Sunday, April 8, 2018

Rare Photos


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Sent to me by email by Byter Charles Z . . .

Thanks, Charles.
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Mount Rushmore Before Carving, 1920s
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Traffic jam in New York, 1923
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A quiet little job at a crocodile farm in St. Augustine, Florida, 1926
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World economic crisis, 1929
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Central Park in 1930
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Last four couples standing at a Chicago dance marathon, ca. 1930
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Meeting of the Mickey Mouse Club, early 1930s
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Confederate and Union soldiers shake hands across the wall at the 1938 reunion for the
Veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg
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When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills of the 30s started using flowered fabric for their sacks, 1939
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NY, Coney Island, 1940
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The thirty-six men needed to fly and service a B17E in 1942
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Three young women wash their clothes in Central Park during a water shortage. New York, 1949
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19 year-old Shigeki Tanaka was a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima and went on to win the 1951 Boston Marathon. The crowd was silent as he crossed the finish line.
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Florida’s last Civil War veteran, Bill Lundy, poses
with a jet fighter, 1955 (War was 1861-1865)
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NASA scientists with their board of calculations, 1960′s
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New York firemen play a game after a fire in a billiard parlor, 1969
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An abandoned baby sleeps peacefully in a drawer at the Los Angeles Police Station, 1971
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Boy hiding in a TV set. Boston, 1972 by Arthur Tress
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Robert De Niro’s cab driver license. In order to get into character for the film Taxi Driver, he obtained his own hack license and would pick-up/drive customers around in New York City.
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Ronald Reagan wearing sweatpants on Air Force One, 1985 He refused to sit down in trousers because it wrinkled them.








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