birthday . Anne is pictured second to the left in a dark colored dress - June 1939.

Three-year-old Eileen Dunne, a victim of the London Blitz, recovering in a hospital, 1940. Photo by Cecil Beaton.

Claude Monet seated with some paintings as his career was winding down and his eyesight was failing, Circa - 1925.

Ronald Reagan poses for a sculpture class at USC as an example of “ideal male physique”, 1940.

 Charlie Chaplin and Walt Disney at the racetrack - 1939.

 Jim Henson playing with the ‘Bert’ puppet, 1971.

The top gun turret of a Serbian M-84 tank gets lollipopped during the 87-day siege of the Battle of Vukovar, 1991.

Segregated seating at a college football game - The Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida, 1955.

Visitors climb on the Great Sphynx of Giza, Egypt, Circa 1850.

Jacqueline Kennedy backstage watching her husband during the first televised debate against Richard Nixon - 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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