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''I’m proud of my gay son'', New York City 1974

'A Yank in Versailles' Pvt. Gordon Conrey of Milford, N.H., one of the first Americans to visit Versailles (place of WW1 peace treaty) after its liberation from the Germans in 1944, standing in the hall of mirrors.

'Actress Audrey Hepburn at home preparing and serving coffee and cake.' c. 1953, credit to Shorpy.com

'Aftermath of the bombing at the Bologna railway station in August 1980 which killed 85 people, the deadliest event during the Years of Lead'by Beppe Briguglio 1980 [1824 x 1196]

'Alex', prize German police dog, 'smokes cigarettes n' everything.' 1923

'All I Want For Christmas Is A Clean White School' - Segregationists protest the attendance of 6-year-old Ruby Bridges outside William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans, 1960 [2937x2946]

'An Oasis in the Badlands', Red Hawk of the Oglala Sioux on horseback, ca. 1905

'Antioch School class picture' ca.1910 by Charles Elliott Gill (1869-1962)

'Astronaut Alan B. Shepard Jr., chief, astronaut office, NASA's Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston, chomps vigorously on a cigar during relaxing moments following the Gemini-6 liftoff.', 1965 [700 × 1024]

'Audrey Hepburn shopping with her pet deer “Ip” in Beverly Hills, CA, 1958.' [1075x1600]

'Auto Polo', ca. 1915

'Away with Jewish art' - antisemitic protest of Polish students. Kraków, Poland, 1929 [3500x2475]

'Battle fatigue set in long ago for most the men [at Khe Sanh] . . . Lance Cpl. Ernest Delgado (US Marines) . . . is from Los Angeles and has been checking the months off on his helmet. [February 1968.]', Battle of Khe Sanh, South Vietnam by David Douglas Duncan. [600x887]

'Beatlemaniacs on the Loose', 1964 | Colourised [1200x900]

'Bertie the Brain'was the first computer game ever built, 1950 (1280x958)

'Buffalo Bill', American Civil War soldier and western showman, 1889

'Candy Cigarette' (1989) [2850x2300]

'Christmas tree' alert pad, Barksdale AFB B-52s 'cocked and locked' 9 March 1989 [1029x631]

'Dazed US Army Corporal Roy Day Jr., after surviving the Red North Korean massacre of 26 of his American fellow-prisoners by playing dead, after all were shot and left for dead on Hill 303.', Korea, 1950 [907 x 1280]

'Dosseh' a Sheik prepares to ride Horseback over 400 willing devotees. -Cairo 1880 Just before the practice was ended because it was too brutal[933 x 611]

'Falling Soldier' by Robert Capa, 1936 [1725 × 1141]

'Fear is stupid. So are regrets.' - Marilyn Monroe. 1962

'Gas Jew Traitors', 'Final Solution for Red Scum' — American Nazis call for the execution of Vietnam War protesters at an anti-war rally in 1969 [1200x856]

'Girls deliver ice.' September 16, 1918

'Hello Democrats! Welcome to Chicago' 1968, police guarding the Democratic National Convention from nearby protesters [3835x2476]

'Here lies an unknown English Lieutenant killed in air combat'. Western Desert, Egypt, 1941

'Hi Mom, Guess What!' at the first gay pride rally in Philadelphia, in June of 1972 [947x602]

'Highlanders of Shkreli' North Albania, 1890's [564x768]

'How about moving over, Bud?' - A scouting dog and a US Marine who is comfortably occupying a foxhole in Guam, during World War II, 1944 - [2165x2160]

'I AM A MAN' Striking sanitation workers of Memphis Local 1733 during the march led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on March 28, 1968.

'If you're going through hell, keep walking.' Winston Churchill. 1942

'Khrushchev Arrival', America, by Yale Joel, 1959 [852 x 1280]

'Like to dance?' -- at the Hammersmith Palais, London (1969)

'Many Thanks' written in tulips, Holland, May 1945. [600x 469]

'Mary' the chimp, sitting on a bench with a pipe, ca. 1940.

'Mike was the funny one of our Apollo 11 crew. Orbiting the moon alone. He was critical to the success of the mission', Buzz Aldrin describing this photo, Apollo 11 Lunar Mission, July 1969. [1200x953]

'Mine Detection Device 42' is what some Nazi documents called Jews and POWs forced to walk minefields. This woman was one of them. 'Mine detection test' was marked on the reverse of the photo. 1942 [1000x750]

'Negro alley dwellings near the Capitol.' July 1943, Washington, D.C. - Photo by Esther Bubley for the Office of War Information [1500x1522]

'Negro drinking at 'Colored' water cooler in streetcar terminal, Oklahoma City, Oklahom' ca. July 1939

'Negro tenant farmer, rehabilitation client. Jefferson County, Kansas', 1938.

'New torch and flame with Manhattan skyline in background.', Statue of Liberty, Liberty Island, Manhattan, 1985 [4911 × 3555]

'Old-Absinthe House' on Bourbon Street, New Orleans circa 1903

'Paul and Dorothy at the beach' 1920's

'Photograph taken from a Japanese plane during the torpedo attack on ships moored on both sides of Ford Island shortly after the beginning of the Pearl Harbor attack', 1941 [1280 × 908]

'Pretty Nose,' Cheyenne woman in the Dakotas, 1878. Such stately, classic beauty.

'Running the Negro out of Tulsa' — a photograph from the Tulsa, Oklahoma race riot of 1921, which destroyed hundreds of black-owned homes and businesses, leaving 300 dead and 10,000 homeless. [1200x818]

'T'was the night before Christmas...'

'That's the dirty bastard that killed my brother' - An injured Nick Kuesis points to James Morelli, 20, who killed his brother and shot him in the neck, Chicago, December 1947 - [2048x1550]

'The Georgians rode alongside Native Americans and cowboys' circa 1900 [2096x1541]

'The Nation Mourns' - The funeral procession of President Lincoln enters New York City Hall, 24 April 1865 [3000x2664]

'The Neck Brush', designed to clean children's neck while they play (1950) [900x772]

'The Soiling of Old Glory' — a photo that ran across newspapers in 1976 and won the Pulitzer Prize, showing a white teenager aiming the American flag like a weapon against a civil rights attorney, during massive protests in Boston against court-ordered desegregation of the school system. [1572x1478]

'The USS Arizona passing 96th Street Pier in great naval review at New York City.', 1918 [3000 × 2325]

'The soiling of old glory' a photo that ran across newspapers in 1976 and won the Pulitzer Prize, showing a white teenager aiming the American flag like a weapon against a civil rights attorney, during massive protests in Boston against court-ordered desegregation of the school system. [1572x1478]

'Three Queens in Mourning' Feb. 11th 1952. From left, Princess (now Queen) Elizabeth, her grandmother Queen Mary, and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, attend the funeral of King George VI. (770x1000)

'Toffs and Toughs' - The famous photo by Jimmy Sime that illustrates the class divide in pre-war Britain, 1937 - [1280x931]

'U. S. Grant, his wife Julia, and his sons Frederick and Jesse, posing alongside their guides and porters at the Karnak Temple Complex near the ancient city of Thebes.', 1878 [848 × 1000]

'War is Hell', 1965 [676x1000]

'We The Pupils Of This School Don't Want Negroes' — Students from Clinton High School protest court-ordered integration after the Brown v. Board of Education decision ruled segregation laws to be unconstitutional. Clinton, TN, 1956 [1200x750]

'We Won't Fight Another Rich Man's War!!!' - Vietnam Veterans Against the War, circa 1970. [2500×1673]

'We Won't Fight Another Rich Man's War' - Vietnam veterans protest the ongoing war, 1971 [2500x1673]

'What could it be, it's a mirage. You're scheming on a thing, that's sabotage'. | Beastie Boys | Circa. 1982, New York City |

'Where Santa Claus lives' - circa 1900

'Wonder Woman' Lynda Carter in 1976 (x-post -r-vgb)

'You!' - Princess Diana meets comedian Rowan Atkinson while greeting the cast of the 'Royal Variety' show in 1984 - [2560x1888]

'Young migratory mother' - Dorothea Lange c.1940

'Zee Zee Top' in 1971

(1975) My mom grew up on a dairy farm busting ass. Her older brothers were oil truckers, they brought Coors home by the case. (was not available here in MI at that time.) She was a teen in this pic, times were different.

(Color by me) Manfred von Richthofen: The Red Baron. Top Ace of WWI, 80 victories. [720x1024]

(Colorized) Marina Ginesta, a 17-year-old communist militant, overlooking Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War, 1936 [1542 x 1080]

(Colorized) Men of Easy Company (portrayed in HBO's Band of Brothers) celebrate V-E day in Hitler's private residence, May 8, 1945 [2048 x 1612]

*Actual* actual samurai (not dentists) from c. 1868.

01-01-40 my grandfather, his brother, and their dad. I wanted to forever immortalize them on reddit. As you can see from their swag, they are the epitome of old school cool.

1 July 1940 - Goering and other Nazi officials look across the English Channel at the Cliffs of Dover, the closest they would ever get to invading Britain [640 x 360]

1 millionth Frigidaire refrigerator. Literally oldschool cool. 1929

106 year old Armenian woman guards her home in southern Armenia in 1990. [1200×805].

106 year old Armenian woman guards her home with an AK-47, 1990

112 year old Teimuraz Vanacha, veteran of 1 World War and Civil War, recipient of the Cross of Saint George, and his son Ivan Vanacha, full cavalier of the Orden of Glory. Abkhazia,1980. [681x975] [x-post]

12 year old Lo Manh Hung who was probably the youngest photo journalist in South Vietnam, February 18, 1968 [1210x800]

12th AD soldier with German prisoners of war, April 1945. [3,000 × 2,277]

145-151 George Street, Sydney, Australia ca. 1914.

15 year old Hungarian freedom fighter, Budapest 1956

15-year-old Hungarian freedom fighter (1956) [1150x1534]

15-year-old Léon Merdjian poses for a photograph with his unit of the Axis collaborationist Legion of French Volunteers Against Bolshevism. December, 1941. [1171 x 1717]

15kT Atomic Bomb Fired From the US's Atomic Cannon, May 25, 1953 [2949×2338]

16 year old Serbian partisan Slavoljub “Slava” Ković photographed by the SS before his execution. Due to his defiance for not telling the names of his comrades, Slavoljub was tortured and had a star carved with a knife on his forehead (representing the communist ideology), January, 1942. [1300x1845]

17th December 1903, North Carolina. The Wright Brothers make the world's first controlled flight in a powered aircraft [1440x938]

18 year old French Résistance fighter, Simone Segouin, AKA Nicole Minet, from Chartres. La libération de Chartres, Paris - 19 August 1944 [607 × 837]

18-year-old George Harrison in Hamburg, Germany, 1961.

18-year-old Keshia Thomas protects a fallen man, believed to be associated with the Ku Klux Klan from an angry mob of anti-clan protestors. Ann Arbor, Michigan USA. 1996. By Mark Brunner [980 x 1030]

1870 photo of Jews at The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. One of the earliest known photographs of the region and it's population. [962X758]

1890 Irish explorer Tom Crean

1890's : A victorian era woman getting photographed for the first time. Can only imagine how striking her eyes were

1890s: This kind of costume has been around a while.

1893 'Banjo Club', Lindenwood University, Missouri [2286 × 1360]

19 year old Soviet sniper, who killed 54 men during WWII (1940s)

19 year-old Shigeki Tanaka was a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and he then went onto win the 1951 Boston Marathon. The crowd was silent.

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 finished line. [648x512]

1901: Carrie Nation and Her Saloon Smashing Ax [500x701]

1910, Antarctica. This photo was taken by the British Terra Nova Expedition, before their entire Polar team would die on the way back from the South Pole to their ship. (Colorized by -u-ktrcoyote) [822x1134]

1918 - WW1 German trench digging machine [1247 x 810]

1925 Drexel Institute Girls' Rifle Team

1926 College Football National Championship. Soldier Field, Chicago. [2048x1280]

1927: The USS Langley, the United States Navy's first aircraft carrier, seven years into service [2203x1239]

1934 Selfie, with a stick.

1937 mom

1940's Actress Gene Tierney

1940's Street style

1940's, German soldier lights a cigarette off a flamethrower

1940s Kentucky man posing with his sunglass wearing cat.

1948 Times Square NYC in color. I found this negative at a flea market

1950 - a soldier leans out of a train window to kiss a girl

1950's principal showing kids how to hula hoop

1950s rebel

1956: Brigitte Bardot meets Pablo Picasso [1200x801] (Gallery - source in comments)

1959: The USS Kiowa recovers Able & Baker, the first US animals to go into space and return alive. [350x450]

1960's...Captain Kirk and his Jupiter 8

1960s Dolly Parton

1964 South Africa - S.A. Army Pilots (marching) claimed the Airforce pilots (flying) could never make them hit the deck [1023x691]

1964, Lyndon Johnson picking his beagle up by the ears, claiming it was 'good for him.' [1024x768]

1966, Jimi Hendrix in the apartment he was subleasing from Ringo Star. He wrote 'The Wind Cries Mary' while staying here. (1200x1202)

1968 - My dad in Vietnam

1968. How come this seems like yesterday? My yearbook pic.

1970 punk

1970's - Little Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson in a pink suit!

1973-76 Pan American Airways Stewardess Walking in front of a Pre-Production Concorde

1975, Villages elders from North and South Vietnam embrace after being reunited.

1978 Trans-Am in 1985. The car was more cool than the 19 year old me.

1979. Me, aged about 8, in a sugar cane field, playing the harmonica, in a JPS (cigarette brand) jacket, in South Africa, with a Cape white-eye on my hand.

1980 Office Style

1980's Lego Advertisement

1980, my uncle & his friends road-tripped to the Grand Canyon after HS graduation

1983 Roadside break, middle of nowhere (Australia) with my Mum (is she wearing shorts?) and two sisters, roadtripping to the dead centre. I'm the overdressed one. Memorable trip, photo and Toyota Hiace

1983-1984? My parents in high school. :)

1984 NYC subway ride. ( by Eve Arnold)

1987 counter top dancing

1987-Def Jam on the road in Brussels

1989: Two girls linking arms during the Tiananmen Square protests [1477x2015]

1991: Princess Diana shakes hands with an AIDS patient without gloves, a profound gesture that made her a gay hero. 'It is hard to find words to express the aching loneliness and rejection I have found them experiencing as they approach the end of their lives...How will we treat them?' [1200x867]

20 year old Princess Elizabeth, in her sitting room at Buckingham Palace, July 19, 1946 - [807x1162]

20-year-old Leo Tolstoy, 1848.

21 year-old bombardier Lt. Joseph Heller (future author of 'Catch-22') in the nose of a B-25 (1944) [1244×913]

21-year-old Pamela Anderson, Vancouver, BC, 1989

21-year-old Second Lieutenant Winston Churchill of the 4th Queen's Own Hussars, 1895 [520 x 810]

22-year-old John F. Kennedy, 1939

240mm howitzer of Btry. 'B', 697th F.A. Bn., just before firing into German held territory. Magnano area, Italy. January 30, 1944 [2861×2281]

28 year old David Attenborough in 1955 taken from footage from one of his first documentaries 'Zoo Quest' which was filmed in colour

2nd Armored Division soldiers sing 'Go to town' in Barento, France, 1944.

3 guys reading a Paris travel guide just before D-DAY, today 72 years ago [3508x2203]

3-year-old John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father’s casket in Washington, three days after the president was assassinated, Nov. 25, 1963 [990 X 1166]

37 years ago, Robin Williams as a Denver Bronco's cheerleader. 1979. [570 × 856]

4 year old Joseph Schleifstein, who survived the Holocaust by being kept hidden by his father, from Nazi officials inside Buchenwald concentration camp, is seen here shortly after his liberation in April, 1945 - [1082x886]

40mm guns firing aboard USS Hornet, February 1945 [2355px × 2805]

41 years ago today we lost one of the world's coolest father, cha-cha dancer, philosopher, film star, and oh yeah, martial artist extraordinaire - Bruce Lee

48 beers and a unicycle. My dad in the early 80s.

5 MB harddrive being shipped by IBM - 1956.

5 boys of different social classes in pre-war Britain, 1937 [1280 × 931]

5 foot 5, 1973 Army. Girlfriend's step-father.

50s pin up goddess - Betty Brosmer - before nerds were hip.

51-year-old Gordie Howe facing off against 18-year-old Wayne Gretzky

55 Years Ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space.

56 years ago today, Buddy Holly, along with Ritchie Valens, the Big Bopper, and their pilot died in a plane crash that would mark Feb. 3rd 1959 as the day the music died.

63 Year Old Teacher, Annie Taylor Poses With the Barrel She Rode Over Niagara falls in, becoming the First Person to Survive the Plunge, 1901 [1440x1440]

7 years old George clooney with his family back in 1968

7-Foot Bolaji Badejo, A Nigerian design student and one-time actor, wearing his costume from the Sci-Fi thriller ALIEN. 1978.

7-foot Bolaji Badejo, a Nigerian design student and one-time actor, wearing his costume from the now classic sci-fi thriller Alien. 1978 [564 x 700]

70 years ago, American scientists launched a captured German V2 rocket straight up, and took the first picture of the earth from space. 1946, [447x252]

70's California Cool

70s hapa: my Chinese dad, French mom and me in 1978!

78 years ago, today Hunter S Thompson was born. Here's a picture of Raoul Duke and Dr. Gonzo in Vegas [1971 | 1197x795]

8 December 1941: A Marine rifle squad fires a volley over the bodies of 15 officers and men killed at Naval Air Station Kanoehe Bay during the raid at Pearl Harbor. [1180 × 926]

80's Carrie Fisher attempting to get George Lucas' attention

9 year old Drew Barrymore lighting Steven King's cigarette, 1984

A (very good) day's fishing, Palm Beach, Florida - 1894

A 107 years old slave and his wife hearing the preacher of the Ku Klux Klan, Talladega, AL, 1948 [1024X795]

A 13 year old Shakira, circa 1990.

A 14-year-old calling himself 'Boy Samson' supports a 200-pound motorcycle and its rider, 1932 [1200x903]

A 16 year old Sid Vicious going to a David Bowie concert at Earls Court, 1973

A 16-year-old Princess Elizabeth registers for war service under the Ministry of Labour's Youth Registration Scheme, 25th April 1942. She is wearing her Girl Guide uniform. [826 X 1024]

A 17 year old Fidel Castro plays basketball at his High School in 1943 - [625x1000]

A 17 year old Marcus Serjeant shoots blanks at the queen - London 1981 [700px × 537px]

A 17 year-old Pele on a street of Sweden before the 1958 World Cup. [2350x1105]

A 17 year-old Pelé in Sweden before the start of the 1958 World Cup.

A 17-year-old Helena Bonham Carter wearing baggy dungarees, 1984.

A 19-year-old Theodore Roosevelt during his freshman year at Harvard, 1877 [455x639]

A 1917 aerial view shows the ruins of the Belgian town of Ypres, which was situated near to Sanctuary Wood. Ypres was at the centre of some of the most intense battles of World War One. [800x588]

A 1969 car-ad that caught my eye.

A 20-year-old Bernie Sanders leads students in a multi-week sit-in to oppose segregation in off-campus housing owned by the University of Chicago.

A 6-foot-5-inch machine gunner with the U.S. 9th Infantry Division crosses a muddy stream on the Mekong Delta, south of Saigon, September 10, 1968 - by Henri Huet [4000x2772]

A 79-year-old Leo Tolstoy sits for the first ever colour photograph taken in Russia - May 1908 [1454x1958]

A B-24 crewman stands beside his plane, showing what it took to survive at 25,000 feet. 1944-1945. [1,200x1,565]

A B-32 Bomber Mass-Production Factory in Fort Worth, Texas, 14th June, 1944. [1600 × 1112]

A BAR gunner poses for a photo while smoking in his foxhole on Okinawa, 1945. [1200x1050].

A Bosnian girl, holding an AK-47 rifle smokes a cigarette as she waits for a funeral service at Sarajevo's Lion's cemetery on Monday, Sept. 14, 1992. [679x990]

A Bosnian man cradles his child as they and others run past one of the worst spots for snipers that pedestrians have to pass in Sarajevo, on April 11, 1993. by Michael Stravato [1200 x 815]

A Bosnian special forces soldier returns fire in downtown Sarajevo as he and civilians come under fire from Serbian snipers, on April 6, 1992. [1200x790]

A British Crusader tank camouflaged to look like a lorry truck. North Africa. WW2 1942 [800x793]

A British soldier hiding from the rain under an overturned Tiger tank. Italy, 1944.

A British soldier lets a young boy look through the sights of his rifle in Belfast, 1981 - [2662x3567]

A British supporter of fascism marches in the streets. [450 x 642]

A Cactus in Mexico, 1895.

A California teacher teaching the physics of surfing (1970)

A Chernobyl Liquidator pushes an abandoned infant found while measuring radiation levels in a deserted village. 1986[616x820]

A Chief Petty Officer with the first installment of his lifetime supply of free beer. 1950's

A Chinese Family Militia, 1960s. [500x355]

A Corvette Mako Shark II, 1965.

A Day at the Beach for United Nations Heroes, June 1943

A Finnish aircraft lies covered on a cold winter morning, December 11, 1943, near the river Svir.

A Finnish civilian, injured during a Soviet air aid on Helsinki, salutes as he is ushered to an ambulance by another civilian and a Finnish policeman. Helsinki, Uusimaa, Finland. 9 July 1941. [1142 x 818]

A Finnish soldier inside the cockpit of a Yak 9D that was crash landed by two Soviet defectors, September 2, 1944

A Finnish soldier on a foggy evening, lighting a cigarette to keep warm . Harlu September 18, 1944

A Finnish soldier poses with his Panzerschreck, which he used to neutralized four Soviet heavy tanks. July 28, 1944.

A Finnish soldier prepares a meal, as 'Hupi' who has faithfully followed him through all three wars (The Winter War, The Continuation War, and the Lapland War), sits patiently at his side. Leivejoki, October 16, 1944.

A Finnish soldier sits atop a StuG III assault gun the day after the Battle of Tienhaara, June 23, 1944.

A Flight Line of Caproni Ca-42 Bombers in Service of the Royal Naval Air Service 1918 [800x467]

A Forgotten Age of Open-air Schools in the Netherlands, 1957. [1504 × 2048].

A Free French soldier on the North African front lights his pipe and doesn't give a merde, 1942

A French boy introduces himself to Indian soldiers who had just arrived in France to fight alongside French and British forces, Marseilles, 30th September 1914 - [1755x1227]

A French boy introduces himself to Indian soldiers. Marseilles, 30th September 1914.

A French girl welcomes her country’s liberators outside the Palace of Versailles, 1945 [399 X 547]

A German Army dog from the First World War wearing a hat and glasses and carrying a pair of binoculars, 1916. [927 X 1200]

A German Wehrmacht soldier of the Feldgendarmerie directs military transport during the Battle of Moscow, 1941. [1138x1500]

A German dispatch dog carries messages to the front line during a German offensive in January 1918 - [1841x1227]

A German dispatch dog carries messages to the front line during a German offensive in January 1918.

A German dog dressed up to look like an aircraft spotter by his 88 mm anti-aircraft gun during World War II, ca., 1943. [885x1376]

A German paratrooper from the 3rd Fallschirmjäger Division captured near Weywertz, Belgium, 15 january 1945.

A German paratrooper on the Eastern Front carries a wounded sergeant. More info in comments. 1942. [914 × 1247]

A German soldier after he had been captured by American troops near Nicosia in July 1943

A German soldier in France carrying an MP18, the world's first sub machinegun, one of only a few thousand of the revolutionary weapons produced before the end of the war, Spring 1918 [680×720]

A German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. Frankfurt, 1946 - by Tony Vaccaro [500X722]

A German soldier ties the hands of a captured Slovenian partisan prior to his execution on Mala Poljana mountain, 1942 [1186x1800]

A Group of Samurai in front of Egypt's Sphinx, 1864

A Group of Samurai in front of Egypt's Sphinx, 1864 [736x567]

A Hippie van 1960s

A Hutu man against the Rwandan genocide was starved and attacked with machetes. He managed to survive after he was placed in the care of the Red Cross, Rwanda, 1994.' - Photo by James Nachtwey. [1600x1176]

A Japanese American unfurled this banner over his business the day after the Pearl Harbor attack, 1942. Photographed just prior to the owners internment by Dorothea Lange. [640x503]

A Japanese headsman tells a Chinese prisoner how to hold his head for a quick decapitation during the Nanking Massacre, China, 1938 - [1409x1500]

A Jewish couple is photographed in the Budapest Ghetto after the arrival of the Soviet Army in Hungary. February 1945. Image taken by Yevgeny Khaldei. [1280 x 854]

A Lamplighter doing his rounds, London, 1962. [480x704]

A Landing Craft unloads at low tide on Normandy Beach six days after D-Day. June 12, 1944.

A Man Ice Skating in a Suit in '20s NYC

A Man and his Comet (1978)

A Marine flamethrower operator moves forward to assault a Japanese pillbox on Motoyama Airfield, ca. Feb-Mar 1945.

A Messerschmitt Me 323 'Gigant' in flight (may be landing or taking off), Germany, 1941. Photo taken by Menzendorf.

A Miner Climbs a Ladder in the Serra Pelada Gold Mine in Brazil, 1985 [1200x810]

A Mirror Selfie from the early 1900s

A Muslim militiaman looks for snipers during a battle with the Yugoslav federal army in Central Sarajevo on Saturday, May 2, 1992. [1200x802] Photo by David Brauchli

A Nagasaki bombing survivor (1945) [1200 x 1645]

A Nazi DJ spins records at a trade show to promote the German record industry, 1932. [1247x866]

A New York Airways helicopter lands at the heliport on top of the Pan Am Building (now MetLife) in New York City, 1965 [1024x829]

A PBY-5A Catalina patrol bomber cruises against a backdrop of snow-clad mountains in Aleutian Islands, searching for enemy activity. March, 1943

A Palestinian man in his bathrobe confronts Israeli soldiers after they demolished his neighbor's home [728 × 462] Mar 20 1996

A Panzer III tank crewman surrenders to an advancing British soldier during the Battle of El Alamein, 1942. [633 x 294]

A Portuguese Fuzileiro during the Portuguese Colonial War, Angola 1969 [410x674]

A Red Cross nurse takes down the last words of a British soldier. Photograph by Paul Thompson. Somewhere on the Western Front. ca 1917. [800 x 752]

A Russian Mi-8 helicopter shot down by Chechen fighters near the Chechen capital, Grozny, by Mikhail Evstafiev [900 x 600]

A Russian POW stares down Heinrich Himmler. -1941 [1600 x 1421]

A Russian Soldier Looking Over Istanbul. In 1878 Russian army had almost reached Istanbul [1024x738]

A Russian adjustable mobile shield that could protect against small arms fire and shrapnel captured by the Germans, 1914 [640 x 454]

A Secret Underground Factory Corridor Of Vergeltungswaffen-1, Nodhausen, Germany 1945 [800x506]

A Sikh soldier of the British Indian Army After the Surrender of Nazi German forces in Italy, May 1945 [662x535]

A Sioux activist looks out across San Francisco Bay from a Teepee on Alcatraz Island, 1969 [1200x828]

A Soviet Family in Kiev, 1976

A Soviet pilot showing the photo of his girlfriend, 1944 [800x582]

A Soviet soldier prepares his protective clothing before removing reactor debris from the roof of the Chernobyl nuclear power station (1986). [732 × 1024]

A Soviet soldier with the head of a statue of Hitler, Berlin, 1945 [540x800]

A Soviet-era snowmobile flies by, 1983. [800 x 536]

A Stuart light tank, fitted with a hedge cute and heavily sandbagged against ‘panzerfausts’, supports US infantry in the bocage, July, 1944.

A Student and Teacher Guarding The High School In My Hometown In 1973. There Was A Shooting Threat Called In The Morning. Students and Teachers Alike Pulled Their Shotguns From Their Trunks To Guard The Doors Between Classes.

A Sunnyasi Brahmin, India, circa 1870 [2100 × 3340]

A Swiss Soldier Observes Fighting Between Italian and Austro-Hungarian Troops in the Alpines, July 25, 1918 [1063x1440]

A Turk smoking hookah on an ice flow in Istanbul 1954

A Turkish boy who wears these braids in memory of his two sisters who died during the Balkan Wars-First World War Lewis Hine Skoplje, Macedonia, December 1918 [1010 × 1280]

A Turkish immigrant arriving in the USA (1912) [800 × 1120]

A Turkish soldier holds off crowds of Iraqi Kurdish refugees (1991) [1055 × 704]

A Turkish villager washes his feet for a last prayer while the Bulgarian soldiers prepare his gallow (1913) [636 × 770]

A U.S. Army Air Forces Douglas C-47 Skytrain flies over the Giza pyramids in Egypt, 1943.

A U.S. Marine handing a child food through a barbed wire fence on Saipan, 1944. [1136x500].

A U.S. Marine lets loose with his M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle during the Guadalcanal Campaign, 1942. [564x672].

A U.S. Marine looks amazed while taking a photo showing a captured Japanese Nambu 99 machine gun after the Battle of Saipan, 1944. [1564x1217].

A U.S. soldier shares his binoculars with three girls after the liberation of Normandy, WWII, 1944. [1200 X 864]

A US marine being chased by a baby wild pig, somewhere in the South Pacific. 1943. [736x920]

A US soldier stands in the rubble of The Monument to the Battle of Nations. Leipzig, Germany, 1945. [1247x957]

A United States soldier holds up a jungle centipede during the Vietnam war, 1967 (443x428)

A Venezuelan soldier clings to the soutane of Priest Luis Padillo, who is offering last rites to the dying amid an active warzone. 'Carniceria' in the background meaning 'Butcher's Shop' also translates to 'Slaughter, Carnage'. 1962. [900x1189]

A Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape fierce fighting in the Cholon suburb of Saigon during the Viet Cong Mini Tet offensive of the Vietnam War in May 1968. [700 x 994]

A Window Knocker Wakes a Client in London, 1929 [1083x1440]

A Wolverhampton Disco, England, 1978

A Young John Waters (1970s)

A Young Queen Elizabeth II (1950s) [768x1024]

A battle weary German soldier takes pause in the combat and sits with a look of resignation on his face during the Battle of Berlin as the Reichstag burns behind him. April 1945. [1024 x 1500]

A beggar running alongside King George V's coach. England, c. 1920 [713x563]

A black Wehrmacht soldier having a laugh with his mates [800x512]

A blimp destroyed by the shockwave of a nuclear blast, Nevada, 1957 [800x1000]

A boy eagerly holding out a wartime ration book certificate to a grocery store vendor while purchasing a can of V8 juice, during WWII, 1943 [3000X2430]

A boy from Berlin with his portable lemonade stand, 1931.

A boy in front of the Loews 125th Street movie theater, Harlem; 1976. Photo by Dawoud Bey.

A boy on the streets of Boston, 1968 [633x1024]

A boy sells lemonade from his front yard stand on Main Street in Aspen, Colorado 1973. [900×1336].

A boy shows off his ray gun, around the 1950s

A breeches buoy is put into service to transfer survivors of a sunken ship from a U.S. destroyer to a cruiser, November 14, 1942

A butterfly lands on the ammunition belt of a Colombian paramilitary, who was reluctant to have the photo taken fearing it diminished his masculinity, 1980s [285x423]

A child of a migrant family lies sick in Yakima Valley, Washington, 1939.

A childhood photo of Barack Obama with his late mother Ann Dunham in Hawaii, ca. 1963. [391x500]

A class of graduating female flight attendants?? No its the 1972 Australian Olympic team!! So cool!

A client of mine was a model in the 1950s. She is a 70 year old who does yoga 3 times a week. She left the business because she didn't agree with the loose morals and pressure put on young impressionable women, but she left behind a couple great photos

A colorized photo of Madam C. J. Walker with her friends and her Ford, the first of her family born free and the first self-made female millionaire in America. She made cosmetics for other black women, and in her will, dedicated 2-3 of her company's future net profits to charity. c. 1910s [1200x990]

A column of Soviet soldiers accompanied by 2 Mi-24P. Afganistan, 1982 [500 X 692]

A competitor soars through the air during the IX Winter Olympic Games Men's 120-Meter Ski Jump event in Innsbruck, Austria, on February 9, 1964. [1200 x 877]

A composite image of a baby and a funeral procession of a reindeer shepherd at fifty-five degrees below zero in the northern tundra of Evenkia, by Gennady Koposov, 1960’s [2560X1979]

A couple during sex ed(1969)

A crap game in the paper alley. Rochester, New York, February 1910. Photo Lewis Hine [1024 x 794][OS]

A crowd gathers after Jumbo the elephant is struck and killed by a train in St. Thomas, Ontario. Sep 15, 1885 [1200 x 907]

A crowd of commuters in Grand Central Terminal watching John Glenn become the first American to orbit Earth [OS] [2048×1666] Credit: Eddie Hausner-The New York Times

A crowd of youths taunt Dorothy Counts, 15, as she walks to the previously all-white Harding High School to enroll, September 4, 1957, Charlotte, NC. Leaving the school, she was pelted with trash, small sticks and pebbles - [2560x1887]

A dark cloud descends on the aftermath of the Battle of Passchendaele - Western front, WW1, 1917 [2646x2938] by Frank Hurley

A day at the beach, ca. 1900

A day out in the Swedish park of Lysekil, ca 1890.

A dead Confederate soldier in Devil's Den, Gettysburg, July 1863.

A decapitated statue of Joseph Stalin's head on the streets of Budapest during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. [900 × 563]

A detachment of Don Kossaks in front of Emperor's residence in Ploiești during the Russo-Turkish War, 1877 [1280 × 846]

A different view of the Tank Man of Tiananmen Square (1989)

A disembodied statue of Joseph Stalin's head on the streets of Budapest during the Hungarian Revolution, 1956 [1600 x 1132]

A display of US small arms at Fort Benning 1950 [1280 × 998]

A dog being dressed up by a German soldier, 1940. [1100x1020].

A dog being posed by a German soldier, 1940. [900x892]

A dog dressed as a German soldier, 1915 - World War I

A dog sits in the snow watching a column of Axis Italian soldiers of the 8th Italian Army, march towards the city during the Battle of Stalingrad. Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. December 1942. [1280 x 928]

A drink, a cigar and not giving a good goddamn, 1950s.

A duel between the leader of the portuguese republican party (Afonso Costa) and the Count of Penha Garcia (José Frazão), by Joshua Benoliel, Lisbon Portugal, July 14 1908 [960×669]

A fake tree used as an observation post during WW1, circa 1917. [991x743]

A family group—Noatak, c. 1929, Edward S. Curtis photographer

A fashionista in the 70s

A father and son on the picket line during the 1981 air traffic controllers strike, which became one of the most important events in U.S. labor history after President Ronald Reagan fired all 11,345 striking workers, dissolved their union, and banned them from federal service for life [600x890]

A father's hands press against the window of a bus carrying his tearful son and wife to safety during the Siege of Sarajevo, November 10, 1992 - [1247x879]

A federal agent inspects a 'lumber' truck after smelling alcohol during the prohibition period, Los Angeles, 1926.

A female Lockheed employee works on a P-38 Lightning, Burbank, CA, 1944 (771 X 1200)

A flower vendor on the streets of Paris, 10th May 1918. [960x720]

A foot guard passes out as Queen Elizabeth II rides past during the trooping the colour parade in June, 1970, London - [2560x1536]

A fourteen year old American girl having her hair straightened with an iron (1964) [OS] [980×679]

A gang of skinny dippers is chased down the street at Hyde Park by a police woman, 1926 [2621 × 2072]

A german 'beware of death' sign above an unexploded shell stuck in a tree, WW1.[ 1011 x 1612]

A girl sits among the rubble of Cologne, Germany, March 1945. [OS][2202 x 2560]

A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of 'Home' while living in a residence for disturbed children. Poland, 1948. [960x882]

A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of home while living in a residence for disturbed children, 1948. [1000x1164]

A good tempered football crowd at West Ham, London pass a young boy over their heads to the front so that he can see the game better, 1st March 1930 - [2060x1236]

A grandfather and grandson in Manzanar internment camp, California, 1942 [629 x 462]

A grief-stricken American infantryman whose buddy had just been killed is comforted by a fellow comrade (1950) [2048 x 1653]

A grotto in an Iceberg, Photographed During The British Antarctic Expedition, 5 Jan 1911.

A group of Frenchwomen, who had been accused of collaborating with the Germans, stripped down to their underwear, some with heads shaved, as part of their public humiliation. [1024 X 829]

A group of Germans with a black Ottoman soldier in Galicia, (1914-1918) [600 × 785]

A group of bootblacks gather around an old Civil War veteran in Pennsylvania, 1935 - [2048x1613]

A group of commissary clerks in Aquia Creek Landing, Virginia. February 1863.

A group of gents enjoy an impromptu snowball fight in the serene and stately setting of Trafalgar Square, London, circa 1931. [5225 x 3500]

A group of women wearing dresses representing flags of the Allied powers ( the USA, France, Britain and the Soviet Union) outside the Eglise de la Madeleine on VE Day in Paris, 8th May 1945. [985 X 757]

A gym abroad the Titanic, 1912

A hand drawn picture of my father by a street artist in Italy, Rome 1979

A handful of Finnish soldiers hitch a ride on a Universal Carrier in Nuijamaa, Finland, August 7th, 1941.

A happy chimp holding a newspaper after surviving his trip to space. 1961. [600X690]

A heartwarmingly beautiful photo of a solider and his girl, 1940's [359 X 600]

A heavily pregnant, upper-class Victorian woman - mid 1880s. 1039 x 1600

A helicopter carrying a helicopter [990 × 1485] A Chinook rescues a downed Huey from a rice paddy near Trang Bang, January 1969

A human-powered tractor for moving heavy stones, England, c. 1880. [3274×2630]

A junior German officer faces the camera as he contemplates the death of one of his men during street fighting on the second day of the invasion of Russia, June 23, 1941. [2004 x 1651]

A kid with an Indian headdress emerges from a coal hole, 1954 by Thurston Hopkins [543 × 800]

A kid's reaction when he meets Andre the Giant (1970's)

A lady and her phonograph, 1921 (colorized)

A little American girl of Japanese ancestry waits with the family baggage before being evacuated to the internment camps in the spring of 1942, California - [1600x1254]

A little Dutch boy helps to refuel a British Sherman tank near Sittard, 20th December 1944. [800x789]

A little boy delivers Christmas trees 1934.

A little girl holds a penguin's flipper as they walk together around the London Zoo, 1937 [736 x 982]

A little girl sitting in the ruins of her bombed home during the Battle of Britain, 24th August 1940. [605 × 778]

A lone man refusing to do the Nazi salute, 1936

A lone man refusing to do the “Sieg Heil” salute at the launching of the Horst Wessel in Nazi Germany (1936) [1300 x 840]

A magazine clipping my grandfather glued in his 5th grade notebook. 1936

A makeshift sign urging drivers to 'Turn Left Or Get Shot' during the race riots in the Watts area of Los Angeles, California. 1965 [920 x 607]

A man and his dog on the Overhanging Rock in Yosemite National Park, 1924. [990 x 1557]

A man and his pipe. Benguela province, 1900's [801x1114]

A man begging for his wife's forgiveness inside Divorce Court. Chicago, 1948. [500 x 674]

A man browsing for books in Cincinnati's cavernous old main library. The library was demolished in 1955.

A man ducks behind sand bags for cover as a cyclist races across a bridge in the suburb of Dobrinja during the siege of Sarajevo to avoid being shot by snipers who regularly targeted civilians crossing the bridge, November 26th, 1992. [620 × 408]

A man inside a stuck Renault FT-17 1920s - 1940s

A man is taken to hospital after rescuing his dog from the La Brea Tar Pits. Los Angeles. June 24, 1951. [736 x 572]

A man on an amphibious cycle (capable of operation on both land and water) in Paris, 1932 [882×635] Credit: Nationaal Archief

A man salutes Robert F. Kennedy's funeral train, as it carries his body from New York City to Washington D.C, June 8, 1968 - by Bill Eppridge [738x1051]

A man secretly lights a woman’s cigarette through the Berlin wall, 1989

A man sits on a girder above New York City at night, ca. 1935

A man wearing personal headphones with wires attached to his hat. May 6th 1922, United Kingdom.

