Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before



Dorothy Counts – The First Black Girl To Attend An All White School In The United States – Being Teased And Taunted By Her White Male Peers At Charlotte’s Harry Harding High School, 1957

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

A Lone Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936

Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

Harold Whittles Hearing Sound For The First Time, 1974

Job Hunting In 1930’s

First Morning After Sweden Changed From Driving On The Left Side To Driving On The Right, 1967

German Soldiers React To Footage Of Concentration Camps, 1945

Residents Of West Berlin Show Children To Their Grandparents Who Reside On The Eastern Side, 1961

Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934

The Statue Of Liberty Under Construction In Paris In 1884

An Exotic Dancer Demonstrates That Her Underwear Was Too Large To Have Exposed Herself, After Undercover Police Officers Arrested Her In Florida

Mafia Boss Joe Masseria Lays Dead On A Brooklyn Restaurant Floor Holding The Ace Of Spades, 1931

Lesbian Couple At Le Monocle, Paris, 1932

7-Foot Bolaji Badejo, A Nigerian Design Student And One-time Actor, Wearing His Costume From The Now Classic Sci-Fi Thriller Alien, 1978

The Most Beautiful Suicide – Evelyn Mchale Leapt To Her Death From The Empire State Building, 1947

The Remains Of The Astronaut Vladimir Komarov, A Man Who Fell From Space, 1967

 Hats In New York, 1930

A German Child Meets Her Father, A WWII Soldier, For The First Time Since She Was 1 Year Old, 1956 

Wounded Combat Dog During Action On The Orote Peninsula, 1944

Frida Kahlo Dressed As A Boy, 1924

A Mother Shows A Picture Of Her Son To A Returning Prisoner Of War, 1947

Scottish Piper In A Kilt On The Battlefield During World War One

Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa Is Returned To The Louvre After WWII

These Are Titanic Survivors Boarding The Carpathia In 1912


Painting The Eiffel Tower, 1932

The First Bananas In Norway, 1905

A Rare Shot Of A Young Winston Churchill, 1895

Robert Williams Wood, Max Planck And Albert Einstein In The Front Row Of A Session Of The Physical Society In Berlin On July 28, 1931

About 100 People Participate In A Lottery To Divide A 12 Acre Plot Of Sand Dunes, That Would Later Become The City Of Tel Aviv, 1909

Carving Eye On Mount Rushmore, 1930s.

Tsar Nicholas II Allows His Daughter, The Grand Duchess Anastasia, To Smoke

Marilyn Monroe Filming Her Iconic Scene In The Seven Year Itch. This Shot Was Taken In New York In Front Of A Large Crowd Of Bystanders And Press To Create Hype, 1954

Bob Dylan With Mick Jagger And Keith Richards At Jaggers 29th Birthday Party, July 1972

The Last Public Execution By Guillotine, 1939

Hungarian Jews Being Selected By Nazis To Be Sent To The Gas Chamber At Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Auschwitz Album May-June 1944

Columns Of Hoover Dam Being Filled With Concrete, February 1934 (Looking Upstream From The Nevada Rim)

US Coast Guard Cutter Spencer Destroys The Nazi Submarine U-175, April 17, 1943

Eduard Bloch, The Jewish Physician Of The Hitler Family In His Office C. 1938. Bloch Was Later Called A ‘Noble Jew’ By Hitler And Stood Under His Personal Protection

Vladimir Lenin’s Last Photo. He Had Had Three Strokes At This Point And Was Completely Mute, 1923

Soviet Troops Scrawled Graffiti In The Reichstag After They Took Berlin In 1945

A Jewish Woman Who Is Concealing Her Face Sits On A Park Bench Marked “Only For Jews”, Austria, 1938

The Gadget, The First Atomic Bomb, 1945

Jennie Macgregor, Arrested By Minneapolis Police On April 10, 1924 For Dispensing Alcoholic Beverages From Life-Preserver Flasks

Crew Of The Japanese Carrier Zuikaku Give One Final Banzai Cheer Before The Ship Sinks, 1944

Boxing Match Aboard The U.S.S. New York, July 3, 1899

Finalizing The Fat Man Atomic Bomb, Which Was Dropped On Nagasaki On August 9, 1945. On Its Nose It Had Stenciled The Acronym “Jancfu”- Joint Army-Navy-Civilian Fucked Up

A Young Hitler Cheers The Start Of World War One, 1914

The Eiffel Tower During The Nazi Occupation, 1940

An American Evacuee Punches A South Vietnamese Man For A Place On The Last Chopper Out Of The US Embassy During The Evacuation Of Saigon In 1975

A Group Of Men Posing In Front Of Lynch’s Slave Market, St. Louis, Missouri, 1852