Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Monday, November 21, 2016

Historic Photos / Set # 88

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...

A bar in New York City, the night before prohibition began – 1920.

‘Mark’, a dog ammunition carrier, delivers 'ammo’ to a Bren gun team, Eastern Command, 20 August - 1941.

A woman driving an autoped in 1916.

Soldiers working on a locomotive, Chicago - 1945.

 A marine in Vietnam carries children out of danger, 1968.

76-year-old Catholic anarchist Dorothy Day on a picket line shortly before being arrested, California - 1973.

Rebecca, Charley and Rosa, emancipated mixed-race slave children
from New Orleans, 1863.

New York Central Railroad’s jet-powered car during a test run between Butler, Indiana and Stryker, Ohio - 1966.

 Amelia Earhart at the Indianapolis 500, 1935.

Two Jewish pupils in a German school are humiliated before their classmates. The inscription on the blackboard reads “The Jew is our greatest enemy, beware of the Jew.”

Robert F. Kennedy sleeps on the floor of a plane during his 1968 presidential campaign.

Three girls skate home from school, past blocks of houses destroyed by Allied air raids, Essen, Germany, February 14, 1949.

President Truman bowling in the White House. The two-lane alley was built as a birthday present, April 1947.

Max & Miriam Yasgur, owners of the farm where Woodstock was held, the day after the festival ended - White Lake, New York - 1969.

French school children watching a puppet show, 1960 - Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

Diablo Dam powerhouse construction / Seattle, Washington 1935.

Books float in the street after a library on Rue Jacob, Paris is flooded during the Great Parisian Flood of 1910.

Washington, DC, immigrant naturalization school 1920s.

John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy embrace during their first dance at their wedding in Newport, Rhode Island. September 12, 1953.

Ukrainian immigrants in the United States offer free borscht to celebrate Stalin’s death - 1953.

GI Santa Claus giving away corn pipes to troops in Guadalcanal, December 1942.

Life Before Chainsaws - Date Unknown.

The USS New Jersey opens fire on Shi'ite and Druze positions off the coast of Beirut during the Lebanese Civil War, the only time 16-inch shells would be used in combat since Vietnam - 1984.

Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the South.

The ruins of Richmond, Virginia - Civil War 1865.

Baseball team composed mostly of child workers from a glass factory, 1908.

The ruins and smoke after the San Francisco Earthquake – May, 1906. 

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...