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Saturday, October 29, 2016

Historic Photos / Set # 87

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...

Peasant Child Begging, Photo by Dmitry Baltermants - 1920.

A hooded witness testifies in court on narcotic traffic in Washington State. April 30, 1952.

Engine installers at Douglas Aircraft Factory, Long Beach, California - October 1942.

American paratroopers wade across a river near Ben Cat in South Vietnam during the monsoon season,1965.

The Original Bookmobile - The mobile library on wheels of yesteryear, Circa, 1930s.

"Renty”, a slave on plantation of B.F. Taylor, Columbia, S.C., Photo by JT Zealy, 1850.

"Abandoned baby sleeping in desk drawer at Los Angeles Police station", 1971.

Mark Wahlberg and Leonardo DiCaprio, 1995.

American WW2 pilots are briefed before their mission. Southern England, Colorized Photo, 1943.

Installing the bullet resistant glass protecting the tail gunner of the B-29 at Boeing’s Hoquiam, Washington facility 1944.

May Sutton Bundy, the first US player to win the Wimbledon ladies’ singles title, pictured in action in 1907.

The body of Peter Fechter lying next to the Berlin Wall after being shot while trying to escape to the West, August 1962.

 Portrait of an Ojibway/Chippewa Indian girl in 1907.

Demonstrators obstruct traffic during the 1960 Nashville lunch counter protests.

 21-year-old Stanley Kubrick takes a selfie - 1949.

 The Golden Gate Bridge during construction in 1935.

Chester MacDuffee constructed the first underwater diving suit with ball bearings, as the medium to provide movement to a joint. The suit was successfully tested in New York in 214 feet of water, 1914.

Betty Robinson, American athlete and two time gold medal Olympian in the 100 meters, playing baseball, March, 1930 - Colorized Photo.

Harry Houdini performs the great milk can escape, Circa - 1908.

A 416 pound giant black sea bass caught with rod and reel by Mrs. A.W. Barrett, 1901.

 First Corvette rolls off the assembly line, June 30th 1953.

 Children play in the street by a dead horse, New York City - 1895.

Nadezhda Krupskaya, the wife of Russian revolutionary,Vladimir Lenin - Circa, 1890s.

Joe Frazier knocks Muhammad Ali down in the 11th round of the “Fight of the Century” March 8, 1971.

Two women are placed under arrest for wearing swimsuits considered inappropriate in public - Chicago 1922.

Hells Angels cruise north from San Bernardino to Bakersfield, California - Photo Bill Ray 1965.

A young Vincent van Gogh, 1866.

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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