A man with a Punt Gun, a type of large shotgun used for duck hunting. It could kill over 50 birds at once and was banned in the late 1860s. [1200 X 960]

A man with his Punt Gun (shotgun), could kill around 50 birds at a time. Banned in the late 1860's. Not pictured, the balls it took to operate.

A meeting of the Mickey Mouse Club, early 1930s - [1900x1414]

A member of the French frontier troops helps a family of refugees cross the border from Spain, 1938. [639 X 505]

A member of the New York police force hangs from a girder, 1920

A member of the ground crew of the 94th Fighter Squadron sits in his racer made out of the belly tank of a P-38, c.1946.

A message to my fellow contributors to this sub..

A mirror selfie, ~1900

A mob shouting obscenities and threatening a young black family as they move into an all-white development outside Philadelphia two days after the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963 [1648x2048]

A mock-up of the F-103 at the Republic factory, 1956 [1800 × 1130]

A mother and child in Hiroshima, four months after the atomic bomb dropped. [300 x 373]

A mother and her children made a practice run for their $5,000 steel backyard fallout shelter in Sacramento, Calif., in 1961 [341 X 500]

A mother shows a picture of her son to a returning prisoner of war, 1947 [1296 × 1600]

A motorist stops to get directions from a state trooper in New Mexico, 1939 - [2000x1436]

A mounted British police officer aims his truncheon at a female photographer during a 6,000 officer charge on the picket line of 5,000 striking coal miners, who'd been unlawfully preventing strike-breaking trucks from accessing their plant in Orgreave, South Yorkshire. 18 June 1984 [660x938]

A mugshot from 1925

A musician saving his instrument during the Battle of Stalingrad, 1942-1943. [421 X 600]

A native American overlooks the newly completed transcontinental railroad in Nevada, c. 1867. [2092 x 2016]

A nobleman is carried on a litter by four bearers, Korea, circa 1900 - [1267x1080]

A novel car radio fitted to a Model T, made for the Potomac Electric Company. 1924, Washington D.C. [1886x1361]

A nurse tends to a patient in the influenza ward at Walter Reed Hospital during the Spanish flu pandemic of 1918–1919 [9500x7700]

A particularly cool woman having a smoke, c. 1896.

A photo of Anne Frank and her friends who are celebrating Anne’s 10th birthday (c. 1939). Anne is pictured second to the left in a dark colored dress. [666 x 831]

A pickup truck flees from the pyroclastic flows spewing from the Mt.Pinatubo volcano in the Philippines, on June 17, 1991. This was the second largest volcanic eruption of the 20th century - [2048x1355]

A picture my mother wishes I never saw. ~1978.

A picture of my 20-something parents in Kenya (1988). My dad is teaching my mom how to dance, while two local men laugh at his dance moves.

A picture of my father when he was 18 years old during the 80's

A piece of cotton ball is sticking out of Hitler's ear as his ear drum got ruptured due to Stauffenberg's bomb attack. July 1944 [800 x 546]

A pile of American bison skulls waiting to be ground for fertilizer, mid-1870s [2845x2224]

A polar bear in the flooded bear enclosure in the Botanical Gardens, Paris, 1910, album in comments [1250x876]

A police officer issuing a woman a ticket for wearing a bikini on a beach at Rimini, Italy, in 1957. [1242 x 1653]

A policeman catches a group of boys sneaking a look at the rehearsals of the Bertram Mills Circus in Luton, England, 15th April 1938 - [2048x1592]

A policeman questions a young boy who probably intended to fish in the fountain on Trafalgar Square, London, 1892 [500x647]

A policeman stops traffic to allow a mother cat to carry her kittens across Centre Street, New York, July 25, 1925 [1025 x 1296]

A portrait of a Soviet soldier carrying his Degtyaryov DP-28 light machine gun during the final days of the Battle of Berlin. Berlin, Germany. April 1945. [800x1200]

A portrait of two sweethearts, 1940s.

A potrait of Bob Ross, 1983

A rabbit is used to test for sarin gas leaks at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal in 1970. [800 x 1008]

A railroad plough, also known as a Schienenwolf (‘rail wolf’), destroys Soviet train tracks as the Germans retreat [2650 × 2059] winter 1943

A rare color photograph of two Parisian women from 1930 - [1200x853]

A rare color photograph showing the brand new 03 1081 Reichsbahn train at Bw Amstetten - Lower Danube. [920 × 600] 20 September 1940

A rare look at Nagasaki after Fat Man. Taken by my Grandfather Aug. 10th 1945 [922x692]

A real 'grunge girl': Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, with band mate Lee Ranaldo (1986)

A scene aboard USS Texas, just back from foreign waters, showing the 'Gobs' having a little fun on the ship's big guns, circa. 1919. [2098x2767]

A security guard walking down US Highway 101 where there are towering stacks of hollow iron floats from which the iron antisubmarine nets were suspended to protect the US ports during the last war, by Hank Walker, 1953 [984 x 1280]

A selfie from 1966, George Harrison in India.

A shepherd with his horse and dog in Montana, August 1942.

A sign erected by British forces at the entrance to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. 29 May 1945 [800x778]

A slightly surrealistic photo of my grandma and some dude somewhere in Florida, 1957

A small boy helps a British motorcycle despatch rider negotiate a muddy road in the Netherlands, 11th December 1944. [800x796]

A smiling Eleanor Roosevelt, sometime between 1934 - 1956 [2660x2348]

A smoke cloud rises over NTS Area 12 after one of 29 nuclear tests conducted during Operation Plumbbob, 1957 [1280x1280]

A soldier on guard in the Hall of Mirrors, Versailles Palace, 1944.

A soldier rescues a girl named Barbara James from the ruins of her home after a series of bombings, London, 1944. [940 X 1200]

A soldier takes advantage of the opportunity to have a bath in Tobruk, 17 February 1942.

A soldier's girl 'Kisses the boy goodbye' in a 34th Street bus terminal, while another soldier cooperates by holding her up to reach him, 1941 .[967 X 1199]

A spectator holds up a sign at the Academy Awards, April 1974 - [1200x900]

A squad leader of either the 27th or 161st Infantry Regiment of the 25th US Infantry Division ('Tropic Lightning') points out a suspected Japanese position at the edge of Balete Pass, near Baguio, Luzon, Philippine Islands. 23rd of March 1945.

A starving Chinese woman, too weak to stand, with blades of grass protruding from her lips in a desperate attempt to find nourishment during the Henan famine occurring within the context of the Second Sino-Japanese War. 2 to 3 million people died of starvation or disease, November 1942. [1280x830]

A stone carver hangs on to Thomas Jefferson's eyelid. Mount Rushmore, South Dakota. 1936 (Mashable.com) [1120 x 1440]

A stripper visits the trading floor of the Toronto Stock Exchange. Late 1970s. [1077 x 762]

A stylish couple in the rain in London (1963)

A teary-eyed Neil Armstrong photographed by Buzz Aldrin shortly after walking on the moon, 1969 [2340x2381]

A teenage Bill Clinton shakes President John F. Kennedy's hand, Washington DC, 1963. [964 × 1153]

A teenage Tupac asking Flava Flav for an Autograph, 1989

A teenage girl cooling off in the Serpentine during the Rolling Stones concert in Hyde Park, London, 5th July 1969

A teenager at an Elvis Presley concert at the Philadelphia Arena on April 6, 1957 - [2461x3000]

A terrier shows off its catch after a 15 minute rat hunt in French trenches during WWI. September 1916 [624 × 351]

A thin TV screen (only 4 inches thick) with an automatic timing device to record TV programs for later viewing is the wave of the future as shown at the Home Furnishings Market in Chicago, Illinois, on June 21, 1961 [1200x996]

A thylacine or 'Tasmanian tiger' in captivity, circa 1930. The last thylacine died in captivity in 1936. [960 × 715].

A top sniper, codenamed 'Arrow,' loads her gun in a safe room in Sarajevo, June 30, 1992. The 20-year old Serb who shoots for the Bosnian forces says she has lost count of the number of people she has killed - [1247x836]

A trooper of the 101st Airborne Division attempts to save the life of a buddy at Dong Ap Bia Mountain, near South Vietnam's A Shau Valley on May 19, 1969. [1200 x 784]

A typical Marine aid station on Saipan during World War II. Pictured are are members of 3-24. July, 1944.

A unknown man during the Great Depression, 1932. [760 x 1226]

A vending machine that sold already lit cigarettes for a penny, England, 1931.

A very drunk Paul McCartney at George Harrison wedding in 1966

A very handsome Native North American couple, Situwuka and Katkwachsnea 1912

A veteran of the Union Army shakes hands with a Confederate veteran at the Gettysburg celebration, PA, circa 1913. [1200 X 867]

A victim of American bombing, ethnic Cambodian guerrilla Danh Son Huol is carried to an improvised operating room in a mangrove swamp on the Ca Mau Peninsula (9-15-1970)

A view of Boston, the oldest surviving aerial photograph ever taken. October 13th, 1860. [534 × 629]

A view of some of the 400,000 people who were at Woodstock, 1969 - [1972x1992]

A volunteer saves a young baby after a German bombing of London, 1940s [309 X 400]

A weary, exhausted Marine huddles against the bitter cold during the retreat from Chosin Reservoir, Korea, winter 1950 [900 x 1296]

A white girl follows a black girl down the slide at Thomas J. Semmes school in New Orleans during recess on Sept. 7, 1962, which was the second day of integrated classes. [900 × 596]

A widower-junk dealer in Watts, California, hanging out on the front porch with his son in 1977.

A windy day in Philadelphia, 1947

A winter night in Paris, 1953. Photograph by Albert Monier.[564x860]

A woman is carried out of the raided apartment of an abortion doctor. Detectives surprised Dr. Louis Solomon in the midst of the operation. When apprehended, he said, calmly, “I’ll be with you in a moment, gentlemen.” Brooklyn, 1944 [736 x 960]

A woman is photographed by police after being arrested for serving alcohol illegally from her 'bootlegger's life preserver” (1924). [573 x 1017]

A woman reaches into her bag, which rests on a fallen Soviet hammer-and-sickle on a Moscow street in 1991. by Alexander Nemenov [1200 x 865]

A woman receives help from members of the crowd after falling into the Reflecting Pool during the 1963 march on Washington. [1484 × 1036]

A woman stands outside the Adele Ross clothing design store, looking at an anti-miniskirt sign, New York City, August 1966 - [1895x1533]

A woman sticks her head out of her bridge house window, in Ambleside, Lake District, Cumbria, England, 1928 [1200x1595]

A woman towers over the intricate 1:1200 scale model of New York City at the World's Fair, 1964[1080x845]

A woman trying to catch a glimpse of her future husband in a mirror on New Year's Eve, Finland, 1907 [441 × 600]

A woman, standing between markers of fresh graves in a Sarajevo cemetery, mourns over the grave of a dead relative in the early morning, on January 17, 1993. by Hansi Krauss [1200 x 786]

A wounded German officer, found in the Egyptian desert during the first two days of a British offensive, is guarded by a sentry while awaiting backup (November 13, 1942). [900 × 669]

A young Barack Obama riding a tricycle, ca., 1965. [462x629]

A young Bill Gates with Steve Jobs, 1985

A young Bosniak pleads for his life after being captured by a Serb paramilitary, 1992 [1600x1073]

A young Bruce Lee with his master lp man (circa 1960)

A young Christopher Lee poses for a press photo, 1940s

A young Danish member of the collaborationist National Socialist Workers’ Party of Denmark, 1942 [1153x1479]

A young English girl, injured during the beginning of the Blitz, is comforted by a British nurse and a civilian. From the first night of the assaults on 7 September, London was bombed for 57 consecutive nights by German bombers. London, England, September 1940 by Margaret Bourke-White. [1142x877]

A young Ho Chi Minh in Marseille in 1921 [3867x6353]

A young Hungarian Jewish man born with dwarfism sits during selections at Auschwitz-Birkenau to decide which arrivals would be gassed immediately. Although most disabled Jews were put to death, some were selected for experiments by camp physician Dr. Josef Mengele (May 1944). [1151 × 1547]

A young Inuit girl with her husky puppy, 1949 [650x810]

A young Italian girl helps soldiers from the 2nd Polish Independent Armoured Brigade learn Italian. Naples, 1944. [OS][1024x753]

A young Joe Strummer working as a part-time grave digger, pre-Clash days (circa 1973)

A young John Glenn poses next to the tail of his damaged F-9 Panther. His aircraft was hit with more than 700 pieces of shrapnel, earning him the nickname 'Magnet Ass' from his fellow fighter pilots. He went on to shoot down 3 Migs and become a test pilot.

A young Joseph Stalin, 1901. [1200 x 1635]

A young Lev Bronshtein poses for a police photograph, 1898. During his time in prison and exile he would become a Marxist and adopt the pseudonym 'Trotsky.' [1703x1800]

A young Patrick Swayze at the roller rink with friends [1979]

A young Turkish boy raises up a hammer during a solidarity rally for the 42,000 miners on strike in the Zonguldak coal fields, November 1990. [587x884]

A young army officer holds a bat used for interrogation while discussing the fate of an African prisoner outside an abandoned schoolhouse, during the Bush War in Southern Rhodesia, 1977 - [1770x2706]

A young boy is treated at the Central Research Institute in Kasauli, in the Himalayas, after he was bitten by a Russell's viper, one of the deadliest snakes in India, 1943. His father has brought the dead snake along for identification - [1660x1328]

A young boy sits in the original Yankee Stadium in 1959, before it was renovated [999x683]

A young boy takes part in a protest by residents of Love Canal demanding to be evacuated. Homes had been built on a 21,000 ton landfill of toxic waste, after the heavy snowfall of 1976 the waste started leaching. Niagara Falls, NY. 1978. [1418 x 2173]

A young couple in Chicago, 1975

A young girl surrounded by the Year’s Popular Toys in 1980

A young man from the 1850s

A young woman's likeness is painted on a bilboard advertising, New York 1947. Photo by Frank Bauman [561 × 750]

A younger Ron Glass with more tamed hair (1970s)

A youth carrying the Star of David from the synagogue in Munich following its destruction on Kristallnacht, Munich, Germany, 1938 [480x600]

A youthfull Cybill Shepherd, circa 1968

A.W. 'Artie' Leonard of National Photo with a large camera, ca. 1911 [1056x1523], tried to keep a degraded film look.

ABBA, ''Made in Sweden for Export'', 1970’s

Aaron Stern, Auschwitz prisoner No. 80620, on guard at Jaffa’s Manshiem Quarter, circa 1948 [414x630]

Abandoned T-34 and Panther tanks facing each other, Czechoslovakia 1945, [800x808] (colorized)

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945 [681x757]

Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945.

Abe Lincoln, 1865 [1858 × 2183]

Aboriginal man using newly installed phone for the first time in Arnhem Land, Australia (ca. 1975). [790 × 1207]

Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator Lewis Powell in custody. April 14, 1865.

Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator Lewis T. Powell in custody prior to execution. Washington, D.C., 1865. [2145x2824]

Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Gardner towards the end of the war, taken in February of 1865

Abraham Lincoln by Alexander Hesler, 1860.

Abraham Lincoln colorized photo (February 5, 1865)

Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of America

Activists meet in the Nam Can forest, wearing masks to hide their identities from one another in case of capture and interrogation, 1972 [1200X1118]

Actor Lou Ferrigno and his wife, circa 1990

Actor Sean Connery as a child with his dog (circa late-1930s) [342X236]

Actress Dolores Del Rio and her cat Joan, 1935

Actress Jayne Mansfield visits with wounded American soldiers at the 3rd surgical hospital at Bien Hoa, Vietnam, on Feb. 18, 1967 [1024x666]

Actress Marlene Dietrich kisses a soldier returning home aboard the USS Monticello, 1945 [1275x1600]

Actress Sophia Loren, ca. 1960's

Actress and my first-mate choice, Raquel Welch, 1960's. SFW

Admiral William H.P. Blandy and his wife cut a mushroom cloud cake celebrating Operation Crossroads (atomic bomb tests at Bikini Atoll), while Admiral Frank J. Lowry looks on. 7 November, 1946. [410x350]

Adolf Eichmann walks around the yard of his cell, Israel, April 1961 [683 x 1024]

Adolf Hitler - 1929 [631x900] colorized by jecinci

Adolf Hitler and Francisco Franco at the Meeting at Hendaye, October 23rd, 1940

Adolf Hitler and his officials visiting the Les Invalides, the tomb of Napoléon Bonaparte at Paris, France. - 1940 [1200 × 1811]

Adolf Hitler declaring war on America, with the claim that he was honoring their commitments to Japan under the Tripartite act - Dec. 11th, 1941

Adolf Hitler declaring war on the USA - December 11th 1941.

Adolf Hitler greets Paul von Hindenburg at the opening of the new Reichstag in Potsdam, Germany, 21 March 1933. [800x560]

Adolf Hitler in color

Adolf Hitler in rare white attire to welcome Italian officials, August 1939 [1055×1002]

Adolf Hitler informs Czech President Emil Hácha of the imminent German invasion of Czechoslovakia on March 15, 1939 in Berlin. Hácha suffered a heart attack during the meeting, and had to be kept awake by medical staff, eventually giving in and accepting Hitler's surrender terms - [1200x852]

Adolf Hitler on a walk with Helga Goebbels, 1936. Helga was later killed with cyanide by her parents with her siblings in Hitler's bunker in 1945. [556x778]

Adolf Hitler upon his release from Landsberg Prison, December 20, 1924 — [900 x 598]

Adolf Hitler visits C. G. Mannerheim, who is celebrating his birthday. This was the same day that Mannerheim was honored with the title 'Marshal of Finland,' a title that no one else has held since. June 4, 1942.

Adolfo Hitler talking to Mussolini through the window of a train in Brennero, 1940. [1800x1250].

Aerial shot of The Beatles rooftop concert, 1969.

Afghan mujahid with an AK-47 and a gas mask, date unknown [679 x 416]

African American Soldiers rest at Aiken's Landing, VA circa 1865

African American`doughfoots' of the 92nd Infantry (`Buffalo') Division pursue the retreating Germans in Massa Carrara, Italy. April, 1945

African girl in human zoo at the 1958 Expo in Brussels had a 'Congo Village' (Congo was a Belgian colony) where Congolese people were 'displayed'. Belgium 1958 [728 × 582].

After a night on the town, drunken students in Leiden woke up Israel David Kiek, a portrait photographer, to take a picture of them, Leiden, The Netherlands, 1887. [3798 × 5226]

After a seven-day occupation, the workers on strike at Woolworth's department store in Detroit celebrate their victory, having won a 20 percent raise, shorter hours, overtime pay, free uniforms, protection from retaliation and 50 percent pay for the time spent on strike. March 5, 1937 [1600x1257]

After being released from Allied detention, German POW Heinz Pelschner reunited with his wife, June 1945. Check out the wood shoes along the wall. [500×669].

After nearly 1,900 years at the bottom of Lake Nemi, one of Emperor Caligula's two luxurious ships is salvaged. The 70m x 40m floating palaces contained quantities of marble, mosaic floors, heating and running water. 1932 [1600 x 1200]

Aftermath of a breech explosion, Battle of Kursk, 1943 [500 x 670]

Aftermath of a collision between a streetcar and a C&O train in Lexington, Kentucky, 1907. [2157x1335]

Aftermath of the 1933 Long Beach Earthquake [2440x3620]

Aftermath of the Penmaenmawr train crash, 27 August 1950, [601x439]

Air India flight attendant aiding a passenger on a Delhi-Bombay flight in 1946 [1280x940]

Air Vice Marshal William Forster Dickson, Air Officer Commanding the Desert Air Force, sitting in the cockpit of his personal Supermarine Spitfire LF Mark VIII, northern Italy, circa 1944

Air raid warden enjoys a nice cup of tea, London 1940s.

Aircraft detection before the invention of the Radar, c. 1917. [1400 × 1112]

Aircraft of the Imperial Airways refuelling at Semakh, October, 1931.

Aircrew of the Dam Busters, involved in Operation Chastise in WWII. Date unknown [7200x3000]

Airship in UK December 21 1909 [800 × 566]

Al Capone in a bathing suit at his Palm Island mansion (1929). [1600 x 1282]

Al Gore and Bill Clinton in short shorts (1992)

Al Pacino and Robert De Niro candid, c. early 1980s

Al Pacino, circa 1974

Alain Delon & Brigitte Bardot (1968)

Alan Moore, the creator of Watchmen and V For Vendetta, outside his house, 1987

Alan Rickman, 1964

Alan Turing - a computer scientist, philosopher and cryptologist who played a crucial role in breaking the Nazis’ Enigma code, seen here in happier times. Unknown date.

Albanian Refugees fleeing post-communism food shortages and poverty on the cargo ship Vlora in Bari’s port, Italy on 8 August 1991 [1600x900]

Albert Donovan, a former prisoner of war, is welcomed home by his wife and family, 1944

Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplain, 1931

Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin, 1931

Albert Einstein and his daughter become citizens of the United States rather than return to Germany under Hitler. October 1, 1940 [1000x729]

Albert Einstein at the age of 3 in 1882

Albert Einstein chilling topless in California (1932)

Albert Einstein going for a walk on Haberlandstrasse, Berlin, 1920.

Albert Einstein sitting on the front steps of his home, smiling and cross-legged while wearing fuzzy slippers 1951

Albert Einstein wearing fluffy slippers in the 50s

Albert Einstein's office - just as the Nobel Prize-winning physicist left it - taken hours after Einstein died. Princeton, New Jersey, April 1955. [1024x804]

Albert Einsteins desk a few hours after his death, 1955 [800x450]

Albumen print of the FrauenKirche, Dresden, 1890s? [6413-4767]

Alexander Graham Bell 1904!

Alfred Dreyfus on Devil's Island, 1898 [4301 × 2210]

Alfred Hitchcock catching snowflakes during a sleigh ride with his grandchildren 1960 [500x650]

Alfred Hitchcock enjoying a nice cuppa with Leo one of the MGM lions 1957

Alfred Hitchcock with his grandchildren, 1960 [650x844]

Alfred Hitchcock with his grandchildren. (1960)

Alfred R. Waud, renowned sketch artist, known mostly for work as an artist correspondent during the American Civil War, seen here sketching at Gettysburg, July 1863

Ali and Stallone fighting at Oscars 1976

All this Marlyn Monroe stuff..Dont forget the beautiful Grace Kelly. Circa 1954

Allied prisoners of war at Aomori Camp in Japan waving the United States, Great Britain, and the Netherlands flags in celebration of their nations' victory and their own release from captivity (August 1945) [2452 x 3000]

Alpha, described by his creator, scientist Harry May, as the most perfect robot in the world (1932) 818x1200

Alphonse Bertillon, in 1913, demonstrating the two-part 'mug shot' method of photographing suspects that he pioneered

Also Grace Kelly, moviestar of the 50s, and later Princess of Monaco

Alta Weiss, one of the first women to play semi-pro baseball, pitching in a long wool dress and a baseball cap (ca. 1910). Her original dress is located at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. [804 x 1000]

Ambrotype portrait of a smirking gentleman with his dog wearing a hat, ca. 1850-60s

Amelia Earhart, 1930. First female to fly solo across the Atlantic

American GIs take a break under their crudely drawn peace flag at the Vietnam-Laos border, 1971 [1500x1000]

American Indians play ball games outside the prison wall on Alcatraz Island in San Francisco during their occupation of the island in this November 26, 1969 photo. [1992x1342]

American MPs with 14 year-old Willy Etschenberg and 10 year-old Hubert Heinrichs, who are being held after sniping at U.S. troops in Aachen, Germany, October 1944. The boys said they had been taught to do this by the Hitler Youth movement - [1175x853]

American POW Lt. Col. Robert Stirm is reunited with his family after 6 years [1477 × 1145] March 17, 1973

American Soldiers Fire Mortar Shells at German Troops in France, 1944 [1165x1440]

American Troops Dash For Cover During a German Artillery Attack in Italy, April 4, 1945 [1440x1440]

American airman Dewey Wayne Waddell, held prisoner in Vietnam, 1967

American and Russian armies mimic and mock Adolf Hitler Hitler's famous balcony at the Chancellery in Berlin, 1945. [600 X 762]

American artillery fire on Iwo Jima. Feb. 1945. [2849 × 2295]

American children saluting during the Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. flag in 1915 [3847x2169]

American former model, pinup and author, Betty (Brosmer) Weidner (1950s) [875X700]

American gal in the 1950's

American missionary with mission school staff and students, Mokpo, Korea, about 1910 [1415 x 978]

American nurse and social reformer Margaret Sanger, 1916

American philosopher and psychologist William James during a trip to Brazil in 1865.

American sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, ca. 1900

American soldier at an advanced allied base, with a kangaroo. 1942

American soldier killed by German snipers, Leipzig, Germany, April 18, 1945 - Photograph by Robert Capa [756x800]

American soldier killed during a house to house fight against German troops. 1945, Robert Capa [1600 × 1661]

American soldier replaces 'Adolf-Hitler-Str.' sign with a 'Roosevelt Blvd.' one in Berlin, Germany, 1945

American soldiers carry rescued paintings down the steps of Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria, which was used by the Nazis to store thousands of treasures stolen from French collectors, including the Rothschilds - 1945 [1240x775]

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, 1944. [778 X 1024]

American soldiers rest near a small Christmas tree on Hill 875 near Dak To, Vietnam, 25 December, 1967. [2660x1851]

American soldiers, having lost one soldier, trying to cross the street under cover of Sherman tanks. Sniper fire is from the upper floors of buildings, Western Germany, ca 1945 Comparision of what it looks like today in comments!! [1200 x 985]

Amon Carter caption: A day herder, Bert Killion, on a knoll overlooking the grazing herd, LS Ranch, Texas, 1907.

Amy Irving, Carrie Fisher, and Teri Garr during Thanksgiving Party at Sibils in New York City - November 21, 1977

An 18 year old Alan Rickman (1964)

An 18 year old Queen Elizabeth II (1944)

An 8 year old prodigy, Samuel Reshevsky, defeating French masters in 1920

An African American male is tested and treated during the 'Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male'. ca. 1932-1972 (CDC, more info in comments) [806 x 591]

An American Anti-Tank Team Relaxes in France, 1944 [1200x954]

An American Marine clears his boot in Saipan, 1944

An American Soldier Burns a Home in My Lai, March 16, 1968, [1280x911]

An American Soldier Sits in His Foxhole During the Allied Invasion of Italy, 1943 [1184x1440]

An American journalist waiting in Gold Mall in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia during a visit from Richard Nixon in 1974

An American medic tends to a seriously injured German soldier who appears unconscious or dead, Normandy, Saint-Lo, June 1944.

An American sailor receives tattoo work from a fellow sailor aboard the battleship USS New Jersey in the Pacific, 1941 [620x750]

An American soldier cradles a wounded Japanese boy and shelters him from the rain in an airplane cockpit during the Battle of Saipan while waiting to transport him to a field hospital, July 1944. Photo by Peter Stackpole. [1500x1269]

An American soldier during the Battle of the Bulge [1944-45]

An American soldier gazes out in company with a dead German soldier and a Moaning Minnie

An American soldier posing in captured German armor during WWI, 1918. [600x800]

An American soldier says goodbye to his wife and infant child in Pennsylvania Station before shipping out for service in World War II. New York City,1943. [659 x 800]

An American soldier wears a hand lettered “War Is Hell” slogan on his helmet - Vietnam (1965) [950 x 1405]

An American tourist in 1950's Havana [818x1040]

An American woman teaches English bell-boys to dance the Charleston, 1925

An Ansel Adams photograph of a Japanese internment camp prisoner [1944] [1024x736]

An Australian Swagman using a hollow gum tree as a campsite (c. 1880) [557 x 826]

An Australian sapper looks into a Viet Cong tunnel in the Ho Bo Woods, north-west of Saigon, during Operation Crimp. This operation marked the first time Allied (US and Australian) forces discovered and explored the VC's extensive tunnel network. Republic of Vietnam, January 1966 [1242 x 1000]

An Austrian Soldier Carries a Field Gun to Higher Grounds in the Italian Alps, 1916 [983x1440]

An East German border guard tosses a ball back over the Wall after a West German child mistakenly threw it over. Berlin, 1962. By Paul Schutzer [795 x 1200]

An East German guard passes a flower through a gap in the Berlin wall on the morning it was torn down. November 10th 1989. [530x800]

An East German soldier ignores orders to let no one pass and helps a boy, who was found on the opposite side from his family, cross the newly formed 'Berlin Wall'- 1961 [1148x1600]

An English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb-damaged home, 1940 [995x1280]

An Exhausted L.A. Firefighter Collapses, circa 1970 [3496 X 2230]

An Italian Alpine Regiment on a Glacier in the Italian Alps, 1916 [1440x1440]

An Italian food stand in Harlem, New York, in 1955ca [980x779]

An Italian sharpshooter falls from his perch.(1944)[736x955]

An M4 Sherman covers the advance of an M10 tank destroyer in Aachen, Germany. 20 October 1944. [2,770x1,778]

An Ojibwe Native American spearfishing, Minnesota, 1908.

An Oregon logging team posing with a large fir tree, 1905.

An aerial photograph taken the year before the Japanese raid shows the East Loch and the the Fleet Air Base on Ford Island in Pearl Harbor. Visible are the carrier Yorktown, 10 battleships, 17 cruisers, two light cruisers, and more than 30 destroyers. [1180 × 922]

An aerial view of the flowers left outside Buckingham palace after the death of Princess Diana, 1997. [900 x 600]

An amazed Boris Yeltsin doing his unscheduled visit to a Randall's supermarket in Houston, Texas, 1990. [1024 × 639]

An anti-Communist civilian fighter armed with a Kalashnikov, chases the supposedly 'terrorist' members of the Securitate (the communist secret police) loyal to Nicolae Ceausescu, during the Romanian Revolution, downtown Bucharest, December 24, 1989 - [2400x1606]

An architect in his office, 1988.

An artist painting a picture of the ruins of the San Francisco earthquake in 1906.[1053x1479]

An automobile accident on the U.S. 40 between Hagerstown and Cumberland, Maryland, 1936

An eighteen year-old Tony Hawk poses with one of his signature boards (1986).

An english military aviator are dropping a bomb, during the flight, on french front during First War World, c. 1916 [1111x789]

An execution by garrote at the old Bilibid Prison, Manila, Philippines. 1901 [1350x1151]

An exotic dancer demonstrates that her underwear was too large to have exposed herself, after undercover police officers arrested her in Florida (1983) [1920 x 1080]

An incredibly rare, candid and original color photograph a B-17 bombardier heading toward Germany, 1940's. [1280x859]

An injured survivor of the Hindenburg disaster calmly smokes a cigarette as he is moved to a hospital from the field at Lakehurst, New Jersey, May 6, 1937 - [1200x991]

An oil covered US Navy diver after working on one of the sunken ships, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 7th December 1941. [519x800]

An old woman who fled the warzone with her cow, sits on a bench in Amiens, France, 28th March 1918 - [2955x2232]

An underwater nuclear test being conducted during Operation Dominic, Pacific Coast off California, 11 May 1962 [678 x 432]

An unidentified American soldier, shot dead by a German sniper, clutches his rifle and hand grenade in March of 1945 in Koblenz, Germany.

An unsung hero gets the most rewarding kiss. 1945.

An unusual couple dancing in a 1950's bebop theater.

Ancient Roman surgical instruments found buried in a physician's home in Pompeii, Italy, 1897. [888x1042]

Andie MacDowell - 1979 modeling shoot

Andre the Giant visiting Japan in 1980

Andre the Giant, 19 years old, surrounded by 10 lovely girls in Towels. Paris, 1966.

Andre the Giant, Mandy Patinkin, and Wallace Shawn from The Princess Bride, 1987

Andrea Motley Crabtree was the first female US Army deep sea diver, at dive school in Key West, Florida. 1982 [650 x 825]

Andrew Johnson Impeachment Committee (Names of Pictured Men in Comments), between circa 1860 and circa 1865, [3000x2564]

André Courrèges, Dress, photographed by William Laxton, 1960s

Andy Warhol shopping for pop art props at Gristede's supermarket, New York (1962) [768 x 550]

Angoni Warriors at King George Vs Coronation celebrations, Zomba, 1911.

Angry crowd held in check by state troopers protest black musician Paul Robeson's concert in Peekskill, NY | Sept 4, 1949 [612x460]

Anita Ekberg being fitted into a devil costume, Hotel Commodore, 1955.

Anita Ekberg being fitted into a devil costume, Hotel Commodore,1955

Ann Margret (1966).

Ann Margret her pet turtle 1960s

Anna Coleman Ladd making masks worn by French soldiers with mutilated faces, 1918 [1600 × 1192]

Anna fisher. First mother in space [1984]

Anne Frank holding a jumping rope next to her friend, Sanne Ledermann, on a sidewalk in Merwedeplein, Amsterdam (1935). [520 × 721]

Annette Kellerman promotes women's right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing. She was arrested for indecency. (1907) [1180x756]

Annie Oakley shooting over her shoulder using a hand mirror, 1888

Annie Oakley, 1922

Anonymous Protestor - Whitehall, London, 1962 - Photographed by Don McCullin [1600x1042]

Antanas Stašaitis, Lithuanian Flying Ace, 1923 [700 x 992]

Antarctica, 1911

Anton Chekhov and Leo Tolstoy, 1901

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Apollo 10 commander Tom Stafford pats the nose of a giant stuffed Snoopy prior to launch. 1969

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin descends the steps of the lunar module and becomes the second man on the Moon, 1969. [540 X 550]

Apollo 11 being rolled out to the launch site of the Kennedy Space Center in July, 1969. [1200x917]

Apollo 11, on July 16, 1969, racing towards the moon carrying astronauts Neil A. Armstrong, Michael Collins and Edwin E. Aldrin [575x719]

Appalachian “hillbilly revolutionaries” from the Young Patriots Organization team up with members of the Black Panther Party for a “Free the Panthers” event, late 1960s [875x515]

Apparently this costume never goes out of style (ca. 1890s).

Approaching an enemy patrol on the beach, Teikansaari, September 28, 1941.

April 30, 1992 store owners arm themselves to defend their stores in Koreatown, LA at Western Ave and 5th St during the 1992 Rodney King Riots. (April 30, 1992) -xpost news [935 x 615]

Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria.

Architect Minoru Yamasaki (right) posing with a model of the World Trade Center he designed, 1964 [500x781]

Argentine gaucho, 1868

Arkansas Sharecropper, 1936

Armed store owners in Koreatown looking oddly casual protecting their property during the 1992 L.A. riots

Armed troops block off a road near an explosion at an oil factory near Texas City, Texas. April 17, 1947.

Armored amphibious tractors of a Marine battalion form into line as the first waves of the Marine invaders commence the charge for the beach at Okinawa. April 1, 1945.

Armory Hospital, Washington 1865 [2538x1906]

Army mugshot of Elvis from the late 1950s.

Army nurse 2nd Lieutenant Roberta Steele, 23, looks out from a medical helicopter in Qui Nhon, South Vietnam. February 9, 1966. [900 × 602].

Army tanks taking control of streets of Gdańsk at the start of the martial law in Poland. 13 December 1981 [1920x1278]

Arnold Schwarzenegger getting dwarfed by Wilt Chamberlain and André the Giant (1983)

Arnold Schwarzenegger on his first time in New York, 1968

Arnold Schwarzenegger's first bodybuilding competition at 16. ca 1963 [1570x1400]

Arnold... Cognac... and a beautiful woman (1970s)

Arsenal F.C.'s Highbury Stadium in London during a match where floodlights were used for the 2nd ever time, c. 1952. [2068 × 677]

Art assembly line of female students copying World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, July 8, 1942. [1200x842]

Artificial legs, United Kingdom, ca. 1890

Artist Bob Ross, early 1960's.

As Queen Elizabeth II rides past, a foot guard passes out (1970) [2560x1536]

As a joke, the Star Trek crew surprised Ricardo Montalbán with a small robot that had the face of his Fantasy Island co-star, Herve Villechaize - Wrath of Khan 1982.

Askaris of the King's African Rifles learning how to change gear at a Motor Transport Depot. Note the stones on their heads to stop them looking down. East Africa, 13th December 1943. [800x563]

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin, lunar module pilot, walks on the surface of the Moon near the leg of the Lunar Module 'Eagle' during the Apollo 11 extravehicular activity, 1969 [2700 × 2700]

Astronaut Dale A. Gardner holds a 'For Sale' sign for 2 satellites, Palapa B-2 and Westar 6 pulled out of orbit [3,000 × 1,985] 14 November 1984

Astronomer Edwin Hubble peers though the eyepiece of the 100-inch Hooker telescope at California's Mt. Wilson Observatory. Originally published in the November 8, 1937, issue of LIFE. Photo Margaret-Bourke White [1086 x 1440]

At Nhatrang, a city in central Vietnam, an American official punches a Vietnamese man trying to board an evacuation airplane. 1975 [1169 x 768]

At the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, Union and Confederate veterans shake hands. 1913 [1,200x825]

At the pub, Brisbane 1982

Atari's National Space Invaders Championship in 1980 [728x530]

Atlas F #12 578th Strategic Missile Squadron c1961-1965 Jones County, Texas [750x735]

Atomic explosion at Nevada Test Site, 1957?

Attorney General Robert Kennedy is comforted by two of his children on the lawn of his home, after he had been notified of the assassination of his brother, November 22, 1963 - [985x800]

Audie Murphy in the early 40s, an American WWII hero who single-handedly fought off a company of German soldiers for an entire hour. He then led a counter attack successfully despite several wounds

Audience reacts to the shower scene in Psycho at the premiere in New York City, 1960.

Audrey Hepburn - 1988

Audrey Hepburn and a cat, photographed by Sam Shaw, 1957

Audrey Hepburn at home with her pet deer, 1950.

Audrey Hepburn c. 1963 and pet deer shopping just dgaf and still look so cute

Audrey Hepburn in 1955

Audrey Hepburn in Rome, 1960. Photograph by her son, Luca Dotti.

Audrey Hepburn in a floral-print day dress and sun hat, circa 1955.

Audrey Hepburn in her Los Angeles apartment, 1953. Photograph by Mark Shaw.

Audrey Hepburn in the Congo, 1958. Photo by Leo Fuchs. [960 × 587].

Audrey Hepburn photographed by Terry O'Neill in 1967. Of this shot, O'Neill said '...out of nowhere this dove landed on her shoulder. I was lucky to capture a couple of frames before it flew off.'

Audrey Hepburn riding a bike with a dog in the basket, Glamour, 1964.

Audrey Hepburn, 1955

Audrey Hepburn, 1967

Audrey. [1800 × 2381]

Auguste Rodin, the French sculptor responsible for 'The Thinker'

Australian soldiers posing in the Pyramid of Giza before the landings at Gallipoli. WW1 - 1915 [800 × 783]

Auto Wreck in Washington D.C, 1921.

Auto polo match in the 1910s [776 x 412]

Axl Rose and David Bowie weren't the best of friends, hard to tell from this picture of them in 1987

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini's son, Syed Ahmad, right, at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran with five of the American hostages just before they were allowed to leave the country, Nov 20, 1979. [600 × 350]

Ayyyyyyy. My wife used to date 'The Fonz' (Henry Winkler) in the late 70's

Azem and Shote Galica (husband and wife), Kosovar warriors (1912-1924).

B-17F Flying Fortresses over Schweinfurt, 17 August 1943. [1,800x1,435]

B-17G 'Wee Willie' shot down in a sortie over a marshaling yard in Stendal, Germany. Of the crew of 9 only the pilot survived. April 8 1945 [1800x1189]

B-17s of the 390th Bombardment Group with 'little friends' escort fighters during a mission to Emden, Germany. 27 September 1943. [3,602x2,233]

B-24s bombing the railway yards of Salzburg, Germany on December 27, 1944. [1200x860]

B-26 Marauder and its crew, 1944.

