Historical old photos

Historical photos.....
Below are some fascinating old photographs.

A 10 x 15-foot wooden shed where the Harley-Davidson Motor Company started out in 19031912__080814
Testing football helmets in 1912
A bar in New York City, the night before prohibition began,1920
Mount Rushmore Before Carving, 1920s
Traffic jam in New York, 1923
A quiet little job at a crocodile farm in St. Augustine, Florida
World economic crisis, 1929
Central Park in 1930
Last four couples standing at a Chicago dance marathon, ca. 1930
Meeting of the Mickey Mouse Club, early 1930s
Confederate and Union soldiers shake hands across the wall at the 1938 reunion for the Veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg
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
NY, Coney Island, 1940
The thirty-six men needed to fly and service a B-17E in 1942
Three young women wash their clothes in Central Park during a water shortage. New York, 19491951_080814
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. Tanaka was not
exactly a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima. When the bomb was dropped, he was at
home, about 20 miles from the site. He saw a light and heard a distant rumble, but was personally unaffected by the bomb.
Florida’s last Civil War veteran, Bill Lundy, poses with a jet fighter, 1955
NASA scientists with their board of calculations, 1960s
New York firemen play a game after a fire in a billiard parlor, 1969
An abandoned baby sleeps peacefully in a drawer at the Los Angeles Police Station, 1971
Boy hiding in a TV set. Boston, 1972 by Arthur Tress
A spectator holds up a sign at the Academy Awards, April 1974
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.
Ronald Reagan wearing sweatpants on Air Force One, 1985

A boxing match on board the USS Oregon in 1897       

An airman being captured by Vietnamese in Truc Bach Lake, Hanoi in 1967.

The airman is John McCain.     
Samurai warriors taken between 1860 and 1880     
A shell-shocked reindeer looks on as war planes drop bombs on Russia in 1941.     
Walt Disney on the day they opened Disney Studios
The Microsoft staff in 1978     
The last known Tasmanian Tiger (now extinct) photographed in 1933     
German air raid on Moscow in 1941     
Winston Churchill out for a swim     
The London sky after a bombing and dogfight between British and German planes in 1940       
Martin Luther King, Jr removes a burned cross from his yard in 1960. The boy is his son.         ;
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Nagasaki , 20 minutes after the atomic bombing in 1945     
The only photograph of a living Quagga (now extinct) from 1870     
Hitler’s bunker     
A Japanese plane is shot down during the Battle of Saipan in 1944.     
The original Ronald McDonald played by Willard Scott     
The first photo taken from space in 1946     
British SAS back from a 3-month patrol of North Africa in 1943     
Disneyland employee cafeteria in 1961     
The first McDonalds     
Fidel Castro lays a wreath at the Lincoln Memorial.     
George S. Patton?s dog mourning his master on the day of his death.     
California lumberjacks working on Redwoods     
Construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961     
Bread and soup during the Great Depression     
The 1912 World Series     
The first photo following the discovery of Machu Pichu in 1912.     
Construction of Christ the Redeemer in Rio da Janeiro, Brazil     
Steamboats on the Mississippi River in 1907     
Leo Tolstoy telling a story to his grandchildren in 1909    ;  
The construction of Disneyland     
Arnold Schwarzenegger on the day he received his American citizenship     
14-year-old Osama bin Laden (2nd from the right)     
Construction of the Statue of Liberty in 1884     
Albert Einstein’s office photographed on the day of his death     
A liberated Jew holds a Nazi guard at gunpoint.     
Construction of the Manhattan Bridge in 1908     
Construction of the Eiffel Tower in 1888     
Dismantling of the Berlin Wall in 1989     
Titanic leaves port in 1912.     
Adolf Hitler’s pants after the failed assassination attempt at Wolf?s Lair in 1944       
ENIAC, the first computer ever built     
Brighton Swimming Club in 1863     
Ferdinand Porsche showing a model of the Volkswagen Beetle to Adolf Hitler in 1935  
The unbroken seal on King Tut’s tomb     
Apollo 16 astronaut Charles Duke left this family photo behind on the moon in 1972.     
The crew of Apollo 1 practicing their water landing in 1966. Unfortunately, all of them were killed on the launch pad in a fire.       
An aircraft crash on board during World War II 
Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, Warren G. Harding (29th president of USA ), and Harvey Samuel Firestone (founder of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.) talking together