60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

From a Victorian couple trying not to laugh while getting their portraits done to an Austrian boy laughing when receiving new shoes during the Second World War, the following old, black and white pictures will make you laugh and cry at the same time.


Let them take you back in time and don't forget to share!


1) A Few Seconds Before Happiness, 1955

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Few Seconds Before Happiness, 1955

2) A Victorian Couple Trying Not To Laugh While Getting Their Portraits Done, 1890s

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Victorian Couple Trying Not To Laugh While Getting Their Portraits Done, 1890s

3) Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor Feeding An Orphaned Kitten. He Adopted The Kitten After The Mother Cat Died During The War.

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor Feeding An Orphaned Kitten. He Adopted The Kitten After The Mother Cat Died During The War.

Sgt Martin Riley


4) Best Friends

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Best Friends

National Geographic


5) Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

Gerald Waller


6) Girl Playing For Her Dog

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Girl Playing For Her Dog

7) Brownie Gets The Milk As Blackie Waits His Turn, 1954

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Brownie Gets The Milk As Blackie Waits His Turn, 1954

Nat Farbman


8) Harold Whittles Hearing Sound For The First Time, 1974

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Harold Whittles Hearing Sound For The First Time, 1974

Jack Bradley


9) Animals Being Used As Part Of Medical Therapy, 1956

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Animals Being Used As Part Of Medical Therapy, 1956

Francis Miller


10) Happy French Girl And Her Cat, 1959

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Happy French Girl And Her Cat, 1959

11) The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

12) Russian Soldiers Of WWII Sleeping With Puppy

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Russian Soldiers Of WWII Sleeping With Puppy

Georgy Lipskerov


13) A Little Girl Holds A Penguin's Flipper As They Walk Together Around The London Zoo, 1937

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Little Girl Holds A Penguin's Flipper As They Walk Together Around The London Zoo, 1937

Getty Images


14) Young Carrie Fisher Watching Her Mother Debbie Reynolds Perform On Stage, 1963

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Young Carrie Fisher Watching Her Mother Debbie Reynolds Perform On Stage, 1963

WireImage


15) Little Girl And Her Pet Toad At A Pet Show, Venice Beach, California, 1936

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Little Girl And Her Pet Toad At A Pet Show, Venice Beach, California, 1936

Super Retro


16) Christina Goldsmith Kissing A Weimaraner Puppy From Her Father's Stock Of Weimaraner Hunting Dogs, 1950

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Christina Goldsmith Kissing A Weimaraner Puppy From Her Father's Stock Of Weimaraner Hunting Dogs, 1950

17) A Hotel Commissionaire Talking To A Small Dachshund Dog In Piccadilly Circus, London, 1938

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Hotel Commissionaire Talking To A Small Dachshund Dog In Piccadilly Circus, London, 1938

Kurt Hutton


18) Boy Sharing Bed With His Best Friend

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Boy Sharing Bed With His Best Friend

LIFE Magazine


19) A Little Girl Having Fun Pretending To Talk On The Telephone, Japan, 1958

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Little Girl Having Fun Pretending To Talk On The Telephone, Japan, 1958

Marc Riboud


20) Soldier Shares A Banana With A Goat During The Battle Of Saipan, Ca. 1944

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Soldier Shares A Banana With A Goat During The Battle Of Saipan, Ca. 1944

21) Mailman Poses With His Heavy Load Of Christmas Mail And Parcels, Chicago, 1929

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Mailman Poses With His Heavy Load Of Christmas Mail And Parcels, Chicago, 1929

Vintage


22) A Little French Girl Gives An American Soldier A Kiss On Valentine’s Day, 1945

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Little French Girl Gives An American Soldier A Kiss On Valentine’s Day, 1945

23) A Blind Woman Relaxes At The Local Swimming Pool, Watched Over By Her Guide Dog, 1966

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Blind Woman Relaxes At The Local Swimming Pool, Watched Over By Her Guide Dog, 1966

24) Nun Dancing With Children, 1964

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Nun Dancing With Children, 1964

Bettmann


25) A Young Woman Lifts Her Feet While Embracing And Kissing A Uniformed Us Soldier At The Train Station, Connecticut, 1945

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Young Woman Lifts Her Feet While Embracing And Kissing A Uniformed Us Soldier At The Train Station, Connecticut, 1945

Harold M. Lambert


26) Champion Bloodhound Leo Of Reynalton Being Cuddled By His Little Mistress Dorothy Horder At The Crufts Dog Show In London, 1935

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Champion Bloodhound Leo Of Reynalton Being Cuddled By His Little Mistress Dorothy Horder At The Crufts Dog Show In London, 1935

William Vanderson


27) Le Petit Parisien, 1952

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Le Petit Parisien, 1952

Willy Ronis


28) A Street Musician And A Little Girl

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Street Musician And A Little Girl

29) On The Caterpillar, Women's Pub Outing, Clapham, London, 1958

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - On The Caterpillar, Women's Pub Outing, Clapham, London, 1958

Grace Robertson


30) Teenaged Boys Using Blanket To Toss Their Friend, Norma Baker, Into The Air On The Beach, 1948

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Teenaged Boys Using Blanket To Toss Their Friend, Norma Baker, Into The Air On The Beach, 1948