B-29 20th Air Force Men Going Home, 1945 [1753x1429]

B52H aircraft moments before crashing during airshow practice. All 4 crew were killed, the jettisoned copilot's escape hatch can be seen. June 1994 [682 × 520]

BARACK OBAMA (circa 1965)

Babe Ruth attends the open casket funeral of Lou Gehrig's. June 4 1941 [600x770]

Babe Ruth handing his autobiography to the captain of the Yale baseball team and future president George H W Bush, 1948

Babe Ruth lying unconscious after running into a wall chasing a fly ball. He would regain consciousness 5 minutes later and get 2 more hits in the game. July 5, 1924. [902 × 722]

Babe on a bike, 60s

Baby Leonardo DiCaprio with his mom and dad (1976)

Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937

Back when there was no air-con... Licking blocks of ice during heat wave in 1912, NYC.

Balham tube station after a German air raid, 1940 [384 × 253]

Ballet class in a destroyed Russian town in WWII, 1940s. [586 X 480]

Baltimore County policemen carry anti-segregation demonstrators from Gwynn Oak Park in July 1963. Protestors numbered in the hundreds. (credit Walter M. McCardell-Baltimore Sun)[700x880]

Banana docks, New York, ca. 1890-1910.

Band of Apache Indian prisoners at rest stop beside Southern Pacific Railway, near Nueces River, Tex., September 10, 1886. Among those on their way to exile in Florida are Natchez (center front) and, to the right, Geronimo and his son in matching shirts [1356 x 1130]

Barack & his fiancée 1992

Barack Obama and his mom Ann Dunham (1985)

Barack Obama and his mother in 1963

Barack Obama as a freshman college student [1980].

Barack Obama in high school (1979)

Barack Obama smoking in the 1970s. [ 2048 x 1365 ]

Barack Obama trick-or-treating in a Pirate Costume, 1960's

Barack and Michelle Obama wedding photo, October 3, 1992. [3200x4308]

Barbershop. San José, Costa Rica, 1890's [679x925]

Barbra Streisand in the 1960's

Barricades in the streets of Paris (French Revolution of 1848) 6-25-48 [1300x960]

Barrio Amón lake, located in part of current San José downtown. In the picture you can see a couple of ladies with a child and a photographer taking pictures. San José, Costa Rica, 1890 [1477x802]

Barry Obama and friends protesting against homework (1970s)

Bartenders at Sloppy Joe's bar in Chicago pour a round of drinks on the house for a large group of smiling customers as it was announced that the 18th Amendment had been repealed. December 5, 1933 - 83 years ago today. [1100x868]

Baseball legend 'Babe' Ruth, ca. 1920, the year he joined the New York Yankees

Baseball player Satchel Paige, Harlem, 1941.

Baseball team of young Indiana glass workers. 1908. [4662 × 3027]

Bathing suit models are shown listening to the radio on the beach, circa 1940s

Battle of Britain pilot Neville Duke, who later broke the World Air Speed record, pictured with his Spitfire at RAF Biggin Hill in 1941

Battle of Los Angeles – one of the most mysterious incidents of World War II and one of the most colorful tales in all of UFO lore (1942) [2174 × 1758]

Baudienst in occupied Kraków (suburban Czyżyny area of the General Government, today Poland). Second from right (leaning against massive wheel-barrel), is Karol Wojtyła, future Pope Saint John Paul II. First from right, Henryk Czerniak. Photo taken circa 1941 [1073*471]

Beach Beauties, 1950s

Beach photo, France, 1950s

Bealeton, Va. Drum corps, 93d New York Infantry

Beastie Boys & Billy Idol backstage at Madonna's Virgin Tour, 1985

Beastie Boys Chasing Madonna with a squirt gun. 80s

Beastie Boys during their 'Licensed to Ill' tour (1985)

Beastie Boys hanging out in Washington Square Park (1986).

Beastie Boys in NYC (1986)

Beastie Boys, 80s

Beatles looking back... 1962 and 1969. [539x508]

Beautiful Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland, in 1951 [954x663]

Before computers, we relied on t-squares, rulers & ink. Workers map Cambridge electrical system in 1950.

Before the war many poor Dutch families lived in sod houses. Drenthe, the Netherlands, 1936. [1200 x 866]

Belgian Grand Prix in 1965

Bell-founder Andreas Hamm with family in front of the 'Kaiserglocke', the largest bell of the Cologne Cathedral, 1875 [946 x 1181]

Ben Stein, 1969

Berlin Balloon Race, 1908. First to start

Bernie Sanders at a meeting of the Socialist Party U.S.A. Circa 1983

Bernie Sanders campain ad for Senate, 1974

Bernie Sanders in 1987 after his fourth consecutive victory as Mayor of Burlington, Vermont

Bernie Sanders meets with Jessie Jackson in Montpelier, Vermont in 1989. Sanders had endorsed Jackson for president during the 1988 election. [900 x 633]

Bettie Page at an amusement park, 1954

Bettie Page, Seaside, 1954

Betty Bosmer, 'the girl with the impossible waist', in the 1950s

Betty Brosmer 'The girl with the impossible waist' 1950s

Betty White and Lorne Greene hoting the 1965 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Betty White c. 1940

Beware The Evil Eye! May 1939

Bewitched 1964

Bhagat Singh Thind, US Army 1930s

Biggest Nazi Rally outside of Germany - Buenos Aires, Luna Park, 1938 [1326x977]

Bike ride in Holland, 1971

Bill Clinton shaking John Kennedy's hand, 1963.

Bill Gates 1973 and now

Bill Gates in 1973, and again in 2016

Bill Gates' mug shot for driving without a license 1977

Bill Murray at John Belushi's funeral in 1982 [1484x972]

Bill Murray dancing with Gilda Radner at Studio 54 in 1978.

Bill Murray on the debut of “Late Night With David Letterman” in 1982.

Bill Murray, around 1970

Bill Murry, during his interview as the first guest of the David Letterman Show 1983 (NOC) [570 × 396]

Bill Nye in his 9th grade science class [1970]

Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain in 1968

Bill Watterson, cartoonist of 'Calvin and Hobbes,' in the mid-1980's.

Bill and Hillary Clinton on their wedding day, 1975. [600x300]

Billboard swearing Manhattan Project workers to secrecy, 1945. [1280x1259]

Bison-drawn carriage in Sioux Falls, South Dakota 1900

Björk & David Bowie, 1990s

Björk Guðmundsdóttir early 1970s

Björk at Woodstock 1991

Black and Tans survey damage done to their headquarters, following IRA attack, Monday, 11 April 1921 [1,294×945]

Black children looking in on a whites only playground, Alabama, 1956. [1280 x 1277]

Black children looking in on a whites-only playground, Mobile, Alabama 1956 [685x685]

Black couple in their wedding finery, 1920s

Black man drinking at white only fountain, ca 1964 [650x841]

Black man drinking at white only fountain, ca 1964 – by Cecil Williams.

Black man protesting hiring practices of Bowman's Dairy, Chicago, 1941

Black policeman protecting a KKK member from counter-protesters, 1983

Black teamsters near a signal tower, ca. 1864

Blackfoot Piegan Native Americans in Northern Montana, ca. 1908

Blind boy who lost his arms during the war has learnt to read with his lips, Rome, 1948. [1975 x 2500]

Blind teacher Tomás Espinoza, teaching braille to blind kids. San José, Costa Rica, 1943 [716x540]

Blinded French soldiers are taught how to make baskets, 1917 [3000x2266]

Blizzard of 1888 in New York City --- 200 dead in NYC. 200 dead in other locations. Wires broke from weight of ice. (March 11-14 1888) [680x1000]

Blondie, circa 1975

Bo Diddley with his custom 'Twang Machine' Gretsch guitar, 1958

Board of the New York Stock Exchange in the middle of a monthly meeting (1970) [2084 x 1408]

Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash. Los Angeles, 1969.

Bob Dylan and Suze Rotolo, 1963 [1280x1280]

Bob Dylan on his motorbike (circa 1965)

Bob Dylan smoking a cig in color. Circa 1964.

Bob Marley, 1965 - Would have been 70 today.

Bob Ross without an afro in the military circa 1960

Bobbi Campbell, one of the first men to publicly identify to have AIDS, poses as the 'AIDS Poster Boy'. Early 1980s [800x555]

Bobbing for Apples, c.1940

Bobby Fischer playing 50 opponents simultaneously, 1964 [1400 × 1005]

Bobby Kennedy stopping for a bite to eat in West Virginia while campaigning for his brother in 1960

Bobby Orr of the Boston Bruins sailing through the air after being tripped; Orr had just scored the game winning goal for the Stanley Cup. 1970 [1220 x 920]

Boeing 747 'Tiger Lounge' (early 70s)

Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress above Mount Rainier (1943) [709x692]

Boeing B-17F bombing through an overcast Bremen, Germany (1943) [1800 x 1113

Boeing Y1B-17 assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Bomb Group, who used a dozen YB-17's meant for testing to develop heavy bombing techniques in 1937. [1800×1203]

Bogdan Zimonjic, Serbian military commander who fought in two Herzegovina uprisings, circa 1905. [450 x 512]

Bohemian women, 1910

Bolaji Bodejo. Discovered in a bar by a member of the film crew of Alien (1979), who felt that he would be ideal to play the title creature as director Ridley Scott wanted to create a monster that looked as if no human could be behind the mask.6ft 10ins body made him ideal for the role.

Bollywood actress Madhubala photographed for Life magazine by James Burke, in 1951

Bonnie Parker, playfully points a shotgun at her partner Clyde Barrow in 1932. [963 X 1200]

Bonnie and Clyde’s car after they were killed, 1934 [640 X 461]

Booker T. Washington in his Tuskegee University office, ca. 1906

Bookstore in 1970's Harlem

Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940

Booth babe at a photography show, March 1954

Boris Karloff and Colin Clive on the set of The Bride Of Frankenstein, 1935

Boris Yeltsin speaks from atop a tank during the Moscow Coup Attempt Monday, 19 August 1991 [800x600]

Boston 1863. This is the first aerial photo taken in the U.S. [506 X 557]

Boston 1975

Boston firefighter Bob Mackey approaches a distraught 88-year-old woman who was threatening to jump off a building on Chauncey St. June 1977. Photograph by Stanley Forman [1200 x 800]

Boston, Massachusetts from the air in 1923 [2000x1685]

Bowie Fans, 70's

Boxer Peter Jackson (1889). Jackson was born on the island of Saint Croix to a freed slave and later emigrated to Australia. Nicknamed ‘Peter the Great’ and ‘The Black Prince’, he won the Australian heavyweight title in 1886 and the World Colored Heavyweight Championship in 1888. [600 x 787]

Boxing Brothers. 1890s

Boxing in 1913 [2700x1850]

Boy and Girl posing for a picture in a garden. Germany circa 1900.

Boy covered by dirt smoking cigarette with one hand, holding can of tobacco in other, from the Cornett Family series, Appalachia, Kentucky by William Gale Gedney. [821x1200]

Boy hiding in a TV set; Boston, 1972 [997x1000]

Boy receiving a new pair of shoes at an orphanage in Austria, 1946 [739 × 1002]

Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948 [1390 x 2048]

Boy watching TV for the first time in an appliance store window, 1948.

Boy with his boar, 1930s

Boyfriend's great aunt Verna, India in the 1940s

Boys buying flowers in Union Square, New York, April 1908

Boys in postwar Berlin are served a ration of gruel (flour and milk) in the playground of their school in the Charlottenburg district. The rations are provided by the British authorities, 1945 [1024 X 725]

Boys of Ardingly School set off home at the start of the Christmas holidays, 1926. [2784 × 2184]

Boys on their way to school in Fall River, Massachusetts, June 1916 [1024x714]

Boys with astronaut costumes and spacehoppers, Glasgow, 1970.

Brattleboro, Vermont 1978 [2000x1553]

Break dancing in NYC (1980s)

Brian Jones and Jimi Hendrix backstage at the Monterey Pop Festival, 1967

Bridgette Helm becoming a Robot for Metropolis (1926)

Brigitte Bardot at her home in Paris, 1955.

Brigitte Bardot in 1958

Brigitte Bardot in her Paris apartment, 1951

Brigitte Bardot on the set of 'The Female', 1959

Brigitte Bardot on the tube in London, 1955.

Britain's first black policeman PC Norwell Gumbs (later changed his name to Norwell Roberts) directing traffic in 1968. [649 × 796]

Britain, 1940: The children of hop-pickers take cover in a trench in Kent, whilst watching a dogfight overhead during the Battle of Britain.[650 x 862]

Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II addresses a vast gathering of more than a quarter of a million at the Ramlila Grounds, a huge public meeting place outside the walls of Old Delhi, India (1961) [2048 x 1566]

British Army Corporal with a handfull of Tommy guns. England - March 1942.

British Army Officer Jack Churchill (far right) leading a charge with a Scottish broadsword in his hand in Inverary. (circa 1940) [1003×643]

British Hussar during the Crimean war 1855 [2892×3232]

British Premier Sir Neville Chamberlain, on his return from talks with Hitler in Germany, at Heston airfield, London, England, on September 24, 1938.

British Soldiers with Indian Constable in Kolkata(erstwhile Calcutta,India), 1945-1947 [xpost-r-indiaspeaks] [677x478]

British Troops marching through the Great Pyramids of Egypt, 1941. [1247 × 749]

British Union of Fascists peace rally, Earls Court 1939 [1600x1138]

British artillery position at Ancre (March 26, 1918). [1199 × 879]

British author, Virginia Woolf, 1902

British children evacuated from London's East End, having lunch in a safer area of the city. Additional info in comments. Dec. 1941. [3430 × 4311]

British corporal taking the surrender of a 7'6 (228 cm) tall german soldier, 1944 [460x657].

British jeep passes a sign warning against looting on the outskirts of Ravenna, Italy [800 × 800] 7 December 1944

British sailor removing the leg irons off a slave [665 × 586] late 1800s

British soldier with experimental body armour meeting with his medieval counterpart, october 1917. [1024x778]

British soldiers in position behind a stack of barrels during 1916 Easter Rising [431x600]

British tattoo artist George Burchett, the 'King of Tattooists', ca 1930.

British tattoo artist George Burchett, the 'King of Tattooists', ca 1930. [900 × 896]

British troops aboard a destroyer arrive at Dover after being evacuated from Dunkirk, May 1940 [727×960]

British troops eating their Christmas dinner in a shell hole, Beaumont Hamel, 25th December 1916. [800x561]

Britt Ekland in the 1960s

Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1915.

Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1915. Colorized by me! [1920 x 1080]

Broadway, Saratoga Springs, New York, 1915. [1920 x 1080]

Bronx boy sleeping in his fire escape 'bed' - Photograph by Stephen Shames, 1960s. [427x640]

Brooklyn 1980s

Brooklyn Dodgers spring training, 1946. Stan Rojek and Gene Hermanski.

Brooklyn in the early 1980s

Brother and Father 1984

Bruce Lee 1966 [469x640]

Bruce Lee with his master Ip Man (60s)

Bruce Lee, 1964

Bruce Willis living the life in 1985

Bruce Willis living the life in 1989.

Bruce Willis showing off his tan in their 1973 Penns Grove High School Yearbook after being voted 'Most School Spirit'

Bruno Mars in 1989

Bryan Cranston and his RV, 1977

Buccleuch Avon, considered to be the ancestor of all modern Labrador Retrievers, 1890-95 - [800x557]

Building the Hoover Dam (1935) [2060 x 1572]

Bulldog at the beach, Coney Island, ca. 1900-1910

Bullfighting, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1370x980]

Burbank, CA, 1944. A female Lockheed employee works in a P-38 Lightning.

Buried in with the family photos, three unknown men taking a stroll. Late 1930s.

Burlington Mayor Bernie Sanders picks up trash on his own in a public park after being elected in 1981, his first electoral victory

Burmese Kayan women in London looking at a Grenadier guard, 1935 [1200x885]

Burns on the back of a victim from the bomb dropped on Hiroshima - Photograph by Werner Bischof, early 1950s. [640x496]

Buses leave in the shadow of the Washington Monument following the March On Washington. August 28, 1963 [1200 x 1840]

Bust of Mussolini, Italian West Africa, February 1936 [2069x2816]

Buster Keaton riding the first Segway - 1920s.

Buster Keaton, ca. 1930

Butch Cassidy & The Wild Bunch, the worst criminals in America, 1900.

Buying a '10,000 Calorie Sundae' for 35c from Blair Parson's store in Lynchburg, Virginia. 1950s [980x784]

Buying your first KISS album (1970s)

By age 18, future film director Stanley Kubrick was a photographer for Look Magazine in New York City. Here is a selfie he took at age 21 in 1949. [1080x810]

C. G. Mannerheim, widely regarded as Finland's greatest leader and the only person to have ever held the title 'Marshal of Finland'. Helsinki, 1919.

C.S. Lewis, ca. 1950. Died this day in 1963, less than an hour before the assassination of President Kennedy.

Cab stand in Madison Square Park, New York, ca 1900. [1300x841]

California Street Fighter 2 Championships (1992)

Camels search for untainted shrubs and water in the burning oilfields of southern Kuwait during the Gulf War in 1991 photo by Steve McCurry [2800x1817]

Camouflaged road in Finland during WW2 using Wire-Suspended Tree Branches [3574x4961]

Campus Martuis, Detroit, Michigan 1907 [x-post from r-pics]

Can we take a moment to appreciate my mom's hair in 1986? Seriously, people of the 80s, what were you thinking?

Canadian infantrymen of the North Shore (New Brunswick) Regiment examine a captured German cross-Channel gun, 1944 [1129x1200]

Canadian officer Harry Colebourn with his bear Winnie at Salisbury Plain training camp, UK, in 1914. [2050x3254]

Canadian soldiers playing hockey during the Korean War [804x640]

Canadian soldiers playing hockey on a rink they built in Korea (1952)

Candid moment in time showing Sean Connery signing a coconut for a little Jamaican fan on the set of Dr. No in 1962. [600 x 799]

Capt. (Later Maj. Gen.) George A. Custer & Lt. James B. Washington at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31st, 1862

Captain Carlos Fortino Sámano, gives one final smile to his firing squad before his execution. Mexico City. March 2, 1917. Mexican Revolution [1884x2732]

Captain Kirk and his Jupiter 8, 1960's

Captain Kirk and his Jupiter 8, 1965

Captain Thomas H. Garahan, 'Easy' Company, 2nd Battalion, 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, raises the 'Stars and Stripes' flag made secretly by a local French girl. March 16, 1945.

Captain Walter 'Waddy' Young and his crew pose in front of their caricatures on their B-29 Superfortress , November 24, 1944.

Captured Soviet soldier dressed in SN-42 body armor, 1944 [1600 × 1577]

Car crash, 1921

Carol Lynley 1960s

Carrie Fisher with a 12-year-old Warwick Davis on the set of Return of the Jedi, 1982

Carrie Fisher, 1983

Carrie, a 7-year-old oyster shucker at Pass Packing Co., going home at 5 pm after a day beginning at 4 am, and spent shucking oysters and tending the baby. Pass Christian, Mississippi, 1911 [1600 x 1587]

Cars jammed into every spare space at a downtown commercial parking lot during a bus strike in Washington, D.C. (May, 1974). [1247 × 838]

Casino Monte-Carlo (1920)

Casting pig iron, Iroquois smelter, Chicago, circa 1895 [1024 x 806][OS]

Castro and Justin Trudeau, 1976 [720x540]

Castro eating an American Hot dog (1230 x 1071)

Castro holds up a newspaper headlining the discovery of a plot to kill him (1959) [634x802]

Cathedral of light at the Nuremberg rally 1937 [3000×2253]

Catherine Bach - Daisy Duke - early 80s

Catholic school students burn thousands of comic books in Binghamton, New York. 1948 [907 x 640]

Celebrating July 4th with Lady Liberty!

Central Park, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1364x962]

Central street with an electricity post and lamp, San José, Costa Rica, 1916 [1000x759]

Central street, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1359x973]

Charles Bukowski wearing a Bukowski Shirt (1970s)

Charles Ebbets shooting his famous photograph, “Lunch atop a Skyscraper”, while perching on the 69th floor of the GE building. 1932 [635x500]

Charles I of Austria and the IV of Hungary, was the last ruler of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and the last King of Hungary, seen here in uniform

Charleston dance contest in front of St. Louis City Hall, Missouri, 1925 - [2048x856]

Charlie Chaplin cracking up while talking to Sophia Loren on set of “A Countess from Hong Kong“ (1966). [1280 × 1099]

Charlton Heston as Moses in 'The Ten Commandments,' drive-in theater, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1958.[1984 × 1558]

Charlton Heston, as Moses in the The Ten Commandments, on screen at a drive-in theater in Utah, 1958 [1500x1200]

Chart room on board USS Lexington as the ship maneuvers into enemy waters during a strike on the Gilbert and Marshall Islands. December 1943. [2865x2048]

Chateau Wood, Ypres, 1917 [1600 × 1227]

Che Guevara and Fidel Castro relaxing and fishing, 1960 [850 x 561]

Cherry Blossom Girl, 1939

Cherry Blossoms, Washington DC, 1925 [ColorizedHistory]

Chess Grandmaster, Maurice Ashley. 1986

Chest Out. An instructor teaches a young woman stretching exercises on a London rooftop. 1933. [980x757]

Chewbacca and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia while filming Star Wars (1977)

Chewbacca smoking without his top on, while R2-D2 giggles at him, wearing a Playboy t-shirt, 1976

Cheyenne woman (Oklahoma - c. 1890-1904) [450x634]

Chiang Wei Kuo, Son of Chiang Kai Shek as an Officer in the Wehrmacht, 1938 [300 x 460]

Chicago Cubs team with mascot, Chicago, Illinois, 1908 [3500 x 2763].

Chicago North Line rail accident between Harrison Street and Wabash Avenue on May 24, 1953 [860 X 1024]

Chicago, 1949 - Men walking along a train platform. photo by Stanley Kubrick, back when he was just a young photographer

Chicago, 1969

Chief John Smith-Also known as Kay-bah-nung-we-way or 'Old Wrinkled Meat', about 1920. (710x1103)

Child Carseat, 1950s

Child labor in the coal mines, Turkey Knob Mine, West Virginia, 1908. Photo taken more than a mile inside the mine by Lewis Hine [OS][741x1024]

Child soldier in the Soviet Union, 1944. Sons of the regiment were orphans adopted by Soviet regiments. They lived with the soldiers and some performed reconnaissance. [935x890]

Children eat their ice creams while soldiers patrol the streets of Londonderry. [944 × 622] 1979

Children in the bedstead of their shack, made of sods, in the peat colony of Westerwolde, Groningen, the Netherlands. Photo by Tonnis Post (1913) [750 x 521]

Children playing 'push the peanut' in London (1938) [OS] [980×764]

Children playing in the housing slums of Gorbals district, south bank of the River Clyde, Glasgow. 1960s

Children playing war games in Sarajevo during the Yugoslav Civil War, early '90s [400x270]

Children pulling a plough. 1920, Hungary. [938 X 660]

Children watch as their neighborhood is bombed in Minsk, Belorussia. The bombing was part of Operation Barbarossa. June, 1941.

Chillin' in trenches with a Tankgewehr around 1920

Chilling at Woodstock, 1969.

Chinese American Troops In The Ardennes Forest During the Battle of the Bulge, 1945 [1240 x 520]

Chinese Man Eating Rice, 1910

Chinese Troops Defend The Great Wall Against Invading Japanese Forces, 1937 [400 x 309]

Chinese immigrant family (Oregon, USA - 1890s) [1510x1150]

Chinese prisoners are used as live targets in a bayonet drill by their Japanese captors, during the Nanking Massacre, November 7, 1938 - [1593x1500]

Chinese soldier found time to talk to a little boy immediately before the Japanese advance drove the defenders from Nantao, Shanghai, 1937.[564 X 719]

Chinese students take part in a parade celebrating the Cultural Revolution waving their little red books, 1969 [4000x2777]

Chippendales 1980s

Christian Bale in his teens - 1980s

Christie Brinkley among the birds early 1980s

Christie Brinkley in the British Virgin Islands 1980.

Christina O'Gorman, photographed by her father at Lulworth Cove, Dorset, England - red was a colour particularly suited to the early color Autochrome process, 1913 [1200x862]

Christmas morning, 1989, we couldn't believe we actually got the Tandy 1000

Christopher Lee - WWII special operative, Dracula, bond villain, Death, Saruman, Count Dooku, heavy metal vocalist, Knight Bachelor, amid other honors – as a young officer in Vatican City, 1944, shortly after the liberation of Rome. [1414 x 2097]

Christopher Reeve presenting Robin Williams of 'Mork & Mindy' with the Favorite Male Performer in a New TV Program at the 1979 People's Choice Awards.

Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee, 1965

Churchill Sitting On Damaged Chair from Hitler's Bunker, 1945

Churchill posing with tommy gun and cigar, 1940

Cigarette, 1961

Cindy Crawford with Metallica, early 90s.

Circa 1970. - never forget

Circus Performer (circa 1905-1915) [530 × 839]

Civil War 50th Anniversary Reunion,1913 [1200 × 825]

Civil War Veteran Jacob Miller was shot in the forehead on Sept.19th 1863 at Brock Field at Chickamauga. He lived with an open bullet wound for many years, with the last pieces of lead dropping out 31 years after he was first shot. 1911. [319 x 473]

Civil disobedience at its coolest, 1950

Civil rights activist and the first African American to attend the University of Mississippi, James Meredith grimaces in pain as he pulls himself across Highway 51 after being shot in Hernando, Mississippi, June 6, 1966. Pulitzer Prize winning photo by Jack Thornell, see comment. [2048x1536]

Civil war veterans at Gettysburg anniversary: A Union veteran and a Confederate veteran shake hands at the Assembly Tent, 1913 [804x590]

Classic: U.S. Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself (1940s) [600x497]

Claude Monet, French Impressionist painter, ca. 1923

Cliff Burton, 1984

Cliff House - San Francisco[1896](3302x2594)

Clint Eastwood (in his natural habitat), late 1960's.

Clint Eastwood 1960s

Clint Eastwood on his motorbike, late 1960s.

Clint Eastwood on the set of Hang ‘Em High, 1968.

Close combat on the eastern front - Russian against German troops, WWI [1200x886]

Close-up of Lincoln Head at Mount Rushmore under construction, South Dakota, 1937.[950 X 1200]

Close-up view Shuttle Challenger. You can see brown smoke in the bottom right that indicates a leak that will cause the Challenger explosion [2,308 × 3,458] 28 January 1986

Clovelly Village (England - c. 1870) [1800x1350]

Coal miners, a boy, a teenager, and a young girl stand and eat slices of bread near the remnants of the tent colony destroyed in the Ludlow Massacre during the U.M.W. strike against C.F. & I. in Ludlow, Colorado. 1914. [2482 x 1531]

Coast Guardsman Charles Tyner, Fireman First Class, inspects his helmet hit by shrapnel during the Allied landings in southern France. 1944. Add'l info in comments.[2406 × 2939]

Coca-Cola vending point at the Helsinki Summer Olympics. July 18, 1952

Coffee promotional truck in Sweden, 1950

Cog Train to Pike's Peak, Colorado circa 1900

Col. Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle, hand-to-hand combat expert, 1943. Known for ordering trainee Marines to attempt to kill him with bayonets, and disarming them all. [640x470]

Col. Claus Schenk Graf Von Stauffenberg, the German officer who tried to kill Adolf Hitler.

Col. Robin Olds, WWII and Vietnam fighter ace sporting his famous non-regulation mustache.

Cold Calling, Schadenfreude in Aberystwyth, February 1969. [632x421]

Colin Powell posted this photo a few months back with the caption: 'Throwback Thursday - I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks.' Photo is from the late 1950's. [960 × 741].

Collaborationist Milice française receiving furniture confiscated from Jews in order to hand them to persons whose houses were bombed out, Paris, Occupied France, July 1944 [500*381]

College students pile into a Volkswagen Beetle, c. 1965. [800 x 644]

Colonel Sanders & Alice Cooper, circa 1969

Color Image of a New York Street, 1940s - [1600x1200]

Color by me: Abraham Lincoln assassination conspirator Lewis Powell in custody, April 14, 1865. [2145x2824]

Color by me: Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy on their wedding day. September 12, 1953. [2149x2212]

Color by me: The children of Tsar Nicholas II (1906). Grand Duchess Olga, Tsesarevich Alexis, Grand Duchess Tatiana, Grand Duchess Maria and Grand Duchess Anastasia. [2040x1406]

Color photograph of a young woman from Italy, 1906 - by Prokudin-Gorsky - [3330x2885]

Colorized NYC Lower East Side 1890's [627 × 419]

Colorized by me: 'Colored' school at Anthoston, Kentucky, by Lewis Hine, 1916. [2894x2044]

Colorized by me: 55 Years Ago, Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space. [2388x3270]

Colorized by me: Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria. [1248x1791]

Colorized by me: British Premier Sir Neville Chamberlain, on his return from talks with Hitler in Germany, at Heston airfield, London, England, on September 24, 1938. [1247x911]

Colorized by me: Captain Thomas H. Garahan, 'Easy' Company, 2nd Battalion, 398th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, raises the 'Stars and Stripes' flag made secretly by a local French girl. March 16, 1945. [2400x2993]

Colorized by me: Drinking fountain in Central Park on Sunday. New York, September 1942.

Colorized by me: Elvis Presley, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie [736x1072]

Colorized by me: French soldiers during the World War One. [2048x112]

Colorized by me: Lee Harvey Oswald assassination. [1237x1507]

Colorized by me: Queen Elizabeth II (prior to being queen) near the end of her book in June of 1940. [1000x1407]

Colorized photo of Times Square, 1903. [1500 X 1844]

Colorized photo of the Kon-Tiki, a raft built by Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl in an attempt to prove that pre-Columbian South Americans could reach Polynesia. He succeeded. [1,024 × 768]

Coloured photo of Greta Garbo - Circa 1930's(?)

Coloured waiting room at bus station in Durham, North Carolina May 1940 [1878×1260]

Comandante Fidel Castro with Malcolm X in Harlem, 1960 [800 x 520]

Comedian Lenny Bruce being arrested for using profanity in his act. (1960's)

Comedian and singer Ernie Hare, expressing his thoughts on Prohibition, ca. 1920

Commander Neil Armstrong making pizza at his home a few months before walking on the moon (1969).

Concorde flying over Djibouti (circa 1988-1989), escorted by French fighter jets since President François Mitterrand was on board. (X-Post from -r-airplanes)[3284x2295]

Coney Island 'Wild Man' drums up business at Dreamland's Trained Wild Animal Arena, circa 1910 [1024x738]

Coney Island photographed at night with Infants in Incubators as an attraction, 1915 [1500×1197]

Coney Island, July 4, 1946 - [1200x945]

Coney Island, New York, ca. 1905. 'Luna Park, Promenade'.

Confederate veteran, Billy Lundy, standing in front of an F-86 jet fighter in 1955 [600x500]

Confrontation between a policeman wielding a night stick and a striker during the San Francisco General Strike. May 9th, 1934 [871 x 1200]

Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, ca. 1935.

Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, c. 1934. [879 × 1063]

Construction of the Lincoln Memorial, 1921 [700 x 841]

Construction of the head of Rio's Christ the Redeemer statue, 1927. [1280x1565]

Construction worker tightens bolts on The Empire State Building, with the Chrysler Building seen in the background, 1930. [1024x819]

Contrails above London after dogfight between british and german aircraft. September 1940 [520x490]

Coolest kids on earth, Circa 1988

Cops helping out a drunk guy in a skeleton costume, 1959

Coretta Scott King and Harry Belafonte at the burial service for Martin Luther King Jr. in his hometown of Atlanta. April 9, 1968 [1160x1440]

Corn mill, San José, Costa Rica, 1920's [776x528]

Cornell's Varsity Rowing Team, 1911

Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. 2 June, 1953.

Corporal Bernard Butnik, of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and Sergeant Richard Goodbar, of Russellville, Arkansas, offer 'Agnes' cigarettes and a coke. European Theater, January 14, 1945

Corporal Joseph Pierce, A Chinese American Union Soldier That Fought at Gettysburg and Antietam, 1865 [458x701]

Corporal Ruth M. Oakley, November 3rd 1944 - Salzburgen, Germany.

Costarican kids from 1930s, Costa Rica, 1936 [2048x1407]

Cottage Hospital Foundation Stone Ceremony, 1920 [1427x825]

Cotton Chopping Hoes, 1936

Country store on dirt road. Sunday afternoon. July 1939. Gordonton, North Carolina. Kerosene pump on the right and gasoline pump on the left. Rough, unfinished timber posts have been used as supports for porch roof. Brother of store owner stands in doorway. Photo by Dorothea Lange [2500x1760]

Couple on their honeymoon - a journey of about 10,000 miles from Druskininkai, Lithuania to Shanghai, China, somewhere in Burma, 1935 [1079x741]

Couple riding a motorcycle in Washington, D.C., 1929 [1800 × 1474]

Couple shares a ride on a skateboard in Central Park (1960s).

Covered in bamboo scaffolding to disguise it from enemy bombers, the dome of the Taj Mahal, Agra, India, looks almost as if it is being built during WWII. [1200 x 1767]

Cowgirl Raquel Welch trying to hitch a ride (1969).

Crash landing of a F6F-3 (Hellcat) onto USS Enterprise (CV-6), Pacific Ocean 1943 [2949 × 2196]

Crimea, 1963

Crowd watching a stunt driver drive a Model T Ford up the Tennessee Capitol steps in 1911 [1439x1432]

Curtiss C-46 Commando landing at Osan Air Base, Korea 1953 [2048x1403]

Customers examine the Japanese language version of Windows 95 moments past midnight, on November 23, 1995, in a store in Tokyo's Akihabara electronic district. Windows 95 was released in English three months before. [1982 × 1498]

Cutting a sunbeam, 1886

Cyndi Lauper - 1980

Czech protesters crowd around Soviet tanks during suppression of Prague Spring, 1968. [1200 x 695]

D-Day glider graffiti 'The channel stopped you but not us' June 6th 1944 [1366×972]

DANGER UNEXPLODED BOMB (UK Hull 1940) [960x607]

DEVO @ Max's Kansas City, NY, NY - May 25, 1977

Dad and I reading the paper. 1990

Dad holding me on my first day. Jan27th 1984. Sentimental as he began chemotherapy this week.

Dad in 1969. I'd love to know how this happened.

Dad in Southern IL, 1978. Pulling off the look I've spent my whole life trying to duplicate.

Dad searchin for the booty, 1977

Dad's ski trip 1980's

Dad,mom and me ......1973

Dale Earnhardt, Darlington SC 1979

Damian Parer, a photographer who would later be killed at the battle of peleliu, filming during the Siege of Tobruk, August 1941.

Dancer with a nuclear explosion in the background, Nevada, 1950's

Dancers of the National American Ballet, 20 August 1924 [5270 x 4233]

Dancing at the Storyville club in Copenhagen (1952)

Dangerous, Dazzling, Dolly Parton, 1974

Daniel Sorine photographed a couple of mimes performing in Central Park in 1974. Thirty five years later, while going through his old photographs, he realized that he had captured a then unknown Robin Williams. [1408x949]

Danish Explorer and author Peter Freuchen and Dagmar Freuchen Gale, his third wife, 1947 (x-post from -r-pics)

Danish explorer Peter Freuchen and his wife Dagmar Freuchen Gale, 1947

Danny DeVito looking suave in his high school Senior yearbook picture - 1961

Danny Devito and Jack Nicholson on the set of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - 1975

Danny Trejo in 1974

Dapper Gents in 1948

Daredevil, 1917 (time-lapse video in comments)

David Attenborough, 1962 - Adventure: Quest Under Capricorn (1963)

David Bowie 1976

David Bowie and Catherine Deneuve, 1983

David Bowie at Red Square in Moscow, 1973 [800x536]

David Bowie at a house party in 1971.

David Bowie in 1976's The Man Who Fell to Earth

David Bowie in 1976.

David Bowie in Kyoto, Japan (1980)

David Bowie on stage in 1974

David Bowie on stage in 1976

David Bowie performing in 1976

David Bowie smoking a cigarette, 1971

David Bowie, 1966

David Bowie, 1975

David Bowie, Aladdin Sane Tour, 1973. Photo Masayoshi Sukita [149 x 1280]

David Bowie, Los Angeles, 1987

David Bowie. Early 90s.

David Lloyd George (1902), British chancellor and prime minister from 1916 to 1922.

Daytona Beach 1957

Daytona Beach 1957 [1685x1125]

Daytona Beach, Florida. Bethune-Cookman College. Students chopping and piling wood for thirty-five cents an hour, 1943

De Beer mine workers are X-rayed at the end of every shift before leaving the diamond mines. Kimberly, South Africa. 1954. [413 × 594]

Dead bodies of the killing of the Salvadoran army in 1932. El Salvador, 1932 [1567x1083]

Debbie Harry and David Bowie, 1977.

Debbie Harry as a Playboy bunny, late 1960s

Debbie Harry, Who Will Turn 70 on July 1st, in 1976

Dec. 16, 1960, The wreckage of an airliner fell onto a street in Park Slope, Brooklyn [870x1024]

December 5, 1933: the day when nationwide alcohol ban was repealed [600×449]

Defender arcade cabinets rolling off the 'assembly line', 1981. [1000X704]

Demi Moore, 1982

Demonstrator at the Harlem Peace March to end racial oppression carries an anti-war sign, 1967 - [1657x1116]

Department Store, Mobile, Alabama, 1956 [1,193 × 1,200]

Depeche Mode (1986)

Derby Bookie at the Gold Cup, 1941 - Warrenton, VA

Designer William Morris - age 53 (1834-1896)

Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector to receive the Medal of Honor, given to him due to his actions at Hacksaw Ridge, during the Battle of Okinawa

Destroyed Sherman after the battle of kasserine pass 1943 [1024x609]

Destruction of the battlecruiser HMS Queen Mary at the Battle of Jutland 31 May 1916 [729×533]

Diana Rigg (Lady Olenna in Game of Thrones) as Emma Peel in The Avengers, 1966

Diana Rigg 1960s

Diane Lane (1982)

Dick Winters and his Easy Company (HBO's Band of Brothers) lounging at Eagle's Nest, Hitler's (former) residence.

Diego Maradona scores the infamous Hand of God goal, 1986 [960 × 635]

Diner waitress from the 1960s.

Dining saloon on the ocean liner 'Mauretania', ca.1907 [922 x 1113]

Dinner at the Drive-In. 1952

Dinner party outside tent at the Army of the Potomac headquarters - Brandy Station, VA, April 1865.

Discharged Japanese soldiers crowd trains as they take advantage of free transportation to their homes after end of World War II in Hiroshima, Japan. September, 1945

Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in, 1961

Disneyland's opening day, 1955.

Divers emerge from a gas-filled compartment aboard one of the ships undergoing salvage after the 7 December 1941 Japanese raid on Pearl Harbor [3600 x 2834]

Doc Watson (40s)

Doctor Mae Jemison, the first black woman to fly in Space, 1992 [485 X 750]

Dog 1875

Dog-drawn Cart and Flemish Milkwoman, Antwerp, Belgium. LoC photochrom c1890 [3409x2536]

Dolly Parton looking gorgeous in 1970s

Dolly Parton on stage in the 1960s.

Dom Pedro II, the last Emperor of Brazil, 1876

Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, early '70s

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, in the years 1964 and 1965 respectively, both aged 18 [1560x1024]

Donald Trump, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton at launching of Rainbow Coalition's Wall Street Project at the WTC - 1996 [1200x800]

Donna Summer, 1970’s

Doom LAN match in the 90's

Dorothea Lange's Ghost Child c.1939

Dorothy Counts during an assembly at Charlotte's Harry Harding High School (1957). She was the first person to attempt to integrate the school, but her parents removed her a week later as local officials said they could not guarantee her safety. [923 x 600]

Dorothy Leigh Sayers, British author and translator, 1928

Double wedding England 1950. Aunt-Uncle (left) with Grandma - Grandpa

Douglas A-1 Skyraider on bombing run in Vietnam 1964 [1500×1015]

Downtown New York City 1943

Dr. Firmin Monestime, Canada's first Black mayor, Mattawa, Ontario, 1960s

Dr. John Bayard Britton with the .357 Magnum he carried for protection when visiting the Pensacola Ladies’ Centre to perform abortions. He was murdered the following year after this photo was taken by anti-abortion extremist Paul Jennings Hill. 1993. [300 x 300]

Dr. Seuss Working on the Main Character for his New Book (1957)

Drawing of my grandfather. Done by a street vendor in Rome during WW2, 1944.

