Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Historic Photos / Set # 82

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...

John F. Kennedy, Caroline, and Raggedy Ann on a walk, ca. 1962.

Two children in straw sunhats watch with interest as a freight train approaches in the city of Edmonton, Alberta Province, Canada.

Two Polish women stand in shock near the covered corpse of a third as they survey the bomb damage to their neighborhood following a German Luftwaffe aerial assault on Warsaw during the German Invasion of Poland - September, 1939.

The city of New Orleans is underwater following Hurricane Katrina, a rare category 5 storm, which caused the deaths of over 1800 people and $100 billion in structural damage, 2005.

Aerial view of Woodstock Music Festival, New York - 1969.

Fans in the crowded stands of the 1912 World Series.

Rare photo of Mick Jagger, William S. Burroughs and Andy Warhol sharing dinner - 1980.

Women workers of the locomotive round house on lunch break at the Chicago and Northwest Railway Company. Clinton, Iowa, April 1943 - Reproduction from color slide, Photo by Jack Delano.

Aerial view of Armstrong Flooring Plant Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Photo: Armstrong World Industries, 1936.

Children swim near the ruins of the Reichstag in Berlin, Germany 1945.

The first waves of the Indian Tsumani of 2004 takes people by surprise.  The tidal wave caused by an earthquake off shore, killed over 200,000 people.

Helen Keller is introduced to Charlie Chaplin through touch, 1919.

Women sit along a wall in an insane asylum in Youngstown, Ohio. Photo by Jerry Cooke for Life Magazine, 1946.

Bette Davis and her stand-in film double, Sally Sage, knitting together in August 1940.

Driver education training class in Brooklyn, New York - 1955.

Soviet soldiers survey the damage to Große Frankfurter Straße (now, Karl-Marx-Allee) during the final days of the Battle of Berlin. May 1, 1945.

Robert Peraza neals on the World Trade Center Memorial to mourn the death of his son ten years earlier during the 9-11 attacks - 2011.

The 3rd Ave elevated train around 57th Street New York City – Photo by Vivian Maier 1952.

Mrs. Mary Couchman, a 24-year-old warden of a small Kentish Village, shields three little children, among them her son, as bombs fall during an air attack on October 18, 1940.

"Hats in the Garment District," Photo by Margaret Bourke-White - New York, 1930.

Women flock to a large well with empty containers to fetch their daily drinking water in Natwarghad, India - 2003.

Construction begins on the Berlin Wall. GDR-FRG. August 1961.

A man jumps out of the burning Tae Yun Kak hotel with a mattress to cushion his fall, Seoul, South Korea, December 25, 1971. He died on impact along with 163 others who perished in the fire.

British suffragette Charlotte Despard addresses the crowd in Trafalgar Square during a Communist rally, June 11, 1933.

Rural school children. San Augustine County, Texas, April 1943. Reproduction from color slide. Photo by John Vachon - The Denver Post.

Brooklyn Dodger Jackie Robinson slides into home against the NY Yankee catcher Yogi Berra, 1955 World Series.

A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of “Home” while living in a residence for disturbed children in Poland, 1948.

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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