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Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Some rare History Photos that can get lost again in the jokes blog.

Incredible Photos From History
Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon. ca. 1930.
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Three Princeton students pose after the Freshman, Sophomore snowball fight. 1893. Princeton , NJ .
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"Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers." After realizing a woman was running Boston marathon organizer Jock Semple went after Kathrine Switzer. Other runners blocked him and she went on to finish the race. 1967.
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The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. c1863-65
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Russian peasants getting electricity for the first time in 1920
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Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison – Jan. 13th 1968
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Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922
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"The Long Walk" British Army EOD Tech approaches a suspect device – Date Unknown
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Tereska, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of "home" on the blackboard, Poland , 1948
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A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada , about 1868
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Microsoft staff photo from December 7, 1978
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Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945
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New York man reads a newspaper, headline reads "Nazi Army Now 75 Miles From Paris ." May 18, 1940
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Three archers, Japan , ca.1860-1900
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The earliest known photograph of men drinking beer. Edinburgh Ale, 1844
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Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents inspect a "lumber truck". Los Angeles , 1926
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Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his front yard with his son at his side. Atlanta Ga 1960
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A Japanese family returning home ( Seattle , Washington ) from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945
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9 kings featured in one photo (Windsor Castle, 20 May 1910)
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Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961
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The headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist party in Italy , 1934
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The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers; John, Bobby and Teddy
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The first official riders in New York City ’s first subway, 1904
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