Dresden in ruins after Allied bombings, February 1945, Germany, WWII [800 X 800]

Drew Barrymore, 1990's

Drew Carey's photo from when he was in the marines (late 70s)

Drewry's Bluff, Virginia, sling cart used in removing captured artillery during the American Civil War, ca. 1865

Drink Dr. Pepper, 1939.

Drive-up service at Carpenter’s Sandwiches, Sunset and Vine, Los Angeles (1932) [950 × 1199]

Drought refugee from Polk, Missouri, awaiting the opening of orange picking season at Porterville, California, 1936

Drought-stricken farmer and family near Muskogee, Oklahoma. August, 1939.

Drug kingpin Pablo Escobar and his son stand in front of The White House (1981) [1920 x 1080]

Drunk Russian attempts to ride a hippo, Novokuznetsk, 1982

Duck Dynasty, c.1926

Duelling with wax bullets, 1909 [800 × 571]

Duke University students. 1986

Dune 1984: Dr. Kynes (Max Von Sydow), Duke Lego (?), Gurney Halleck (Patrick Stewart), and Paul Atriedes (Kyle MacLachlan)

During the Battle of the Bulge (Dec 1944), allied soldiers decorated their helmets with lace curtains, after realizing it provided excellent camouflage in the snow. [685x800]

During the Cuban Missile Crisis Kennedy Consults Eisenhower - 1962 [946 × 1024]

During the Iranian Revolution, women protest Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s decree requiring all women to wear a veil in public (March, 1979). [1000 × 1465]

Dutch Sinterklaas and his helper Zwarte Piet hit the road, 1947 [1500x964]

Dutch and Indonesian colonial troops stand over the bodies of their enemies, date unknown [1795x1311]

Dutch beauties escort American soldiers to a dance, late 1944-5 [774x514]

Dutch citizens who were accused of collaboration with occupying German forces are rounded up by the Dutch Forces of the Interior, 1945 [1110x1100]

Dutch women and children in a Japanese internment camp, Batavia (now Jakarta), Indonesia 1945 [1600x1220]

Dutchman Guido Verbeck surrounded by Samurai in the year 1868 [2004 x 1428]

Dwight Eisenhower was the first U.S. President to use a teleprompter during the 1952 presidential campaign. [700 x 1083]

Dynasphere car, 1932

E.M. Tierney and Fred A. Reed of New York, taking an aeoplane ride over Mt. Lowe, California, 1910 [1514 x 984]

Earle Forrest, 1904 [1402 × 1634]

Early 1900's, my gggg grandpa, T. Pierce Crow, 1826-1914, escaped the Trail of Tears at 12.

Early 80's me defining the word Rad.

Early morning train in Japan, 1964 [800x1028]

East Germany and West Germany met only one time on the pitch. World Cup 1974 [800x582]

Eazy-E Skateboarding in Venice Beach, 1989

Eddie Murphy & Rick James (1985)

Eddie Murphy getting a lesson in smooth from Yul Brynner as he gives Vanessa Williams' hand a kiss. (1984)

Edgar Allan Poe, 1848

Edgar Allen Poe, Great American Poet, 1848

Edgar Mitchell studies a map while walking on the Moon, February 6, 1971 [800x803]

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, soccer legend Pelé. São Paulo, 1958

Egyptian Soldiers celebrate the crossing of the Suez canal, Ramadan-Yom Kippur War, 1973 [1434x1011]

Egyptian and Israeli Army Orchestra members playing eachother's flutes at the finalization of the two countries' peace treaty, 1979 [ 3072 x 2048 ]

Eiffel Tower under construction, 1887-1889 [1440 × 1080]

Eight-year old child worker, Massachusetts, 1915 [2000×1029]

Eighteen year old 'pit-women' Ruth DeRoche and Norma Webber who were employed at a sawmill due to labor shortages, relax after lunch, June 1943, Turkey Pond, New Hampshire - [4154x4126]

Eighteen year old Princess Elizabeth of England pictured during her time in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during WWII where she drove and repaired heavy vehicles, 1945. [800 x 585]

Eighteen year old Princess Elizabeth serving in the Auxiliary Territorial Service during WWII (1945)

Eighth Air Force pilot Karl Becker relaying the severe antiaircraft damage of B-17G 'Lil Satan' sustained on a mission while flying over Paris, France. (July 25th, 1944) [1280 x 856]

Einstein in fuzzy slippers (1950s)

Eleanor Roosevelt at LaGuardia Airport, New York, 1960 [5657x4550]

Eleanor Roosevelt at the UN. New York, 1958 [2230 x 2830]

Eleanor Roosevelt with the .22 Smith and Wesson she frequently carried in lieu of secret service protection. [1000 x 603]

Elizabeth Eckford ignores the screams of students on her first day integrated into a Little Rock High School, 1957. [1154 X 1160]

Elizabeth II firing a British L85 battle rifle in 1993(950x720)

Elizabeth Taylor on a Hollywood film set in 1955

Elizabeth Taylor on set of the film 'Giant', 1956.

Ellen DeGeneres senior prom photo, ca. 1976, Atlanta High School in Atlanta, TX (497x629)

Elvira, 1980s

Elvis Presley getting a parking ticket, 1956

Elvis Presley meets secretly with President Nixon to become a 'Federal Agent-at-Large' in the War on Drugs, December 1970 [980x766]

Elvis and Priscilla Presley Graceland - Memphis, Tennessee (1971)

Elvis with a young polio patient 1958

Emma Gatewood set out to hike the Appalachian Trail, no woman — and only five men — had ever completed a thru-hike. In 1955, the 67-year-old grandmother of 23 finished the hike and earned herself the nickname 'Grandma Gatewood.'

Emmett Kelly, the original 'sad clown' rushes to help put out one of the worst fire disasters in US history - The Hartford circus fire.[1944](2724x2026)

Emperor Hirohito and General MacArthur meeting for the first time, 1945 [1228 × 1600]

Emperor Hirohito of Japan and Emperor Kangde of the Japanese puppet state Manchukuo, 1935 [531x417]

EnVogue 1988 and 26 years later

Endless line of workers getting artillery shells ready for attack at the National Shell Filling Factory at Chilwell, Nottinghamshire, UK [600 × 800] 1917-07

Engineering students working on robots, Russia, 1960's.

English boy scouts collecting funds for those affected by the Titanic disaster, 1912. [1200 X 909]

English hippie girls in swinging London, 1960s

Enormously happy little girl with enormous dog, 1950s.

Enrica Soma, Anjelica Huston's mother, 1940s.

Entrance to the Palladium nightclub in New York City, 1985. Closed and demolished in 1997. [990x1172]

Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix, 1967

Eric Clapton and Roger Waters (circa 1984)

Erika, 15-year-old Hungarian anti-Soviet rebel, 1956

Ernest Hemingway and my grandma having a chat in Havana, Cuba 1952

Ernest Hemingway in uniform, June-July, 1918. Happy Birthday.

Ernest Hemingway, WWI portrait, Milan, 1918 [760 × 1281]

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Havana, Cuba, by Joseph Scherschel, January 1959

Ernesto Che Guevara

Errol Flynn - 1939

Eureka Colorado (unknown date, late 1800s)

Eva Mendes getting Alyssa Milano's autograph in 1989

Evacuation of a wounded Russian soldier, from the front, in a reindeer sleigh through the snow. Karelian Front, 1942. [1035 x 1502]

Evacuation of wounded Soviet soldiers, Seelow heights, April 1945 [1500 × 1001]

Evening stroll along the boardwalk & beach of Atlantic City, New Jersey, ca 1905 (close-ups in comments)

Exactly 25 years ago, the last removal of a Communist regime in a Warsaw Pact country. Bucharest, Romania, 1989. [1500 x 1056]

Execution by cannon in Iran, 1890s [1400 × 958]

Execution of the Lincoln conspirators, 1865 [1600 x 1240]

Extremely photogenic 1930's unemployed guy

F1 pilot ejects at extremely low altitude. The pilot survived with multiple fractures. 1962. [600 x 705]

FIBA allowed professional basketball players to compete in the Olympics for the first time at the 1992 Games. The best players in the NBA teamed up to represent the USA, winning the gold medal with arguably the best team ever assembled aka Dream Team. [641x584]

Fair Oaks, Va., Capt. James M. Robertson (third from left) and other artillery officers, June 1862

Fall River, Massachusetts, circa 1920. 'Main Street.' [2700x2099]

Family Portrait (1950)

Family friend looks a little bit like a 70's version of Snoop Dog,

Fans listening to the 1929 World Series (between the Philadelphia Athletics and the Chicago Cubs) at the Sturgis radio store on Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles. [1280 × 1077]

Fans outside Suicidal Tendencies concert in Houston, 1987

Farmer's son playing on one of the large soil drifts which threaten to cover up his home. Liberal, Kansas. March, 1936, during the Dust Bowl.

Father and daughter in front of the Family Home - from Okinawa Soba's collection 'Slaves, Ex-Slaves and Children of Slaves in the American South, c1860 - 1900' [971x979]

Father, 1936 [1426x1800]

Father, son, Grandfather and Great Grandfather, photo by Irving Penn, New Guinea, 1970

Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (5 November 1921 – 2 July 2013) was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi. (500px × 697px)

Federal Troops fire from a trench during the Mexican revolution 1914 [640x442]

Federal Troops patrolling Montreal during the October Crisis, the only peacetime invocation of the War Measures Act in Canadian History, 1970 [1000x610]

Feeding polar bears from a tank. circa 1950. [500x669]

Female German Luftwaffe POWs listen to a comrade playing the harmonica at Camp Vilvoorde (June, 1945). The camp was managed by British forces of the 21st Army Group and housed over 12,000 Axis POWs, both men and women. [800 × 787]

Female IRA fighter during The Troubles, Ireland 1970's. [1100x1147]

Female Indian telephone switchboard operator, Helen of Many Glacier Hotel, June 1925. [1600x1188]

Female Snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front - 775 confirmed kills in one photograph (1945) [916 x 1425]

Female Soviet partisans operating under Sydir Kovpak in German-occupied Ukraine. WW2 [450x298]

Female falangists on parade .Spanish Civil War. Vilalba,Galicia, Spain, c. 1937 [2048x1365]

Female snipers of the Soviet 3rd Shock Army. Bottom Row, left to right: 20, 80, and 83 confirmed kills. Second row: 24, 79, 70. Third row: 70, 89, 89, 83. Top row: 64 and 24 confirmed kills. Germany, May 4, 1945. [916x1425]

Fidel Castro Plays Basketball During a State Visit to Bulgaria, June 5, 1972 [1440x1440]

Fidel Castro and Camilo Cienfuegos before playing in a baseball match c. 1959. Their jerseys say 'Barbudos' (the bearded ones) [1484x1127]

Fidel Castro and Josip Broz Tito smoking cigars[1280x1280]

Fidel Castro and Nikita Khrushchev drinking wine from a drinking horn in the Soviet Union (1963)

Fidel Castro and general Agusto Pinochet before he took power. Santiago, Chile 1971 [600x481]

Fidel Castro gets a kiss while signing autographs in New York City, a few months after the Cuban Revolution in 1959 [1000x800]

Fidel Castro holding newspaper about an assassination attempt 1959 [623x767]

Fidel Castro holds up a newspaper headlining the discovery of a plot to kill him in, 1959

Fidel Castro in Abkhazia, 1963 [800 × 636]

Fidel Castro playing basketball with Wisła Kraków, Poland, 1972 [880x1200]

Fidel Castro with Che 1960s

Fidel Castro with Malcolm X in Harlem, 1960

Fidel Castro, ca. 1961. [1242 x 1391]

Fight that broke out at my great-uncle's wedding, 1968

Filipino boy of a labor gang cutting cauliflower near Santa Maria, California - 1937

Filipino female guerilla leader shows US Army Pvt. how she used her long knife to silently kill Japanese soldiers during occupation. Details in comments. [1111 x 852]

Filling Station: 1924, Washington, DC.

Film and fashion icon Audrey Hepburn, ca. 1953.

Filming a large-scale harvester model in David Lynch's 'Dune'. 1984. [799 x 1024]

Filthy Thirteen member Clarence Ware applies war paint to Charles Plaudo. England, 31 December 1943.

Finalizing the Fat Man A-Bomb, which was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. On its nose it had stenciled the acronym “Jancfu”- Joint Army-Navy-Civilian F*** Up [880 × 692] [x-post -r-AtomicPorn]

Finding a Wife circa 1901

Finnish Ace Hans Wind stands next to the cockpit of his Brewster B 239. Wind confirmed 75 air combat victories in World War II. August 26, 1943

Finnish and German troops listening to some records, Suomussalmi, June 1941 [2481x1777]

Finnish seamen of minelayer Ruotsinsalmi lay contact mines in the Gulf of Finland, May 18, 1942.

Finnish ski troops crest a hazardous Nordic mountain during the Continuation War. January 30, 1942.

Finnish soldier looks at a burning town, 1944 [1054x1488]

Finnish soldier, moments before execution for desertion. Continuation war, 20.12.1941 [1528 × 1080]

Finnish soldiers manning the VT-Line staying alert during the Karelian offensive. Karelia, 1944. [991x1,024]

Finnish soldiers using reindeer to transport supplies during the Finnish continuation war in Lapland 1942[5000 x 3343]

Finnish troops inspect their handiwork as they march past a destroyed Soviet T-34 at the battle of Tali-Ihantala. June-July, 1944. [1,280x883]

Firefighter monks of Niepokalanów monastery, Poland, 1974 [800x528]

First Lady Nancy Reagan gives a kiss while sitting on lap of actor Mr. T who is dressed as Santa Claus [663 × 1,000 ] 12 December 1983

First Lady christens a new fleet, Washington, DC, Jan. 4, 1940

First World War: German colonial officials on zebras. Dar-es-Salaam, German East Africa (1914) [1600x1569]

First World War: German soldier on a pony in zebra camouflage. German East Africa (1915) [1600x1200]

First World War: Seaman aboard HMS Royal Oak with the ship's mascot, a tame bear (1918) [3000x4000]

First World War: Soldier and horse in gasmasks. Verdun, France (1916). [1200x1745]

First flight of the Wright Flyer I, December 17, 1903. Orville Wright pilots, as Wilbur runs at wingtip.

First graders pictured at a flag-pledge ceremony at Raphael Weill Public School, San Francisco, 20 April 1942

First photo taken on the surface of the moon, 1969 [2349x2373]

Fisherman. Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 1965 [720x708]

Five US presidents at the funeral of Richard Nixon, April 27 1994 [700x468]

Five soldiers, four unidentified, in Union uniforms of the 6th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia outfitted with Enfield muskets in front of encampment

Flamingos huddled together in the bathroom at Miami Zoo during Hurricane Andrew (August 24, 1992) [1800 x 1184]

Flettner Fl 282, near lake Toplitz, Salzburg, 6 May 1945 [577x429]

Flippin' Burgers, 1938

Florence, Italy, August 1944: Partisans face the camera after moving into the city [2424x1590]

Florida's last Civil War veteran, Bill Lundy, poses with a jet fighter, 1955 [600x474]

For my first Cake Day I present my Dad. He wasn't famous, but his moves were pretty cool (1977)

Ford Engineers Disassemble Mustang to get it on top of the Empire State Building - 1965

Former Japanese Prime Minister Koki Hirota listens to his death sentence being read. 1948. [469 × 586]

Former US president Andrew Jackson, 78 years old, 1845 [681x932]

Former United States President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ensign Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn (Smith) Carter got married soon after Jimmy Carter's graduation from the Naval Academy in 1946. [570x796]

Forward magazine of the USS Shaw explodes during the Japanese Pearl Harbor attack December 7 1941 [1,500 × 1,200] Hawaii

Found an old IKEA catalogue 1970

Found this news clipping of My mother in 1965 serving Gas in a bikini , the absolute definition of oldschoolcool , have framed it as a Christmas present for her

Found this photo in my great grandmother's house. This was her brother. Circa 1954. Stunner!

Four German soldiers in bunk beds who had been woken up for a surprise photograph during World War 1, c. 1917. [1047x1633]

Four German soldiers wearing fur coats and gas masks in a trench, 1917 [564 × 833]

Four comedy legends: Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Jimmy Durante and Buster Keaton, 1930s.

Four horsemen riding through the streets of Amsterdam on a 'motorless day', when cars are prohibited due to the oil crisis in the Middle East, 4th November 1973 - [1280x1016]

Four spectators watch the MLB All-Star Game on a TV set from a hill above Jack Murphy Stadium, San Diego, 1992 [837x554] Image by Charles Starr

France was liberated in 1944, and women accused of having been collaborated with Nazi personnel, are humiliated in public. [564 X 452]

Frances Gifford 1940s

Francis Bavier, aka Aunt Bee from the Andy Griffith Show; circa 1936

Franco-Prussian War, Battle of Sedan, 1 September 1870. This image is considered to be the first actual photograph taken of a battle. It shows a line of Prussian troops advancing. The photographer stood with the French defenders when he captured this image. [1459x859]

Frank 'Slivers' Oakley, the Baseball Clown, ca. 1904

Frank Borman, Neil Armstrong, John Young, and Deke Slayton wear parachutes during desert survival training August 13, 1964. [1536 x 1007]

Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin. Spring Green, Wisconsin, 1955

Frank Sinatra being told by the President to stop dancing with the First Lady, Nancy Reagan (1921 - 2016, RIP)

Frank Sinatra exiting a helicopter with drink in hand, 1964.

Frank Sinatra lighting John F. Kennedy’s cigarette, 1961

Frank Sinatra stepping off of a helicopter with a drink in his hand, by Yul Brynner, 1964. [500x700]

Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis jr, Dean Martin 1964

Frank Zappa holding the burnt Stratocaster his friend Jimi Hendrix gave to him - 1977

Frank Zappa in his Los Angeles home with his dad (Francis), his mom (Rosemarie) and his cat in 1970

Franklin D. Roosevelt as 15-year-old amateur photographer, 1897 [736 × 947]

Franklin D. Roosevelt at Harvard University (1900)

Franklin D. Roosevelt at Harvard University, circa 1900. [1500 x 1174]

Fred Astaire,1940

Freddie Mercury at Wembley 1986

Freddie Mercury passed away 25 years ago today. What a legend.

Freddie Mercury riding Darth Vader - August 10, 1980

Freddie Mercury, 1958

Freddie Mercury, 1985

Freddie doing what Freddie does best - 1985

Frederick Fleet, 1912. Lookout aboard the Titanic who first sighted the iceberg.

French Actress Brigitte Bardot in 1958

French Cavalry with an airship flying above them, 1914 [1247×888]

French Mug shot of François Bertillon, 23 months. Crime: Gluttony, nibbling all the pears from a basket. October 17, 1893. [500x371]

French Resistance fighters man a barricade in Paris (August, 1944). [586 × 586]

French actress Catherine Deneuve in her prime [1960's]

French cavalry with a plane flying overhead, 1916 [1247×1106]

French civilians flee in panic as German and collaborationist French snipers open fire on sidewalk pedestrians during the Paris Uprising. Paris, France. August 1944. [1090 x 1134]

French novelist Colette, 1900s, photographed by Henri Manuel

French president Albert Lebrun inspecting D2 tanks commanded by Colonel de Gaulle 23-10-1939 [967 × 700]

French soldier whose face was mutilated in World War I, being fitted with a mask made at the American Red Cross studio of Anna Coleman Ladd (1918). Ladd's services earned her the Légion d'Honneur Croix de Chevalier and the Serbian Order of Saint Sava. [991 × 738]

Friedrich Nietzsche in a psychiatric hospital, 1899. [650x467]

Friend's Grandmother circa 1950's

Friendship kiss between Russian and US soldier (1945) [953x912]

From the left, Winston Churchill, Franklin Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin in 1945, at Yalta. [1500 × 1138]

Frozen in Antarctica 1977

Frutos Del Pais (agricultural produce vendor), c.1905, Cuba, Havana

Funeral. El Carmen Church, San José, Costa Rica, 1917. [1000x756]

Future President John F. Kennedy just after his graduation from Harvard, in the summer of 1940

Future director Stanley Kubrick takes a self portrait with Rosemary Williams, a showgirl. 1949 [1598x1048]

Gangster Mickey Cohen standing amongst the front pages of newspapers that helped make him the city's' most infamous citizen (1960) [2197 × 1463]

Garry Kasparov playing chess against Deep Blue. 1996 [1956x1356]

Gary Oldman and Winona Ryder (1991)

Gay men smash the windows of San Francisco City Hall in 1979, with thousands rioting after Dan White received a verdict of voluntary manslaughter for the killing of Harvey Milk. [650x419]

Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr. in Normandy after personally leading the first wave of men to shore on Utah beach, the only allied general to do so, 1944 [1024X1290]

Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn (1974)

Gene Wilder at the University of Iowa in 1954

Gene Wilder in the 1970s...'Candy is dandy, but liquor is quicker'

General Douglas MacArthur wades ashore during initial landings at Leyte, Philippine Islands (1944)

General Erwin Rommel Inspecting Indian Troops Under His Command, 1944 [520 x 343]

General George S. Patton’s dog on the day of Patton’s death on December 21st, 1945. [991x768]

General John 'Black Jack' Pershing at Arlington National Cemetery - 'Standing watch'. Masts in the background are for the Navy's wireless station, built in 1912 at Fort Myer. May 26, 1925

General Motors technical center 1956 (1500 x 996)

General Niazi of Pakistan Prepares to Sign the Instrument of Surrender, Ending the Bangladesh Liberation War, 1971 [1000x704]

General Patton during a welcome home parade in Los Angeles. June 9, 1945

General Robert E. Lee a week after surrendering to General Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the American Civil War - April 16, 1865 [960x619]

General Sepp Dietrich, the one-time butcher’s apprentice and beer-hall brawler, commanded the Sixth Panzer Army. He is seen here in a Nuremberg jail cell, awaiting trial for war crimes in late 1945

General William T. Sherman on horseback at Federal Fort No. 7, ca. November, 1864

General William Tecumseh Sherman atop his steed Lexington at Federal Fort No. 7, two miles from Atlanta, 1864. A racehorse known for being the fastest four-mile thoroughbred in the U.S., Sherman rode Lexington throughout his scorched-earth Savannah campaign, the March to the Sea. [1200x1096]

General of the Armies, John 'Black Jack' Pershing, ca. 1921-24

George Best after passing his driving test (1968)

George Carlin being arrested for performing his bit '7 Words You Can Never Say on Television'. 1972

George Carlin being arrested for violating obscenity laws by performing 'Seven Words You Can Never Say on Television' in 1972.

George Harrison and Bob Dylan (Circa 1970s)

George Harrison meeting Bob Marley backstage at the Roxy in LA (1975)

George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney as The Quarrymen [1958]

George Orwell's passport photo from his time as a colonial police officer in Burma, c. 1922-27 [1014x1428]

George Washington Carver (front row, center) posing with fellow faculty of Tuskegee Institute, 1902 [5059×3583]

George Washington in his Masonic regalia (Hattie Burdette, 1932)

George, a white cat who lives at the top of one of the pylon supports of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, keeps a watchful eye on the city below. 1957 [980x902]

Georges Blind of the French Resistance smiling at a German firing squad in the 1940's

Georges Blind, a Member of the French Resistance, Smiling at a German Firing Squad. October 1944 [1599x1160]

German General, Anton Dostler being tied to a stake before his execution by a firing squad. Aversa, Italy, 1945.

German Internees Pose in a Village that They Had Built Within an Internment Camp in North Carolina, 1917 [1200x851]

German Panzerkampfwagen 38(t) tank neatly shot through the barrel - Belarus 1941 [920x582]

German Prisoners of War (POWs), as they watch a footage shot at a German concentration camp. Circa 1945 [1210x937]

German Soldier eats Bread - WW2 [788x537]

German V-2 missile fuel tanks on the assembly line in Tunnel 'B' of the underground Mittelbau industrial complex near Nordhausen, Germany. Photograph by Walter Frentz. 1944. [1600 × 1050]

German WW1 Veteran Adam Szymanski in his Florida Violin Shop 1959. [1800x1250]

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.

German and Canadian wounded receive hot coffee and biscuits from a YMCA hut near the front lines. November 24, 1917. [960 x 757]

German and Russian soldier encountering each other in a trench, Eastern Front, 1941-45 [800x618]

German and Soviet officers shaking hands following the invasion of Poland. [816x564]

German cavalry patrol in gas masks and carrying lances, 1918 [2440 × 2260]

German children play with stacks of worthless paper money (1923) [1408 x 1920]

German fraternity mirror selfie, 1912 [1024x683]

German kids wearing self-made fezzes as a show of support to the Ottoman during the First World War (1917) [800 × 473]

German soldier giving bread to an orphaned Russian boy, 1942 [1600x1043]

German soldier mocking an Orthodox Jew's hair (Payots), Soviet Union 1941. [886x862]

German soldier mourns a fallen comrade (c. 1943) [639x595] (OC)

German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there (1946) [900 x 1300]

German soldiers after a street fight in Novorossiysk, Russia. 1943 [1100x1399]

German soldiers in gas masks placing carrier pigeons into a gas-proof chamber, probably during an anti-gas drill. WW1. (unknown year) [529x824]

German soldiers playing cards in a trench, World War I [672x1024]

German soldiers pulling a car through the mud, eastern front November 1941 [800×532]

German soldiers walk across a precarious platform spanning a ruined bridge over the Elbe River to surrender to American forces, rather than the Soviets. 1 May 1945. [1065 x 1279]

German volunteers for the Greek Army during the Ottoman-Greek war of 1897, [768 × 866]

German zeppelin sinking in the Thames estuary April 1st 1916 [1280×781]

Germans testing a Messerschmitt Bf 109 E3, 1940 [1600 x 1209]

Geronimo of the Apache, 1905, US Southwest Photo by Edward S. Curtis [751x1024]

Gertrude Ederle, covered in lard and petroleum to protect her from the cold water, before becoming the first woman to swim across the English Channel, August 6, 1926 [1555 x 2000]

Getting around in South Mississippi, July, 1936

Gipsy with his bear and his baboon. Vilalba, Spain. C. 1911 [646x839]

Girl hanging her kittens on a washing line. 1931.

Girl in Sochi, Soviet Union in 1988

Girl looks out over the ruins of Warsaw, 1945 [728x552]

Girls Delivering Ice, 1918

Girls Marksmanship Class, 1942.

Glasgow slums, 1980

Gleeful Croatian Nazi-collaborators covered in the blood of their recent victims [724x420]

Go-Pro in 1960

Godlike Sophia Loren, 1960

Golden Gate Bridge, 1937 [634x844]

Goliath the elephant seal and his keeper at Vincennes Zoo, Paris (1936) [1600x1184]

Goodyear illuminated tires 1961 [1600x1018] (colorized)

Gordie Howe with a young Wayne Gretzky in 1972 [427x717]

Gosh I miss the 70's

Grace Kelly Sneaks a Peek, 1955

Grace Kelly and her Doggo, 1956

Grace Kelly clowning around and eating and orange. Jamaica 1955

Grace Kelly in her wedding dress - 1956

Grace Kelly on vacation in Jamaica, 1955.

Grace Kelly, 1949

Grace Kelly, Maven of the Marvelous, 1955

Grace Kelly-- One of the Most Gorgeous Women in Hollywood, circa 1954

Gran with her pet duck as an 18 year old. (1962)

Grand Central Terminal, New Years Eve, 1969.

Grand Central during World War II (x-post -r-NYC) [1023x815]

Grand Central, 1941. Photograph by Berenice Abbott, colorized by Avi A. Katz.

Grand Central, New York, circa 1920. The light no longer comes through the windows because it's being blocked by the surrounding buildings.

Granddad drinking tea ~1950s

Grandfather of All by Russ Nicholson (1935)

Grandfather teaching grandson to walk, Manzanar Japanese-American internment camp, 1942 [2323x3000px]

Grandma in the 70's wrangling my mom and aunt

Grandpa (far right) and friends at Vanderbilt University 1949.

Grandpa and grandma on a date in 1945 Mexico

Grandpa at the lake house (1962)

Grandparents on a date in the '50s. R.I.P. Pa we miss your style.

Granville-Paris Express train after it crashed through the Gare Montparnasse station wall and onto the street. Paris [640 × 906] October 22, 1895

Greasers in NYC, circa 1950

Great Depression irony as people wait in breadline in Ohio 1937. [400x300]

Great Grampa 1890s, Hipster cool before cool was cool.

Great Great Grandfather in Germany circa 1900

Great aviation meet at L. A., 1910.[960 X 762]

Great grandparents in 1935

Great grandparents looking OldSchoolCool in the year 1914.

Great-Aunt and Uncle Before Japanese Internment (1942)

Great-Grandmother and Grandmother hiding from Nazi's in France (1944?) [1280x768]

Great-great Grandfather (left) and co-worker, 1905.

Greek soldiers on the move during the Greco-Italian war, 1940 [2398x1660]

Group taking a selfie photo, 1920.

Grumman F9F-5 Panther undergoing engine maintenance [1600 × 903] 1950s

Guests of Sarasota trailer park picnicking at the beach. Sarasota, Florida. January 1941.

Gunnar Kaasen with his pet husky, Balto. They lead the final leg of an expedition to Nome, to deliver diphtheria antitoxin and prevent an outbreak. (circa 1925)

Gunner Pvt. Kerry Nelson in an M48 tank of 3rd Squadron, U.S. 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, in Vietnam during 'Operation Iron Triangle' 1960.

Gus Palmer (Kiowa, at left), side gunner, and Horace Poolaw (Kiowa), aerial photographer, in front of a B-17 Flying Fortress. MacDill Field, Tampa, Florida, ca. 1944 [2130x2700]

Gvashemash Kadin Efendi born 1877, Circassian Concubine Of Abdul - Hamid II. [600x765]

Gwen Stefani (1980)

Gwen Stefani hanging out with her new band in California, 1986-87. Didn't even recognize her until someone told me.

H.G. Wells, ca. 1930, British science fiction author

H.P. Lovecraft, the 20th century master of weird fiction

HMS Invisible returns to massive celebrations following the conclusion of the Falklands War, June 17th, 1982. [1600 × 1200]

HRH Princess Elizabeth II, aged 18, 1944

Half a million people jammed an airfield to see the Monsters of Rock concert featuring AC-DC, Pantera and Metallica at the Soviet Union's biggest Western rock concert, touted as a gift to Russian youth for their resistance to last month's coup. September 28, 1991 [1200 x 822]

Halftime at the first Super Bowl (1967)

Hall of Famer, John 'Muggsy' McGraw, the legendary manager of the N.Y. Giants from 1902 to 1932, ca. 1905~

Halloween '78

Hamburger stand in Harlingen, Texas. Burgers 5 cents, chili a dime. February 1939 [1700x1139]

Hancock Oil fire, Signal Hill, April 20, 1958. [540 X 405]

Hanging a Confederate war criminal in front of the US Capitol Building in 1865. This exact location now houses the Supreme Court of the United States. [7056x5864]

Hanging out after high school in 1989

Hannah Stilley, born 1746, photographed in 1840. More than likely the earliest born individual captured on film. [604 × 848]

Hans Christian Andersen, Danish author and poet, 1869

Happy 53rd Anniversary to my parents (1963)

Happy New Year! (1948)

Happy Thanksgiving from my great-grandparents (1950s)

Harassment during a civil rights sit-in at the Cherrydale Drug Fair in Arlington, VA June 10, 1960 - [3859x3079]

Harlem News Boy, 1943

Harlem, New York, 1948

Harley Davidson motorbike dealership + gang in Washington D.C., ca 1925. Close-ups in comments!

Harriet Tubman - Nurse, Spy and Scout. c.1860

Harrison Ford - Blade Runner - 1982

Harrison Ford in 1978

Harrison Ford in a kitchen 1970s.

Harrison Ford in the kitchen in the early 70's [592x992]

Harrison Ford in the set of Indiana Jones, 1983

Harrison Ford taking a break on the set of Return of the Jedi, 1982.

Harrison Ford when he was a carpenter building Sergio Mendes' recording studio (1970)

Harrison Ford, 1970

Harrison Ford, 1978

Harry Houdini 1914

Harry Houdini steps into a crate at New York Harbor as part of an escape stunt, July 7, 1912.

Hawaiian Royal Guards on parade in front of 'Iolani Barracks, 1870s [1201x742]

Hawker Typhoon firing rockets at a railway, Nordhorn, Germany March 1945 [800×507]

Hazel Lee, a female Chinese American pilot in World War II, 1942.

He has a little surprise for her. Circa 1960s.

He won the power drilling contest, Silverton, Colorado - 1940

Heinkel He 178, the world's first aircraft to fly purely on jet power (1939) [694x317]

Heinz Guderian being transported to the Eastern Front, 1943 [850×558]

Helen Keller hanging out with a dog in the 1890s.

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet [500x637]

Helen, a Native American telephone and switchboard operator, working at Many Glacier Hotel, Babb, Montana (1925). [1280 × 996]

Helena Bonham Carter at Home, 1980s

Henry 'Black Death' Johnson, killed four Germans and wounded an estimated 10-20 more in a savage hand to hand combat while suffering 21 wounds himself in the fight. Johnson had prevented the Germans from breaking through the French line, 1918. [490 × 760].

Henry A. Wallace, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, using a Dictaphone, September 20, 1937 [3321x2481]

Henry David Thoreau, 1856. Born this day in 1817

Henry Ford, 1919

Here's another American Civil War one (sorry!) - Confederate soldier and family, c.1860s

Hermann Göring and Heinrich Himmler on the way to the Reichstag, 1932 [741x960]

Hermann Göring sits in the dock at the Nuremberg trial, 1946.

Hideo Kojima (Creator of Metal Gear Solid) in 1983.

High School principal R. Wiley Brownlee was tarred and feathered by the KKK after he left a board meeting where he proposed the school district honor Martin Luther King, Jr. A student took this photo of Brownlee when he returned to the school for help. April 3, 1971. Michigan. [620 x 775]

High Schoolers in 1976

High heels and headscarves. Iraq, c. 1984, photo by Steve McCurry.

High rise balcony party in Chicago in 1967. There's something about the near timelessness of the city against the now dated clothing styles.

High school girls learn the art of automobile mechanics. Left to right- Grace Hurd, Evelyn Harrison, and Corinna DiJiulian, with Grace Wagner (under car) [1600 × 1135]

High school girls wave kamikaze pilot taking off, WW2, 12 april 1945 [640 x 405]

High school route boys. Some in back row have been newsboys for seven, eight, and nine years. New Haven, Connecticut, March 1909.

High-Wire Circus Artists at Heumarkt, Cologne, Germany. 1946 [995 x 1300]

Hillary Clinton Playing Game Boy in 1993 (640x610)

Hillary Clinton as a High School senior on her debate team in Park Ridge, Illinois, 1965. [1484x1484]

Hillary Clinton getting her face painted at Wellesley College, 1960s

Hillel Slovak, Anthony Kiedis, and Flea. Original members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Mid 70s.

Hindenburg disaster, 1937 [1500 × 1094]

Hippie couple at Woodstock, 1969

Hippies selling acid at Woodstock 1969

Hippies selling acid for $1.00 at Woodstock 1969

His Excellency President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin, VC, DSO, MC, CBE, Lord of all the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Sea, and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular, in the early 1970s. Photographer unknown. [865 x 1294]

His muscles are well developed and he hits with a stiff punch. 30 December 1929.

Hitler & Frostbitten Soldier,1940 [1000 × 727]

Hitler Reacts to Kiss from Excited American Woman at the Berlin Olympics, August 15, 1936 [1000x697]

Hitler asking a frostbitten and snow ravaged soldier not to salute him, but to instead rest and recover. (194?, Year unknown) [1000 × 727]

Hitler at the presentation of the Beetle, 1940s. [564 X 761]

Hitler gets a VW for his 50th birthday.[1939](1500x1006)

Hitler in lederhosen. He banned its publication he considered it 'beneath one's dignity.' 1930s. [634 × 878]

Hitler reacting to an American woman who kissed him at the Berlin Olympics Opening Ceremony, 1936. [1400 × 976]

Hitler youth honor an unknown soldier by forming a swastika symbol on August 27, 1933 in Germany [1200x742]

Hollywood sign prank-1976

Hollywood's 'Girl Next Door' Susan Peters in 1943. Discovered by Hollywood at 18, paralyzed at 24 in a hunting accident, and dead by 31 due to pneumonia.

Holocaust survivor Fani Haim, cries during the Jewish deportations, Ioannina, Greece, 1944. [1014 x 1590]

Homemade stormtrooper costume, Halloween 1977. I can still remember feeling it wasn't complete because I wanted rifle to go along with it...

Hong Kong City Hall, c.1870 [1800x1860]

Hooverville, Seattle 1937 - One of many shanty towns that sprang up across the USA during the Hoover years of the Great Depression

Hot dog stand in North End, Boston, 1937

House slave 'plays' with her master's child, late 19th century - Brazil [480x600]

Housewife Barbara Dunlap under the effects of LSD. She is a volunteer in a psychiatric research study regarding the effect of LSD conducted by the International Federation for Internal Freedom, Cambridge, Massachusetts, February 1963. Photo by John Loengard. [845x1280]

How real men shave, 1940's

How they proved that London's Double-decker buses were not a tipping hazard [1933]

Hugh Hefner with his new bunnies, (1970’s)

Hugh Jackman and a mate at Sydney Airport 1986

Hugh Mills being hoisted aboard Jolly Green Giant rescue helicopter at the climax of the rescue operation. 1972 [626 x 857]

Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, and the 45th President of the United States of America. 1988.

Human Statue of Liberty made with 18,000 men in 1918.

Hunter S. Thompson & Juan Thompson in the 'Fear Room,' circa 1972

Hunter S. Thompson and Bill Murray at sea, 1980

Hunter S. Thompson, Mexico 1974

I aspire to be as cool as my grandpa (middle), ca. 1943.

I colorized Rita Hayworth 1948

I colorized an old photo of Grace Kelly. (1955)

I found this old picture of my Mom and Dad the summer they met, 1977

I see your granduncle and raise you my grandmother. This picture was next to her coffin at her funeral (late 60s or early 70s)

I see your hat-tip and raise a Lucky Strike...because it's Toasted. My grandfather, Air Force. (1940s)

I was eating at an old country diner and they had this picture hanging on their wall. The Paulding Maroons (Ohio) football team from 1911.

I've started doing celeb portraits. Here's Audrey and Julie, both c. 1955 [2407x1353]

Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, and a Naval Intelligence Officer during WWII

Ian McKellen (1960)

Ian McKellen and Tim Curry in *Amadeus* on Broadway 1980

Ice Cream in 1983 Was Not So Different at All

Images sent from a Soviet probe, Venus, 1970 [998x500]

Imperial Japanese forces jubilantly post with a toppled statue of Sun Yat-sen, the first president and founding father of the Republic of China, 1937 [1087x1500]

In 1826, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce took a photo outside the window of his French estate with an eight hour exposure, the first successful permanent photograph. [640 x 445]

In 1914, Chester MacDuffee constructed the first suit with ball bearings, as the medium to provide movement to a joint. The suit was tested in New York in 214 feet of water. (1200x1815)

In 1961, Goodyear released a tire that used mounted light bulbs in the wheel rim to make the tires glow in the dark but they never went into production. [990x820]

In 1976, a prankster did this to the Hollywood sign in honor of California relaxing marijuana laws...

