Historic Black and White Photos...

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    ATTN: THIS WILL BE A LONG THREAD, IT WILL TAKE ME 5 POSTS TO GET IT ALL SO PLEASE NO COMMENTS UNTIL I FINISH IT COMPLETELY, THANK YOU MAMA...

    1. A priest praying over the victims of the Titanic (1912)...
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    2. The first “The Apple”, India’s first satellite being transported manually...
    10-Rare-History-Photos-The-Apple-Satellite1.jpg

    3. Filming of the MGM opening credits (1928)...
    03-Rare-History-Photos-Lion-MCM-Growl1.jpg

    4. Hitler and Speer were mesmerized by the Schwerer Gustav, one of the largest piece of artillery ever used in Combat (1941)...
    04-Rare-History-Photos-Amazing-Machine1.jpg

    5. The only female in history to strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. You go Jackie Mitchell! (1931)...
    05-Rare-History-Photos-Jackie-Mitchell1.jpg

    6. Circumcision was used by Pakistani soldiers to identify Hindus during Bangladesh’s War of Independence (1971)...
    06-Rare-History-Photos-Check-Circumcised-Hindu1.jpg

    7. A Sikh soldier of the British Indian Army fits a gas mask to a mule (circa 1939 – 1945)...
    07-Rare-History-Photos-Horse-Gas-Mask1.jpg

    8. You won’t see this at the zoo anymore: The only known photo of a living Quagga at the London Zoo (1870)...
    25-Rare-History-Photos-Extinct-Zebra-Quagga1.jpg

    9. Known as Little Nap, the “Napoleon of the Chimpanzee World”, this chimp became a popular tourist attraction (1915)...
    09-Rare-History-Photos-Little-Nap-Of-The-Chimpanzee-World1.jpg

    10. Racing cars on the roof of the Fiat Factory in Turin, Italy (1923)...
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    11. Elephants know how to have fun. Just ask Queenie, the first one to water surf (circa 1950)...
    11-Rare-History-Photos-Surfing-Elephant1.jpg

    12. Back in 1956, a PanAm plane was needed to to transport a 5 MB hard drive...
    12-Rare-History-Photos-Pan-Am-Airlines1.jpg

    13. Fishing buddies Che Guevara and Fidel Castro (1960)...
    13-Rare-History-Photos-Fidel-Castro-Che-Guevara-Fishing1.jpg

    14. The 1937 “walking machine” tested wear on shoes (1937)...
    14-Rare-History-Photos-Shoe-Machine1.jpg

    15. The first international match at Wimbledon in 1883...
    16-Rare-History-Photos-First-Wimbledon-Match1.jpg

    16. Police chasing skinny dippers...
    17-Rare-History-Photos-Police-Chases-Skinny-Dippers1-1024x809.jpg

    17. The only known photo of Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address. John Wilkes Booth can actually be seen in the center of the top row of the top platform (March 4, 1865)...
    01-Rare-History-Photos-Abraham-Lincoln-Inauguration1.jpg

    18. Queen Elizabeth II fires a British L85 battle rifle (1993)...
    19-Rare-History-Photos-Queen-Elizabeth-II-Battle-Rifle1.jpg

    19. The glasses John Lennon wore when he was assassinated (1980)...
    20-Rare-History-Photos-John-Lennon-Glasses1.jpg

    20. The first black biker’s club around 1960s in Oakland California, the East Bay Dragons...
    21-Rare-History-Photos-East-Bay-Dragons-Bikers-Club1.jpg

    21. Anne Frank’s father Otto, revisiting the attic where they hid from the Nazis. He was the only survivor (1960)...
    22-Rare-History-Photos-Anne-Frank-Father-Revisit-Attic1.jpg

    22. A well-dressed beggar running alongside King George V’s coach (1920)...
    23-Rare-History-Photos-Beggar-Chase-Carriage1.jpg
     
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    23. The real life Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh (1928)...
    24-Rare-History-Photos-Winnie-The-Pooh-Christopher-Real-Life1.jpg

    24. An Actors’ portrayal of President John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe’s rumored affair. This photo was taken by photographer Alison Jackson to portray what may have taken place the night Marilyn Monroe performed at JFK’s 45th birthday at Madison Square Garden...
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    25. The very first individual to be captured on film. Bet Hannah Stiley wishes she smiled a little...
    26-Rare-History-Photos-Hannah-Stiley-First-Individual-Captured-On-Film1.jpg

    26. Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev as a young gentleman...
    27-Rare-History-Photos-Young-Russian-Prime-Minister-Dmitry-Medvedev1.jpg

    27. A navigation hotline in 1963. Long, long before Google Maps...
    28-Rare-History-Photos-Hotline-For-Getting-Directions1.jpg

    28. The only photograph in existence of infamous outlaw Billy the Kid (1879)...
    29-Rare-History-Photos-Billy-The-Kid1.png

    29. One for the movies: a stripper entertains some Wall Street employees...
    30-Rare-History-Photos-Stripper-In-Wall-Street1.jpg

    30. Gabby Hartnett signs a baseball for Al Capone’s son (1931)...
    31-Rare-History-Photos-Gabby-Hartnett-For-Al-Capone-Son1.png

    31. Back when computers didn’t have screens...
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    32. A black liquid called Coca-Cola was first introduced to France in 1950...
    33-Rare-History-Photos-Coca-Cola-in-France1.jpg

    34. During the Oil Crisis, the roads were so deserted that people could have picnics on highways (1973)...
    35-Rare-History-Photos-Picnic-In-Deserted-Highway-During-Oil-Crisis1.jpg

    35. The unbroken seal of the tomb of Tutankhamun, untouched for over 3000 years (1922)...
    36-Rare-History-Photos-Tutankhamun-Tomb-Unbroken-Seal1.jpg

    36. The “Colditz cock”: A glider made of bed-sheets, floorboards and other material and used to escape maximum a Maximum security British prison (1945)...
    37-Rare-History-Photos-Colditz-Cock1.jpg

    37. Test pilot George Aird narrowly escapes death by ejecting sideways from a prototype jet that nosedived (1962)...
    38-Rare-History-Photos-George-Aird-Ejecting-Sideways1.jpg

    38. The Indiana Jones movie set – no CGI back then!...
    39-Rare-History-Photos-Indiana-Jones-Movie-Set1.jpg

    39. To promote liberty bonds, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. holds up Charlie Chaplin at Wall Street 1918...
    40-Rare-History-Photos-Douglas-Fairbanks-Jr-Charlie-Chaplin1.jpg

    40. Fun and games for George Lucas and Steven Spielberg in 1983 Sri Lanka...
    41-Rare-History-Photos-George-Lucas-Steven-Spielberg-Sri-Lanka-Water-Pistol1.jpg

    42.A Japanese commuter train early in the morning...
    43-Rare-History-Photos-Japan-Morning-Train1.jpg

    43.New Yorkers always knew how to have fun. See the 1960 swimmobile drive around town...
    44-Rare-History-Photos-New-York-1960-Swimmobile1.jpg

    44. To study facial muscles, Neurologist Duchenne de Boulogne electrocuted a man’s face (1862)...
    45-Rare-History-Photos-Muscle-Electrocution1.jpg

    45. A utility worker giving mouth-to-mouth to a co-worker after he accidentally touched a high voltage wire (1967)...
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