Monday, March 11, 2024


Medical students pose with a cadaver around 1890:

Construction of the Sydney Opera House in 1966:

A burial at sea on board the USS Lexington in 1944:

Frank Sinatra asks Lou Gehrig for an autograph in 1939:

Children rush into a candy store following the end of “sweets rationing” in 1953:

The rather luxurious seating area of the submarine, The Protector, in 1902.

What is thought to be the oldest known war photograph: New Hampshire volunteers depart for the Mexican War in 1846:

Mourners pay their respect to slain civil rights leader, Medgar Evars in 1963. His killer was finally convicted in 1994.

Soldiers comfort each other during the Korean war in the early 1950’s:

Albert Einstein brings sexy back in 1932:

Prosthetic legs in 1900:

The Japanese “War Tuba” used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. Circa 1930:

Coney Island in 1905:

Ham the chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961:

The aftermath of the Great Hurricane of 1900 which killed an estimated 8,000 people in Galveston, Texas:

An iceberg photographed in 1912 bearing an unmistakable mark of black and red paint. It is believed that this is the iceberg that sank the Titanic:

A rescue boat comes alongside the crippled USS West Virginia shortly after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941:

Betty White at home with her dog in 1952:

Suntan vending machine, 1949:

Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, 1920’s:

Martin Luther King with his son removing a burnt cross from their front yard, 1960:

Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964:

Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953:

Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948:

Hitler’s officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941:

Christmas dinner during Great Depression - turnips and cabbage:

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