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Two women buying cocaine capsules from their dealer, the lookout is standing in the background, Berlin 1929
Las Vegas in 1906
A daguerreotype of a man being arrested in France in 1847. This is believed to be the first ever news photograph.
4.5 megabytes of data in 62,500 punched cards, USA, 1955
A young prisoner being tortured in a forced labor camp in Georgia in 1932 by being tied to a pickaxe handle
A Spanish police officer guards the wreckage of two Boeing 747 airliners that collided and burned on the runway of Tenerife Los Rodeos Airport in the Canary Islands on March 27, 1977, killing 583 people - the worst aviation disaster in history
Anti-aircraft fire at the Battle of Okinawa, March 1945. Photograph by W. Eugene Smith
The Dalai Lama (age 4) being enthroned as the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, February 22, 1940
A time exposure of violinist Jascha Heifitz playing with a light attached to the end of his bow, photographed by Gjon Mili in New York, 1952
Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen with his first wife Navarana Mequpaluk ca. 1912. Freuchen was once trapped in ice for 30 hours and escaped by making a chisel out of his own frozen feces. Not only that, he then amputated his frostbitten toes with pincers and a hammer
Salvador Dalí walking his pet anteater in Paris, 1969
Soldiers learning to walk again with artificial limbs in Pusan, Korea. January 23, 1952
British WWI troops at night carrying duckboards up to the front lines, Cambrai, France. January 12, 1917
Smoking a giant pipe at the Yale University Pipe Smoking Contest, 1959
Baxter Street Alley in New York City, 1888 - photograph by Jacob Riis
Participants in the Stanford Prison Experiment, August 1971
Two soldiers (Privates George H. Sumner and Peter Welsh) lie dead after a gunfight in front of a saloon in Hays, Kansas, 1873
The Golden Gate Bridge under construction, San Francisco, California, 1936
New York City Mayor William J. Gaynor moments after being shot in the throat in an attempted assassination, August 9, 1910
Project engineers demonstrating the cantilever principles of the Forth Bridge in Scotland, 1887
"Aunt Fanny's Cabin" an Atlanta, Georgia plantation-themed restaurant that, as recently as the 1980s, featured young African-American "menu boys" with sign boards hung around their necks who would dance and announce the menu
Early prototype of the first Soviet night vision goggles, ca. 1940
Burying the dead after the Wounded Knee Massacre, 1891
Nine kings at the funeral of King Edward VII, photographed on 20 May 1910
Night spear fishing in Hawaii, 1948. Fishermen made torches out of kukui nuts wrapped in leaves on top of a lamaku, a large torch made out of the midrib of a coconut leaf.
Gertrude Ederle entering the water on August 6, 1926 at Cap Gris-Nez, France on her way to becoming the first woman to swim the English Channel (her time was 14 hours 31 minutes)
Evelyn McHale (aka "The Most Beautiful Suicide") after committing suicide by jumping from the Empire State Building in New York City - April 30, 1947
Illegal alcohol being sold in Berlin, Germany - May 1929
The first known photograph of someone giving the middle finger - baseball pitcher Charles “Old Hoss” Radbourn of the Boston Beaneaters flipping off the photographer in a team photo, 1886 (Radbourn is in the back row on the far left)
The first and last (so far!) photographs taken by humans on the moon, 1969 and 1972
An enormous ocean sunfish (Mola mola), caught at Santa Catalina Island, California on April 1st, 1910. Its weight was estimated at 3,500 pounds (1,590 kg)
The execution of Ruth Snyder on January 12, 1928 - this is first photograph of an execution by electric chair
"The Gadget", the first nuclear bomb detonated at the Trinity test site in Alamogordo, New Mexico on July 16, 1945
The first known photograph of a member of the British Royal Family - Prince Albert in 1842
US Marine rocket-launching trucks in action on Iwo Jima, February 28, 1945
Former Disney mousketeer Annette Funicello with her custom painted purple 1957 Thunderbird
Manuel Granero Valls being fatally gored by a bull during a bullfight in Madrid, Spain, May 7, 1922
Reeds being harvested on the Norfolk Broads, England, 1886
The Berlin Wall at Bernauer Straße, West Berlin, 1967
President Theodore Roosevelt visiting Atlanta, Georgia in 1905
The hand of a sea captain branded with the letters “S.S.’’ for slave stealer, as punishment for trying to help slaves escape from Florida to Massachusetts, 1845
A boxing match on board the USS Oregon, 1897
The first photograph of an amputation - Sergeant Antonio Bustos having his leg amputated during the Mexican-American War by surgeon Pedro Vander Linden (who is holding the amputated leg) - April 18, 1847
A photograph taken during a night bombing raid on Hamburg, Germany, July 24-25, 1943
The canals of Venice, Italy being drained and cleaned, 1956
Tracer ammunition being fired from Bren guns over the heads of troops crossing a lake in collapsible boats, during a night exercise at Llanberis in Wales, 7 May 1942
B-26 Marauder bomber, hit by ground-based anti-aircraft fire, crashing over Toulon, France, 24 Nov 1943.
The first ever rocket launched at Cape Canaveral, July 24, 1950. The "RTV-G-4 Bumper" rocket was used to study problems pertaining to two-stage, high-speed rockets.
