Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Friday, September 30, 2016

Historic Photos / Set # 84

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...

Actress Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958.

U.S. Army veteran Shawn Timothy Nelson drives a M60A3 Patton tank on a slow paced police chase through San Diego, California May 17, 1995.

In April 1947, people stand in a twisting line waiting to be inoculated against smallpox at the Morrisania Hospital in New York.

American pressure suit, designed by Republic Aviation, for extended operations on the moon’s surface.

Bunkered British children cautiously watching aerial dogfight overhead, 1940.

"Star Drug, businesson Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, New York. Interior to rear. Jose A. Fernandez, client." Jergens Lotion, just 79 cents a (glass) bottle. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. Jan. 16, 1946.

Polio patients on boards at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas, Texas - Circa 1950.

The day after his execution, revolutionary Che Guevara’s corpse is put on display in Bolivia for the world press on October 10, 1967.

Men Carrying Tea Bricks on the Ancient Tea Horse Road in Sichuan China, Photo by Ernest Henry Wilson - 1908.

GI takes a picture of Nixon during his first visit to Vietnam as President, July 30, 1969.

Crowd watching RFK’s funeral train pass by from a station platform as it transports his casket from New York to Washington, June 8 1968.

August 1939. "Marion County, Oregon, near West Stayton. Father and children came from Albany, Oregon, for a season's work in the beans." Photo by Dorothea Lange for the Resettlement Administration.

Cincinnati, Ohio / carnival ride "The Tickler" in Chester Park 1909.

Flying under radar control with a B-66 Destroyer, Air Force F-105 Thunderchief pilots bomb a military target through low clouds over the southern panhandle of North Viet Nam. June 14, 1966.

Targa the elephant disembarks from the Ringling Bros. Barnum and Bailey train in the Bronx April 1, 1963.

President Reagan waves to media and crowd just seconds before he is shot by John Hinkley Jr. March 30th, 1981.

A man attempts to rebuild a destroyed wall within Warsaw during World War II. 

People pose in windows and in front of shops on a sign covered street in New York City, Circa 1865.

Young farmers in Westerwald, Germany, 1914. Photo by August Sander.

All quiet at the Brandenburg Gate, West Berlin, Germany, Photo by Thomas Nebbia - 1961.

Confederate soldier Andrew Chandler poses with his slave, Silas Chandler, who worked as his servant during the Civil War, Circa 1861.

The ice covered burnt out shell of the Equitable Life Assurance Building of New York City following a fire in subzero temperatures.

Washington, D.C., 1919. "Walter Reed boys at Shubert Garrick Theatre." National Photo Company Collection.

Vietnam War protesters release balloons in New York Central Park, Nov 14, 1969.

Julius Erving AKA: Dr. J. of the Philadelphia 76ers goes in for the dunk - 1977.

Four members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots leave the Pistol Packin’ Mama in Lockbourne AAF, Ohio during flight training to ferry B-17s during WWII, date unknown.

"Marmon Touring Car at Yosemite." Wyland Stanley Collection - California, Circa 1919.  

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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