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Another Historical Photos Thread
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Residents of West Berlin showing their children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, May 9, 1961.


Maiman, a Mojave Indian, guide and interpreter during a portion of the season in the Colorado country, in 1871.



Sunlight streams through the windows in the concourse at Grand Central Terminal in New York City in 1954.


Japanese heads of family and persons living alone form a line outside Civil Control Station located in the Japanese American Citizens League Auditorium in San Francisco, California, to appear for “processing” in response to Civilian Exclusion Order Number 20, on April 25, 1942.


A crowd of Japanese Americans stand behind a barbed wire fence waving to departing friends on train leaving Santa Anita, California


Emperor Hirohito and General MacArthur meeting for the first time, 1945



Frank Sinatra, Monte Carlo 1958



Castro visiting the Lincoln Memorial during his visit to the United States, 1959.



Wormwood Street in London after the IRA had detonated a truck bomb on April 24, 1993.


Vladimir Lenin's last photo. He had had three strokes at this point and was completely mute, 1923



Duke Ellington, Paris 1958




A wheatfield in the heart of Manhattan, 1982



ing George V. Photograph, taken in the early 1920’s showing a beggar soliciting money form the royal party as he runs alongside their carriage. The occupants look embarrassed.


The Nine Sovereigns at Windsor for the funeral of King Edward VII, photographed on 20 May 1910.
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In May 1910, European royalty gathered in London for the funeral of King Edward VII.
Among the mourners were nine reigning kings, who were photographed together in what very well may be the only photograph of nine reigning kings ever taken.
Of the nine sovereigns pictured, four would be deposed and one assassinated.
Within five years, Britain and Belgium would be at war with Germany and Bulgaria. Only five of the nine monarchies represented in the photo still exist today.

Standing, from left to right: King Haakon VII of Norway, Tsar Ferdinand of the Bulgarians, King Manuel II of Portugal and the Algarve, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Prussia, King George I of the Hellenes and King Albert I of the Belgians.
Seated, from left to right: King Alfonso XIII of Spain, King George V of the United Kingdom and King Frederick VIII of Denmark.


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I'm off today, so I'll be updating throughout the day.



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The Alamo 1849
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DivotBreath
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Wonder how much the owner got when he sold that wheat field?


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Hitler rocking out, 1911.




Transgenders, 1901




Woman driver, 1899




The frick you lookin' at?, 1880
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REB BEER
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MacArthur wore his pants just like my Grandaddy did.



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Jimi Hendrix



The Matrix



Pilot ejects (survives with injuries)



Jack in the Box 1964



Mona Lisa being returned to the Louvre after WWII



NASA before powerpoint



1911 frozen Niagra Falls



City Hall and Majestic Theatre after 1906 SF earthquake



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George Lincoln Rockwell and members of the American Nazi Party attend a Nation of Islam summit in 1961.

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American Nazi Party Commander George Lincoln Rockwell, flanked by two members of the party, listening to Malcolm X’s speech at Black Muslims meeting held at the Uline Arena.
This is amazing, very powerful shot. Not just from a historical point of view, but also photographically very strong, you can almost feel the tension.
The guy on the left looks like he’s not overly happy to be present, whereas the guys on the middle and right fully believe they’re in the right.



Looking ahead to the possibility that gas masks may some day be a necessary part of their ensemble, these University of Detroit students were trying out masks in a practice drill on the campus on June 23, 1942.



Photo of a cowboy seated next to his horse on a hill, looking down at other horses in Old West Bonham, Texas. June, 1910.



Factory in Kyn, Russia, belonging to Count S.A. Stroganov, 1912.



Vice President Nelson Rockefeller flips off a crowd of young hecklers, Binghamton, NY, September 16, 1976.



“No one is born racist”. A white child and a black State Trooper during a KKK protest, 1992.



A Native American overlooks the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Sacramento, c. 1867


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The World Trade Center's South Tower is topped out on July 19, 1971:



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Calling bull shite on this one. We all know it was black women who did all the important work at NASA. I saw the movie.


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Hurricane Camille





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Sunlight streams through the windows in the concourse at Grand Central Terminal in New York City in 1954.
I think I read where this is no longer the case since taller buildings have been built up around the terminal.


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A Native American overlooks the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Sacramento, c. 1867



I've been to that spot, it is actually east of Sacramento a ways. Nice view even now.


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The last known photo of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia



Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, in later life in exile



The Hindenburg over New York City



Funeral of Huey P. Long at the State Capitol



1900 L.S.U. baseball team



U.S.A.A.F. personnel in Cairo, Egypt in February 1945 (my grandfather is standing, far right)

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1973: Mark Essex, the Howard Johnson's sniper












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Great stuff, y'all.

I was a wee tot in NYC when that Grand Central photo was taken.

I was raised in a mostly Japanese neighborhood in suburban San Francisco. A number of my friends' parents and/or grandparents were in the camps.
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I remember watching the Essex sniper incident on live TV when I was a kid. We went to NOLA a year later, and I was literally scared to death to go. I think I was 11 at the time.


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Kansas City Massacre


Pablo and family at Disney


Albert Pimpin


Golden Gate Bridge opening


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Tigris
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quote:

Sunlight streams through the windows in the concourse at Grand Central Terminal in New York City in 1954.

I think I read where this is no longer the case since taller buildings have been built up around the terminal.


Good point, you also won't get the same photo without cigarette smoke.


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Great Depression


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