John Florea


31) For Paris Match, 1961

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - For Paris Match, 1961

Philippe le Tellier


32) Medic Feeding Baby Birds

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Medic Feeding Baby Birds

US National Archives


33) A French Boy Introduces Himself To Indian Soldiers Who Had Just Arrived In France To Fight Alongside French And British Forces, Marseilles, 30th September 1914

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A French Boy Introduces Himself To Indian Soldiers Who Had Just Arrived In France To Fight Alongside French And British Forces, Marseilles, 30th September 1914

Getty Images


34) A Bear Cub Eats A Bowl Of Honey At A Cafe, 1950

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Bear Cub Eats A Bowl Of Honey At A Cafe, 1950

Three Lions


35) A Soldier Comes Home From War, 1940s

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Soldier Comes Home From War, 1940s

36) Queen Elizabeth With Her Much-Loved Corgis Watching The Royal Windsor Horse Show, 1973

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Queen Elizabeth With Her Much-Loved Corgis Watching The Royal Windsor Horse Show, 1973

Press Association


37) The Swing And Childhood

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - The Swing And Childhood

38) Bath Time

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Bath Time

Corbis image


39) Worker In Cosmetic Company Covered With Relics Of Lipstick Kisses To Prove That Dyes In Lipsticks Are Harmless, 1960

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Worker In Cosmetic Company Covered With Relics Of Lipstick Kisses To Prove That Dyes In Lipsticks Are Harmless, 1960

Jale Joel


40) Woman And Dog Jumping Rope, 1940s

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Woman And Dog Jumping Rope, 1940s

vintage


41) An American Soldier At An Advanced Allied Base With His Pet Kangaroo, 1942

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - An American Soldier At An Advanced Allied Base With His Pet Kangaroo, 1942

Australian War Memorial


42) Nuns From The Order Of St. Benedict Make A Splash In The Pacific Ocean While Vacationing At Grayland, 1960

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Nuns From The Order Of St. Benedict Make A Splash In The Pacific Ocean While Vacationing At Grayland, 1960

Tom Brownell


43) Gunner Hector Morgan Returning Home, 1945

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Gunner Hector Morgan Returning Home, 1945

44) Wally Kilminster Enjoys A Foam Bath With His Dog In The Dressing Rooms At Wembley Stadium, 1934

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Wally Kilminster Enjoys A Foam Bath With His Dog In The Dressing Rooms At Wembley Stadium, 1934

45) Circus Baby Yvonne Kruse Is Pushed In Her Pram By 'Kam', One Of Her Mother's Charges, On Their Arrival At Addison Road Station, London, From Their Winter Quarters At Ascot, 1958

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Circus Baby Yvonne Kruse Is Pushed In Her Pram By 'Kam', One Of Her Mother's Charges

Folb


46) An Officer Holds A Cigar With Two Canaries Perched On It, 1918

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - An Officer Holds A Cigar With Two Canaries Perched On It, 1918

47) Nanson Of Netheroyd, A Champion Borzoi, Enjoys Pulling His Young Master Around In A Toy Car,1937

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Nanson Of Netheroyd, A Champion Borzoi, Enjoys Pulling His Young Master Around In A Toy Car,1937

Reg Speller


48) Young Soldier Holding A Little Piggy With Lid In London During WWII

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Young Soldier Holding A Little Piggy With Lid In London During WWII

Keystone-France


49) Ice Bucket Challenge, NYC, 1943

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Ice Bucket Challenge, NYC, 1943

New York Daily News


50) Sledding Down Art Hill After The 1904 World’s Fair Was Over, St Louis, 1904

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Sledding Down Art Hill After The 1904 World’s Fair Was Over, St Louis, 1904

Jessie Tarbox Beals


51) A Couple Enjoys An Old-Fashioned Zipline, 1923

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Couple Enjoys An Old-Fashioned Zipline, 1923

52) Children Pictured Decorating A Tree In The 1940s

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Children Pictured Decorating A Tree In The 1940s

Bettman


53) Roller Girl Skating With Kids, 1970s

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Roller Girl Skating With Kids, 1970s

54) The Future 32nd President Of The United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, With His Cousin, 1910

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - The Future 32nd President Of The United States, Franklin D. Roosevelt, With His Cousin, 1910

FDR Presidential Library & Museum


55) A Young Woman Goes Sledding At Buxton In The English Peak District, 1904

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Young Woman Goes Sledding At Buxton In The English Peak District, 1904

Topical Press Agency


56) A Woman In A Toweling Bikini Poses In A Funfair Hall Of Mirrors, Circa 1935

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Woman In A Toweling Bikini Poses In A Funfair Hall Of Mirrors, Circa 1935

FPG


57) Man Returns Home From Time In The Navy. Carrying Sister While Brother In Law Shoots Them With A Water Pistol

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Man Returns Home From Time In The Navy. Carrying Sister While Brother In Law Shoots Them With A Water Pistol

58) A Boy And His New Ball, Netherlands June 1966

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - A Boy And His New Ball, Netherlands June 1966

59) Sai Gon, Vietnam In 1993

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Sai Gon, Vietnam In 1993

60) Four Pints Today Please, Mr. Milkman (c. 1968, Altrincham, Cheshire, Uk)

60 Inspiring Historic Pictures That Will Make You Laugh And Cry - Four Pints Today Please, Mr. Milkman (c. 1968, Altrincham, Cheshire, Uk)

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