Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Friday, March 17, 2017

Historic Photos / Set # 98

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...

Large Anti-Hitler demonstration at the Berlin Sportpalast on December 2, 1931, organized by the Republican Reichsbanner, an organization whose goal was to defend parliamentary democracy against internal subversion and extremism from the left and right.

Parachute pioneer Franz Reichelt just before his fatal test jump from the Eiffel Tower on February 4th, 1912.

Ice harvesting at Kissena Lake, New York - 1890.

A woman surrounded by her children cries after the refugees on the SS St Louis were denied landing in Cuba, June 7, 1939. The more than 900 German Jews had already been denied refuge in the US and now would be returning to Europe.

A prototype of a space suit designed in at UCLA - Los Angeles, CA - 1961.

Sailors in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii listen to radio and cheer as Tokyo radio states Japan has accepted the Potsdam surrender terms on August 15, 1945.

At Fordham University in New York, Catholic nuns demand federal action after protesters were attacked by state police in Selma, Alabama, the “Bloody Sunday” of 1965.

A woman watches as robed Ku Klux Klansmen walk in downtown Montgomery, Alabama prior to a cross burning rally scheduled for that night - November 24th 1956.

Super Bowl VII, January 14, 1973. Dolphins defeats the Redskins 14-7 to become the first and last team to finish an NFL season undefeated.

The industrial city of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania works through the night - 1907.

Newspaper man after death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, - Photo by Stanley Kubrick for Look Magazine 1945.

The scarred and disfigured back of a survivor of the Hiroshima nuclear explosion - August 6, 1945.

A woman falls to the beach surf after being attacked by white women segregationists, for attempting a wade-in with several black and white demonstrators protesting against the segregation at St. Augustine Beach, Florida. June 23, 1964.

The Last of the Horse Drawn Carriages riding alongside a ‘Modern Electric Car’, New York 1917.

Inmates dancing and singing in the Greene County jail in Georgia, 1941.

Ronald Reagan getting a haircut in the West Wing Barber Shop by Milton Pitts on January 23rd, 1981. Pitts was the barber for Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Reagan, and George H.W. Bush.

Mailman N. Sorenson poses with his heavy Christmas deliveries in Chicago - 1929.

Mug Shot of Clyde Champion Barrow at age 17, Dallas, 1926.  Barrow would later go on to become an outlaw legend with partner Bonnie Parker. 

League of German Girls dancing during the Reich Party Congress, Nuremberg, Germany - 1938.

 Boxer Muhammad Ali poses with a million dollars - 1963.

A Greek soldier tells his mother goodbye before leaving to fight the Italian invaders, 1940.

Fingerprinting at the National Guard Amory, Fingerprinting Division, 92nd street, Washington,1945.

International pupils participating at an outdoor physical education class at the English-Scandinavian Summer School in Kent - 1935.

Pieces of the Marine Corps War Memorial are assembled before being placed at Arlington National Cemetery in 1954. The famous monument is based on Joe Rosenthal’s iconic photograph of six Marines raising a U.S. flag on Iwo Jima’s Mount Suribachi during World War II.

One of six sentenced to death by a military court for being German collaborators, a young Frenchman is tied to a stake before being shot by a firing squad in Grenoble, France on September 4, 1944.

Anarchist political rally in Barcelona, Spain attended by an estimated 300,000 people - 1977.

“Arizona war worker writes her Navy boyfriend a thank-you note for the Jap skull he sent her.” LIFE magazine’s “Picture of the Week,” May 22, 1944.

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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