In 1986, United Way of Cleveland released nearly 1.5 million balloons at Balloonfest '86. Lawsuits from traffic accidents, an airport shutdown, and interference with a Coast Guard rescue operation led to a net loss for the organization. [500x742]

In 1990 Canada's Minister of Justice, Kim Campbell posed for a photo bare-shouldered and holding her robes in front of herself. It caused a minor scandal, but did not stop her party from choosing her as leader in 1993, making her Canada's first, and to date only, female prime minister. [450x521]

In Afghanistan, 1988, a Mujahideen fighter aims an FIM-92 Stinger missile at passing aircraft, armed through the CIA's 'Operation Cyclone' program. [720x480]

In Britain to promote a film of his life in 1977, Ali feeding his baby-daughter Hana milk as his wife went shopping.

In Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King., Jr. – March 26, 1964 [2000x2271]

In high school, my buddies and I would go to Goodwill and buy the weirdest outfits we could find and then pay Wal-Mart $6.97 for a family photo shoot package. We always got laughs from the workers. Wal-Mart has since shut down all its in-store photo studios. Wonder why?

In his off-duty hours, my grandfather worked as a DJ for a small radio station in Antarctica. - 1975

In honor of the new Star Wars trailer, here's young Harrison Ford in a kitchen in the late 70s.

In summer 1980 my Dad took this picture of Mum and me.

In the '50s black musicians were often limited to small nightclubs. The Mocambo wouldn't book Ella Fitzgerald until Marilyn Monroe said she would take a front table every night Ella played. The owner said yes, and Marilyn was true to her word, 1950s

In the 1950's, Giant Marijuana Plants Grew All Over Brooklyn [1200 × 600] more in comments.

In the aftermath of the D-Day invasion, two boys watch from a hilltop as American soldiers drive through the town of St. Lo. France, 1944. [964 x 940]

In the mid 80's i was the only white kid in our neighbourhood who liked hip hop music.

Indigenous stone balls found at Palmar, Puntarenas, Costa Rica, 1960 [900x585]

Infant me, my mother & father at a bar because that's how parents rolled in the early '80s

Infantry on a march behind the Moscow peace treaty line. Ruskeala September 22, 1944.

Inflating cow skins to use as boats in the Indian Himalayas (1903) [1024 x 1148]

Inmate of Święty Krzyż prison feeding a deer. Święty Krzyż, Poland, 1933-1935 [2450x1723]

Inmates at Wöbbelin concentration camp.

Inside a train circa 1800s

Inside the FBI’s Colossal Fingerprint Factory (1943) [1280 x 922]

Inside the turrets of the USS Massachusetts, circa 1900, [2500 × 2000]

Interesting

Interracial couple, Theophilus Wonja Michael and his wife Martha Wegner, Berlin, 1914. [400 × 600].

Intimate Portrait of Eddie Fisher and Elizabeth Taylor. Late 1950s

Into the Jaws of Death. One Of The Few Photos From The Normandy Beach Invasion June 6, 1944 [2963×2385]

Inuit girl and her husky pup. Early 1900s?

Inuit girl, circa 1950

Inventor Hugo Gernsback is Demonstrating His Television Goggles in 1963 [640x480]

Inventor J. A. Purves drives his Dynasphere spherical car (aka Jumbo), an automobile shaped like a giant radial tire - Sept 1932 [1200x1542]

Inventor and physicist Thomas Alva Edison. New Jersey, 1911

Investigators search through the rubble for bodies after Philadelphia police accidentally burn down 65 homes in a botched attempt to evict a house of armed black radicals by bombing it with dynamite from a helicopter, leaving 250 people homeless. [1200x799]

Irish girl overlooks a British Soldier during the Troubles, Northern Ireland. - c. 1970. [1230 × 960]

Isaac Hayes and his breakfast nook. 1971

Israeli Minister Arik Sharon enjoying the company of an Egyptian belly dancer, during a night out with the Israeli delegation to the Palastinian Autonomy Talks in Alexandria, Egypt, 1979 [ 2048 x 3072 ]

It took make up artist Jack Pierce 9 hours to apply the Wolf Man make up to Lon Chaney Jr.. A process that led to the two men hating each other. Today The Wolf Man turns 75, it was released on this day in 1941. (xpost -r-classichorror)

It was the 80s, and my fanny pack and I were down with the ladies. Lol

It's a little unconventional for this sub, but I thought that this paperback book rack from 1961 qualified as old school cool.

Italian Grandparents circa 1955

Italian anti-fascist in Florence 1944 [1641x2480]

Italian anti-fascist partisan in Florence, 1944

Italian civilians clamber over the ruins of the Ponte Alle Grazia Bridge on the River Arno in Florence, destroyed by the fleeing Germans on 11 August 1944 [2251 x 3379]

Italian cyclist Gino Sciardis getting his bike lubricated during the 1949 Tour de France

Italian soldiers in their trenches. The signs says 'Whoever will be found without his gas mask will be handcuffed for two hours' World War I, [800x533]

Italians viewing antique Emperor Caligula's Nemi ships, which were elaborate floating palaces containing quantities of marble, mosaic floors, heating, and plumbing. They were rediscovered in the 1930's but destroyed by a fire during WW2. [2022x1517]

Italy's last king, Umberto II, reigned from 9 May 1946 to 18 June 1946. This is a picture of him dressed as a little 'corazziere' in 1907, when he was three years old. [1280x1700]

Ivan Milat with his coach gun, Australian serial killer sentenced to life imprisonment in 1996 for killing seven persons and attempted kidnapping. [940X627]

J.P. Morgan getting pissed at a photographer. May 11, 1910. [1494*968]

J.R.R. Tolkien's original first page for Lord of the Rings, 1937. (500x604)

JFK Jr strutting down the streets of Hyannis Port in the late '70s

JFK aboard the pt 109. 1943

JFK and astronaut John Glenn, 23 Feb. 1962 [1280x1276]

JFK enjoying Halloween with his children in the oval office of the White House, 31st October 1963. [620 x 620]

JFK with daughter Caroline wearing a JFK mask, 1962.

JFK with daughter Caroline wearing a JFK mask, 1962. [793x1005]

Jack Dempsey, ca. 1920, died this day in 1983

Jack Kerouac, 1950's

Jack Kerouac’s Naval Reserve Enlistment Mugshot, 1943.

Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston at a preview screening for The Parallax View, 1974.

Jack Nicholson just stayin alive in 1977

Jack Nicholson, 1967

Jack Nicholson, smoking a joint and listening to records, 1969.

Jackie Chan, 1979

Jackie Kennedy watching her husband debate Richard Nixon, 1960 [971 × 552]

James Coburn in his element, mid-1960s

James Dean jokingly poses in a casket at a funeral parlor 7 months before his death. Fairmont Indiana, 1955.

James Dean making sure it's perfect in a New York Barbershop, 1955

James Dean photographed by Sid Avery, 1955.

James Franco and Dave Franco Playing Video Games in the Early 1990s

Jamie Lee Curtis - 1980.

Jane Fonda grocery shopping 1960s

Janis Joplin and her Porsche Cabriolet 1968

Janis Joplin and her Psychedelic Porsche, 1968

January 15, 1967 halftime at Superbowl 1 Repost from r-sports

Japanese American internees returning from a relocation camp walk past combat veterans, August 22, 1945, Los Angeles, California [1544x1230]

Japanese Prisoner of War at Guam, with bowed head after hearing Emperor Hirohito make announcement of Japan's unconditional surrender. Aug. 15, 1945. [2426 × 3000]

Japanese Samurai, 1880 (Album in comments) [1200 x 1565]

Japanese Samurai. The photo was taken between 1863 and 1877 by Felice Beato and it was hand-coloured.

Japanese Special Naval Landing Forces of the Imperial Japanese Navy pose triumphantly after their success at the Battle of Shanghai 1937 [1024×742]

Japanese Type D Koryu midget submarines in drydock, 1945 [1280 × 1015]

Japanese children in traditional kimonos early 1900's [1488x2048] Colorized

Japanese girl wearing her hair Western style, about 1905

Japanese girls receiving shooting training during school in the 1930s. [466×640].

Japanese mock-up used to plan the attack on Pearl Harbor. The Japanese War College worked out the attack from this model and in September 1941, Japanese carriers and planes practiced bombing on an obscure island of Japan [4688 x 3371].

Japanese soldier training women to defend the homeland with bamboo spears. 1945 [500 × 333]

Japanese soldiers climb out of rocks and bushes of Kerama-retto and into water to give themselves up to crew of picket boat, May, 1945.

Japanese woman in kimono, c. 1920

Jayne Mansfield in the 1950's

Jazz trumpeter Chlora Bryant, ca 1940s.

Jean Bugatti with the Bugatti Royale 'Esders' Roadster, 1932.

Jean Shrimpton is Stunning, 1962

Jeff and Lloyd Bridges, early 50s.

Jeju citizens awaiting executing during the Jeju Uprising, 1948 [497 x 333]

Jeremy Corbyn arrested outside the South African embassy (1984)

Jerry Seinfeld on the first day of filming 'Seinfeld' - April 27, 1989

Jesse Owens wins gold in Nazi Germany, 1936. [600 X 732]

Jewish couple wearing yellow stars, Berlin, Germany, 1941. [1026 x 738]

Jewish refugees aboard the ocean liner St. Louis pose for a photo while crossing the Atlantic. They were rejected by Cuba, Canada, and America on suspicion of being Nazi spies, and sent back to Europe. About 1 in 3 would die in the Holocaust. 1939 [1140x712]

Jewish refugees being marched away by British police at Croydon airport in March 1939 and be put on a flight to Warsaw. [1306x1031]

Jews serving in the German and Austro-Hungarian armies celebrate Hanukkah. Eastern Front of World War I, 1916. [700x467]

Jim Carrey at age 19. [1981]

Jim Carrey at age of 19. [1981]

Jim Carrey with daughter Jane in a tree house, 1991

Jim Henson making his first Kermit puppet in the 50's

Jim Henson playing with the 'Bert' puppet, 1971 [600x550]

Jim Morrison driving his Shelby Mustang in 1969

Jim Morrison—who would've turned 73 today—lying on stage in Frankfurt,Germany (September 1968)

Jimi Hendrix In The Army 1961-1962. He would have been 74 today

Jimi Hendrix having his hair done while reading Mad magazine, 1968.

Jimi Hendrix on Carnaby Street, London 1967 [1600×2390]

Jimi Hendrix, Woodstock, 1969

Joan Jett 1970

Joan Jett in the '80s

Joan Staley, 1958

Joanna Lumley in The New Avengers (1976)

Job hunting in the 1930's [645x865]

Joe Biden taking his oath of office as senator in 1973 by the bedside of his son Beau [624x750]

Joe Biden taking his oath of office as senator in 1973 by the bedside of his son Beau.

Joe Strummer from The Clash 1982

Joe Strummer, frontman for The Clash, with his iconic Telecaster. Today marks 14 years since his passing.

John Belushi and Carrie Fisher share a moment on the Set of The Blues Brothers (1980)

John Bigelow c. 1860. Co-founder of the NY Public Library

John Bull farting on a poster of king George III, while William Pitt the Younger is screaming 'treason', etching by Richard Newton in 1798.

John Candy, 1969. 18 Years old.

John Candy, John Hughes, and Steve Martin at a press conference for 'Planes, Trains and Automobiles', November 1987.

John Cleese, Michael Palin, Terry Gilliam and Terry Jones in New-York, 1976

John F Kennedy's coffin lies in state in the Capitol Building (Nov. 1963)[900x683]

John F. Kennedy just after his high school graduation, 1934 (557x988)

John F. Kennedy reading the newspaper & smoking a cigar on his boat (1963)

John F. Kennedy unofficially spares a turkey on November 19, 1963 [3150x3109]

John Glenn and John F. Kennedy, early 1960's

John Glenn and Ted Williams discussing aerial maneuvers during the Korean War (1953)

John Glenn and his battle-damaged fighter jet, Korea, 1953 [1800x1180]

John Glenn chills in his Chuck Taylors aboard the USS Noa after his legendary orbital flight, 1962.

John Glenn wearing his Mercury space suit (1962)

John Goodman at the Emmys in 1989.

John Kennedy Jr. playing in the oval office at White house. 1963 [1364 X 2000]

John Kennedy Jr. saying goodbye to the White House Kitchen staff. 1963. [1280 x 337]

John L. Burns, the 'Old Hero of Gettysburg,' with gun and crutches, ca. July 1863

John Lennon (1958)

John Lennon and Elton John at Madison Square Garden, November 28th, 1974

John Lennon and Yoko Ono's billboard in Times Square during the increasing opposition of continuing the Vietnam War, 1969. [780 × 555]

John Lennon and his Aunt Mimi Smith taking Julian to the beach (1967)

John Lennon posing in front of his childhood home with his older cousin 1948

John Lennon snorting coke - 1964.

John Lennon, Paul McCartney circa 1966

John McCain meets President Nixon after being released from a Vietnamese Proson Camp in 1973

John Ploch, an imprisoned American who had not been reported as a POW by the North Koreans during the Korean War, sits in dazed disbelief as he is processed during a prisoner exchange at Freedom Village, Korea. 1953 [920 x 621]

John Steinbeck asking for Marilyn Monroe's Autograph, 1955 [1334 x 750]

John Wayne takes a break during the filming of 'The Undefeated', circa 1969 - [2560x1707]

John and Annie Glenn, 1940s

John du Pont (once heir to the Du Pont family fortune) and his murder victim, Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz, at the Foxcatcher National Training Center in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania (early 1990s) [1308 x 1976]

John “Jack” Baker getting directions from a French Woman. They are seated on the ruins of a building in Southern France after it was destroyed by German forces. This image was likely taken around or on August 16, 1944.

Johnny Cash (1962)

Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan, Los Angeles, 1969

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash at Folsom Prison (1968)

Johnny Cash outside of Folsom Prison (1968)

Johnny Cash waiting to play at Folsom Prison, 1968.[496x388]

Johnny Cash waiting to play at Folsom Prison, January 13, 1968

Johnny Cash walking along the line of a railway track with his guitar strapped across his back, 1969

Johnny Cash with a kitten 1983

Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder circa 1991

Johnny Depp making grilled cheese sandwiches with an iron, 1980s

Johnny and Virginia Circa 1945- My grandparents towards the end of High school in McComb Mississippi

Jon Voight and Marcheline Bertrand, parents of Angelina Jolie [1970s].

Joseph Goebbels' wedding day. Hitler was his best man and can be spotted behind him on the right. [2621x1929]

Joseph Stalin - 1941 [680x886] colorized by jecinci

Joseph Stalin in an off-record photo captured by his bodyguard Vlasik (1960s) [1024 × 1622]

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Brevet Major General during the American Civil War, and was a college professor both before, and after the war - received a Medal of Honor for gallantry at the Battle of Gettysburg, seen here ca. 1865

Journeyman and kid. Orosí, Cartago, Costa Rica, 1940 [900x703]

Judy Garland test shot for Wizard of Oz 1939

Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke and the Sherman brothers on set during filming of Mary Poppins, 1963

Julie Newmar as Catwoman. Batman (1966), “Catwoman Goes to College”

July 3, 1899. Boxing match aboard the U.S.S. New York

July 4th, 1976 - Bicentennial celebration in New York Harbor. Photo by Steven Lindner. [800 × 532]

Juno from Beetlejuice, was a starlet in the 1930's

Just two guys talking to a girl next to their 59 El Camino beater, California, 1979 photo by Paul McDonough

KKK Mother with Child, Beaufort, S.C., 1965 (663x562)

Karen Allen (Marion Ravenwood) & Harrison Ford (Indiana Jones) - Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Katherine Douglas Smith speaking to a crowd of men, Portsmouth, 1906 - 1914 [300 x 300]

Kathmandu,Nepal back in 1970's.

Keanu Reeves 80's

Keanu Reeves at the premiere of Point Break (1991)

Kedyw members on Stawki Street, Wola District, Warsaw during the uprising, 1944. The Kedyw was a part of the Polish resistance during WWII and was mostly comprised of Boy Scouts. Kedyw units were among the most effective Polish forces during the uprising. [640x461]

Keith Moon, 1970

Keith Richards, Tour of America, 1975 [576x859]

Keke (1985)

Ken Warby in his home built 'spirit of australia' boat just prior to breaking the water speed record by reaching 511.121 km-h (317.596 mph). The record still stands to today. (More pictures in comments) 1978 [800x526]

Ken Westerfield, one of the early pioneers of the game of Frisbee, in 1977.

Kennedy Space Flight Center control room for Apollo 11[1,280 × 1,020] 16 July 1969

Kennedy delivering his “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech, 1963 [384 × 253]

Kevin Spacey young and fresh, 80s

Kids playing the latest Atari games in a department store (1981).

Killed in battle, an eightteen year old German soldier, described as a hero, is carried to his grave, Helsinki, 1941.

Killing of Jews at Ivanhorod, Ukraine, 1942. A woman is attempting to protect a child with her own body just before they are fired on with rifles at close range [800 552]

Kim Il-sung, founder of North Korea, had a baseball-sized growth on his neck. Official photos of the “Eternal President” were therefore taken from a leftward angle to hide the growth. In the picture: Kim Il-sung in a meeting with the Hungarian communist leader János Kádár. 1984 [1600 x 1385]

King Frederick IX of Denmark showing off his tattoos (1951).

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret visit Princess Elizabeth, who is training as an ATS mechanic at a training centre in southern England, April 1945. At this stage she is a Second Subaltern of the ATS. [594 X 486]

King Michael I of Romania in 1942 (X-post from -r-romania)

King of the Mountain [1980s?]

Kiosk used to play live music, Morazán park, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [960x682]

Klamath Indian chief praying to the spirits at Crater Lake, Oregon, 1923

Korean Girl in 1952

Korean sailor (circa 1904) takes a break from transporting cargo and people, sitting under the shadow from the sail, smoking from his long bamboo pipe. He wears cool hemp clothes.

Kurdish Jews in Rawanduz, northern Iraq, 1905 [400x529]

Kurt Cobain and Krist Novoselic. 1990

Kurt Russell kicking Elvis Presley in the shin (1963)

Kyle MacLachlan and Laura Dern lookin' fly in 1986

Laborers leaving the Serra Pelada gold mine in Brazil - Photograph by Sebastião Salgado, mid 1970s. [534x800]

Ladies and gentlemen, Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson at Harvard, late 1970's.

Ladies going shopping in colorful shorts, Los Angeles in 1960

Lady in the Water, 1947.

Lance Sergeant Clem, age 12, in 1863 [1,650 × 2,650]

Large Anti-Hitler demonstration at the Berlin Sportpalast on December 2, 1931, organised by the Republican Reichsbanner, an organization whose goal was to defend parliamentary democracy against internal subversion and extremism from the left and right. [688 × 1000]

Las Vegas visitors observe mushroom cloud from atomic test just 65 miles away. 1955 [962X1142]

Last Day of School - 1988

Last German emperor Kaiser Wilhelm II. in exile in the Netherlands (1933)

Last Photo the The Beatles Together, 1969.

Last concert-photo taken of Buddy Holly, February 2, 1959. Colorized [1494x1053]

Last four couples in a dance marathon, Chicago 1930

Last known image of Jim Morrison and Pamela Courson at the Hôtel de l'Oise in Saint-Leu-d'Esserent, June 1971

Last photo of Nikola Tesla. 1943. [600x731]

Last picture of Nikola Tesla, 1943. Tesla died alone in room 3327 of the New Yorker Hotel on 7 January 1943

Lauren Bacall is looking very Film Noir in Dark Passage, 1947

Lauren Bacall, Marilyn Monroe and Humphrey Bogart in the 1950s

Lava ‘waterfall’ from the Mauna Ulu eruption, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, 1970s. [1400 x 920]

Lawrence of Arabia (1919)

Laya Raki w-donkey (40s)

Laying the flooring inside the State Dining Room in the White House in 1952 [1275 × 1024]

Lebanese businessman Edmond Hayat carries a wooden cross as a sign of protest against the Berlin Wall in October 1961. [1481 x 974]

Led Zeppelin 1973

Led by their piper, men of 7th Seaforth Highlanders, 15th (Scottish) Division advance during Operation Epsom, 26 June 1944 (796x800)

Lee Harvey Oswald assassination.

Lenin after his third stroke, 1923. This picture was prohibited in USSR at the time. [760 × 1116]

Leningrad, 1971 - [2130x3200]

Lenny Kravitz with wife Lisa Bonet and daughter Zoë (1989)

Leo Tolstoy reading a book, c. 1910 [736 x 1115]

Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell ca.1965-67

Leonard Nimoy as Spock in the studio parking lot with his 1964 Buick Riviera. [1200x950]

Leonard Nimoy going down to Liverpool with the bangles in 1984

Leonardo Dicaprio making the third place at a German breakdance contest 1984.

Leslie 'Bull' Allen, 2-5th Australian Infantry Battalion, carrying a wounded American solider to safety during the Wau-Salamaua campaign of World War II. He would go on to save another 11 American soldiers that day facing sniper, machine gun and the mortar fire

Leslie Nielsen as Colonel Buzz Brighton, the Ringbanger, on MASH (1973)

Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar) during graduation at UCLA on June 15, 1969. [1280 x 800]

Lewis Powell, one of the Lincoln assassination conspirators, awaiting his executio, 1865 [1000 x 1243] (xpost -r-morbidlybeautiful)

Lieutenant Colonel Buck Compton of the famous Easy Company, (101st Airborne Division). ca. 1945.

Lieutenant Walter L. Chewning, Jr. climbs aboard a crashed Hellcat to save pilot, Ensign Byron M. Johnson. USS Enterprise, November 10th, 1943.

Lieutenant-Commander Arthur Percival arrives in Singapore as General Officer Commanding Malaya, April, 1941. As early as 1937 he had warned Malaya was vulnerable to Japanese attack. With insufficient forces and supplies, Perceval was forced to surrender Singapore on 15 Feb, 1942. [535x800]

Lincoln Assassination conspirator Lewis Payne in custody, April 1865.

Linda Harrison 1968

Lisa Fonssagrives balanced on the Eiffel Tower in 1939

Listening Horns, 1921

Lithuanian Jews are forced onto the back of a truck to be taken to the forests outside of Šiauliai, Lithuania for mass execution by German Einsatzgruppen (”task forces”, or “deployment groups”) SS paramilitary death squads (29 June 1941). [1177 × 759]

Little Eskimo and her husky, 1949

Little Rock, AR protest against the integration of 9 black students into a white school. 1959. Not so long ago..

Little boy about to receive a dog for his birthday (1955)

Little boy with his ray gun (1950s) [Colorized]

Little costarican girl. San José, Costa Rica, 1970 [720x708]

Little girl and her pet toad at a pet show, Venice Beach, California, 1936. [800x585]

Little girl carries a magnum of wine -home-Rome-[1952]

Little girl evacuees from Gibraltar hold the skirt of the one before them as they take a walk with fellow refugee nurse-in-training through London Park. 1942 [1276 x 1023]

Little girl playing with guns left on streets of Berlin after war in 1945 [500 X 625]

Liverpool street station, England, 1952

Local children taunt a British soldier as he stands guard in Londonderry, Northern Ireland on April 13, 1972, after an explosion in the city center - [3000x2004]

London (1949)

London Milkman still making deliveries, 1940

London boy in the ruins of his home where his parents were killed after being hit by German V-2 rocket. January, 1945. Photographer Toni Frissell. [1648 × 1707]

London readers continue to browse at a bombed-out library, WWII. [640x495]

London's Tower Bridge under construction in 1889 [1280x987]

Look how hip the Navy was! c. 1950s

Looking at old photo albums at my 97 year old grandpa's funeral. This is my great grandpa Harry in 1915

Lord Brabazon at the controls of his plane with the first pig to fly, 1909.

Lord and Lady Curzon, Viceroy and Vicereine of India, atop the elephant Lakshman Prasad on their way to inspect the Delhi Durbar, Delhi, 29 Dec, 1902 [1309x2023]

Los Angeles 1953

Los Angeles 1972

Lou Gehrig right after his famous retirement speech. He would pass away just two years later from ALS, (July 4, 1939) [960 x 774]

Lou Gehrig, July 4, 1939. 'I may have had a tough break, but I have an awful lot to live for.' Diagnosed with ALS, he would pass away two years later.

Louis Armstrong and Marlene Dietrich, Vegas, '62

Louis Armstrong in London (1930s)

Louis Armstrong practicing in the dressing room, ca. July 1946

Louis Armstrong with Wife Lucille, 1961

Louis Pasteur, 1878 (colorized to look like a painting)

Louis Vuitton ca. 1870's [996 × 1,350]

Lt Edwin Wright shows off the damage to his P-47 Thunderbolt, October 1944 [868x979]

Lt Gen Adrian Carton de Wiart the unkillable soldier. 1943 [760×800]

Lt. General James T. Longstreet seen sometime after the war in a rare shot featuring his uniform, ca. 1870

Lt. General Richard S. Ewell, C.S.A., fought under Stonewall Jackson and Robert E. Lee during the American Civil War - ca. 1865

Lt. James Doohan (Scotty from Star Trek) served in the Royal Canadian Artillery & survived 6 gunshots, one causing the loss of a finger. 1940s

Lucille Ball in the 1950's

Ludwig von Mises, Economist, c.1920

Luftwaffe aces meet Hitler after an awards ceremony at the Berghof, April 4, 1944 - [1280x900]

Lunch Time, 1908

Lunchtime on the St. Johns Bridge N. Portland, Oregon in 1931

Luritja man demonstrating method of attack with boomerang under cover of shield. An indigenous man with headdress and body paint is posing with a boomerang in his hand raised behind his head, and a shield and a second boomerang held in front of him. Central Australia, 1920 [OS][1103x1485]

Lyndon B Johnson yelling at the pilots of a nearby plane to cut their engines so John F Kennedy could speak. JFK is seen trying to calm him down. Taken during the presidential campaign of 1960. [550x477]

Lyndon B. Johnson cries as he listens to his son-in-law describe conditions in Vietnam. 1968 [320x464]

Lyndon B. Johnson meeting with civil rights leaders Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Whitney Young, and James Farmer in the Oval Office in 1964.

Lyndon B. Johnson yelling at the pilots of a nearby plane to cut their engines so that John F. Kennedy could speak as Kennedy is seen trying to calm him down. Taken during the 1960 presidential campaign in Amarillo, Texas. [963x1280]

Lyndon Johnson campaigns with Robert Kennedy in Brooklyn, 1964 [1467x945]

Lyndon Johnson with his grandson, on his 60th birthday in his ranch near Stonewall, Texas; 27 August 1968.

Lyndon Johnson's presidential limousine is bombarded with balloons of paint in the colours of the flag of the Viet Cong by two young brothers protesting the Vietnam War during a state visit to Australia, October 21, 1966 [960x636]

Lyudmila Pavlichenko who, by the end of World War II, was creditied with 309 kills, making her the most successful female sniper in history.

M3 Stuart light tank with Australian troops attack Japanese pillboxes at Giropa Point, Papua on 2 January 1943 [8053×5902]

MJ and Donald Trump, late 80s. [ 584 x 458 ]

MLK doing a trick shot, 1966.

MMA Legends Fedor and Aleksander Emelianenko [on the right, 1990]

Ma's passport photo from the 1970s.

Mackinac Bridge under construction, late 1950s [1202x788]

Macy’s department store detectives posing for a photograph with their backs turned so as not to reveal their identity - 1948

Madonna, 1977

Madonna, 1985

Mae Yanagi, 7, waits to be bused to the Tanforan Assembly Center in San Bruno for internment, April 1942

Mahatma Gandhi as a young attorney, 1893 [736x903]

Mahatma Gandhi in Italy meeting a fascist youth organization 1939 [599 × 399]

Mailman N. Sorenson poses with his heavy Christmas deliveries in Chicago (1929). [736 × 921]

Mailman posing with his heavy Christmas delivery (1929)

Main Street - Littleton, New Hampshire circa 1908 (2133x1617)

Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin, late 1800s [2000 × 1870]

Main Street, Deadwood, South Dakota, 1876 [2048x1449]

Main stand engulfed in flames in the Bradford City stadium fire which killed 56 people, 11 May 1985 [774x600]

Major General William T. Sherman.

Major General of the Union Army, David B. Birney

Major General of the Union, Fitz John Porter, seen here in 1862, later on in that year he would be court-martialed for his actions at Second Bull Run

Major Richard Winters, Captain Lewis Nixon, and other officers of Easy Company (portrayed in HBO's Band of Brothers) celebrate V-E day in Hitler's private residence, Berchtesgaden, in the Bavarian Alps. May 8, 1945

Makeshift WC on the supply and replenishment submarine U-460, WW2.[1043 x 1600]

Makeshift swamp hospital - Vietnam War. Photographed by Vo Anh Khanh on Sept. 15 1970 [1,200px × 1,606px]

Malcolm X takes a picture of Muhammad Ali, right after the 1964 world heavyweight championship. [1500x1000]

Malt Shop waitress, 1950s.

Man and amazing detail of adobe homes in Massa village. 1925-1926[519 x 650]

Man eating rice, China, 1901-1904 [708 x 864][OS]

Man riding a horse down a New York City street, 1950s

Man standing in the lumberyard of Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing, 1939 [960 x 1280]

Man the guns, Join the Navy! U.S. Navy Recruiter Cotton Price With Recruiting Poster in Ann Arbor, May 1942.

Man tries to board last US helicopter to leave Saigon after end of Vietnam War, April 1975, [1920 x 1152], (Photo by: Hoang Van Cuong)

Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the 'Red Baron', ca. 1917

Manhattan at sunset from the George Washington Bridge, December 1936.

Manual laborers confront a military policeman at a gold mine. Brazil, 1986. [2532×1691]

Maori Battalion in WWII performing the 'haka' in Egypt 1941. Historical badassness.

Marcia Goldstein the publicity director of the New York organisation Planned Parenthood, holds up one of the information cards that the organisation plans to display on buses and subways around the city to offer women help and advice about family planning, 1967 [2784X2130]

Mardi Gras scenery, New Orleans, La. ca 1910 [5146x714]

Mardi Gras, New Orleans, year 1907. Interactive panorama in comments :)

Margaret Ann Neve (1792-1903) on July 10, 1902. She was one of only a select few people born in the 18th century that lived into the 20th century.

Margaret Hamilton - Computer scientist who developed the flight software for Apollo missions in the 1960's.

Margarita Cansino for Argentinean Magazine (Spanish-language periodical published in Los Angeles) December 1935. Daughter of a Spanish immigrant, she would later achieve fame as Rita Hayworth. [1800 x 2118]

Marian Anderson at the Lincoln Memorial 1939

Marianne Weber, a belgium motorcycle jounalist, test riding a 'new' BMW R68, trying to get the bike to the advertised 100 mph. (1952)

Marica paschal half-Cherokee daughter of us army officer george w paschal 1880

Marie Curie, ca. 1905, pioneer in radioactivity research

Marie Curie, the first woman to win a Nobel prize

Marie Doro --- Actress (U.S. - June 1902) [450x575]

Marilu Henner, Perfect, in 1985

Marilyn Lovell, wife of Apollo 13 commander Jim Lovell, reading a newspaper with the rescue mission headlining the front page. (1970) [1920 x 1240]

Marilyn Monroe and Queen Elizabeth (both 30 at the time) meet at a movie premier in London. October 1956. [768x1024]

Marilyn Monroe at a swimming pool 1949

Marilyn Monroe entertaining troops on stage in Korea (1954). Taking a detour from her honeymoon with Joe DiMaggio, she performed ten shows in four days and later recalled that the trip “was the best thing that ever happened to me. I never felt like a star before in my heart.” [1300 × 1294]

Marilyn Monroe in Banff, Alberta, 1953

Marilyn Monroe in bed, August 1955

Marilyn Monroe kicking a soccer ball - USA vs Israel 1957

Marilyn Monroe performing for the thousands of American troops in Korea, February 1954. [1600 × 1263]

Marilyn Monroe performing for the thousands of allied troops in Korea, February 11th, 1954. [1024 × 808]

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Sam Shaw, 1957

Marilyn Monroe poses while standing inside an oversized nylon Christmas stocking beside a fireplace, 1951. [1601 x 2048]

Marilyn Monroe with American troops during her 1954 Korea tour.

Marilyn Monroe's USO performance, February 1954

Marilyn Monroe's final photoshoot picture, just three weeks before her death in 1962

Marilyn Monroe's first modeling photo (1946)

Marilyn Monroe, circa 1960.

Marina Ginesta, a 17-year-old communist militant, overlooking Barcelona during the Spanish Civil War, 1936 [1024x711]

Marina Ginesta, anti-fascist fighter during the Spanish Civil War. This picture was taken in Barcelona in the summer of 1936.

Marine First Lieutenant Hart H. Spiegal of Topeka, Kansas, tries to communicate using sign language with two tiny Japanese soldiers captured on Okinawa. The boy on the left claimed to be “18” while his companion boasts “20” years, 17 June 1945. [1268x1600]

Marine Sergeant feeding a kitten which he eventually adopted during the midst of the Korean War, c. 1952 [1150 × 1442]

Marine with dog, Vietnam. 1971.

Marines prepare their 105-mm Howitzers for action at the end of a day in which this dense jungle area west of Hue was chopped down and molded into a fire-support base for a sweep of the area on February 18, 1969. [1024x682]

Marion Byron, film attress who starred in Steamboat Bill Jr., ca. 1930s

Marisa Berenson, 1968

Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher (1980s)

Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford visiting Eric Idle in his home (1978)

Mark Twain visits the Houses of Parliament in London. 2nd of July, 1907

Mark Twain, 1907 [1110 × 1600]

Marlon Brando standing outside his home in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, 1952.

Married with Children Cast 90's

Marshland in front of the Lincoln Memorial, near the Potomac River, in 1917. Work is underway to turn this site into the 2,000-foot-long reflecting pool. [1500 x 1054]

Martha Stewart the Hippie Chick (1960s)

Martin Luther King Jr. is welcomed with a kiss by his wife Coretta after leaving court in Montgomery, Ala., King was found guilty of conspiracy to boycott city buses in a campaign to desegregate the bus system (Gene Herrick - The AP), March 22, 1956 [1200X947]

Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960

Martin Luther King being arrested for demanding service at a white-only restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida, 1964 [740×1024]

Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son. Circa 1960s

Martin Luther King, Jr. being arrested for 'loitering' at the Montgomery, Alabama court house awaiting a hearing for Ralph Abernathy (September 3, 1958). [1280 × 866]

Mary Chase Walker Morse, Before 1899 [540 × 720]

Mary Fields, the first African-American woman employed as a mail carrier in the United States, 1895 [487 × 574]

Mary Pickford, ca. 1920

Mary Tyler Moore and Julie Andrews rehearsing a dance routine, 1966

Mary Tyler Moore on The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961)

Mary Tyler Moore, 1960

Mary Winsor, founder and president of the Limited Suffrage Society, holds a sign during the American suffrage movement; ca. 1917.

Mass grave of massacre executed by the Salvadoran army in 1932. El Salvador, 1992 [1567x912]

Massive Crowds Gather For The First Woodstock, 1969 [605 x 611]

Mata Hari (1910)

Matt Dillion and Molly Ringwald at the limelight in NYC 1986

Maud Stevens Wagner - the first known female tattoo artist in the United States (1907) [3084 x 4338]

Maude Fealy (1883 – 1971) was an American stage and silent film actress who survived into the talkie era. Named 'Most Beautiful Woman in the World' in 1903

Maurice L. Lambert kisses his fiancee Violet Hilton, as they pose with her conjoined twin sister, Daisy Hilton in New York, July 5, 1934. Maurice and Violet were denied a marriage license by judges in 21 states because they considered it “immoral.” - [1898x1362]

Max Roach, 1959

May 27, 1944. Jewish women and children arriving at the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in Poland.

McDonald's menu during 1973.

McDonalds Menu, 1974

Me and a friend in Ramones gear, hanging out with Johnny Ramone (1989)

Me and my girlfriends, 3rd grade, 1970, going to sing Twist & Shout at the talent show. Yes, they're stuffed.

Me and my roommate, college 1975

Me back in 1991 just your typical Aussie kid drinking XXXXlight beer(I wasn't aloud heavies back then) and holding a baby crocodile!

Me in 1978 or thereabouts. I still play guitar.

Me in 1983, age 16. Fluffy angora sweater, badly feathered hair, tapered and pleated pants (right at the waist, of course), and a whole lotta eye makeup. I was right on trend.

Me in 1987

Me in 1989 playing on a pc at a family friend's house

Me looking up to my fighter pilot dad in the late 1980's

Me mum and a pupper (1974)

Me taking my first selfie. Mid 1980's

Medal of Honor Winner William R. Charette Selects the Unknown Serviceman of World War II Aboard USS Canberra, 1958 [800x600]

Medal podium from the 1984 Sarajevo Olympics that was used as execution platform for prisoners during the Siege of Sarajevo by troops from the Army of the Republika Srpska, 1996 [2000x1000] .

Medics from the US 5th and 6th Engineer Special Brigade help wounded soldiers on Omaha beach.

Melanie Griffith as a teenager with her pet lion 1970s

Members of Jasta 40 Squadron Fooling for the Camera in Officers' Club (1918) [600x428]

Members of a German university fraternity take mirror selfie, 1912 [1024 x 683]

Members of the 101st Airborne Division Integrating Little Rock Central High School, 1957 [5680x3747]

Members of the 11th Armored Cavalry stop to talk with West German border police while patrolling the border between East and West Germany, 1979 [1961x1403]

Members of the Oxford University Boat Club pose for a photograph, early 1960s (Stephen Hawking with handkerchief) - [1920x1168]

Memorial Celebration at the Tannenberg Monument, 1933

Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetary, 1922

Memphis' first public Library, 1906 [1200x1627]

Men building the San Francisco Bay Bridge [500 × 390] 1935

Men in a Tattoo Parlor, circa 1920s [1024 x 1002]

Men leaving work at the end of the day. Construction of the GCOS Oil Sands Upgrader near Fort McMurray, Alberta circa 1967-1969 [940 x 695]

Men stand on piles of cut trees in rural New York, 1907 [1200x856]

Menorah in a window across from nazi HQ in Kiel, Germany 1931 [1050 x 1400]

Mercury train (1936)

Messenger Boy working for Mackay Telegraph Company, 1913 [1200x821]

Metal worker pours molten steel from a furnace, ca. 1940

Mexican army during the Tlatelolco massacre (1968) [780x468]

Mia Sara, 1985

Miami Hurricanes and Notre Dame facing off during the 'Catholics vs. Convicts' game, 10-15-1988 [1000x697]

Michael Collins, the astronaut who took this photo, is the only human, alive or dead that isn't in the frame of this picture, 1969 [1600 x 1600]

Michael J. Fox on set of Back to the Future, rehearsing Johnny B. Goode (1985)

Michael J. Fox on the set of Back to the Future, rehearsing Johnny B. Goode, 1985.

Michael Jackson and Donald Trump in a private jet, late 80s. [ 836x659 ]

Michael Jackson and E.T. (1982)

Michael Jackson and Madonna at the 1991 Oscars [607x609]

Michael Jackson in disguise so he could go on a date with Tatum O’Neal in the 1970s

Michael Jordan and his Corvette 1984

Michael Jordan's iconic free throw line dunk (1988) [2128 × 1500]

Michael Jordan, Christopher 'Kid' Reid, Will Smith, DJ Jazzy Jeff and Christopher 'Play' Martin - early 1990s

Michael O'Laughlen, one of Booth's co-conspirators, photographed by Alexander Gardner aboard the U.S.S. Montauk or Saugus, April 27th 1865

Michelle Pfeiffer in 1980.

Microsoft founders Bill Gates(13) and Paul Allen(15) connect to a PDP-10 computer at the University of Washington, through a teletype terminal at their Lakeside School in Seattle in 1968 - [1895x1293]

Middle East, 1942. A marine repairing a a flag on board the cruiser HMS Alcantara. [983 X 1024]

Midsummer in Sörbäcken, Sweden. People on a boat. 1907

Migrant family from Arkansas playing music in a migratory camp in California, February 1939.

Milan, Italy, 1977

Military officers and politicians climbing over furniture to watch the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in the aftermath of World War 1. - June 28th, 1919. [940 × 753]

Military quarter (background). Cartago, Costa Rica, 1890's [1500x903]

Milla Jovovich at the age of 14. Circa-1990.