Drivers and Mules in a coal mine in Gary, West Virginia, September 1908
An Ibo soldier in Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War, April 1968 - photograph by Don McCullin
Ernst Kurt Lisso, the Deputy Mayor of Leipzig, and his family after committing suicide by cyanide to avoid capture by US troops, April 18, 1945
Jimi Hendrix playing guitar, being watched by Peter Tork and Michael Nesmith of The Monkees, 1967
Orlando, Florida 1904 (the Hotel San Juan on Orange Avenue)
Alfred Hitchcock on the set of the film Blackmail with actress Anny Ondra, 1929
The opening day of the Holland Tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey, November 13, 1927
An inflatable King Kong on the Empire State Building to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the movie - April 14, 1983
Artillery shells from a single day of Allied creeping bombardment of German lines along the Somme, 1916
The Beatles playing to an audience of 18 people at the Palais Ballroom, Aldershot, England on December 9th, 1961
The navigator-plotter of the Victor B.1 XH928 at RAF Cottesmore, England seen in position through the window of the visual bomb aiming position, June 1959
Praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem, 1870
Survivor of the Irish Potato Famine photographed by photographer John Gregory Crace in 1853
Eugène Weidmann, the last person to be publicly executed by guillotine, being led by the trunk that would be used to transport his body, June 17, 1939 in Versailles, France. He had been convicted of six murders.
In honor of Thanksgiving - a picture from the first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade - November 27, 1924
Slave auction house in Atlanta, Georgia, 1864
Suffragette Dora Thewlis arrested for being part of a plan to break into the Houses of Parliament, London, March 20, 1907
Molson family brewery after the Great Fire of 1852, Montreal, Canada
The so-called "magic bullet" from the John F. Kennedy assassination. This is the bullet that went through JFK's throat and then continued through the body and wrist of Governor John Connally who was sitting in front of the president.
John Lennon and Ringo Starr looking over the set for the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover shoot, March 1967
"Frigate Bird" nuclear explosion on May 6, 1962 seen through the periscope of the USS Carbonero off Johnson Atoll, approximately 30 miles from the explosion
Ghandahar Gate in Herat, Afghanistan, 1933
Maurice Tillet, a French professional wrestler aka "The French Angel" in 1945. Tillet is rumored to have been the inspiration for Shrek.
John Lennon during the filming of "How I Won the War", 1967
Famous architects dressed as their buildings, 1931 - L-R: A. Stewart Walker (Fuller Bldg), Leonard Schultze (Waldorf-Astoria), Ely Jacques Kahn (Squibb Bldg), William Van Alen (Chrysler Bldg), Ralph Walker (1 Wall Street), D.E.Ward (Metropolitan Twr), Joseph Freelander (Museum of New York)
Willie Mae Bragg, the first prisoner to be executed using a portable electric chair - Lucedale, Mississippi on October 11, 1941
The Statue of Liberty under construction, 1884
Graf Zeppelin over Jerusalem, 1931
Eight year old future Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with his father, Canadian PM Pierre Trudeau and British PM Margaret Thatcher, 1980
Railroad yards. Atlanta. Georgia. 1864
The Red Light District in Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1968
Smoke studies by Etienne-Jules Marey, 1901
The Seven Sutherland Sisters, a family circus sideshow act renowned for their combined 37 feet of hair, ca. 1884
Jack Johnson defeating Jim Jeffries to retain the world heavyweight boxing championship in Reno, Nevada - July 4, 1910
A fender stamping press at the Ford Motor Company River Rouge plant, Dearborn Michigan in 1927
British soldiers with captured German "Goliath" tracked mines (SdKfz 302) in Normandy, France 1944
Bathing Beauty Pageant at Huntington Beach, California, 1925
Circus elephants walking through the Lincoln Tunnel in New York City, May 17, 1971
Photographers covering arrivals at the Hollywood Women’s Press Club’s Golden Apple Awards, Dec. 11, 1977
The Short Tail Gang under the pier at the foot of Jackson Street (now Corlears Hook Park) in New York City, 1889
A woman getting her hair permed, Germany 1929
An American B-25 bomber of the 90th Bomb Squadron of the 3rd Bomb Group attacks a Japanese ship near the Cape Gloucester, Papua New Guinea, July 28, 1943
President-elect Dwight Eisenhower and family celebrating Thanksgiving, 1952
A dragon balloon at the 13th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, 1937
Celebrating the Battle of St. George's Caye Day in Belize City, Belize, September 10, 1923
Plaza de la Victoria, Buenos Aires, Argentina 1854
Max Factor using a "Beauty Micrometer" to measure a woman's face before applying makeup, 1933
A movie being shot on the roof of Lubin Studios in Philadelphia, 1899
Motion study photograph of a factory worker taken by Frank and Lillian Gilbreth, 1914
The schooner Tripolitania run aground at the entrance to Pentawan Harbor in the Scilly Isles, Cornwall UK, March 1903
Dr. Walter Freeman performing a prefrontal lobotomy using an instrument similar to an ice pick that he invented for the procedure, July 11, 1949
A prisoner being punished by "falak" (being beaten on the soles of the feet) in Iran, ca. 1890
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