Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Friday, April 7, 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...

Richard Nixon rides with Anwar Sadat in a motorcade through Alexandria, Egypt 1974.

The streets of New York City following a winter storm - 1947.

“A Consolidated B-24 Liberator from Maxwell Field, Alabama, four engine pilot school, glistens in the sun as it makes a turn at high altitude in the clouds”, Circa -1940s.

Painting the Eiffel Tower, 1932.

Philippine Commonwealth Army sentry on guard duty in Luzon, 1941 - Photo by Carl Mydans.

The Ruling Jat Maharaja Kishan Singh of the state of Bharatpur , India in 1902.

“Wheeler Air Field taken by a Japanese Empire pilot to record the battle damage to the U.S. Air Forces”, December 7th 1941.

Technicians eye the new improved New Years ball, with halogen lamps for greater visibility, in New York City in 1978.

Auburn, ME unveiling of a Civil War monument in 1882.

Susan Atkins leaves the grand jury room after testifying against accused murderer Charles Manson, Los Angeles, California - December 1969.

Guarded by more than 1,500 state troops, city and state police, moving vans carried the household goods of black families into Sojourners Truth, a federal housing project located in a white section of Detroit - April 1942.

Sgt. Ken Kozakiewicz of the 24th Infantry Division cries next to the body of his friend, Pvt. Andy Alaniz, who was killed by friendly-fire at the end of the First Gulf War, February 27, 1991.

Bess Myerson at a pageant in Atlantic City, 1945.

A Dornier Do X in New York, 1931.

Bringing down the Berlin Wall, 1989.

German SdKfz 164 Nashorn tank destroyer in the Alps, 1944.

Macy’s department store employee cleaning up piles of debris after the Christmas shopping rush, Photographer: Nina Leen - 1948.

An FBI agent delivers the requested ransom to plane hijackers without most of his clothes, a condition insisted by the hijackers to prevent the agent from hiding any concealed weapons - 1972. 

US soldier at a First World War training camp peeling onions while wearing a gas mask, 1918.

The placing of last link in the Gateway Arch, in St. Louis, Missouri - 1965.

Patrons at a Rural North Carolina General Store, 1936.

Construction Workers raise their hats in salute as the American flag is attached to a steel column which is hoisted to the top of the North Tower building of the World Trade Center, December 23, 1970.

Rachele Mussolini posing with a statue of her late husband, Benito Mussolini, late 1970s. Photo credit: David Lees.

A tearful Charlayne Hunter, 18, is taken away under protective custody from the University of Georgia campus where she had started classes just a few days prior under federal order . Students staged an uprising against the integration - January, 1961.

Federico Borrell García also know as the “ The Falling Soldier ”. The picture was taken the moment he was shot in the head and died instantly, September 5, 1936, Spain.

Wren dispatch riders awaiting their orders, somewhere in the United Kingdom, 1941.

The real Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh, who inspired A. A. Milne’s tales in 1925.

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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