45 Odd Vintage Photo's...

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    1. The oldest known selfie (1839).
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    2. A portrait taken of a woman while she was mid-sneeze (1900).
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    3. A “knocker-up” waking up clients (early 20th century).
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    4. Nine kings gather to mourn the death of King Edward VII (1910).
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    5. “Pin boys” manually line up bowling pins before automatic pinsetters were invented (1914).
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    6. A prohibition era sign, speaking out against liquor.
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    7. A police officer on a Harley-Davidson transports a prisoner in a mobile holding cell (1921).
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    8. Two girls take a “horseman” picture (1920).
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    9. Winners of a beauty pageant, back when beauty standards were a bit different (1922).
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    10. A beach official measures bathing suits to make sure they aren’t too short (1920).
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    11. A couple enjoys an old-fashioned zipline (1923).
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    12. The Isolator was a bizarre helmet intended to help the wearer focus by rendering him or her deaf, pumping them with oxygen, and limiting their vision (1925).
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    13. A full-faced swimming mask helped protect women’s skin from the sun (1920s).
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    14. Adolf Hitler rehearsing a speech in front of a mirror (1925).
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    15. The LA Public Library’s bookmobile program for the sick (1928).
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    16. A zookeeper gives penguins a cooling shower from a watering can (1930).
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    17. The One Wheel Motorcycle, which reached a top speed of 93 mph (1931).
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    18. A cat posed for a cigarette card, found in Army Club Cigarettes (1932).
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    19. This is how makers of the famous London double decker bus proved that the vehicles weren’t a tipping hazard (1933).
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    20. The iconic photo of a mother who is consumed by her worries and watches over her children during the Dust Bowl (1936).
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    21. An ‘early GPS’, this auto-scrolling map was supposed to help people navigate in real time (1930).
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    22. A Model T elevator garage in Chicago (1936).
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    23. Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel sharing a smoke break (1938).
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    24. A bicycle that fit a family of four, and even included a sewing machine (1939).
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    25. Infants wear gas mask hoods during a London bombing drill (1940).
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    26. WWII soldiers get a last kiss before being deployed (1940s).
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    27. A puppy sleeps in between Russian soldiers (1945).
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    28. An Austrian boy is thrilled about receiving his first pair of new shoes in years (1946).
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    29. A bear cub eats a bowl of honey at a cafe (1950).
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    30. A dog dressed up in a suit with a cat in his lap for a picture (1950s).
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    31. An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices (1950s).
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    32. The crowning of the winner of the Miss Atomic Bomb pageant (1950).
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    33. Afghan women, casually dressed, in a public library before the Taliban rule (1950s).
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    34. Paul McCartney takes a mirror selfie (1959).
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    35. Young women attend a house party in a photo that was later colorized (1950s).
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    36. Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial (1959).
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    37. Fritz the bulldog, a TV celebrity, is groomed by a barber (1961).
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    38. The Cat Mew machine, designed in Japan to keep away mice (1963).
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    39. A young woman takes her pet lobster out for a walk (1950s).
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    40. A young boy attends Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech (1963).
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    41. “TV Glasses,” a product that never quite caught on (1963).
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    42. “The Kiss Of Life”, a dramatic photo of a utility worker receiving CPR after being electrocuted. He survived (1967).
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    43. Young Osama Bin Laden (in the green shirt on the right) with his family in Sweden (1970s).
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    44. “Face Cones”, a fashionable way to protect yourself during snowstorms (1939).
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    45. Bill & Hillary Clinton play volleyball (1971).
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    What a wonderful posting! Thank you.
     
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    That swimming mask is a little bit creepy.
     
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