Historic Photos Blog Post Archive

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Historic Photos / Set # 109

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...

 Child laborers laying bricks to form a street curb, Finland, 1923.

German soldiers surrendering their weapons near a subway entrance, Berlin, Germany, May of 1945.

Winston Churchill with a Tommy Gun while touring near Hartlepool, UK July 31, 1940.

Union officer with several seized/captured former slaves known as "contraband” during the Civil War 1862.

A young Christopher Robin Milne poses for a portrait with Winnie the Pooh and his mother Daphne Milne / March 1928.

General Motors Pontiac assembly line, 1969.

Members of the French resistance with Molotov cocktails during the liberation of Paris, August 1944.

Pennsylvania miners on break above ground / 1942.

Sing-Sing Prison staff members prepare a prisoner for execution in the electric chair / Circa 1900.

A ditch filled with fallen Austro-Hungarian soldiers on the Serbian front, 1915.

General Dwight D. Eisenhower and his senior commanders at Supreme Allied Headquarters in London. February, 1944.

The USS Independence going under the Manhattan Bridge, New York, with main mast tilted 1959.

A destroyed Japanese H8K flying boat is examined by men of the US Army - October 24, 1943.

Bee keeper smoking a pipe. Tobacco smoke was often used to calm bees so that the honey can be harvested / Circa 1900s.

Future filmmaker Tim Burton showing off a Halloween costume that was handmade by his mother, 1967.

A behind the scenes photo on the set of ‘The Goonies, 1985.

Father and daughter on penny-farthings, London / Circa 1905.

A Soviet Army soldier feeds a Russian baby he has found abandoned in an empty cabin in the village of Izvekov in March 1943.

Corner of Fremont Street and Second Street, Las Vegas, Nevada / Circa 1955.

A Liberian army soldier stands ready to execute former government cabinet minister Cecil Dennis, following the coup of 1980.

"The Lost World" became the first film to be screened for passengers on a scheduled airliner flight, April, 1925.

A woman examines a volume of Antiphonaries in Prague Castle, containing a collection of short passages, usually from the Bible, recited or sung as a response after certain parts of a liturgical religious service, Circa 1960s.

The USS Recruit, a wooden “battleship” built in New York City’s Union Square to serve as a recruiting tool in 1917.

12 snipers from the Soviet 3rd Shock Army with 775 confirmed kills. Germany, May 4th, 1945.

Crowded streets in Berlin for the opening of the Olympic Games, August 1st 1936.

President Richard Nixon jumps off the trunk of his limousine in Lahore, Pakistan August 1st 1969.

Last photo shoot of Diana, Princess Of Wales, 1997.

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...