Displaying 1 - 50 of 56 photos from 1924:

Walter Smith, Charged with B&E, stealing property and clothing valued at 21 kgs. Sentenced to 6 months of hard labour. Australia, 1924
P.T. Barnum & Bailey's combined circus performers, New York 1924
Prince Ahmad Hassanein, an Egyptian nobleman, teacher, desert explorer, aviator and an Olympic athlete. Photographed during his expedition to the Libyan deserts in 1924 .
Alvin "Shipwreck" Kelly, who, in 1924, began a fad of pole sitting.
This is Fritz Haarman aka "The vampire of Hanover" who killed 24 boys between 1918 and 1924. He lured his victims home, raped then killed them by biting through their necks. He was popular among his neighbours because he sold used clothes and all kinds of meat for half of the usual price
Hollywood sign in 1924.
Human-size chess game with actual soldiers in St. Petersburg, Russia (1924)
Winner of Miss America, 1924- Mary Katherine Campbell of Philadelphia, PA
The last photo taken of a wild Barbary Lion taken in 1924,
A Game of Human Chess, 1924, Russia,
View taken on board the battlecruiser HMS Hood at Wellington 1924, photographed by James Hutchings Kinnear.
1924. A hippopotamus named Lotus pulled a man in a cart.
Empress Wanrong in the Forbidden City, 1922-1924
Sturgeon fishing on the Volga river, Russia, 1924.
Mermaids on the set film "Peter Pan", 1924.
The English mountaineer George Herbert Leigh Mallory (left) and Andrew Comyn "Sandy" Irvine, at an Advanced Base Camp, equipping oxygen canisters. They prepared to climb the 'First Step' around 26,000 ft (7,925 m) to the summit of Mount Everest, June 6th - 8th, 1924.
Harry Burton's immortal photograph of Tutankamun's second coffin. Taken in 1924. Based on the cornflowers, Tutankhamun died in March or April 1323 BCE.
Pep, the dog who was sentenced to life in prison for killing Pennsylvania governor's cat. 1924.
JuiJitsu Training at the Prussian Police School 1924
Australia introduced supplemental mug shots between the 20s and 30s in which recently apprehended felons posed as they wanted. this is Sidney Patrick "Baccarat King" Kelly, Central Police Station, Sydney. 1924
A member of An Garda Síochána and the RUC sit together on a wall marking the Irish border, 1924
A child worker is happy to get his picture taken after a long day of work in NYC in 1924. A long day back then might have been up to 12 hours.
Anti-Soviet Guerrilla Fighters in the Mountains of Georgia (Transcaucasia) During the August Uprising of 1924, When Georgian Insurgents Launched an Armed Revolt Against the Soviet Occupation
In Soviet Russia Chess Plays You - Leningrad 1924
A. H. Russell of Nutley, New Jersey, drives his new invention, a car with wings and a propeller through Times Square, New York c.1924
Kangaroo boxing actually became pretty popular in the late 1800s. In both Europe and the United States, clowns and professional boxers alike would square off against these marsupials. This picture shows a staged match between a man and a kangaroo in Berlin, Germany (1924) .
Mandarins attending the Sacrifice to Heaven Ceremony, the most important ceremony in imperial Vietnam, 1924
Chicago, 1924, 600x450
Crown Prince Hirohito and Princess Nagako - 1924
President of Uruguay Manuel Serrato (right) with prince Umbert II of Italy (left) in 1924, during the construction of the Legislative Palace of Uruguay
Two Carabinieri walk through Piazza San Marco. 1924
An unconscious Babe Ruth, after running into a wall chasing after a foul ball during the first game of a doubleheader with the Washington Senators - 1924
Members of British Mount Everest Expedition, left to right (top): Irvine, Mallory, Hazard, Odell, Hingston - (bottom): Shebbeare, Bruce, Somervell, Beetham. Tibet, March 1924.
An ice hockey match between the USA and Canada in the very first Winter Olympics (Chamonix, France, 1924)
Babe Ruth with the New York Yankees knocked out after running into the outfield wall during a game against the Washington Senators at Griffith Stadium in 1924
1924, Gobs in Labrador stage impromptu dog show, arranged by the officers and men of the American base. The entrants were all Eskimo dogs from 3 weeks to 2 years old, prize winner ‘Kerkuss’ shown in the photo.
Winners in Boy Scouts competition proudly show their winning projects. October 29, 1924. Photographer unknown, collection of Oakland Museum of California.
Section of Hotchkiss Machine Guns of Captain Clementino Vieira, Brazilian Loyalist troops, facing the rebellious Miguel Costa Column in Catanduvas, Paraná, 1924.
Vladimir Lenin’s funeral procession with Joseph Stalin as the Chief Mourner - January 1924 - Pravda
Battlecruiser HMAS Australia scuttled off the coast of Sydney on 12 April 1924 in order to comply with the Washington Naval Agreement.
A circus hippo pulling a cart in 1924
Hitler and friends at Landsberg Prison, the fancy little Bavarian castle where he dictated Mein Kampf - 1924
Golda Mabovitch Myerson, future Israeli PM Golda Meir, is working in the fields of her kibbutz. Merhavia, Mandatory Palestine. 1921-1924.
Autochrome of a Spanish woman, photographed by Jules Gervais Courtellemont - 1924
Rabindranath Tagore visiting the forbidden city in Beijing, China with Nandalal Bose (Painter) , Lin Huiyin (Translator) and Xu Zhimo (Poet) (1924)
Opening of the Daragee Bridge, completing construction of the North Coast Mainline, a 1,600+ km rail line, Queensland, Australia, c.1924.
1924: Englishman Raymond Mays loses a wheel from his Type 13 Bugatti at the Caerphilly Hill Climb in Cardiff, Wales. The car remained upright, skidding to a halt just inches from a precipice.
Riffian leader Kaid Sarkash with his son, carrying rifles taken from Spanish soldiers, 1924.
Composer Erik Satie during the filming of Dadaist masterpiece "Entr'acte" by Renè Clair filmed in 1924
1924 - Adolf Hitler Being attempting to recreate his release from Landsberg Prison. This photograph is staged, at a later date, and not at the Prison.
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