Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Historic Photos / Set # 95

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...

Station agent J.L. Akers waves on an eastbound Norfolk and Western passenger train as it leaves Rural Retreat, VA December 24, 1957.

The Beatles and their wives with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh, India,1968.

 Nazi Party Rally before center bonfire is set ablaze - 1933.

Eiffel Tower under construction, second phase, May 15th, 1888.

Immigrants from a smallpox ship held for observation on Hoffman Island in the Lower New York Bay, off South Beach, Staten Island -1901.

The Microsoft staff in 1978 and then again, at their reunion thirty years later in 2008.

Baseball team of young Indiana glass workers - 1908.

Communists infiltrated our churches, now it integrates our schools” — segregationists protest the beginning of school integration in Nashville, Tennessee, 1957.

Students gather around the body of 20-year-old Jeffrey Miller, killed along with three others by the Ohio National Guard during anti-war protests at Kent State University. May 4, 1970.  (Opposite view-point of more common Pulitzer Prize winning photo)

Black man accused of raping a white woman, escorted to his trial. Arkansas, 1941.

 The first picture taken of Machu Picchu, 1911.

Royal Navy’s Grand Fleet at anchor in the Firth of Forth / Photographed from Royal Navy Airship R9 - 1916.

 Paparazzi surrounding Socks, Bill Clinton’s cat, 1992.

Paul G. Hallett, 25, wears a sign stating his situation and qualifications as he looks for a job in Spokane, WA. December, 1937.

Rally of the Communist Party in Madison Square Garden, New York, during the Great Depression, 1931.

Recently released POW John McCain meets President Nixon, 1973.

Ice skating in Rockefeller Center in New York City during the early 1930s.

Government officials celebrate the installation of the first public ashtray on NYC streets.

U.S. Marines & cargo aboard an LST for the landing at Cape Gloucester, New Britain. 24 December, 1943.

Marine Corporal Leonard Hayworth sheds a tear of desperation after finding out he is left with only two men and out of ammunition, Korea, August, 1950.

Viet Cong soldiers carrying a wounded American soldier to prisoner swap, 1972.

American women making Browning machine guns during WWI - General view of polishing shop, Winchester Repeating Arms Co., New Haven, Connecticut / 1918-1919.

Lady Bird Johnson, Jacqueline Kennedy, President Kennedy, Vice President Johnson, Harry Truman, Bess Truman, and Dwight Eisenhower at Eleanor Roosevelt’s funeral, November 10, 1962.

Construction workers take a morning smoke break during the building of the Rockefeller Center Building, New York - 1932.

Outside of Kowloon Walled City, Hong Kong - 1987.

Amelia Earhart getting her last haircut / 1937.

The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, 1974.

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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