Thursday, August 21, 2014

The Chronicles of Nadia

a historical account of events arranged in order of time usually without analysis or interpretation (Merriam Webster Online Dictionary)

Some historic photos sent by Byter Nadia . . . thanks Nadia.

Before clocks became popular, Mary Smith made a living waking workers by blowing peas against their windows

Old municipal library in Cincinnati (Ohio) before its demolition in 1955

Traffic jam in Berlin, Germany, on the first Saturday after the fall of the Wall

Charlie Chaplin and a crowd of supporters in New York City, 1918.

Bar clients celebrating the end of Prohibition in December 1933.

Construction of a Zeppelin in 1923.
(Note the chaps at the tops of the ladders).

Dirigible over the Capital dome in Washington, DC.

Dresden, after the 1945 Allied Forces bombing.

A Russian physician in an Antarctic Expedition, removing his own appendix in 1961

The first winner of the Tour de France in 1903.

Propelors of the Titanic in 1911

Playing golf high up on the Empire State Building in New York City during its 1932 construction.

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius in Naples, Italy, 1944.

New York City’s Grand Central Station in 1929. Currently, skyscrapers around the site prevent this illuminating view

Niagara Falls (Ontario/New York), frozen in 1911.

Marilyn Monroe entertains American soldiers during the war in Korea, 1954

Bytes Bonus:
Not one of Nadia's but here is a colour, front view pic of Marilyn Monroe entertaining US troops in Korea:

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