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LOCO5150
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
I bet everybody had to have stunk really bad back then.


alajones
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
I can't get over how they dressed. They guy on that boat has a 3 peice suit and a bowler hat. You know it is hot as hell where he is. Probably a wool suit also.


HoustonGumbeauxGuy
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
This is really an awesome post. Thanks for sharing


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Hulkklogan
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
My favorite is /r/colorizedhistory:








shutterspeed
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
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I can't get over how they dressed. They guy on that boat has a 3 peice suit and a bowler hat. You know it is hot as hell where he is. Probably a wool suit also.



Dressed to the nines no matter the environment. Not a cargo short in sight. The OT would definitely approve.


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Darth_Vader
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
I'll bet that Petty Officer sitting on the right side of the pic would kick all our asses.



JBeam
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
I feel like the HistoryPorn thread should be bumped


Vladimir Putin (left with camera around neck) when he was KGB agent, posing as a family member out for a stroll in Red Square when Reagan was visiting the USSR. May 1988


Nelson Mandela in the yard of Robben Island Prison talking with fellow prisoner and African National Congress member Walter Sisulu, 1966


Leonid Brezhnev on the phone, in his underwear 1970s


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Macphisto
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
Some of those came from shorpy.com; it's a great historical photo blog, with lots of high res photos from the national archives.


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hawgfaninc
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
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These photos are awesome.


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hawgfaninc
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
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/r/colorizedhistory



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AUCE05
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century


These three look interesting.
This post was edited on 6/27 at 5:00 pm


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Dr. 3
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
Look at all those sluts on the beach. Daytona knew how to throw down even back then.


Chaz95
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century


can you imagine racism back then?


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Mie2cents
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
Those poor people. They're all dead.


vl100butch
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
looked at the entire bunch...beautifully restored...


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whit
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
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/r/colorizedhistory

Thank you for posting that. I'm going to check it out.


Bourre'
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
Thanks for the link. There was some cool pictures on there.


bleeng
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
Thanks for the link.
Pic #38-guy riding a goat cart. I have a picture of my grandmother riding a goat cart back around 1912-wow it provides some great memories of that fine lady!!


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HoustonGumbeauxGuy
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
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/r/colorizedhistory

OK I am the dumb guy....can you explain? I would love to see more....


Aftershock
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re: Restored photos from around the turn of the century
Awesome pics. The beach pic in the OP is West Palm Beach Florida. Not Daytona.


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