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Sunday, June 2, 2013

Some Historical Shots

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From: Xewin <xewwex@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 2:00 AM
Subject: [www.keralites.net] Some amazing historical shots (photos).
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The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861
 
 
Hippo cart in 1924. The hippo belonged to a circus and apparently enjoyed pulling the cart as a trick
 
 
Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27
 
 
Suntan vending machine, 1949
 
 
Annie Edison Taylor (1838-1921), the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She
did it in 1901 because she needed money, and after doing it said she wouldn't recommend it to anyone!
 
 
Only known authenticated photo of Billy the Kid,ca. 1879
 
 
Sharing bananas with a goat during the Battle of Saipan , ca. 1944
 
 
Jesse James, approximately 16 years old
 
 
Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug. Sign
was put up at the 363rd station hospital in Papua, New Guinea during WWII
 
 
How could parents ensure that their children were getting
sunlight and fresh air when living in apartment buildings? The baby cage, ca. 1937
 
 
Hotel owner pouring acid in the water when black people swam in his pool, ca. 1964
 
 
Bookstore ruined by an air raid, London 1940
 
 
Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her bomb damaged home, London , 1940.
 
 
Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 1956
 
 
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Artificial legs, United Kingdom , ca. 1890
 
 
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Unknown soldier in Vietnam , 1965
 
 
1920's lifeguard
 
 
Former slave showing whipping scars
 
 
Measuring bathing suits in the early 1920s. If they were too short, the women would be fined
 
 
A space chimp poses for the camera after a successful mission to space in 1961
 
 
Testing new bulletproof vests, 1923
 
 
A mom and her son watch the mushroom cloud after an atomic test 75 miles away, Las Vegas , 1953
 
 
Walter Yeo, one of the first people to undergo advanced
plastic surgery. His eyelids were damaged in World War I,
and he got a skin transplant to replace them.
 
 
Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit 1929
 
 
Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII
 
 
The Ford Theater, where Abraham Lincoln was assassinated
 
 
Children eating their Christmas dinner during the Great Depression: turnips and cabbage
 
 
Annette Kellerman promoted women's right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907…
She was arrested for indecency.
 
 
Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight in 1893
 
 
Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960
 
 
The original Ronald clown of McDonald's in 1963
 
 
Apollo I crew members rehearsing their water landing in 1966
 
 
President Richard Nixon trying to use chopsticks while visiting China in 1972
 
 
Construction of the Manhattan Bridge , 1908
 
 
Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961
 
 
Hitler's officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941
 
 
Abraham Lincoln's hearse, 1865
 
 
Frozen Niagara Falls, 1911
 
 
Last prisoners of Alcatraz leaving, 1963
 
 
A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948
 
 
Putting on a crinoline (skirt support), 1855
 
 
Recovering bodies after the Titanic disaster, April 1912.
 
 
A most beautiful suicide - 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck (83rd floor)
of the Empire State Building, May 1, 1947. She landed on a United Nations limousine…
 
 
The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927
 
 
Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum in London, 1930
 
 
New York City fire station, ca. 1912
 
 
Operation Babylift: Vietnamese orphans transported by airplanes to America in 1975
 
 
Polish children examined by German officers to see if they qualify as Aryan, and would be allowed to live
 
 
Santa Claus in New York, ca. 1900
 
 
Smallpox victim, New York, 1881
 
 
5:00 P.M., September 3rd, 1967
Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right - this was the result
 
 
Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty delivered June 17, 1885  

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AIJAZ AHMED
Dammam
Saudi Arabia