40 Amazing Historical Pictures - The 39th Is Absolutely Shocking!

Two men play tennis on the wings of a bi-plane, c.1920

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Two men play tennis on the wings of a bi-plane, c.1920
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Women window cleaners working in London, ca. 1917.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Women window cleaners working in London, ca. 1917.
vintageeveryday, via kollektivtudattalan

Spain, 1955-56.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Spain, 1955-56.
Bill Perlmutter

Child soldiers taking a smoke break, Angola (1976).

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Child soldiers taking a smoke break, Angola (1976).

Lenin and Stalin at Gorki, just outside Moscow. September 1922

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Lenin and Stalin at Gorki, just outside Moscow. September 1922

Police officer guarding a pharmacy in high-flood waters, Ontario, 1974

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Police officer guarding a pharmacy in high-flood waters, Ontario, 1974

Soviet Premier Khrushchev and first Indonesian President Sueharto share a smoke, 1960

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Soviet Premier Khrushchev and first Indonesian President Sueharto share a smoke, 1960
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This stunning ancient Greek floor mosaic was just excavated in southern Turkey, near the Syrian border.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - This stunning ancient Greek floor mosaic was just excavated in southern Turkey, near the Syrian border.

Some of the best vintage pictures from history feature animals acting as intelligent as humans.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Some of the best vintage pictures from history feature animals acting as intelligent as humans.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Some of the best vintage pictures from history feature animals acting as intelligent as humans.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Some of the best vintage pictures from history feature animals acting as intelligent as humans.

Paul Overby, one of two drivers trapped in the cab of a truck, is pulled to safety by a rope on the Pit River Bridge, over Shasta Lake, CA, 3 May 1953

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Paul Overby, one of two drivers trapped in the cab of a truck, is pulled to safety by a rope on the Pit River Bridge, over Shasta Lake, CA, 3 May 1953

Crete. 1967. Shepherd at market.”A Greek Portfolio”

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Crete. 1967. Shepherd at market.”A Greek Portfolio”

Robert Capa, Warsaw, Poland, October 1948.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Robert Capa, Warsaw, Poland, October 1948.
flashofgod, via matyokaland

Albert Camus dancing

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Albert Camus dancing
rutcity

Adolf Hitler’s 4th grade class, 1899. The fuhrer-to-be can be seen top row, dead center

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Adolf Hitler’s 4th grade class, 1899. The fuhrer-to-be can be seen top row, dead center
historicaltimes

Window Cleaners Cleaning High Rise on Madison Avenue. 1957

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Window Cleaners Cleaning High Rise on Madison Avenue. 1957

Paris. 1950.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Paris. 1950.

The commandant of the Civil Defense Technical Training Centre in Quebec demonstrates the effect of an atomic bomb exploding over a city

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - The commandant of the Civil Defense Technical Training Centre in Quebec demonstrates the effect of an atomic bomb exploding over a city

Barcelona 1909

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Barcelona 1909
soccertronix, via lediledikcc

40 Amazing Historical Pictures
gombahuszar, via vakkomondor

Smoking in the Tour De France, 1920’s

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Smoking in the Tour De France, 1920’s

Cairo street sweeper, c.a. 1919

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Cairo street sweeper, c.a. 1919

The pet fawn of Brad Curry of Galesburg, Michigan, watches him depart from home every morning on his schoolbus, 1960

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - The pet fawn of Brad Curry of Galesburg, Michigan, watches him depart from home every morning on his schoolbus, 1960

Coca Cola comes to France 1950

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Coca Cola comes to France 1950

Japanese Archers circa 1860.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Japanese Archers circa 1860.

“Stern Realities”, a photograph Sutcliffe took circa 1890 in England.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - “Stern Realities”, a photograph Sutcliffe took circa 1890 in England.

Italian cyclist Gino Sciardis getting his bike lubricated during the 1949 Tour de France.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Italian cyclist Gino Sciardis getting his bike lubricated during the 1949 Tour de France.

People walking on the chairs at the Maisons-Laffitte racecourse to escape the river Seine flood. Paris. 1924.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - People walking on the chairs at the Maisons-Laffitte racecourse to escape the river Seine flood. Paris. 1924.

Joseph Ambrose, an 86-year-old World War I veteran, watches the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. He is holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in the Korean War, 11/13/1982

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Joseph Ambrose, an 86-year-old World War I veteran, watches the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. He is holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in the Korean War, 11/13/1982
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Last public execution in USA, 1936

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Last public execution in USA, 1936

Steps to Montmartre, 1947

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Steps to Montmartre, 1947

Miss Alice Reighly, President of the Anti Flirt Club Washington DC c.1923

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Miss Alice Reighly, President of the Anti Flirt Club Washington DC c.1923
maudelynn.tumblr.com , via prolidepp

Russian street musician playing an accordion

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Russian street musician playing an accordion
historicaltimes, via krulos

US Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - US Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself.

In the Casbah district, French troops stand guard, always on the lookout for possible riots. Algiers, 1960.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - In the Casbah district, French troops stand guard, always on the lookout for possible riots. Algiers, 1960.

1909 Georgia. Macon. Willingham Cotton Mill Boys

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - 1909 Georgia. Macon. Willingham Cotton Mill Boys

1902 Illinois. Chicago. Messenger Boys Strike

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - 1902 Illinois. Chicago. Messenger Boys Strike

Cannibalism during the Russian famine of 1921.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - Cannibalism during the Russian famine of 1921.

“11:00 A. M . Monday, May 9th, 1910. Newsies at Skeeter’s Branch, Jefferson near Franklin. They were all smoking. Location: St. Louis, Missouri." - Lewis Hine, photographer.

40 Amazing Historical Pictures - “11:00 A. M . Monday, May 9th, 1910. Newsies at Skeeter’s Branch, Jefferson near Franklin. They were all smoking. Location: St. Louis, Missouri.
National Child Labor Committee Collection, Library of Congress

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