Millie. Four year old cotton picker on farm near Houston. Picks about eight pounds a day, regularly. Home conditions bare and bad. 1913 [4773x3392]

Miners and prospectors climb the Chilkoot Trail during the 1898 Klondike Gold Rush. Photograph by E.A. Hegg [OS][1280x1006]

Mirror shot of my grandmother on her wedding day in New Rochelle, NY. February 25, 1950.

Mis abuelos! Sonora México (1960's)

Miss Eva Fridell, 17, is presented with the first place trophy in the Washington Tidal Basin Beauty Contest (August 5, 1922). [1280 × 1523]

Miss February 1967

Miss Garlic, France, 1962 [ 1000x943 ]

Miss Lepper instructs her female students in walking with poise [1280×1122] (c. 1950s)

Miss Universe contestants continue to pose for pictures despite Miss New Zealand having passed out from heat exhaustion. (Long Beach, California 1954). [1180 x 1078]

Mississippi Child, 1936 [1800x1620]

Mme Decourcelle, first female taxi driver in Paris, 1909 [522 X 817]

Mohawk Warriors Stand Guard at a Barricade During the Oka Crisis, 1990 [954x1440]

Mohawk warrior shakes his rifle after battle with Canadian police -- July 11, 1990 [419 × 620]

Molly Ringwald and Susanna Hoffs (of the bangels) at Kroq radio in the 1980s

Molly Ringwald, June 1984, Vanity Fair, by Sheila Metzner

Mom and Dad in 1974

Mom and Dad when he was stationed in Greece circa 1960.

Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953

Mom giving the finger; honeymoon 1961

Mom on the left in nursing school 1963

Mom posing wit the 'popular' haircut in 1985

Mondrian dresses by Yves Saint Laurent shown with a Mondrian painting in 1966.

Mongolian shaman, c. 1909 [854x1280]

Montreal expo 67 from a Boeing 707, Taken by my grandfather. (1798x1202)

Monty Python comedy group. Unknown date and location, but photo taken sometime in the 1970's. [2700 X 1889]

Monty Python crew in the [1970]'s

Monument Circle. Indianapolis, Indiana, circa 1907.

Moody Jacobs shows a giant bruise on the side and hip of his patient, Ann Hodges, after she was struck by a meteorite. She is the only confirmed person in history to have been hit by a meteorite. 1954 [720x990]

Mordehai a Jewish volunteer for the Ottoman army at the beginning of the Balkan Wars of 1912-13 [800 × 568]

More back to school--this was taken on the campus of Beverly Hills High School in 1970.

More than 500,000 pack Moscow's Manezh Square to demand the resignation of Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and his fellow Communists Spring 1991

Morgan Freeman 1970s

Morning after Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Corner of Sutter and Kearny Street, San Francisco, December 8, 1941.

Morning walk on Brooklyn Bridge, New York City, ca 1905

Most beautiful legs contest in Paris, 1936 - [1200x814]

Mother & child, 1858

Mother and child wearing gas masks, somewhere in the French countryside along the Western front, 1918. [1247x897]

Mother and daughter strolling, NYC 1970

Motorcycle police in the 1920's [698x960].

Motorcycle riders, Barva, Heredia, Costa Rica, 1926 [960x610]

Motorists stopping their vehicles as they watch a Boeing 377 Stratocruiser cross a taxiway bridge at J.F.K Airport, 1951 [1700 × 1137]

Mount Rushmore before the carving, as construction begins, South Dakota, circa 1929. [4763 × 3731]

Mountain Chief, a Blackfoot Chief, making a phonographic record at the Smithsonian [2986×3724] 2-9-1916

Movie Still from It's a Wonderful Life, 1946

Moving a 7600 ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Alba Iulia, Romania, 1987 [978 x 729]

Mr. Rogers flipping the bird in 70s

Mr. Rogers with Captain Kangaroo (1960s)

Mrs. Robert Kennedy tries to comfort her husband as he lays mortally wounded on the floor in the kitchen at the Ambassador Hotel. June 6, 1968 [860x900]

Muhammad Ali (then still Cassius Clay) training in a pool at the Sir John Hotel in Miami, 1961 by Flip Schulke.

Muhammad Ali With Little Michael Jackson (circa 1960s)

Muhammad Ali letting a young fan win a fight in 1963.

Muhammad Ali letting a young fan win a fight, 1963.

Muhammad Ali play fighting with two Irish policemen, 1972. (Colour version)

Muhammad Ali sitting on a camel and giving the black power salute during a visit to Egypt [1964][624x447]

Muhammad Ali with his winnings in 1964.

Muhammad Ali with his winnings in 74' [500 x 622]

Muhammad Ali with young fan in a diner, 1970

Muhammad Ali, then still Cassius Clay, 'trains' in a pool at the Sir John Hotel in Miami. [1961]

Muhammand Ali. 1962.

Muhammed Ali having fun with Irish Gardaí (police), 1972

Multi-racial group of friends. Liverpool, 1954.

Mum and I rounding up the sheep. New Zealand, 1978.

Muslim members of the Waffen-SS 13th division stop to pray ca. 1942 [520x342]

Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbor with her veil in the streets of Sarajevo in 1941, [960x623]

Mutter Ridge, Nui Cay Tri, South Vietnam. 1966. Photograph courtesy Larry Burrows [1601 × 983]

My (now) 94 year old grandma smoking a cigarette in the 1940s.

My 4-greats grandpa was handsome and dangerous (circa 1860)

My 6ft 7in tall dad circa 1980 after demolishing an old shack in his custom made suit.

My 80's iPod was still in the attic

My Absurdly Cool Parents, Brooklyn, ca. 1985

My Apache father and my English mother on a date in 1979

My Aunt Zenet with her close friend, Tom Jones. 1980's

My Bowie-Worshiping Mom in High School. 1985.

My Dad (left) and Family Friend Looking Like Marv and Harry in 1983

My Dad (middle) with his brothers on a motorcycle trip through South Asia [1980]

My Dad and Uncle at their joint wedding. 1970's

My Dad and his friends on a school trip to Innsbruck, Austria in 1967

My Dad and his team in 1988

My Dad getting arrested at an anti-apartheid protest, 1981

My Dad in his friends Bugatti, around 50 years ago

My Dad on his paper route bicycle [1968]

My Dad will be 54 tomorrow. When he was a teenager, he thought it would be cool to put footprints all over his car to distract people from the rust. Happy Birthday Pops!

My Dad's first car, a 1939 Ford. He bought it with his own money that he earned farming (and drove it daily). He was 11 when he bought it, so this photo was taken in 1948.

My Dads (guy on the floor) bands photo from the 70s

My Father's Lotus Elan infield at Mid-Ohio c. 1979

My Father, the day of his Holy Communion 1933, with his Father's smiling eyes in profile.

My Friend With The Power Glove - Ca. 1989.

My Girlfriends Grandfather in the Late 60s

My Grammy was quite a looker in the 50s

My Gramp was a Tuskeege Airman ~1944~

My Grandad Roy on Hearne Bay Beach, 1982

My Grandad, born 100 years ago today, looking particularly suave [1937]

My Granddad (1950s) being lifted up by his old gym buddy Darth Vader (David Prowse)

My Granddad (right) and his identical twin brother, dressed up and showing off their pet monkeys, circa 1932. The monkeys were ordered from a comic book ad and arrived via mail in a cardboard box

My Grandfather before and after serving in Europe in WWII. Looks like he picked up some French suavity

My Grandfather in 1956

My Grandfather in 1966 at the Columbia gorge. He is standing next to my Grandmothers 1965 Chevrolet Super Sport.

My Grandfather in England during WW2 (1944). He stormed the beaches during D-Day a few months later.

My Grandfather is 94 today. Here he is holding my father in the 1950's

My Grandfather playing with his toys. Circa 1930s

My Grandfather's senior portrait in high school, circa 1950

My Grandma - Not sure the year, probably around 1945-1950

My Grandma 47 years ago today

My Grandma and Grandpa on their wedding day 1953. My grandfather had not long returned from the Korean War where he was a sergeant.

My Grandma as an Air Traffic Controller. She would have been 97 on 3-11.

My Grandma killing the plaid game (1942)

My Grandma sent a photo of herself to my Grandpa during the Korean War. He sent this photo back to her. (Early 1950s)

My Grandma sitting in her kitchen in Baltimore,mid-1950's

My Grandma. 1958.

My Grandmother and Father in 1965 (Korea)

My Grandmother in the 1930's in the deep south

My Grandmother on a Motorcycle (1930s). She raised 3 boys on her own.

My Grandmother right before she married my Grandpa in Kansas City - 1954.

My Grandmother sometime in the 1950s

My Grandmother's grandmother, circa 1910, NZ. The last Chief of our tribe, and the only female Chief of Te Whanau-Ā-Apanui.

My Grandmother, passport photo, 1970. Emigrating from Ecuador to Canada

My Grandpa Always Smiling, Despite the Draft, 1950

My Grandpa at the age of 17 in 1947

My Grandpa was a code-breaker at Bletchley Park in WWII. He kept it secret until he went on a tour and the guide told him all the things he thought he had to keep secret.

My Grandpa's ID photos since 1950... the last one is from 2012. RIP. We miss you!

My Grandpa's worker ID from working the railroads. 1943.

My Grandparents 1945- The USAF pilot and the English school teacher

My Grandparents in 1962. My dad is in the crib.

My Granny in an E.T. mask Halloween 1980's

My Great Aunt in 1932.

My Great Grandfather 21yo pouring himself a prohibition era brew. 1925

My Great Grandfather Edward on his way to work at IBM in the 1940s.

My Great Grandfather in front of a captured Soviet Union KV-1 Tank during the Winter War 1940, Finland-Russia. [2340x1456] [OC]

My Great Grandfather on a Harley in 1938

My Great Grandfather, Joe W. Schmitt, suiting up Alan Shepard, May 5, 1961.

My Great Grandma and Mom in the early 80s.

My Great Grandmother Moab, Utah 1930

My Great Grandmother, who served in the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during WWII [1940s].

My Great Granduncle after winning the Isle of Man TT, 1914

My Great Great Grandpa in WWI and again in WW2 (middle)

My Great Great Uncle Johnny during WWII with a beer in his hand and a monkey on his shoulder. He served on the USS Quincy.

My Great Uncle, Raymond Mays, having a slight malfunction during a race in 1924

My Great-Grandfather one month before combat jump in a small town in Sicily, Italy 1943 [682 x 974]

My Great-Grandparents at a Michigan Pow-wow circa 60s-70s (cross-post)

My Great-grandfather taking mirror selfies (~1960)

My Incredibly Photogenic Great-Grandparents ft. Baby Grandma and Great Uncle (1940)

My Korean Grandparents at their traditional wedding. 1950's

My MIL was a super fly honey back in the day (Korea, 1988)

My Mom & Dad out on a date after dad came home from WW2

My Mom and Bob Ross during an event in Central Park, NYC in 1989

My Mom and Dad in the 1960's

My Mom in 1977. Wearing a Schlitz malt liquor sweater in her highschool science class

My Mom skating with a broken wrist in the late 70's.

My Mom, the Original Barb from Stranger Things (1980's)

My Mother's late Godfather, Roland La Starza; 1949.

My Nonna(14 years old here) and pop pop (21 I think) at their wedding my grandma lied about her age, they met in Naples, Italy during WW2 where my nonna was from.

My Pops and his brothers [1959]

My Pops in Desert Storm at age 23. Looking like a Background Street Fighter Character on Guile's Stage.

My Pops looking like Willy Wonka in the 70s, the lucky gal is my Mom.

My Pops, Circa early 1980's. Ford 150 pick up in its prime.

My Stylish Great Aunt, 1962

My Swedish Grandmothers 1947 Drivers License and 1930's WW2 Food ration coupons.

My Uncle Bob in Vietnam in 1965. He is 19 in this pic.

My Uncle Stanley (1940s), who fought in the Battle of the Bulge

My Uncle and his parents in an internment camp in Arizona, 1940s

My Uncle flipping burgers at McDonalds, 1977

My Uncle in the early 1940s

My Vietnamese dad still new to America in the late 70's.

My Vietnamese mother in her early 20's enjoying Cali weather, 1980s.

My Wife's Great Grandmother Feeding a Wild Bear by Hand - British Columbia, Canada [1933 or earlier]

My amazing grandparents in the summer of '67, before my grandpa left for Panama (before heading to Vietnam). They were 21 and 23 when this was taken.

My aunt Christmas morning 1959

My aunt interrupted Johnny Cash mowing his lawn in 1982 for this shot. Story in comments.

My beautiful Grandma in a dress she made for herself for after her wedding. 1953.

My beautiful Okinawan grandmother shortly before she came to the United States, early 1960's.

My beautiful grandma - 1954

My beautiful grandma. Taken sometime in the 50's.

My beautiful mom at 18 in 1976

My beautiful mother when she was around my age, Baghdad 1990

My brother after demanding to dress himself in 1985

My condo was built in 1973. When I was remodeling the kitchen I discovered this lost scrap of wallpaper hidden behind the stove. Framed and hung for posterity!

My cool mom partying with Robin Williams and Billy Crystal in LA in 1982

My cousin's 9th grade photo, 1977

My cousin's glam shot in the early 80's when he was 5 yrs. old - He picked out the outfit.

My dad 1975, only 2 years after immigrating from Palestine. Really embracing American culture.

My dad Sean Kenney as the crippled Captain Pike on the set of Star Trek at age 24 (1966)

My dad and his girlfriend Annie Lennox in the 70's

My dad and his pet monkey in Vietnam, 1966.

My dad and his pet monkey. Circa. 1966, Guinea.

My dad and his roadster. 1950s?

My dad and my aunt (~1988) when he was around my age. He was in the band Blind Melon before they got signed.

My dad and newborn sister checking out the surf ~1981

My dad as a Long Island high schooler in the 70's

My dad at 2am leveling out the xmas tree stump after it fell over in the middle of the night. 1986

My dad awkwardly holding me on his new DeLorean early 1980's

My dad chatting with some kids by his police cruiser, early 70s

My dad congratulating John Glenn at a celebration after his return from space (1962)

My dad doing a burnout in his 1969 Chevelle SS back in the 70s

My dad during the Vietnam War in the 1970s. We're now immigrants living in the US.

My dad during the Vietnam war, approx. 1968. I think this belongs here.

My dad early-mid 70's Detroit. Coolest guy I ever met.

My dad falling in love with my mom - 1976

My dad in Korea, 1953. Restored and colored by me

My dad in Northern Montana 1989

My dad in Saudi Arabia in the 70's working as a US military contractor diving in the Red Sea.

My dad in Vietnam, 1969 (No pet monkey)

My dad in Vietnam. He lost his battle with cancer this morning.

My dad in his 20s

My dad in the 80s thinking that the car in the background makes up for his shorts and his stache.

My dad in the 90s when he worked for Iron Maiden as head of security.

My dad in the late 1970s on a Christmas Day.

My dad in the satin green jacket on his bar mitzvah day. Circa 1967.

My dad just showed me this picture of his darkroom he created in his basement in 1975 (x-post from r-roomporn). [960x640]

My dad looking dapper in 1982

My dad looking like Jesus -1986

My dad looking like a boss in 1976 smoking a pipe and holding an InstaMatic camera

My dad looks like a character from Dazed and Confused (1976).

My dad playing chess in 1957. He is the one smoking. Note that the players wore suits, smoked and drank beers.

My dad shortly after arriving to Australia from Vietnam in the 80s

My dad skateboarding at Hyde school 1982. I think he was cooler than me.

My dad skateboarding over a parked car, sometime in the 80s

My dad smoking on a plane (1966)

My dad studying for his medical degree whilst looking after me. That's pretty cool. 1984

My dad taking the cat out for a canoe ride, 1971.

My dad with Andre the Giant in the 70s. Dad says Andre sat inside a car, reached out the window, and touched the ground.

My dad with Dolly Parton in San Diego 1989

My dad's Doberman, circa 1969.

My dad's band in 1982. He's in the middle with the mullet and the vest. Had a pretty good laugh, first time I saw this.

My dad's dorm room, 1985

My dad's surprise birthday party in '84

My dad, age 20, when he first came to America in 1979.

My dad, circa 1950's. Chicago, IL. Miss ya pops

My dad, conspiracy author Jim Marrs, as a Ghostbuster...Halloween 1984. (I'm the Stay Puft Marshmallow kid.)

My dad. T-shirt tucked into matching color sweatpants. With matching Nikes. On a Raleigh 10 speed. 1984.

My dads room in 91.

My dear Mom in the 70s with her German Shepard and Manta.

My elementary school class, about 1975, NYC

My exceptionally tall grandfather riding a exceptionally small bicycle, 1940s

My father (far right) hanging out in the early 70's.

My father back in the 70's

My father in 1963 sleeping on my grandfather's lap

My father with his race car Tulsa 1979

My father's second grade class photo, Ethiopia, 1963

My father, homecoming, 1975.

My favorite picture of my grandpa. I miss him so much (1962)

My first band, playing folk songs - 1965

My folks in the 70s. Can you smell the weed and hear the Sabbath?

My gggggreat uncle. mid 1800's

My granda squatting 320 lbs in 1966

My grandad looking handsome as hell on our farm in the late 50's.

My grandad, New Zealand, 1951

My granddad with my 4 week old father in 1955

My grandfather and his bulldog circa 1930.

My grandfather and his motorbike. Harrow, Ontario. Early 1950s.

My grandfather and other NZ soldiers amidst the ruins of Cassino, Italy, May 1944. [1567×1594]

My grandfather at 17. He still tells stories about being undefeated in boxing. (1929)

My grandfather climbing into his F-4 Phantom in the 1970s.

My grandfather in 1956 after being drafted into the Army. Looks like Zach Efron in my opinion.

My grandfather in 1983 after he retired from the company

My grandfather in Chicago in the 1930's

My grandfather in WW2; easily the best looking dude in our lineage;1944

My grandfather in his RAF uniform (1940).

My grandfather in sticking his finger thru the hole of a bullet that whizzed past his head in his medivac helicopter and grinning like a badass in Vietnam, 1969.

My grandfather in the late 30s.

My grandfather painting by the ocean, mid-1900s

My grandfather posing next to his delivery truck in the 1940s.

My grandfather pouring beer for my great grandfather 1930s

My grandfather saluting his P-51 after his last flight, circa 1945 [1606 × 991]

My grandfather smoking a cigarette in the 1920s in Kayseri-Turkey... never met him but seems to be cool

My grandfather standing in front of a Junkers Ju 188 bomber in Arnhem circa 1940's

My grandfather trying his hand as an actor in LA, mid fifties-early sixties!

My grandfather when he was stationed in Germany, 1962 - 1964.

My grandfather with his pup. New York State, 1942

My grandfather, giving a boat tour at the state park he managed in 1960. Fifty years later I was giving the same tours at the same park!

My grandfather, taken when he was 25 years old and a US Marine. This was taken soon after being stationed in Panama, 1945. [403x500]

My grandma (top) was a badass in WW2 (1940s)

My grandma and grandpa, late 1940s

My grandma at age 16 in 1966, thought she looked so pretty!

My grandma at sixteen, 1966

My grandma did a cute Pin-up style photo shoot (1950s)

My grandma in the 1940's. She's 86 now.

My grandma on a very early color camera. 1955

My grandma stepping off a plane with Elvis in 1956

My grandma walking down 28th St and Park Avenue South in NYC, circa 1962. She had just come to America from Panama in 1962 with my Grandpa, who was then stationed in Okinawa by the Army.

My grandma was an OG gangsta. Circa 1930's

My grandma when she was a college student in Paris (late 1950s)

My grandma with her squirrel friends, 1980's

My grandmother Nora around 1910. I never met her but am told I am just like her. Those eyes tho! :-)

My grandmother in 1944 who is 104 today

My grandmother in 1949. She'll be 95 this Friday.

My grandmother in Mexico (1940s)

My grandmother in Ohio has this casually hanging in her basement. Would've never guessed she was cool with the coolest guy around, Fonzie himself! Circa 1980

My grandmother right after she ran away from communistic Bulgaria to Germany (1978).

My grandmother the mermaid 1942

My grandmother who lied about her age to join the RAF in the 1940s

My grandmother's bridal portrait from 1952. She was 19, wore a blue dress, and looked absolutely lovely.

My grandmother, about 13 years old, playing evil queen in school play, just before the outbreak of WW2

My grandmother, voted Wittiest in her class, 1955

My grandpa (1970's)

My grandpa (who just became a great-grandpa!) in the 70's at Fenway Park

My grandpa 99 years ago

My grandpa and my grandma were good friends with Fidel Castro back when my grandpa worked for the Ecuadorian Government. Thought this picture was relevant (around 1980's)

My grandpa being a boss in Yemen, 1950s

My grandpa being a goober in his teens [early 1950s]

My grandpa during the Korean war. 1952

My grandpa giving the smolder in 1963.

My grandpa in 1943, a Japanese-American who enrolled in the Army after the attack on Pearl Harbor

My grandpa in 1968 wondering how he got himself into this mess. Happy Fathers Day!

My grandpa in Vietnam(late 1960s). He proudly served in the US Army. He recorded surgeries of men who were wounded.

My grandpa in drag, WWII (1945). He and his buddies in the 1115th Combat Engineers put together a variety show to keep morale up. His wig was made of rope off a combat truck and his boobs were tissue boxes.

My grandpa left the Philippines to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard for 20 years. Eventually lifting his family out of poverty

My grandpa passed away last week. Here he is looking cool as balls back in 1958.

My grandpa was a pretty big time musician back in the day (1961)

My grandpa was a total queen (1961)

My grandpa when he proposed to my grandma, on this day in 1962

My grandpa, 1st place in Green Bay's annual Twist contest, 1960

My grandparents (top and bottom left) and their singing group circa 1955. Taken just before grandpa was drafted into the Army. He wrote her a letter asking her to quit the singing group and marry him. Shortly after, she flew to Germany and they were married.

My grandparents getting married 68 years ago today (1948)

My grandparents in 1942. Childhood sweethearts and today is their anniversary.

My grandparents in 1943

My grandparents in 1947, I love this photo. I love all the different characters-facial expressions-clothing.

My grandparents in 1956, the night they got engaged

My grandparents in a photo booth for a quarter in 1956.

My grandparents in the 1950s with one of their motorcycles

My grandparents on a date in 1945

My grandparents on their way to their wedding reception • 1964

My grandparents on their wedding day (1948). My nana is wearing a dress and hat she already owned, my grandfather is wearing his navy uniform. He spent over 2 weeks' wages to get those red roses during a London winter, because they were all his bride wanted.

My grandparents on their wedding day (early 1950s I believe), personifying heart eyes.

My grandparents outside the church on their wedding day, I think in the 1940s. Me and my wife have the same photo of ourselves when we got married in the same church in 2010

My grandparents right after my grandfather got home from the war 1944

My grandparents taking a mirror selfie in the mid 1960s on their Super8 camera.

My grandparents' wedding in India (1955)

My great Aunt and Uncle at their wedding (late 50s?)

My great aunt Louise, who turned 100 yesterday, rocking her bathing suit ~1940.

My great grandfather during the Italo-Ethiopian War (probably 1935, he is the bottom-right one, with the beard) [1947x1223]

My great grandfather in the Italian Airforce from WWI (he's the pilot)

My great grandfather performing his magic act at the Empire Theater in Belfast. 1913

My great grandfather, while serving in the U.S. Army during WW2

My great grandma at 19. 85 now, seen 2-3 of her children die, seen her husband pass, beat breast cancer 3 times, and still knows how to work a computer :)

My great grandma in the mid 1900s, Manila. She would have been 107 this year.

My great grandpa serving in France appr. 1918, making the same face as I do every time I get a multikill in BF1

My great grandpa with his pet leopard in 1938. Gansu, China.

My great grandpa, grandpa and great aunt circa 1920

My great grandparents, otherwise known as Red and Kitty before Red and Kitty were Red and Kitty (1950)

My great great Aunt June in the 1920's. So glam.

My great great grandfather looks like a 2016 hipster. (1920s)

My great great grandfather sitting on the steps in front of his home in Minnesota. Early 1900s

My great great grandmother and great uncle. Early 1900's.

My great great grandmother, early 1900s

My great great great grandfather, 1912.

My great great uncle ( on the right) and a friend in Cleveland, Ohio in 1919.

My great uncle in Vietnam with his pet monkey (1970)

My great, great grandmother in 1922

My great, great, grandfather: Frederick Beard, circa 1900.

My great-grandfather Francesco, with his son-my nonno, Roberto. 1942 Pontecorvo, Italia!

My great-grandfather, 6th Marines. Bringing that fierce and flashy tipped-hat game straight outta 1947.

My great-grandma with her car, a Pierce Arrow, in the mid 1920's.

My great-grandmother at the Alamo, circa 1911. No basement- confirmed.

My great-grandmother in a sexy swimsuit, circa 1912

My great-grandmother's wedding picture, circa 1940

My great-grandpa Homer standing in front of the P-38 Lightning he flew during WWII, 1942

My great-grandparents making out at Coney Island in 1930

My great-grandparents on their wedding day in the 1930's

My great-great-grandfather posing with his dog (1914)

My great-great-grandfather recording the songs of Fanny Cochrane Smith, considered the last Tasmanian Aboriginal. These are the only recordings of the traditional language. 1903 [1000x723]

My handsome Grandfather being smooth (with my Grandma), approximately 1949

My handsome grandfather in the 50's. He was in the Soviet Navy.

My handsome grandpa in the 1950s - the 'Indian Clark Gable'

My homeboys shooting pool at my 10th birthday party in 1992 Cincinnati Ohio

My husband and his brothers circa 1985

My husbands uncle 1978

My late Grandfather in Hawaii (1957), his favored ivory tobacco pipe in hand, during his service in the military.

My late father-in-law in his Army uniform, early 1940s.

My late grandmother posing on a beach in the 1950's

My maternal aunt, (front, white dress, looking bored). She'd won a competition to sit up the front of a gig by a local, up and coming band - 1962.

My mom 1985

My mom and dad circa 1990.

My mom and dad in a photo booth in September 1991

My mom and dad on their wedding day - 1980

My mom and dad pre-gaming back when she was 18 and he was 20.

My mom and dad taking a selfie in 1983

My mom and dad, 1970s, NY State Fair portrait

My mom and her dog, Atos, in the late 70's. Uzbekistan.

My mom as a teen during WWII. The men went to war and the women filled their jobs. She was a fire lookout in Oregon and would spend weeks alone in a fire lookout tower [2268 x 3264]

My mom back in Vietnam (1960s).

My mom beating all the boys in a pie eating contest. [~1950]

My mom has always loved cats, even as a kid in the 70s.

My mom having dinner with Metallica circa 1988

My mom just entered hospice. Here she is (on the right) with Eleanor Roosevelt in ~1961.

My mom on the day of her Quinceanera, 1980's

My mom posing with Eazy-E outside of a London hotel in the late 80s

My mom practicing skateboard tricks in her girl guides uniform, circa 1975

My mom thinks she is so hardcore in her Fleetwood Mac tank top at age 18, 1982

My mom took this photo of her best friend while they were both in detention, [1986]

My mom when she was 17 (1989)

My mom when she was a 4 years old little girl. @Deoksu Palace, Seoul, South Korea. 1962

My mom's first time in America! 1976 at 19 years old. On the right!

My mom-70's, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, SD

My mom. Mexico, late 60s.

My momma would have been 54 today. This was taken in 1979. She was classy, cool, and loved expensive wine.

My mother Doris (nee owen) Springer receiving a posthumous silver star for her husband Joe Carter. Carter was a B-17 pilot who was shot down over the English Channel in 1943. Background: http:--www.americanairmuseum.com-person-136672

My mother aged 16 in 1971. Guess my dork genes come from my dad...

My mother and I. 1982.

My mother and me in the 80's shortly after arriving in the US from the Philippines. Photo taken by my father.

My mother circa 1988. She was a huge fan of punk rock, loved The Clash and Black Flag, and this photo was following a wild buzz-cut phase.

My mother doesn't like this portrait picture of her. I honestly think the photographer did a great job. (1964)

My mother hard at work 1986

My mother in 1987, China

My mother when she was a tank instructor in 1984.

My mother when she was about 10, her nickname was Stretch

My mother winning a swimsuit contest in Sopelana Beach, Basque Country (Spain). Aged 19 (1976).

My mother with her group of friends in Mexico 1971

My mother, circa 1975

My mum and dad and her brothers and his friends at a reggae concert, circa 1986

My mum and dad in the 70's

My parents 1970.

My parents Wedding day, February 1961. I think Dad looks like Matt Damon......

My parents accidentally inventing a selfie stick 1990

My parents before their first The Cure concert, 1986

My parents during a night of drinking in 1940s New Orleans

My parents in 1969

My parents in 1974

My parents looked super happy before I came along... 1979

My parents on their wedding day. 33 years later they're still happily married.

My parents shortly after they began dating (1987)

My parents when they were dating. 1970s.

My parents' wedding in 1973. Mom wore a light green dress.

My parents, just after moving from Iran to the US in 1975. Arlington, Texas

My parents, the morning after a Grateful Dead concert. 1980s. My mom is pregnant with my brother, and dad has no pants .

My parents: from refugee camp (left, circa 1983) to Montreal (right, 1990).

My pops as a young lieutenant in 1973

My siblings and me on Christmas. Rural America 1987.

My sister dated Macho Man Randy Savage back in the 90's. This is me with him.

My sister in-law's Grandfather and Great-grandfather surfing. Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, 1931.

My stepdad running a marathon in the early 80's looking like Westley from The Princess Bride.

My stud grandfather circa WWII. He watched Pearl Harbor happen in Hawaii, joined up and fought on a gunboat at Iwo Jima that was hit by enemy fire. He surfed with legends in Honolulu. He was a barber for 60 years.

My stud of a grandpa in the 80s.

My uncle in his first year at the University of Otago. His parents were North Korean defectors. (1987)

My uncle lounging on his car in 1978

My uncle on his homemade halfpipe in grandma's backyard (1970's)

My uncle passed away this weekend. You might know him as the guy with the hat in the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial 'Three Soldiers Statue' (early 80's)

My uncle playing with his elephant friend, Peter, in the 80s.

My uncle, a true gentleman. 1974

My uncle, the first black football player at UVA, was targeted and threatened by the KKK in the late 60s. He still ended up playing for the San Diego Chargers.

Māori Battalion performing the haka in Egypt, 1941 [3,040x2,999]

N. Irish youth shouting at British soldier in Northern Ireland, unknown date [800x567]

N.W.A in 1985

NASA scientists with their board of calculations. 1960's [583x600]

NWA (1980's)

NYC 1900

NYC, 1980s

NYPD Trying to Clear Squatters out of the Lower East Side, circa 1995 [980 x 660]

Name Your Poison: 1953

Nana in a photo booth (1950s)

Nancy Reagan sitting on the lap of Mr T in the White House - December 1983

Nancy Sinatra (1966)

Nannies sit with their charges under a tree in Kensington Gardens, London, during a heatwave, 1913

Naples, Italy in 19th Century [1200 x 1576]

Napoli -- Men Drying Fresh Pasta, ca. 1950s [569 x 440]

Natalie Wood after a Pie Fight - 1965

National Library, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1353x963]

National Park, San José, Cost Rica, 1916. [1208×579]

Native American Life: Hopi Maidens, c.1906

Native American woman, 1926

Naval architect William Francis Gibbs looks across the water at his creation: SS United States. The fastest ocean liner ever built, she had a top speed of 38.32 knots and could steam in reverse at 20 knots - faster than most modern cruise ships travel forward. 1952. [5190x3384]

Nazi Rally in Germany in 1934 (599x400)

Nazi general Anton Dostler is tied to a stake before his execution for killing 15 OSS men, Italy, 1945. [1006 x 1640]

Nazi rally in the Cathedral of Light c. 1937 [1048x1200]

Nazis singing to encourage a boycott of the allegedly Jewish-founded Woolworths, 1933 [1200 x 839]

Near identical cousins, Czar Nicholas II of Russia and King George V of England, circa 1915. [906 X 1200]

Ned Kelly before his execution in 1880. Looks exactly like a modern hipster.

Neil Armstrong baking a pizza in 1969

Neil Armstrong eating dinner while reading The Wall Street Journal and wearing his Omega Speedmaster watch, March 1969 [600 x 450]

Neil Armstrong eating his last breakfast on Earth before leaving for the moon - 1969.

Neil Young. Heart Of Gold. 1972

Neil deGrasse Tyson in 1986

Neil deGrasse Tyson when he Wrestled (1970s)

Neil deGrasse Tyson, American astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, science communicator, and television host, (at right) at the University of Texas pursuing his masters in 1980. His friends are astronomer Steve Kawaler and Jacqueline Green, a scientist at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. [1024x568]

Netherlands liberation! A soldier shares his food with two Dutch kids, 1945 [359 X 500]

Never saw a photo of my grandmother's first husband until I came across this photo hidden in an envelope in a closet... [1950s]

New Years Eve, 1960

New Years celebration in a kindergarten, Moscow, 1964 [1200×900]

New York City - 1908

New York City in the 70s

New York City street scene, ca. 1970. [1024 × 687]

New York Firefighters Battle a Blaze in the Midst of Winter, 1940 [1200x845]

New York Times newsroom (1942) [2000 × 1515]

New York and the Brooklyn Bridge, ca. 1904

New York skyline, early 1970s [1440x1044]

New York, New York. Grumman Wildcat airplane exhibited at Columbus Circle for bond selling purposes, September, 1942.

Newly liberated female inmates at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp are dusted with DDT powder to kill lice which spreads typhus. May, 1945. [1166 x 1226]

Newly liberated inmates at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp chase down and beat a former kapo (a prisoner assigned by the SS guards to supervise forced labor in the camp). Kapos were picked for their brutality towards fellow prisoners and received additional privileges, 16 April 1945. [1167x1006]

Niagara Street, Buffalo, N.Y., 1908. Close-ups in comments!

Niagara falls without water. 1969 [1000x550]

Nichelle Nichols, 1973, aka Lieutenant Uhura. She was one of the first African American female characters on American television not portrayed as a servant.

Nigerian soldiers of the West African Frontier Force remove monumental stones placed by the Italians to mark the boundary of their new empire on the Kenya-Italian Somaliland border 1941 [798×800]

Night fishing in Hawaii, 1948

Nihang Bodyguard, c.1865

Nikola Tesla sitting in his Colorado Springs lab (1900s) [1280x967]

Nikola Tesla, 1893 [940 × 1260]

Nikola Tesla, with Roger Boskovich's book 'Theoria Philosophiae Naturalis', in front of the spiral coil of his high-frequency transformer at East Houston St., New York

Nikola Tesla. This portrait is estimated to have been taken in 1896.

Nina Rindt timing laps for her husband, F1 driver Jochen Rindt, 1965.

Nine Kings in One Photograph (1910) [1500 x 1094]

Nineteen year old Robert Wadlow (height 8 ft 7 in) the tallest person in recorded history, chatting with a friend after appearing at a charity event in Omaha, Nebraska, April 1, 1937. He grew another 4 inches before his death three years later - [1600x1243]

No Finer Whiskey in all this world (yet moderately priced), c.1930s

Noam Chomsky at MIT, 1969 [1000x1462]

Noam Chomsky at MIT, 1969.

Nobel Prize-winning author William Faulkner works on his tan while smoking a pipe, typewriter at the ready, early 1940s

Norma Jeane Baker (aka Marilyn Monroe) during her late 1940s modeling career

Norman Rockwell entering his Stockbridge studio, Massachusetts, 1966

North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY c.1905

North Vietnamese Women Militia , 1966 [564 × 692]

Northern supporters in western Virginia answer the call to arms for the Union Army during the Civil War, 1861. Their rejection of Virginia's secession ordinance would lead to a new state, West Virginia. [1049x751]

Norway in 1900

Not too old, but Paul Rudd had some awesome hair when he went to the University of Kansas in the 80's.

Nothing is more metal than a Slayer birthday cake (1980s).

Notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his son in front of the White House. 1980's [1,920 × 1,080]

Nuremberg Nazi rally, 1937 [1280x855]

Nurse Aiko Hamaguchi at the Manzanar Relocation Center (aka Japanese internment camp,) California, 1943.

Nurse Aiko Hamaguchi.

Obama's visit to Kenya, 1987

Obligatory pre-prom photo in the living room (1961)

Observer on Iwo Jima, 1945

Official 1944 Campaign portrait of Franklin Delano Roosevelt by Leon Perskie

Oil well firefighter in Kuwait, 1991

Ojibwa Man [516x768]

Old Czech man yells at Soviet tank crewman during suppression of Prague Spring, 1968 [1168 x 721]

Old Orchard Beach, Maine, 1904. Hotel Velvet.

Old World Trade Center during the Christmas Season, 1995 [746 × 1024]

Old man during the Great Depression.

Older Victorian couple - 1860's [1212 × 1600]

Oldschool wine drinkers. Cannes, 1958

On June 1987, the National Enquirer ended Gary Hart's '88 presidential bid, publishing a photo of Donna Rice and the Democratic Colorado senator in the Bahamas. [1200×1633]

On This Day - June 12, 1944. Allied Forces at Normandy

On a drive through Illinois during the John F. Kennedy campaign trail, photographer Paul Schutzer turns his camera on his colleagues in the press, 1960

On set for Ferris Bueller's Day off 1986.

On the way to the Summer Jam at Watkins Glen NY in 1973.

Once a Beatle: When Ringo was ill with tonsillitis, he substituted on drums for 8 concerts & lived a superstar's life for 10 days. But Ringo has returned... Now Jimmie Nicol sits alone in the Melbourne airport, waiting for the plane that will take him back to obscurity (15 June 1964) [1600x1104]

One Times Square, Times Square, NYC 1903 [2,300 × 2,899]

One of New York Central’s “Mercury” engines in Chicago, 1936. [540 X 288]

One of my great-uncles in Karlstad, Sweden ca.1920s

One of the last regular trains pulled by a steam locomotive in the United States. Colorado & Southern Railroad, Leadville, Colorado. December 17, 1961 [1000x700]

One of the world's first underwater photographs. Louis Boutan, 1893 [650x857]

One wheel motorcycle, invented by Italian M. Goventosa de Udine, 1931

Onlookers view the beached Great Nantucket Sea Serpent. Reported sightings off the coast made national headlines, with scientists weighing in on the matter. Turns out it was a balloon designed by puppeteer Tony Sarg (of the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade) as a publicity stunt. [1024×612] (1937)

Only remaining image from Original ending of Stanley Kubrick's The Shining. 1981. [413 x 314]

Opening day at Disneyland, 1955 [700 x 700]

Operation Overlord, June 1944

Opium Party, France 1918. [823x569]

Opium den, Singapore, 1941 [1437 x 1112]

Oranges for 1 cent, 1942 [1300x882]

Original voice actors of the peanuts (1960's)

Orville Wright conducts a gliding experiment with a glider resembling the Wright 1911 powered machine, ca. 1911

Oscar II, King of Sweden and Norway, year 1880.

Oskar Schindler being greeted by 300 holocaust survivors in Jerusalem, on May 1, 1962 [OS] [980×757] (AP Photo)

Otto Frank in the attic of the Secret Annex on the morning of the official opening of the Anne Frank House, May 3, 1960

Otto Von Bismarck, 1871.

Ottoman Muslim refugees from the Balkans arriving in Istanbul. (1913-Balkan wars) [960 × 800]

Ottoman soldiers who died from cholera during the Balkan Wars are getting 'dumped' in the outskirts of Istanbul. (1913) [1200 × 894]

Out on the Range, Montana, August 1941

Outkast, chillin' on one of dem 'Lacs, 1992

Over 100 people stand with a logged giant sequoia tree in California, 1917 [1200x873]

Overall view of Firing Room 2 in the Launch Control Center during the Countdown Demonstration Test for the Apollo 12 mission, 1969 [3000 × 2400]

Overhead view of the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Franklin (CV-13) aka 'Big Ben' underway at the Norfolk Navy Yard on 21 February 1944. Franklin had been commissioned on 31 January. The Franklin would go on to be the most heavily damaged US carrier to survive the war. [1270x1024]

PC Frederick Godwin offers tea and sympathy to a now homeless man, who returned home from walking his dog to find his house destroyed and wife killed by a V1 flying bomb. London 1944 [774x800]

PFC Richie sniffs at the delicate perfume of his girlfriend in Jay, Oklahoma, as he opens her letter in Vietnam, April 12, 1966 - [2048x1536]

Pablo Escobar (to the right) posing as a gangster with his cousin Gustavo in the 1980s.

