Three Princeton students pose after the Freshman, 
Sophomore snowball fight. 1893. Princeton , NJ .

Only known photo of an African American Union soldier and family.

Last four couples standing 
in a Chicago dance marathon. 
ca. 1930
"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.

Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison
January 13, 1968

Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of 
the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza , 1961

Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents 
inspect a "lumber truck". Los Angeles , 1926

Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to
disguise their footprints, 1922

Russian peasants getting electricity for the first time in 1920

Three archers, Japan , ca.1860-1900

"The Long Walk" British Army EOD Tech 
approaches a suspect device Date Unknown

A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section 
of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada , about 1868

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

The earliest known photograph of men drinking beer. 
Edinburgh Ale, 1844

Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become 
aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945

Microsoft staff photo 
from December 7, 1978

Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his 
front yard with his son at his side. Atlanta Ga 1960

A Japanese family returning home (Seattle, Washington) from 
a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945

9 kings featured in one photo
(Windsor Castle, 20 May 1910)

Siberian bear hunting
armour suit

New York man reads a newspaper, headline reads "Nazi Army
Now 75 Miles From Paris ." May 18, 1940

The headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist party in Italy, 

The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers: 
John, Bobby and Teddy 

The first official riders in New York City s first subway, 


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