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Rare Collection of Historical Photos

- 23 April 2013, 08:04
What a fabulous group of historical photo’s……………
photos and descriptions that tell us what it was
like to be there and, perhaps, surprise us with something we didn’t know and haven’t seen.


A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897.
Albert Einstein.
Albert Einstein looking fabulous.
Albert Einstein's Diploma
Here’s his report card!
Real Samurai
Samurai taken between 1860 and 1880.

A shell shocked reindeer looks on as World War II planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941
Disney brothers, wives and mom when they opened the studio
Roy O. and Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios.
Che Guevara.
Che Guevara.
Microsoft Staff Photo 1978
The Microsoft staff in 1978.
BILL GATES front left.

The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed
in 1933. The species is now extinct.
Tank Man Tiananmen square
A different angle taken of “Tank Man,” the man who stood against a line of tanks in
Tiananmen Square.  He is standing in the street between the tree trunk and the fleeing man.
You can see the tanks approaching from the right.
Winston Churchill.
Winston Churchill out for a swim.

The London sky following a
bombing and dogfight between
British and German planes in 1940.
Martin Luther king and his son
Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.
Google Start
Google begins.

Nagasaki , 20 minutes after
the atomic bombing in 1945.
Native Railroad overlook
A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868.
great fire and earthquake in San Francisco  April 18th, 1906
The Great 1906 San Francisco
Fire and Earthquake of .

A Japanese plane is shot down during the
Battle of Saipan in 1944.
McDonald's Ronald 1963
The original Ronald McDonald —
played by Willard Scott!
Hitler in Paris .
Halifax airport plane
Grounded aircraft on September 11, 2001
await orders.

British SAS back from a three month long
patrol of North Africa , January 18, 1943.
Disney Cafeteria
Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961.
First McDonalds
The first McDonalds.

Fidel Castro lays a wreath
at the Lincoln Memorial.
Lumberjacks in California
Lumberjacks in California
California lumberjacks work on Redwoods.
Beatles at the age of 15
Franz Ferdinand with his wife
Archduke Franz Ferdinand with his wife on the day
they were assassinated in 1914,
an event that helped spark World War I.

The 1912 World Series.
Hilary and Bill Clinton
Bill and Hillary Clinton
playing volleyball in 1975.
Elves Presley in the Army
Elvis in the Army.
Machu Picchu discovery
The first photo following the discovery of
Machu Pichu in 1912.

Child laborers in 1880.
Time Square approx. 1911
New York ‘s Times Square in 1911.
Construction of Christ the Redeemer
in Rio da Janeiro , Brazil .
Mississippi Steamboats
Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907.

Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his
grandchildren in 1909.
The Beatles and Muhammad Ali
The Beatles meet Muhammad Ali.
Disneyland Construction
The construction of Disneyland .
Arnold Schawrzenegger on the day of citizenship
Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day
he received his
American citizenship.

Fourteen year-old Osama bin Laden.
He’s second from the right.
Construction of the Statue of Liberty 1884
Construction of the Statue of Liberty in

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