Pablo Picasso does long exposure light painting in 1949 (1200x1184)

Pablo Picasso sits in front of his painting The Kitchen

Palestinian boy and Israeli soldier during the First Intifada (Israel-Palestine region) December 1988 [533 x 800]

Palestinian revolutionary fighter and plane hijacker Leila Khaled in Lebanon with her father, early 1970s [1000x655]

Pam Grier 1970s

Panorama of destroyed Hiroshima after the nuclear detonation in 1945 [5760x1156]

Panorama view of Pearl Harbor, during the Japanese raid, with anti-aircraft shell bursts overhead. December 7th, 1941. [3600 x 2138]

Paper boys at 2 A.M. about to start their morning rounds. February 12, 1908

Papuan civilians deliver boxes of blood plasma on makeshift stretchers to an Australian field hospital during the Battle of Buna-Gona, 1942 [1190x1123]

Parents, early 50s. Dad in army uniform.

Park Spain, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1369x977]

Parking at the Grand Canyon. 1914. [1000x553]

Partly submerged palms above Nile dam, Upper Egypt., 1908 [2776 x 2528]

Passengers looking over the veranda of the British R101 Airship, 1929[800x450]

Path of destruction of the United Air Lines Flight 553 crash in Chicago. 45 people killed including the wife of Watergate conspirator E. Howard Hunt [1,500 × 1,056 ] December 8, 1972

Paul McCartney 1966

Paul McCartney and his daughter Mary, 1970s.

Paul McCartney at Ringo Starr’s wedding, 1981

Paul McCartney being a proto-hipster [1960s]

Paul McCartney mirror selfie, 1959

Paul McCartney, 1965

Paul Newman 1956

Paul Newman and Clint Eastwood 1972

Paul Simon and Carrie Fisher - early '80s

Paul and Linda McCartney with David Gilmour of Pink Floyd at a Zeppelin concert in 1973

Peatwy Tuck of the Meskwahki, 1898

Pelé, 1956. [640x639]

People read the newspaper at the corner of Montgomery and Market Streets in San Francisco, on the morning of Monday December 8, 1941 – the day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. [788 × 788]

Personal Stereo - Eighteen year old inventor, H. Day wearing headphones attached to a wireless under his top hat on May 1922 in UK. (Colored by me) [1250x994]

Peter Dinklage's 1987 yearbook photo

Peter Grant, the legendary manager of Led Zeppelin (1970s).

Petersburg, Va., Surgeons of the 3rd Division before hospital tent - ca July 1864

Phil Edwards was an Olympic athlete for Canada. Edwards was an established physician, and professor at McGill University, of tropical medicine. He hailed from British Guyana. Photo from ca. 1927-28

Photo of 'Endurance' lit by flares at night. Photo by Frank Hurley during Ernest Shackleton's Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1916). [664 × 899]

Photo of Bantam Jeep and artillery piece flying in mid-air taken at New River, North Carolina during early testing. 1941 [4036 x 3028]

Photo of a girl of mixed Chinese and indigenous-Indio (Filipino) ancestry, 1850 [253x350]

Photo of my brother dressed as a robot is 50 years old this month, Feb 1965

Photo of neurologist Duchenne de Boulogne electrocuting a man's face in order to study facial muscles. France, 1862. [902x1248]

Photo of sentencing from the Nuremburg trials. The name of the offender and their punishment next to them, Hess is hidden because Goering was standing up, he received life imprisonment. [1452x974] [Oct 1st 1946]

Photo of true samurai, ca. 1866 by Felice Beato. A year or two after this photograph was taken, the samurai were abolished.

Photo taken by my father in 1977 of Fidel Castro lighting a cigar in Havana [3024 x 4032]

Photobomb, 1936

Photograph of a young boy. 1913

Photography of the Sim station (Russian Urals) by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, 1909 [1600× 1382]

Photos From History That Most People Have Never Seen Before starting in 1896

Physicist Louis Slotin with the Gadget bomb during the Trinity test. He was killed a year later by a 'three dimensional sunburn' from exposure to radioactive material when his screwdriver slipped during an experiment. 1945 [1920 x 1585]

Picasso's children Paloma and Claude 1966

Piccadilly Circus, London c. 1940

Picture at Peony Park pool in Omaha, Nebraska on the second day blacks were allowed in (July 28, 1963). [500 x 632]

Picture from 1965 Lebanon

Picture of my great grandfather (bottom left) taken 99 years ago in Stavropol, Russia.

Pictured is Ukrainian who voluntarily crossed the USSR-Finnish border to become a war prisoner. Other prisoners and he were singing the Ukrainian anthem at the time of the photo. Lappeenranta, July 10, 1941.

Pigeon Feeder c.1955 [1800x1800]

Pile of wrecked aircraft, Guadalcanal, 1945 - photo from Ian 'Jungle' Forrester [1200x707]

Pilot William 'Wild Bill' Hopson, modeling U.S. Mail Service Winter Flying Clothing, ca. 1926

Pilot restarting a stalled propeller (1960s)

Pilots of No. 303 (Polish) Squadron RAF with one of their Hawker Hurricanes, October 1940.

Pink Floyd 1965

Pink Floyd, 1973.

Pink Floyd, Venezia 1989

Pioneers of Leningrad in a defense drill, 1937 [1600 x 1134]

Pistol Dueling in the Olympics (1906-1912) [800*572]

Planting the Ivy at Wrigley Field, 1937 - Colorized [900X700]

Point Pleasant, West Virginia. A small child with a puppy. May 1943 [4861 x 5048]

Poland under Marshall Law. Cinema 'Moscow' playing movie 'Time of Apocalypse'. 1981 [1200x1786]

Police Arresting Demonstrators, Birmingham, Alabama, May 1963. Photographed by Bruce Davidson [1600x1080]

Police grapple with strikers outside the Mitsubishi president's estate, Tokyo [1930s] [2934 x 2191]

Police in Australia Transform Their Motorcycles Into Chariot Racers. 1936. [728X410]

Police officer playing with children, Harlem 1978

Policewoman Florence Coberly preparing for undercover work luring rapists in Los Angeles (1952). [736 × 927]

Polish prisoners at Oświęcim PoW camp (which would later transform into Auschwitz concentration camp), Oświęcim, occupied Poland, 1939 [3500x2530]

Polish refugees in Iran, 1942-1945 [1077 × 1600]

Pope Francis being ordained to the priesthood in 1969

Pope Saint John Paul II meets with Mehmet Agca, the man who attempted to assassinate him, on Dec 27, 1983 [620x454]

Pornstar Linda Lovelace shocks other race-goers as she attends the Royal Ascot races in a revealing morning suit, England, June 20th, 1974 - [2744x3819]

Portrait of Fai Atanoa. Member of a Samoan dancing group, visiting Europe from 1894 to 1898 | Taken in 1896 by Evan Neuhaus in Copenhagen, Denmark [462x635]

Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, taken by Cecil Beaton after her coronation in 1953.

Portrait of Soviet Guard Sgt. Alexey G. Frolchenko of the 325th “Dvina” Infantry Division carrying his PPSh-41 submachine gun, 1943 [1133 x 1700]

Portrait of an Imperial Japanese Army soldier taken as a POW by U.S. forces during the Battle of Okinawa. Kerama Islands, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. June 1945. [1140 x 928]

Portrait of an Unidentified Woman, c1850.

Possibly the earliest known selfie, circa 1920

Post Office, Searsburg, Vermont, 1914. [1536x1178]

Post officers model their new Autopeds scooters, Washington DC, 1917.

Postal workers wearing gas masks during a training exercise in a park in Gloucestershire, England, 1937 [OS] [980×715] Credit: H. Allen-Topical Press Agency-Getty Images

Postman and dog. Minneapolis, 1950.

Potato pickers on lunch break in Caribou, Maine. 1940 [700x530]

Preparing models and set to film the first 'Godzilla' movie, 1954 - [1280 × 847]

President Abraham Lincoln and General George McClellan in a general’s tent during the Battle of Antietam, 1862. [975 × 768]

President Abraham Lincoln meeting with General George 'Little Mac' McClellan at Antietam, October 3rd, 1862

President Abraham Lincoln, seated, on February 24 1861, as photographed by Alexander Gardner

President Bill Clinton delivering the weekly radio address in the Oval Office. November 6, 1993. [1003 x 500]

President Bill Clinton misses the ball while playing football on the beach in South Carolina, 1993. [599 × 735].

President Bill Clinton misses the ball while playing touch football on the beach at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, December 31, 1993 - [1280x1570]

President Eisenhower speaking with paratroopers the day before Operation Overlord (June 5, 1944)

President Ford showing off the new White House outdoor swimming pool. July 5, 1975 [599 x 394]

President Franklin D. Roosevelt carves the turkey during the annual Thanksgiving dinner for polio patients at Warm Springs, Georgia, with first lady Eleanor Roosevelt smiling beside him, on December 1, 1933 [OS][1200x800]

President George H. Bush throws the first pitch at the Texas Rangers' opening night in Arlington, Texas, April 8, 1991 - [985x906]

President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office, shown in one of The Times’s most famous photographs, on Feb. 10, 1961

President John F. Kennedy observes the firing of a Polaris missile by the submerged nuclear submarine Andrew Jackson, off the coast of Florida, November 16, 1963. He was assassinated six days later - [3150×3119]

President Kennedy takes his daughter Caroline out for a spin in the Honey Fitz, 1963

President Reagan gets photobombed during a photo op with Congressman Curt Weldon and his family in the Oval Office, 1987 - [750x494]

President Reagan wearing sweatpants talking to staff aboard Air Force One on a trip to Iowa. 9-20-84. [551x820]

President Roosevelt examining what was believed to be the largest and most accurate printed globe of its time. 1942 [1450 x 1006]

President Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir above Yosemite Valley in 1903, a trip that created Yosemite National Park. Happy Public Lands Day.

President Theodore Roosevelt Inspecting Panama Canal Work from Decauville Train. november 9, 1906. [2867 x 2400]

President Theodore Roosevelt and naturalist John Muir on Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park, 1906

President Truman holding a newspaper that stated he lost after winning the election (November 3, 1948) [845 x 635]

Pretty sure my gramps is the reason for the 'Don't Feed the Animals' signs ~1980

Priest splits beating of Solidarity protesters by paramilitary police, Warsaw, People's Republic of Poland, 1982 [1024x676]

Princess (later Queen ) Elizabeth of Great Britain doing technical repair work during her WWII military service, 1944.[1200 X 1019]

Princess Diana dancing with John Travolta, 1985

Princess Diana shakes hands with an AIDS patient without gloves, a profound gesture at the time, 1991.

Princess Dianna meets Rowan Atkinson, 1984.

Princess Elizabeth II representing the King during the Trooping of the Color ceremony in St. James's Park, London on June 7th, 1951 [941 × 1162]

Princess Elizabeth in peasant blouse and cotton skirt, and her husband Prince Philip in checkered shirt and blue jeans, enjoy an old-fashioned hoedown at a private party in Ottawa, Canada, October 11, 1951 - [1213x997]

Princess Elizabeth of York shakes hands with an old soldier. ca 1929. London. [447 x 566]

Princess Fawzia Fuad Of Egypt 1940's

Princess Maria of Romania, future Queen of Yugoslavia, on her 1922 wedding day. [644 × 1,024]

Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, 1910

Princeton University students after a snowball fight. 1893

Prisoner identification photograph of U.S. Army POW Staff Sgt. Joseph R. Beyrle taken in Stalag XII-A. Beyrle is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the U.S. Army and Soviet Army during World War II, 1944, see comment. [2544x3967]

Private First Class Kerry Nelson, an American M48 tank gunner of the 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, in Vietnam's 'Iron Triangle' during the Vietnam War, mid 1960’s , original publication of the photograph, 1967 [2560X3833]

Private Heath Matthews waiting for medical attention after a raid on enemy positions during the Korean War, 1952 [1600x1286]

Professor James Ricalton, whose passion was travel photography, seen here with two of his Kashmiri friends at the Delhi Durbar, 1903.

Professor McGonagall (aka Maggie Smith) circa 1950s

Professor Neil Armstrong teaches an aerospace engineering class at the University of Cincinnati. 1974. [800 x 604]

Promotional badge for Clint Eastwood's campaign for mayor of Carmel by the sea. Worn by his personally known campaign managers only, less than 30 ever made. My 15 year old mum visiting the US from Australia practically begged for this off of a mans chest. (1985)

Propaganda picture of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini during the 'Battle for Grain' (1926-1931) [1280x950]

Prostitutes on display in Yoshiwara during the Meiji period, 1882 [1450x1133]

Protest against ALCOA (Aluminum Co. of America), 'deputies how much?', San José, Costa Rica, 1970 [609x800]

Public Enemy 1980s

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, built in 1874. [2659x2625]

Public Square, Cleveland, OH 1907

Public hanging of Mirza Reza Kermani, 1896 [700 X 548]

Punishment for alleged involvement with the Nazis, Montelimar 1944

Putin and his 2 daughters 1985

Pyramid of WWI captured German helmets at Grand Central, NYC, 1918. [1400 x 1153]

Pyramid of captured German helmets in front of the NYC Grand Central Terminal, 1918. [1,024×853]

Pyramid of captured German helmets, New York, 1918 [1400x1153]

Quaid-i-Azam - Muhammad Ali Jinnah - lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan.

Queen Elizabeth II addresses a vast gathering of more than a quarter of a million in India, 1961 [1600 × 1223]

Queen Elizabeth II and her first corgi puppy Susan, 1944

Queen Elizabeth II delivering her first Christmas Day telecast to the British people from the royal country estate at Sandringham in 1957 [980x768]

Queen Elizabeth II driving Prince Charles and Princess Anne (1957). [1120 x 699]

Queen Elizabeth II firing a British L85 battle rifle in Surrey, England. 1993 [900x600]

Queen Elizabeth II perches in a howdah on the back of an elephant at Benares, during her tour of India, 1961.

Queen Elizabeth II when she was an 18 year old Princess

Queen Elizabeth II, the Mechanic (1945)

Queen Elizabeth visits her daughter Princess Elizabeth, who is training as an ATS mechanic at a training centre in southern England, April 1945. At this stage she is a Second Subaltern of the ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service). [846 X 1026]

Queen Fawzia Fuad of Iran and Princess of Egypt, c. 1939.

Queen Fawzia Fuad of Iran and Princess of Egypt, c. 1939. [720 × 1054]

Queen Fawzia Fuad of Iran and Princess of Egypt, c. 1939. [721 x1005]

Queen Marie of Romania, late 1890. [619 x 1023]

Queen arriving in Japan, 1970

Quentin Dean (In The Heat Of The Night) 1967

RIP Great One, Muhammad Ali in training, Miami, Florida, 1966 by Gordon Parks. [623x768]

RMS Queen Elizabeth bringing American troops back home, New York harbour 1945 [1280×1596]

RMS Titanic under construction in Belfast, 1911 [800x615]

RNLB Solomon Browne training off of the Cornish coast, summer 1981 (lost in service with all hands 19 December 1981)[900x608]

Rabbit used to check for leaks at a Sarin nerve gas production plant, Rocky Mountain Arsenal, Commerce City, Colorado, United states, March 20th, 1970 [3624*4564]

Radical kid solves a problem, 1991.

Railroad bridge from the years 1901-1904, in the State of Oregon, USA.[1280 × 965]

Ralph Foody on the set of Home Alone (1990)

Randy Jackson, Magic Johnson, Michael Jackson, Margot Kidder, Tatum O'Neal an Dan Aykroyd, 1982

Rare color photograph of burning ruins in Warsaw's Old Town Market Place taken during fighting between German soldiers and Polish Home Army troops during the Warsaw Uprising, August 1944. By Ewa Faryaszewska. [1181x787]

Rare full-resolution photo of Chernobyl's destroyed nuclear reactor building. 30 years ago next week. [2770x4188]

Rare photo of Kim Il-Sung's baseball sized tumor on his neck (late 1980s) [1294x1300]

Rare pic of jackie chan 1970

Ray Cambell vs Dick Hyland - Boxing Aftermath 1913

Reception Desk at General Motors Technical Center, 1965

Records in 1957

Recovering the Apollo 13 Command Module shortly after splashdown, 1970 [1500x1500]

Red Army fighter controls traffic on the roads of Berlin, 1945. [1200x650]

Red Army soldiers carry captured Nazi flags inverted towards the ground during the Victory Day parade in Moscow, 1945 [1247x837]

Red Army soldiers examining child clothing at Auschwitz, January 1945 [1379 x 1080]

Red Hot Frankfurters, 1942

Red army militia, Beijing 1973 [236 × 344]

Redd Foxx and Demon Wilson (1970s).

Redwood forest lumberjacks in Northwest California - 1880s

Refugee child with a cat, Käppäselkä, Finland, November 1941 [2951x2977]

Refugees evacuating the Belgian town of Bastogne in 1944, WW2

Reichserntedankfest rally, Thanksgiving Celebration of the Third Reich. That year, 700,000 people participated. 1934 [1600 x 1069]

Reichstag, May 1945 [1500 × 990] Link to archive in comments.

Reindeer during strafing run, Soviet subarctic, 1941 [800 x 572]

Remains of Iraqi tank, possibly a T-55, on a highway south of Kuwait City 1991 [2870×1920]

Removing live shells from the USS Oklahoma battleship after it was refloated in Pearl Harbor [2,460 × 3,000] Dec 22 1943

Republican soldiers are escorted to the firing squad by Francisco Franco's men (Seville Spain, 1936) [2048 x 1430]

Rescue workers digging amongst steam, slurry and rubble during the Aberfan disaster, 1966, [632x856]

Rescued inmates at nazi concentration camp Wobbelin, 1945 near Ludwigslust. [2000 × 1591]

Researching his upcoming role as a Mafioso in 'The Godfather', Al Pacino visits the home of co-star Al Lettieri's brother-in-law: Pasquale 'Patsy Ryan' Eboli (center), capo of the Genovese crime family. Five years later Eboli would disappear -- his body was never found. (1971) [493×389]

Residents of West Berlin show children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, 1961 - [1600x1576]

Residents of West Berlin showing their children to their grandparents who reside on the Eastern side, May 9th, 1961. [1024 × 1009]

Resting Hitch face (1961)

Restored: Caleb Lyon, c.1860 [1800x1166]

Results of the 1977 Dutch train hostage crisis (15,000 bullets fired) [864x486]

Retro baby carriage with a smiling baby. 1890s.

Reverend Jim (Christopher Lloyd) around 1979-80

Revolutionaries on the streets during the Romanian Revolution of 1989 [760x483]

Richard Nixon at his wife's funeral, June 26, 1993 [760x480]

Richard Nixon gives a thumbs-up after his resignation on August 9, 1974 - [2000x1490]

Richard and Mildred Loving at home in 1965 — two years before winning their landmark case in the Supreme Court, which determined that all laws against interracial marriage in the U.S. were unconstitutional. [1485x1000]

Riding a 1939 Lehaitre tracked motorcycle

Ripley 1979

Rita Hayworth 1948

Rita Hayworth as Gilda in 1946

Rita Hayworth in 1947.

Rita Hayworth looking stunning in 1946

Rita Hayworth with some bling 1940s

Rita Hayworth, 1941

Road repair gang, Ohio, 1938

Roald Dahl in the garden shed where he wrote many of his books, including Charlie and the Chocolate factory. 1979. Great Missenden, Bucks. [564 x 786]

Rob Lowe, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Robert Downey Jr. at the Governors Ball after the 1988 Academy Awards.

Robert De Niro with Martin Scorsese's mother. She used to cook for cast and crew on the sets of her son's movies (1980s)

Robert De Niro with Martin Scorsese, 1970s

Robert De Niro, age 7 in 1950

Robert Downey Jr and James Spader, 1985

Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Jessica Parker in 1983

Robert E Howard, creator of Conan The Barbarian, 1934

Robert F. Kennedy sleeps on the floor of a plane during his 1968 presidential campaign. [1024x675]

Robert Moog, inventor of the Moog synthesizer, with rock keyboardist Keith Emerson. Behind them is Emerson's modular Moog system. Buffalo New York, 1974. [450x318]

Robert Oppenheimer meets Albert Einstein at Princeton in 1947 [1280 × 1053]

Robert Overcracker rode a jetski over Niagara Falls in 1995 to promote awareness for the homeless. His parachute failed to deploy and his body was never found. [720x486]

Robert Plant holding a dove that flew into his hands Circa. 1973

Robert Plant holding a dove, circa 1973

Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin holds a pigeon that flew into his hand while on stage, 1973

Robert Wadlow (8'11'') with his father (5'11'') - 1930's

Robin Williams and John Ritter at the Emmy Awards (September 1979)

Robin Williams as a Bronco cheerleaders 1979

Robin Williams as a mime in Central Park - 1974

Robin Williams as a senior at Redwood High School. [1969]

Robin Williams clowning around outside The Comedy Store (1978).

Robin Williams street performing in New York City, 1979. [1024x1473]

Robin Williams, circa 1977

Robin Williams, high school senior, age 18 in 1969.

Robin Williams, probably mid-eighties. He would have turned 65 today.

Rocco the Great Dane guards the body of his friend, chef Luigi Rivieccio, who had just been stabbed to death in the restaurant where he worked (New York, July 31, 1941). [528x700]

Rock climbing Legend Lynn Hill. Circa late 1970s.

Rocky Marciano's 13th Round Knockout Punch to Jersey Joe Walcott in 1952

Roller Girl (70s)

Roller skating in Chicago, 1979. Photograph by Rene Burri. [431 × 650].

Rolling a joint, 1950

Romanov sisters, Grand Duchesses Maria, Olga, Anastasia, and Tatiana, ca 1910.

Ronald Reagan Meeting with leaders of the Afghan Mujahideen in the Oval Office, 1983 [3000x1996]

Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Reagan smile as they have their honeymoon dinner at the Stork Club in New York City, 1952 - [3240x2562]

Rosa Parks. Dec 01, 1955

Rosalind Franklin, a British biophysicist who is best known for her work on the X-ray diffraction images of DNA which led to the discovery of DNA double helix.

Rosanne Cash just posted this on Twitter - 'Miss my dad, gone 13 yrs today. Here he is after I told him I got a ticket for driving 102 mph in his car.'

Rowan Atkinson 1970's

Rowan Atkinson and Young Christian Bale 1980s

Royal Air Force pilot getting a haircut during a break between missions, Britain, 1942

Roza Shanina, 19-year-old Russian WWII sniper with 54 confirmed kills in 1944

Roza Shanina, a Soviet sniper during WWII. She volunteered for the military after the death of her brother in [1941]. [267 x 395] [Colourized].

Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the deep South, 1960 [1200 × 1043]

Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the deep South, November 14th, 1960. [ 1200 × 1043]

Rudolf Höss the commandant of the Auschwitz concentration camp, is hanged next to the crematorium at the camp on 16 April, 1947 - [1024x1685]

Running errands in the 1970s.

Rupaul and Nirvana in 1992

Rural US mail carrier with horse drawn Harrington 'Light Runner' mail wagon. 1912 [5352 x 3989] x-post -r-HI_Res

Russ Tamblyn does a flip on the sidewalk while walking with Venetia Stevenson, 1955

Russia sailors surround a sleeping kitten (1941)

Russian Battleship Orel after Tsushima (1905) [2,000px × 1,432px]

Russian Punks 1980's

Russian Sniper Roza Shanina, 1945 [880x1121]

Russian Tsar Nicholas II and British King George (cousins) in Berlin 1913 [2128x3009]

Russian infantry take cover during their battle against the Austro-Hungarian army, at the beginning of World War I in August 1914 - [1841x1227]

Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov, ca. 1920

Russian soldiers playing piano in a wrecked living room in Berlin, 1945.

Russian soldiers wearing disturbing costumes for an impromtu performance behind the lines during a lull in the World War I fighting [736 × 412] March 22, 1916

Russian teacher, at blackboard, with students enrolled during 'Elimination of illiteracy' campaign, 1929.[1024x759]

Russian writer Anton Chekhov, photographed by his brother (1891).

Russians soldiers inspect the equipment taken from a German, and discover, in a case for his gas mask, were potatoes 1941 [1442×2048]

Russians wait in line outside a first McDonald's fast food restaurant in Moscow 1991 [1200x900]

SNL Original Cast 1975

SNL. 1978.

SR-71 & Pilots in Full Pressure Suits at Lockheed Martin, Late 1980's. Photo by Eric Schulzinger [1280×580].

SS machine gunner among the burning remains of Zhitomir during a desperate battle against the Red Army, 1943. [736x1000]

SS officer initiation(1938)[1600x1169]

Sacheen Littlefeather giving a speech on Native American rights after refusing to accept Marlon Brando's best actor Oscar - 1973

Sacheen Littlefeather refusing Marlon Brando's Oscar in his behalf to make a political statement decrying the stereotyping of Native Americans in movies and TV - March 5, 1973 - [620 x 428]

Sad clown Emmett Kelly, in his performer's makeup, carrying a bucket of water in the aftermath of the Hartford circus fire of July 6, 1944, in which at least 167 people were killed. The tragedy is often called 'the day the clown cried' due to this photo. Credit: Associated Press. [520x480]

Sailing into Fuji, Japan circa 1920. [960 × 591].

Sailor showing his earned tattoos, 1890s

Sailors one and all. The day after after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, young men line up to volunteer at a Navy Recruiting station in Boston, Massachusetts. Dec. 8, 1941.

Sailors say goodbye to their girls, taken at the departure of the Italian training ship 'Amerigo Vespucci' in Egypt, 1963 (Vintage Everyday) [1074 x 1270]

Sailors watch the 'Able Day' A-bomb cloud from USS FALL RIVER (CA-131) off Bikini Atoll, 1 July 1946. [2548 x 3200]

Sally Field (1977).

Sally Field at age 19, 1966

Salvador 'I don't do drugs I am drugs' Dalí painting The Face of War, 1941.

Salvador Dali at a book signing, taken with a fisheye lens, 1963

Salvador Dali taking his anteaters for a walk in Paris, 1969

Salvador Dalí on a carriage drawn by his goat, 1953. [496x388]

Salvage divers working after the attack on Pearl harbor 1941 [740×605]

Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins, 1972

Sam Leach says, as this photo was taken, 'Rory Storm was lying on the floor hopelessly drunk. He shouted up to Paul McCartney, 'I wanna be in the picture'.' So, as you can see, Paul bent down and lifted his foot into the shot. LOL (17 March 1962)

Sam the Rhesus Monkey gets ready for his ride in the Little Joe 2 Spacecraft [2,110 × 2,706 ] 4 December 1959

Sammy Davis Jr and Martin Luther King Jr backstage at New York's Majestic Theatre, 1965

Sammy Davis Jr and Martin Luther King Jr backstage at New York's Majestic Theatre, 1965 [1240x1335]

Samuel Arnold, a conspirator in the plot to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln, was arrested with the other men involved in the assassination plot, seen here April 14, 1865

Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several Chess Masters at once in France, 1920.

Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920 [1600x1220]

Samurai Warrior in 1800s.

Samurai, 1881 by Franz Stillfried

San Diego Comic Con, 1985

San Francisco Mayor Dianne Feinstein walking through the streets of SOMA district, 1986 [920x1240]

Sandbags placed outside Selfridges Department Store in London to protect it during the first Christmas of WWII, 1939 [600 x 462]

Santa Claus with the children during Croatian War of Independence. Vukovar, 1992 [919 x 768]

Santa carrying presents with a helmet on, WWII.

Santa delivers presents in the back of a jeep to wounded Australian soldiers on the front lines in 1943

Santa with a helmet delivering presents during the London Blitz, 1940 [700 x 906]

Sarah Vaughan, 'one of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century.' Circa 1946

Sarajevo burns, 1993 [1217 × 780]

Saundra Brown, the first black woman on the Oakland police force, gets instructions on how to shoot a shotgun, 1970. [1023 x 1269]

Scandinavia's indigenous Sami people in Norway, 1928 [2980x1961]

Scene of Viet Cong terrorist bombing in Saigon, Republic of Vietnam, 1965 [2626 × 2076]

Scene of a triple trainwreck that killed 9 people in Milford, Connecticut, February 22, 1916 [1024x738](SFW)

Scene on the southeastern part of Ford Island, looking northeasterly, with USS California (BB-44) in right center, listing to port after being hit by Japanese aerial torpedoes and bombs [5049 x 3979].

Schienenwolf - the plow used by retreating German army to destroy railoroad tracks, 1945 [750x500]

School at Anthoston, Kentucky. By Lewis Hine, 1916.

School photo from 1930. Student on the far left ran behind everyone to get to the other side before the shot was complete. He's in the photo twice, and looks quite proud of himself.

School photograph. 1961.

School's out for summer in Belleville, Illinois, in 1974. [980x777]

Schooners racing in the Master Mariners Regatta - San Francisco, July 4th, 1884 [768 x 768]

Scott's Antarctic expedition from the 1910s [434 × 600]

Screaming Phantoms -- NYC, 1970s

Sculptor Gutzon Borglum's original model created before the carving of Mount Rushmore began, circa 1936 [612x595]

Sean Connery and Ursula Andress, playing on the beach, 1962

Sears Catalog, 1974

Seated from left to right is Joseph Numa, John Potter and James Deal, three soldiers of the Coldstream Guards. Crimean War, 1854-56. (634x800)

Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy clutching his stomach after being shot during the assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan (1981) [1584 x 2045]

Secret Service agents walk on both sides of President Theodore Roosevelt's carriage during his inauguration on March 4, 1905. He was the first President to be provided Secret Service Protection - [1532x1145]

Secret Service uniforms under President Nixon, 1970-74 [562 x 760]

Segregated ward for women at the city prison in New Orleans, Louisiana, 1963 - by Leonard Freed [733x1100]

Seized Artillery, 1941

Selfridges seen from Balderton Street during the coronation of King George VI 1937 [608×1023]

Selling papers on December 7, 1941 at Times Square in New York City, announcing that Japan has attacked U.S. bases in the Pacific.[991 × 742]

Seminarists playing football in Madrid, Spain. 1962. by Francesc Català-Roca [1260 x 844]

Senate Beer Ad. New York Ave NW & 14th St NW, Washington, DC 1942.

Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy on their wedding day. September 12, 1953.

September 3, 1967 - The day Sweden switched from driving on the left side of the road to driving on the right

Serbian cavalry unit, oldest available image of the Serbian army, 1854.[960 x 534]

Serbian civilians who are being forced to convert to Catholicism by the Ustaša regime stand in front of a baptismal font in a Serbian Orthodox church before being massacred by the Ustaše in Glina, Independent State of Croatia, July 30th, 1941 [1400*1010]

Serbian soldiers on the Salonika Front, 1916-1918 [1029x712]

Sergeant Clement Edward Hill, 3rd Light Horse Regiment of the Australian Army 1915.

Sergeant George A. Kaufman changes a street sign from Adolf Hitler Strasse to Roosevelt Boulevard in Krefeld, Germany, 1945.[788 X 1199]

Sergeant George Camblair practicing with a gas mask in a smokescreen. Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1942

Sergeant Samuel Smith of the 119th US Colored Infantry, his wife Molle and their daughters Mary and Maggie. c. 1865

Serial impostor Stanley Clifford Weyman, posing as a 'State Department Naval Liaison Officer', leaving the White House with Princess Fatima of Afghanistan and her sons after being received by President Harding. July 1921 [3108 x 2729]

Serial killer John Wayne Gacy poses with First Lady Roslynn Carter. This picture would become an embarrassment for the Secret Service as the pin Gacy is wearing indicates security clearance. [402x369]

Serra Pelada Gold Mine, 1985 [1200x1800]

Sesame Street Rehearsal 1980's unknown photographer [616 × 821]

Seth Kinman, one of the earliest settlers of California, sitting on a chair he gave to President Johnson made out of a grizzly bear, he also gave a chair out of elk horns to President Lincoln, ca. 1865 [1335x1600]

Seven ton dump truck plunges through Warren Avenue bridge, Boston 1952 [1200x965]

Sgt. Henry 'Black Death' Johnson of the 369th 'Harlem Hellfighters' poses wearing the Croix de Guerre, awarded for bravery in an outnumbered battle against German force. He also received the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2015 - 12th of February, 1919

Shadows are cast beneath the Brooklyn Bridge, seen from a stable roof, on May 6, 1918. [repost from r-pics] [720x593]

Shanty housing burns after the army crushed a WWI veterans protest in DC, 1932 [1418x1083]

Shaquille O'Neal carrying Bill Gates - early 1990s

Sharon Tate a few years before her 1969 murder by the Manson family

Sharon Tate and Barbara Bouchet at Playboy Club London in 1966

Sharpshooter Annie Oakley while touring with Buffalo Bill's Wild West show in Italy, 1890 - [1576x1701]

Sheep grazing on the South Lawn of the White House, 1918 [1040 x 706]

Shelley Duvall, Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner, Lorne Michaels, and Laraine Newman (1977)

Sherilyn Fenn as femme fatale Audrey Horne in Twin Peaks, 1990

Shipyard Worker, 1944.

Shopping in Soviet Vilnius, Lithuania, 1990 [800x524]

Showgirls playing chess backstage at the Latin Quarter nightclub - New York, NY (1958)

Siberian bear hunting suit from the 1800s

Siberian bear-hunting armor from the 1800s

Sideshow barker at the circus, Klamath Falls, Oregon, July 1942

Sightseers park to watch a Stratocruiser taxi across an underpass in Queens, New York, March 1951 - [1700x1137]

Sigmund Freud, 1921

Sign placed in front of the Memphis Zoo on Thursday, 'Negro day', the only day of the week that African Americans were allowed to visit, 1959 - [2020x1848]

Sign placed in front of the Memphis Zoo, Tennessee, stating the only day of the week that African Americans were allowed to visit, c. 1959. [2020 × 1848]

Sign that says 'Fair of the german red cross', central avenue, San José, Costa Rica, 1916 [1000x752]

Sigourney Weaver and Jonesy on the set of Alien, 1979.

Sigourney Weaver looking sharp in a suit. (1980)

Sigourney Weaver's high school yearbook page (1967)

Sikh troops man a Bren gun in the line near Villa Grande, Italy, 15 January 1944

Silent film star Evelyn Brent, 1924.

Simon Peg at 19 years old filming a movie (1989)

Sing-song girls (tea-house entertainers who sing and dance) in training, China 1932 [1500x1535] Picture by Ellen Thorbecke

Sioux braves enjoying a toboggan run on Hampstead Heath, London, Britain 1925

Siouxsie Sioux (1980)

Sir David Attenborough cuddles a bear cub named Benjamin, 1956.

Sir David Attenborough late 1950s

Sir David Attenborough, born this day in 1926, seen here petting a macaw, ca. 1950-51

Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, Everest, 1953 [5067 x 3483]

Sir Edmund Hillary, first man to summit Everest shaving after a month in the hills, following the expedition to Garhwal Himalaya, 1950's

Sir Michael Caine (1959)

Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill - circa 1950 [804x1080] colorized by jecinci

Sister Sledge, 1970

Sit-in demonstration at a Woolworth's whites-only lunch counter in Jackson, Mississippi, turned violent when a mob poured sugar, ketchup and mustard over the heads of demonstrators, from left, John Salter, Joan Trumpauer and Anne Moody. May 28, 1963 [2048 × 1701]

Six Polish civilians moments before death by firing squad in 1939, pay attention to the differing expressions on their faces (1600x1061)

Skateboarding in New York City, 1965

Skateboarding in the 80s

Skully, Mulder, and Skinner goofing around on the set of Xfiles early 1990s

Slash playing at Fairfax High School (1982)

Slice of life! A mother helps her child off the trolley on a Broadway in New York City, July 1913.

Slums of Washington, D.C., 1940 [2664x1824]

Smokin' in the Dugout, Dave Parker and Grant Jackson (1979)

Sneaking a kiss through Berlin Wall, circa 1989. (340x453)

Snoop Dogg's senior class picture, 1989

Snoop's senior photo, 1989.

Snow fort built by the Tsar, his daughters and soldiers during captivity in Tobolsk, Siberia [448 × 434] 1917-1918

So much is going on in this photo, 1981

So strange to see London in color in 1940.

So this is what the police station used to look like in my hometown in Western Australia (circa 1890)

Society Girls, 1915

Soldier Georges Roy, who lost his eyes and arms in the war, marries his sweetheart Marguerite Lavenue, Paris, October 1917 - [889x1236]

Soldier from the York and Lancaster regiment in a front line trench, WWI.

Soldiers advancing through morning mist at the Battle of Somme, July 1, 1916 [3000x2229]

Soldiers at The Battle of the Menin Road, 1917 - Photograph by Frank Hurley [730x555]

Soldiers from both sides taking a picture together during the impromptu Christmas truce on Dec. 24, 1914 (xpost -r-100yearsago) [1000x703]

Soldiers from the Royal Anglian Regiment counter-attack Catholic stone-throwers in The Bogside, Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 1971 - Photographed by Don McCullin [1280x904]

Soldiers in ruins of Cassino Battlefront, Italy, 5 April 1944 by George Frederick Kaye

Soldiers of the 161st Chemical Smoke Generating Company, U.S. Third Army, move a barrel of oil in preparation to refilling an M-2 smoke generator [3,000 × 2,459] Preparing for attack on Saar River near Wallerfangen, Germany

Soldiers of the 1st US Inf. Div. patrolling the deserted road to Mortain. August 3, 1944.

Soldiers of the British Empire Behind the Lines at Ypres, Belgium - 1917 [1180 x 787]

Soldiers of the Swedish Volunteer Battalion clear out Russian bunkers on the Hanko Front, August 29, 1941.

Soldiers pay moving tribute to 8 million horses, donkeys, and mules who died during the First World War. 1915

Soldiers prepare a thanksgiving turkey using an M1937 field range (1940s)

Soldiers returning home after the war - 1945

Soldiers wearing gas masks while peeling onions at Tobruk, 15 October 1941.

Soldiers wearing gas masks while peeling onions at Tobruk, 15 October 1941. [799 × 800]

Soldiers working on a locomotive, Chicago, 1945.

Something other than cotton: My grandmothers family, Black life in the Rural South: 1920's and 1930's

Somme, In late July 1916. The 23rd RI fighters in a trench. #Somme100

Soon-to-be Queen Elizabeth a year before her father passes away in 1951 (1200 × 922)

Sophia Loren 1950s

Sophia Loren 1960

Sophia Loren on the set of Boccacio 70 directed by Vittorio de Sica, 1962

Southern Swedish Sami in front of a turf hut, Ca. 1885-1892. Sweden.

Soviet And Nazi Soldiers Talking After The Successful Invasion Of Poland, September 1939. [1024×718]

Soviet Bombers (1970) by Lev Polikashin [1087x763]

Soviet Female Prisoner of war [831x529]

Soviet Prisoner of war, Pyotr Palnikov, watches as the corpses of Soviet POWS and concentration camp inmates are exhumed in Seelhorst Cemetery, Hanover, 1945

Soviet and American soldiers share a dance upon their meet-up at the River Elbe near Torgau, Saxony, Germany. 26 April 1945. [1121 x 821]

Soviet and British soldiers rendezvous near Qazvin during the 1941 Anglo-Soviet invasion of Iran. [1090x704]

Soviet border guards patrolling the USSR-China border (now Kazakhstan-China border) near Khorgos, 1984 [1,024 × 668]

Soviet freighter Anosov off the cost of Puerto Rico during the Cuban missile crisis 1962 [920×668]

Soviet frontline propaganda banner directed towards Finns, 1942 [1600 × 1306]

Soviet gym teachers parade in Moscow, 1956

Soviet gym teachers parade in Moscow, 1956 [696x1000]

Soviet soldier chases a young man who had thrown rocks at a tank during the Prague Spring, 1968. [1600 × 1131]

Soviet soldier in a tank, feeding condensed milk to polar bears c. 1950

Soviet soldiers openly sexually harass a German woman in Leipzig, 1945 [564 × 744]

Soviet soldiers try to engage a less than cooperative German toddler for a photograph in the ruins of Monbijoustraße in defeated and Soviet occupied Berlin as the child’s mother looks on in resignation. May 1945. [1150 x 1746]

Soviet tanks from WWII being cut up in preparation for smelting in the Dneprospetsstal facility in Zaporozhye, Ukraine - January 1960 [1010x697]

Soviets meet Norwegians who were hiding the the German military. They sheltered in a mine in Finnmark, 1945 [1024x678]

Space Oddity era David Bowie, 1969.

Space Shuttle Columbia landing, completing STS-80. [2,272 × 1,552] 7 December 1996

Space traveler stops in Oklahoma for a party, 1957

Spanish workers carry out a mock-execution of Christ near Madrid at the onset of the civil war, 1936 [880x890]

Splatter mask worn by British tank gunners during WWI, 1918 [1148×1600]

Spock and James T Kirk in their Christmas sweaters 1960s.

Spring Hill Disaster, by Joe Scherschel, 1958 [852 x 1280]

Square-rigged ship in Dry dock, Antwerp, Belgium, c. 1900 [x-post r-drydockporn][760×1137]

Sri Swami Opens Woodstock, 1969

Staff Sgt. Arthur Moore of Buffalo, N.Y., who was wounded in Belgium, stands on 42nd Street near Grand Central Station in New York on May 7, 1945 as New Yorkers celebrate news of VE Day [1280 x 1599]

Staged photo of a milkman during the Blitz, October 9, 1940 [4877 × 3789] Photographer Fred Morley had his assistant carry the milk so that the picture could get past British censors

Stalin and Churchill in Livadia Palace during the Yalta Conference, February 1945

Stanley Kubrick and the actors on the set of A Clockwork Orange. (1971)

Statues from the Soviet and German pavilions face each other at the 1937 World Expo, symbolizing the two countries' rivalry, 1937 [500x500]

Steamboats on the Mississippi River - 1907

Steinvorth-Castro family (german-costarrican). Paseo Colón, San José, Costa Rica, 1917 [628x960]

Stephen Colbert and family 1968

Stephen Colbert during his time at Northwestern University (1984 - 1986)

Stephen Hawking and his wife Jane Wilde, 1965

Stephen Hawking before ALS, 1960s

Stephen Hawking, 1962

Stephen King has his cigarette lit by a young Drew Barrymore [650x660]

Stephen King signing a poster in 1985

Steve Buscemi, FDNY 1976

Steve Buscemi, FDNY 1976 [385x607]

Steve Buscemi, FDNY, Engine 55, Little Italy, New York, New York, 1981

Steve Jobs 1983

Steve Jobs Goving IBM the finger [1983]

Steve Jobs and Bill Gates discuss the PC's future. Jobs' Palo Alto home, 1991 [612 x 456]

Steve Jobs of Apple answers a question while sitting next to Bill Gates of Microsoft at an interview in New York, 1984 - [1024x768]

Steve Jobs, c.1985

Steve McQueen with Paul Newman, Barbara Streisand, and Sidney Poitier (1972)

Steve McQueen, the king of cool, smoking while donning his trademarked Persols. 1960's

Steven Spielberg and a very young Christian Bale 1986

Steven Spielberg examining a scale model on the set of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1980)

Stevie Nicks, 1977.

Stevie Wonder visiting a children's school for the blind in London (1970).

Stewardess for United Airlines in 1970.

Still photo of WWII pinup girls from the 1941 movie You're In The Army Now. The lady in the center is Jane Wyman (Ronald Regan's first wife of 10 years.) [1098x835]

Still skating 38 years later [1977] [x-post -r-skateboarding]

Stockholm in the late 1950's.

Store Owners in Koreatown, Los Angeles take defensive positions against rioters 1992 [600 x 400]

Strawberry grower from Oklahoma in California, Spring 1937

Strawberry picking in Richmond, British Columbia, 1980s.

Street musicians of Amsterdam, Kaatje and Christiaan Britting, ca. 1885.

Street of San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1359x973]

Street scene in Harlem, New York, May-June 1943

Street vendor selling mummies in Egypt, 1865 [1297 × 1600]

Streetcar passing through Paseo Colón street, San José, Costa Rica, 1900's [1363x975]

Strikers in Turin, Italy, 1917 - 'War wounded want bread from the government' [2336x1224]

Students protest at the reflecting pool, Washington DC, 1970 [960 × 1440]

Studio publicity portrait of a young Mickey Rooney, c. 1940 [2163 × 2749]

Studying 1968

Studying the effects of weightlessness on a living mammal at 25,000', 1958 [795x573]

Stuka dive-bombers fly over, Immola, July 2, 1944.

Subway babes -- Late 70s, by Willy Spiller

Suffragists in parade, c.1910-1915

Summer of 1960- My Grandpa caught smiling at a woman that is not my Grandma. He was quite the flirt in his prime.

Super Bowl I, January 15, 1967, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles, California [3271x2453]

Super Dad Reflexes, Queens NY (1981)

Superheater Tubes and Boiler Flues, C&O T-1 #3020 Boiler Explosion, 1948 [1000 × 734]

Superman Thanksgiving Day Parade Float from 1940

Surf party on the beach in the 1960s

Surrender of Japan WWII. A picture my grandfather took September 2, 1945. [466x318]

Surrender of Wake Atoll, 4 September 1945 [820 × 1024]

Survivors of Bergen Belsen concentration camp use shoes to fuel fire 1945 [1200×1191]

Sweden changing from left-hand to right-hand traffic (3 September 1967, 5:00am) [1200x1404]

Swedish Police Woman (1970s)

Swedish stewardess, Birgitta Lindman, with the SAS airline 1959

Sweet jump (1970s)

Swimmers in Las Vegas watching the mushroom cloud from a nearby (75 miles away) atomic bomb test - 1953

Swimming Lessons With No Pool,1922 [640 × 354]

Swiss guards guarding the entry to the Vatican. In the background an Italian Carabiniere. Rome, late XIX century [560x750]

Sylvester Stallone, 1986

T Strap Palette, 1920s

T.E. Lawrence, or 'Lawrence of Arabia' with camel and Enfield rifle, c. 1917 [772x500]

TONY CONIGLIARO - Who was hit in the face by a fastball in 1967 which almost killed him and ruined a promising career.

Tailoring and shop Aronne & Mainnieri. San José, Costa Rica, 1940's [720x425]

Taking Airline Reservations before Computers (1945) [1080 × 1080]

Talking Heads playing at the famous CBGB in late 1970's

Tammi Terrell and Marvin Gaye. 1966

Tank tracks left by a tank from the 2nd Independent Armoured Brigade, Polish II Corps during training, and a soldier walking alongside them. Egypt, January 1943. [2143x3520][OS]

Tanks Scheduled for Repair, Abandoned at Kharkov Factory when the Soviet Union fell [1,024px × 653px]

Tanks on parade in Berlin for the 30th anniversary of East Germany, 7 October 1979 [1000x705]

Tanya Roberts on a skateboard, 1970s

Taxidermist Carl Akeley posing with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896 [1287 × 1600]

Tear gas is used to evict anti-communist POWs from their dwellings at Geoje POW Camp. Geojedo, Korea. 1953 [2048x1335]

Technicians eye the new improved New Years ball, with halogen lamps for greater visibility, in New York City in 1978 [838 x 557]

Teddy Roosevelt Becomes the First US President to Fly in an Airplane, 1910 [1024x728]

Teddy Roosevelt shaking hands with a Native American man. c. 1901 [529x654]

Teddy Roosevelt, age 18

Teenagers in south Bronx, NY 1970

Teens in Soviet Lithuania - 1979

Teens street racing in the early 80's

Ten-year-old Kazimiera Mika, whose older sister was killed during a German air raid, is comforted by American photographer Julien Bryan, Poland, 13 Sep 1939

Terrorist bombing on Corporation Street in the centre of Manchester, England [2048 × 1536] Saturday 15 June 1996 - used a powerful 3,300-pound (1,500 kg) truck bomb

Terry Fox running Highway 11 at Orillia in 1980.

Testing football helmets in 1912 [800 x 663]

Texting, mid-1950's style.

Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1924 [OS][1200 x 960]

Thanksgiving Turkeys for President Hoover Washington, DC ,1929

That time you got a Pepsi Cola. May 31, 1943

The 'Great Manta” that was captured by Captain A.L. Kahn on August 26, 1933 [1600 x 1154]

The 'Great Stone Face', Buster Keaton, ca. 1925

The 1926 Army-Navy Game held at Soldier Field in Chicago. 27 November 1926 [1457x1129]

The 3245 year old seal on Tutankhamen's tomb before it was broken, 1922 [1600x1080]

The 60 H.P. Spyker Racer, the world's first four-wheel drive car. Netherlands, 1903. [1920x1440]

The 7th century wooden village of Ikaho, Japan, 1880 [1280×996]

The American flag is set on fire as Japanese protesters demand the closure of the U.S. military base in Okinawa, weeks after the abduction and rape of a 12-year-old girl by three U.S. servicemen. October 22, 1995 [1000x890]

The Athletes of the U.S.S. Oregon circa 1897

The Battle of Zonnebeke, 1917 [1200x823]

The Beatles (with Ringo Starr as their “new” drummer) was taken at the Cavern Club on August 22, 1962.

The Beatles Making The Cover For Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, 30th March 1967. [1029x703]

The Beatles in their final concert on the roof of Apple Records on January 30, 1969.

The Beatles on the beach in 1963

The Beatles performing in a club in Liverpool in 1962, before they had signed their first recording contract (with their original drummer Pete Best) [1080×720]

The Beatles prepping for their Abbey Road crossing, Aug. 8, 1969

The Beatles step onstage in Tokyo, Japan. 1966 [391x500]

The Belgrade Phantom; Vlada Vasiljević stole a white Porsche-Targa 911-s and for about ten evenings drove the police crazy with his reckless driving during an official visit of the president Tito to Cuba in 1979. Several tens of thousand people went on the streets to support him. [639 x 317]

The Bowdoin College Tug of War Team, 1891.

The Clash and Jello Biafra hanging out in the early 80s.

The Classic Cameras Used by LIFE’s First Female Staff Photographer, Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971); the first Western professional photographer accredited to enter the Soviet Union, 1940’s [1012X1012]

The Cow Boy, c. 1888, Sturgis, Dakota Territory

The Crew of the Nuclear-Powered Icebreaker 'Lenin' Skiing During a Short Stop in the Arctic, 1960 [1146X872]

The Crew of the USS Pueblo, Subtly Flipping their North Korean Captors the Bird, 1968 [610x372]

The Cure [1989]

The Diamond T Doodlebug in 1935.

The Doors, 1967

The Eiffel Tower, July 1888.

The Empire State - Fifth Ave & 41st Street, NYC in 1933

The Facade of the Arc de Triomphe is Covered with Sandbags to Prevent Damage During the Great War, 1914 [1200x878]

The Fernie Swastikas hockey team taking a group picture in British Columbia, wearing sweaters with their team logo that represented good luck and peace [1922]

The First Class Lounge on the RMS Titanic [1500 × 926] photographed on January 4, 1912

The Four Romanov Sisters of Russia. 1906, exact date unknown. [823 X 519]

The Funerary Mask of Tutankhamun, November 1925

The German battleship Admiral Graf Spee in flames after being scuttled in the River Plate Estuary off Montevideo, Uruguay, 17 December 1939 [800 × 529]

The Grand Canal being drained and cleaned – Venice, Italy (1956) [850 x 850]

The Great Alaskan earthquake, 1964 [700 x 539]

The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 [6716 × 3358]

The Great White Fleet. The US Navy battle fleet of 16 battleships divided into two squadrons on it's journey around the world. Circa 1908 (2,000 x 640)

The Great White Hurricane - New York (1888) [1390 x 1800]

The Green Line demarcation zone, Beirut, Lebanon 1982.[800 × 1164]

The Guggenheim Museum under construction in 1957. [5553x3423]

The Hedgehog and the Hare, Germany, 1862 [1535x1977]

The Hell of Serra Pelada Mines (1980s) [1069 x 1600]

The Hindenburg floating past the Empire State Building in 1936 [1247x875]

The Hoover Dam under construction, c.1935

The Horse Wrangler, Bonham, Texas, June, 1910

The Human Eagle, 12500 officers, nurses and men, Camp Gordon, Atlanta 1918 [2464x1888]

The Infamous, The Immortal, Betty White, 1945

The Isolator was a helmet worn to help the wearer focus, rendering a person deaf. They even had a supply of oxygen (1925).

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. 'Boardwalk at Asbury Park.'

The Jersey Shore circa 1905. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. [2600 × 2050]

The Kiss of Life – A utility worker giving mouth-to-mouth to co-worker after he contacted a high voltage wire, 1967 [1280 x 1600]

The Last Caliph of the Ottoman Empire Abdulmecid II with his daughter and son in law, 1931 [665x800]

The Liberation of Auschwitz, 1945 [780x600]

The Little people troupe during the elections. Germany, 1932 [618 X 1024]

The London Underground during the Victorian Era, c. 1890s. [2115 x 1516]

The Lunar Orbit and Landing Approach (aka Project LOLA) was a NASA simulator built at Langley Research Center to study problems related to landing on the lunar surface (1960) [3052 x 2432]

The Mingun Bell 90,718 kg [1614x2000]

The Mini Skirt Mob 1968

The Moulin Rouge nightclub at Montmarte, Paris, 1923 [1200x1649]

The National Space Invaders Championship held by Atari in 1980 - [1800x1156]

The Nazi Olympics in Berlin were the first to be televised: this humongous 6 feet long zoom camera was called 'Fernsehkanonen', 1936 [1280x832]

The Norwegian Annexation of Bouvet Island, 1 December 1927 [800x350]

The Obama's on their wedding day, 1992. [ 600 X 600]

The Old Post Office 1910,The second tallest structure in Washington, DC

The Opening Ceremony of the first Modern Olympics in Athens, Greece. - 6th April, 1896. [900 × 600]

The Paris Town Hall, after the great fire of the Commune in 1871. [5412x3152]

The Perhapsatron, an early fusion power device based on the pinch concept in the 1950s. Dreamt up by Jim Tuck at Los Alamos National Laboratory, he named the device whimsically on the off chance that it might be able to create fusion reactions [640 x 513]

The Priscilla Nuclear Test detonation during Operation Plumbbob. A series of nuclear tests conducted between May 28 and October 7, 1957. [1280x1030]

The Prototype Sukhoi T-4 with test pilot Sergei Ilyushin. The recon-missile carrier was capable of achieving mach 3, only slightly slower than the SR-71. Probably 1972. [487px × 600px]

The Queen Mother fishing for rainbow trout on the Waikato River - Auckland, NZ. April 25th, 1966. [466 x 1385]

The RMS Mauretania leaving the Tyne in 1906 [2048×1601]

The RP FLIP in 1962, a manned oceanographic research ship designed to be capsized at a 90° angle for weeks on end. [923 × 743]

The Red Guards unit of the Vulkan factory, Russia, 1917. [606x389]

The Red Hot Chili Peppers playing a show at Virginia Commonwealth University 1989

The Ronettes, 1960s

The Runaways meet Robert Plant - 1970's

The Runaways, 1977.

The SS Edmund Fitzgerald is launched in River Rouge, Michigan. June 7, 1958. [450x338]

The San Diego mothball fleet in 1946. This was just a portion of the unneeded American ships left over after World War Two. [1280x881][xpost -r-WarshipPorn]

The Savage Skulls Street Gang, The Bronx, 1979 [1000 × 667]

The Shell Shocked Marine - Hue, Vietnam, 1968 - Photographed by Don McCullin [693x1024]

The Simpsons writing room 1982.

The Sinclair dinosaur statues transported by barge down the Hudson River to the site of New York’s World’s Fair, 1964. Photo by Bill Cotter [1236 × 786]

The Smiths, 1980s.

The Smiths, 80's

The Soiling of Old Glory, 1976 [400 × 320]

The Solvay Conference - perhaps the most intelligent picture ever taken (1927) [3000 × 2171]

The Soviet military administration's building in occupied Vienna, 1953 [960x600]

The Statue Of Liberty being built, 1887. [694 × 990]

The Statue of Liberty being completed in Paris, ca. 1885 [1600 × 1302]

The Stiller family (70s)

The Supremes, 1967

The Supremes, looking fantastic in 1968

The Swedish military refuels a SAAB 105 jet in the 1980s [960x635]

The Tall Cowboy - Ralph E. Madsen with Senator Morris Sheppard, 1919 [3647 x 5000]

The Tsar Bomba mushroom cloud in Russia seen from a distance of 160 km (99 miles). The crown of the cloud is 56 km (35 miles) high at the time of the picture.[800 × 628] October 30, 1961

The U.S. Navy river gunboat USS Panay (PR-5) on 30 August 1928 [1280 × 720]

The USS Los Angeles ascends uncontrollably from its mooring mast, 1927 [589x744]

The United States Capitol. Daguerreotype by John Plumbe Jr. 1846. [3000 × 2266]

The United States destroyer Hammann, background, on its way to the bottom of the Pacific after having been hit by a Japanese torpedo. Crewmen of another U.S. warship, foreground, line the rail as their vessel stands by to rescue survivors. Battle of Midway 1942 [1247 x 934]

The V-1 “Buzz Bomb” plunging toward central London (1945) [1247 x 821]

The Village of Kolchedan in Ural Mountains, 1912 [3156×2536]

The Walker. My dad in 1984, a true Wandervogel for 12 years, in Switzerland.

The White House Briefing Room when it was a swimming pool, 1946 [1200x910]

The aftermath from a B-25 bomber crashing into the Empire State Building (1945) [2458 x 3150]

The aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 [700 x 521]

The ancient Roman baths at the town of Bath, England c. 1900 [3585 x 2665]

The army asked my grandfather to pose for some marketing material. Around WW2.

The assassination of Anwar Sadat (1981) Cairo, Egypt. [1500x1000]

The assassination of Anwar Sadat, 1981 [1500 × 1000]

The back of a Baltimore grocery store, July 1938

The body of a Japanese Lieutenant who crashed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, Dec. 7, 1941 is buried with military honors by U.S. troops [1200x962]

The boys from Python (1976).

The brilliant men from Monty Python [1970]

The catapult officer risks his life saving the pilot from a crashed and burning Hellcat on the USS Enterprise, 1943

The coffin of the 'Unknown Warrior' in Westminster Abbey, London, 7th November 1920. [619x800]

The commander of an M48 Patton looks through his lens 1967 [634 × 950]

The coolest of old school. (1920's mug shot.)

The cowboy, the quintessential symbol of the American Frontier, c.1887 [800x1018]

The crew of B-29 Superfortress 42-24598 “Waddy’s Wagon”, 20th Air Force, 73rd Bomb Wing, 497th Bomb Group, 869th Bomb Squadron.1945.

The crew of Lancaster “C for Charlie” of No 44 Squadron after returning from a raid on Stuttgart, 2 March 1944.

The crew of Zuikaku salute as the flag is lowered on the listing carrier after an airstrike, and she ceases to be the flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy. 25 October, 1944 [740x529]

The crew of the Enola Gay after dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima (1945) [1200 x 990]

The crowning of Miss American Vampire, 1970.

The dangerous playgrounds of 1900s

The effects of Agent Orange on the Vietnamese landscape, 1976. By Goro Nakamura [884 x 940]

The engineers of the Forth bridge demonstrate the principles of the cantilever construction by sitting on kitchen chairs. Sir John Fowler and Sir Benjamin Baker with their arms stretched out support Kaichi Watanabe sitting on a seat in the air between them. 1887. [856 x 536]

The entire British Concorde fleet in one picture, January 21, 1986, at London Heathrow Airport [1500 x 1034]

The fabled Arabian Bazaar in Souc-el-Trouk, Tunis, Tunisia. photochrom c1899 [3403x2500]

The fall of the Berlin Wall,Germany. Exactly 25 years ago. November 9,1989[630X417]

The fattest identical twins in the 'Guinness World Records' known as the McGuire twins - were the fattest to ever walk the planet. The pair performed as tag-team wrestlers and weighed more than 100 stone (1400lbs-635kg) combined. Photo from 1977. [962*612] (More in comments.)

The first Colored television (RCA CT-100) coming off the production line at Bloomington, Indiana, c. 1954. [1000 × 800]

The first New York City Christmas tree, used to lighten the spirit during the Great Depression, 1931 [964×733]

The first bananas in Norway, 1905 [1500x844]

The first day of school, Portugal, 1936 [725x539].

The first ever underwater photograph, 1899.

The first ever underwater photograph, c. 1899. [925 × 1199]

The first photograph of Machu Picchu by discoverer Hiram Bingham 1912 [1024 × 568]

The first plastic surgery in the world, Kent, 1917 [1024 x 615]

The first public Jewish religious service in Germany held by American troops during the battle of Aachen, 1944 [610 x 546]

The first recorded triple dead-heat in a harness race - New Jersey, 1954. [1039x1349]

The first time humans saw Earth from the Moon [2992x2992] (x-post from -r-space)

The first wheelie ever photographed, 1936. [1280 x 963]

The foul weather seems a mere amusement to Warren Hudgins, who embodies the hardiness of all Chesapeake Bay waterman in this photograph from October of 1953. (credit A. Aubrey Bodine-Baltimore Sun)[640x770]

The funeral of Vietnam veteran and AIDS victim Leonard Matlovich in Congressional Cemetery, Washington DC, July 2nd 1988. His tombstone doesn't bear his own name, but instead says, “When I was in the military, they gave me a medal for killing two men and a discharge for loving one.” [1180x663]

The great Woody Guthrie, 1941, cooler that cool...

The great country blues singer-guitarist Mississippi John Hurt outside the Gaslight Cafe, Greenwich's Village, 1963

The headquarters of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party in Rome, 1934 [800x728]

The house that Donald Trump couldn’t buy. circa 1991. [724×1024]

The iceberg that sank the Titanic photographed on April 16th 1912. [737x413]

The inspiration for Jessica Rabbit, Vikki 'The Back' Dougan 1957

The interior of the White House during renovations in 1950 [1600x1165]

The junction of Steep Street and Trenchard Street, Bristol, England 1866 [552 x 717]

The last Jew in Vinnitsa, 1941 [1000×1248]

The last commercial sailing ship, Pamir, to round Cape Horn in 1949. (X-post from r-BoatPorn) [1511x2000]

The last duel in France opposing two menber of parliament René Ribière and Gaston Defferre 20-04-1967 [628 × 398]

The last moments of SMS Szent István, dreadnought of the Austro-Hungarian Empire (1918) [1644x1701]

The last photo taken of Adolf Hitler as he overlooks the damage in Berlin,1945. [500x361]

The last picture of Adolf Hitler (1945) [1536 × 1110]

The last spike being driven in on the Transcontinental Railroad, linking the east and the west of the US by railway on May 10, 1869. [1280 x 974]

The laundry room at the White House, that would later house a swimming pool and ultimately be turned into the White House Briefing Room. 1909 [1200 x 976]

The legend Tony Hawk in 1981

The leveling of the hills to make Seattle, Washington [Denny Hill], 1910. [1536x1146]

The little known F-105 Thunderchief. One of the few US aircraft ever taken out of front line service due to losses, it tested and proved much of modern US Air Force tactics, such as locating and destroying enemy anti aircraft missiles before they could attack other US aircraft. (1960s)[1280x1280]

The mascot for HMS Venus, Royal Navy, 1941

The moment Charlie Chaplin met Helen Keller. This was on the set of Chaplin’s film 'Sunnyside', 1919. [900x715]

The moment after the Wish You Were Here album cover was photographed - LA, 1975 [450x600]

The moment of detonation at Nagasaki August 9, 1945. [580 X 580]

The mortally wounded Robert F Kennedy cradled by Ambassador Hotel busboy Juan Ramero [838 × 950] Shortly after midnight on June 5, 1968

The most Australian man ever, Paul Hogan, meeting the Queen. 1980

The newly liberated French citizens mock and spit on a German POW as he’s escorted by members of the French Resistance through the streets of Paris. France. 1944 [800x600]

The night they ended Prohibition, December 5th 1933

The nuclear devastation of Hiroshima 71 years ago.

The office manager tucks into lunch in a dining room adjoining the surgery suite of a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. Photograph by J. Ross Baughman. ca. 1983. [475 x 687]

The only photo of a Concorde flying at Mach 2 taken by Adrian Meredith from an RAF Tornado attack fighter over the Irish Sea in April 1985. [818x960]

The original 'Hollywood' sign shortly after its completion, c. 1923. [1280 x 1455]

The original Moulin Rouge the year before it burned down – Paris, France (1914) [1596 x 2076]

The original Ronald McDonald, 1963. [828x1017]

The original Saturday Night Live cast (1975) (x-post from -r-LiveFromNewYork

The original cast of Star Wars (1977)

The original model of the USS Enterprise in 1965.

The patrol has returned! A pilot hops out of his aircraft after returning from a patrol. Äänislinna, Viitana, Finland March 17, 1942

The picture that shows the colossal scale of the D-Day operation, 1944 [2804 × 2150]

The queue on the opening day of the first McDonald’s restaurant in Moscow, shortly before the fall of the Soviet Union. January 31st, 1990. [1280 × 863]

The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936 [950 × 760]

The rising mushroom cloud over Nagasaki, a few minutes after its denotation. August 6th, 1945. [1600 × 1238]

The same approximate ages 26 yrs apart. Me and my daughter 2016, dad and me 1990. Boston hat for scale.

The same street, 69 years apart. 6th Armored Division troops from Patton’s Third Army move through Oberdorla, 1945.

The shadow of Charles Breijer can be seen as he secretly takes a photo of a German stutzpunkt. Camera was hidden in his cycle bags. Amsterdam 1944. [730 × 487]

The shortest, tallest, and fattest European playing poker in 1913.

The smallest shop in London - a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, 1900. [1022 x 734]

The space shuttle Challenger lifted off from Pad 39B, with a crew of seven astronauts and the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS). An accident 73 seconds after liftoff claimed both crew and vehicle. Jan. 28, 1986 (NASA) [2048 x 1657]

The speech where Adolf Hitler declared war on the USA in 1941 [2048x1486] (Colorized)

The staged photo of the milkman during the Blitz. [3414 × 2652] Taken by Fred Morley on October 9, 1940

The state of race relations in Mansfield, TX in 1956 [2280x1837]

The streets of Chicago 1967. [1338x2000]

The testing of American football helmets, 1912 [800x663]

The thinker, Mulholland dam, c1930. Photo by Hiromu Kira [2769x2154]

The thirty-six men needed to fly and service a B-17E in 1942. [1280 × 934]

The three degrees 1970s

The tragic 'Dole Air Race' of 1927. The 8 aircraft in this image competed in a race from California to Hawaii... over the Pacific Ocean. Only 2 of the aircraft survived the flight. 2 crashed into the ground. 1 aborted mechanically. 3 were lost at sea and disappeared. 7 people died. [2000x1337]

The trendy Bermuda shorts 1950s

The twin towers during a blackout in 1977 [1320x1100]

The twin towers of the World Trade Center on the first morning of the New York City power blackout, July 1977. [1199 X 805]

The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun's tomb 1922. 3,245 years untouched. [630x427]

The various types of aircraft operational in the U.S. Air Force fly in a single formation over the Gulf Coast, Florida, 1956 - [2650x2119]

The very first Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, NYC 1931 [964×733]

The war in Vietnam. Girl with M-16. 1972 (my colorized version)

The world's fattest man, Leonard W. Whitton, 1880 [1030x1556]

The world's largest log cabin built for the Lewis & Clark Exposition in Portland, OR, burning down in 1964. [1200 × 1190]

The world’s last commercial sailing ship, The Pamir, rounding Cape Horn for the last time in 1949 [483x640]

The wreck of the 1908 Wright Flyer that seriously injured Orville Wright and killed Lt. Thomas E. Selfridge, the first person to die as the result of an airplane accident; September 17th, 1908 [1328x898]

The wreckage of the 'Hindenburg' the morning after the disaster, 5-7-37 [1070 x 1441]

The “Big Three” - Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill - meet at the Tehran Conference, 1943. [1280 × 1043]

Theodore Roosevelt c. 1916, at his home, Sagamore Hill, Oyster Bay, NY

Theodore Roosevelt in a procession along West Jackson Boulevard near the Federal Building, Chicago, Illinois, August 6, 1912.Taken at the time of the Progressive Party National Convention held in Chicago from August 5 to 7 (Chicago History Museum), 1912 [1280X1021]

Theodore Roosevelt in a sculling outfit at Harvard around 1877.

Theodore Roosevelt's son Quentin and his friend Roswell Pinckney (1902).

Theodore Roosevelt, before the 'Grizley Giant,' big trees of California - circa. 1903 [2010x1720]

Theoretical physicist Albert Einstein, 1921

There are only 2 known pictures of blues pioneer Robert Johnson. One of them was taken in a photobooth early 1930s. [300x250]

There were two types of boys in 1930s London

There's just been an airstrike, but priorities! Warsaw Uprising, September 1944

These illuminated tires were developed by Goodyear in 1961 [640 × 814] Photo by Douglas Miller-Getty Images

These illuminated tires were developed by Goodyear in 1961.

These surfers, circa 1965

These twins toddlers on a Russian street are so well protected against the cold that they look like penguins, 1968 [xpost -HistoryPorn]

This 1969 German swimming pool.

This Finnish soldier wounded by a Soviet sniper smiles for a photograph during the Finnish-Soviet Continuation War. Karelia, 1942.

This a a shot I took of Bowie in Nashville, around '79. I snuck in a disposable camera.

This guy has been a cook for 44 years in our restaurant. He retired today.

This is Trench Warfare. Photo taken by an official British Photographer during WWI, c.1917 [800x599]

This is a Vietnam War soldier cuddling a monkey. That's pretty cool in my opinion. 1960's

This is a drinking companion of mine named Junior in 1944. He just received his Purple Heart about 1-2 an hour ago.

This is a “Punt Gun”, formerly used for duck hunting it had the potential to kill 50 birds at once. It was banned in the late 1860’s. Washington, DC; 7-30-23 [1320x1600]

This is my dad middle left in 1928 with his mom and 5 of his (that would be) 12 siblings. He will be 93 next month. He is the last one living.

This little girl having a tea party with a lobster and a hawk in 1938

This man turns 54 today. Happy birthday Flea!

This truck shaped like a coffee pot was used to promote Gevalia coffee in Sweden, 1950 [800x900]

This woman, hitting a skinhead 1983

This would never fly Today!!! 1968

Thomas Edison relaxing on a 'Vagabonds' camping trip, 1921.

Thomas Edison with his second phonograph, photographed by Mathew Brady in Washington, April 1878

Thomas James Rodoni, veteran of the First World War, and an amateur photographer, self-portrait (Selfie), ca. 1910-20

Three 'costumed' fans stand in line to buy tickets for the premiere of the 'Return of the Jedi', outside a Boston Theatre, May 25, 1983 - [3000x2032]

Three Apollo astronauts in survival training clothed with parachute fabric. (1967) [4176 × 4176]

Three Chinese Muslim soldiers from Gansu Army,1900 Boxer Rebellion.[689 × 938]

Three Confederate prisoners, Gettysburg, 1863 [2508x1800]

Three Ethiopian men saluting an image of Mussolini in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1936 [616*480]

Three Queens in mourning at the funeral for King George VI who died in 1952. The photo shows, from L to R, Princess Elizabeth (the new Queen); Queen Mary (the King’s mother) and Queen Elizabeth (the King’s wife) on their way into the chapel where the king’s body lay in state. [700 x 909]

Three Soviet women guerrillas in action in Russia during World War II. 1942[1024X589]

Three air raid wardens sport a new type of gas mask designed for the elderly and those with chest ailments during a mock gas attack, England, 1941 [850x600]

Three archers practicing Kyudo in Japan, late 19th century [1600 x 1285]

Three eastern Indonesians from the Dutch colonial era, late 19th century. [620x700]

Three friends take a joyride on their 'new' vehicle, Ohio, circa 1924 - [1442x1105]

Three girls skate home from school, past blocks of houses destroyed by Allied air raids, Essen, Germany, February 14, 1949 - [2400x1350]

Three men of the 7th Armored Division, known as the 'Lucky Seventh', man a 3-inch Gun M5 (anti-tank gun) covering the approach on a road to Belgium, December 23, 1944. Near Vielsalm, Belgium.

Three men running in the first marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics. [1024×714]

Three schoolgirls skating home from school while passing blocks of destroyed houses in Essen, Germany, February 24th, 1949. [2400 x 1350]

Three soldiers looking for the enemy from the shelter of a rubble filled shed somewhere in France during World War I, 1917

Three women keep cool during a heat wave by moving a park bench into the water in Central Park, New York. September 1961. [2000x1613]

Thích Quảng Đức a Buddhist Monk who self-immolated in protest of the South Vietnam government's persecution of Buddhists. Moments before his act of protest. June 11, 1963 [636x589]

Tiddles, the ship's cat of HMS Victorious, at his favourite station on the aft capstan, where he can play with the bell-rope 1942 [1500×1990]

Tim Curry on the streets of London, 1969.

Times Square in New York, 1911.

Times Square welcomes Mikhail Gorbachev, last leader of the Soviet Union, in 1988 [1200x720]

Times Square, 1947

Times Square, 1957

Times Square, D-Day, 1944.

Times Square. New York, USA, 1943.[1800x1775]

Tin can used as a flotation device in a 1930s swimming class at the Domain Baths in Sydney, Australia [1400 x 1071]

Tish and Snooky Bellomo: Owners of Manic Panic, the First Punk Rock Boutique, 1977

Titanic Lifeboat 6 approaches the rescue ship Carpathia, with quartermaster Robert Hitchens in back and crow's nest lookout Frederick Fleet (who first saw the iceberg) in front. Among the survivors is The Unsinkable Molly Brown. (15 April 1912) [1200x664]

Titanic sinks on April 15, 1912. Newspaper boy Ned Parfett sells copies of the evening paper bearing news of the disaster. (April 16, 1912)

Tobey Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio bowling, 1989

Today would have been my grandmas 88th birthday. She may not have been as glamorous as most of your hot grandmas but I think she's pretty beautiful. Here is her high school graduation portrait, June of 1946. Happy birthday nana!

Toddlers after their bath (by Waltraud Raphael), 1970’s

Tokyo in the 70s

Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe, and Matt Dillon. 1983 (The Outsiders) [X-post -r-Pics]

Tom Cruise, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, Emilio Estevez, C. Thomas Howell, and Rob Lowe on the set of The Outsiders (1983)

Tom Cruise, Rob Lowe, C. Thomas Howell, Ralph Macchio, Matt Dillon, Emilio Estevez, and Patrick Swayze: The Greasers from Francis Ford Coppola's The Outsiders (1983)

Tom Hanks' yearbook photo, 1974.

Tom Torlino, a Navajo youth, as he entered the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in 1882, and three years later. [1200 × 961] The school was one of several federally funded boarding schools designed to immerse native children in white culture. Its stated goal: 'Kill the Indian, save the man.'

Tommy Kono, American Two Time Olympic Champion Weightlifter, 1960 [1484 x 1236]

Tomoko in Her Bath, Mother and daughter with Minamata Disease, Japan, 1971. Photographed by W. Eugene Smith. [1400x845]

Tony Hawk - 1980s

Tony Hawk [1983]

Tool performing at Raji's Nightclub in Hollywood circa 1991. (With Rage Against The Machine's Tom Morello in the front row.)

Topless chewbaka smoking a cigarette with R2D2 1978

Tourists looking across the Sahara Desert from the top of the pyramid of Cheops at sunset, circa 1920s. [3933x3101]

Tower Bridge under construction, London 1889

Train on the old Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys early 1930's [1024 x 815]

Traveler on a forest road (Japan - late 1800s - early 1900s) [477x700]

Tree converted into camouflaged observation post by Australian troops in preparation for detonating the largest non-nuclear explosion in history - WW1, Battle of Messines, Belgium, 1917 [599x430]

Trevor Noah with his mom, Soweto, c. 1987.

Trinity Site explosion, 0.016s after detonation. This was the very first nuclear detonation in the world. (July 16, 1945) [1483×1000]

Troops and crewmen aboard a Coast Guard manned LCVP get ready to storm the Normandy beaches. June 6th, 1944. [2880 x 2321]

Truck of the 'big' hydraulic mosaic factory (gran fábrica de mosaicos hidráulicos), the owner is the lady there named 'Adela Gargollo', Costa Rica 1930's [623x395]

Truly Old School Cool: Robin Williams in 1969

Tsar Nicholas II and royal family members having old fashioned fun 1899 [990×673]

Tsar Nicholas II of Russia with his physically similar cousin, King George V of the United Kingdom (right), in German military uniforms in Berlin before the war (1913). [2128x3009]

Tsar Nicolas the Second, 1916. [400x655]

Tufts University baseball team studio portrait, 1890

Tunis, the roaring 1920s. [720 × 497]

Turkey Trot in Cuero, Texas - Herding Turkeys to Market c1912 [2982x2230]

Turkey wagon, 1910

Turkish general Kazim Karabekir together with his Armenian orphans in 1920, Eastern Anatolia [800 × 485]

Turkish men having lunch in a restaurant, 1971, Turkey. [872 × 1090]

Turkish men having lunch in a restaurant, 1971.

Turkish women voting in 1935, exactly 82 years ago (1934) on this day, all Turkish women were granted the right to vote by Atatürk [960 × 665]

Two African men walk past a sign common in apartheid South Africa, Johannesburg, circa 1956 - [2477x2483]

Two Afro couples walk the streets of NYC; part of the 'Harlem Couples' series by Anthony Barboza, C.1970s [852 × 1280]

Two Armenian women pose with their rifles before going to war against the Ottomans [1895]

Two Finnish soldiers scan the skies over west Helsinki in anticipation of an air raid during the Winter War, 1940.

Two German soldiers with Captured women Soviet soldier [640x596]

Two Germans accused of having violated the law against sexual relations between Jews and Gentiles - Hamburg The woman's sign: 'At this place I am the greatest swine for I laid with a Jew' The man's: As a Jewish youth I always take only German girls to my room' , Germany, July 27, 1933 [1200x919]

Two Korean men wearing sunglasses, 1904.

Two Polish boys reading Mickey Mouse while standing among the ruins of a building in Warsaw, Poland. September 1939. By Julien Bryan [900 x 658]

Two Roosevelt grandchildren playing on the south lawn of the White House [600 x 451]

Two Sikh Wehrmacht volunteers, World War II.

Two South Vietnamese children gaze at an American paratrooper holding an M79 grenade launcher as they cling to their mothers who huddle against a canal bank for protection from sniper fire in the Bao Trai area, Vietnam, 1966 - [1024x682]

Two Soviet MiG-29 aircraft en route to an air show in British Columbia, Canada, are intercepted by F-15 Eagle aircraft.[1989](2810x1870)

Two U.S. soldiers look over the ruins surrounding the Cologne Cathedral. 1945. [2048 x 1651]

Two U.S. soldiers of C Company, 36th Armored Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division seek shelter behind a M-4 Sherman tank at Geich, near Düren, Germany, on 11 December 1944.

Two US Marines look over Iwo Jima from atop Mt. Suribachi, where just two days before, the US flag was famously risen. February 25, 1945.

Two Whistles, an Apsaroke man (Crow Native American). His face is painted, wearing a medicine hawk headdress, a buckskin shirt, and a shell necklaces - 1908 by Edward S. Curtis. [600 × 887]

Two astronauts asleep on Challenger’s middeck, August 9th 1983 (more info in comments) [673 x 1024]

Two beautiful ladies in 1970's Harlem.

Two black students are harassed by classmates on their way to school – Little Rock, Arkansas (1957) [1608 x 1408]

Two boys, a girl, and some monkey bars (1954)

Two business owners preparing to defend their property, L.A Riots, 1992 [932x615]

Two color guards and color bearers of the Japanese-American 100th Battalion, 442d Combat Team, stand at attention, while their citations are read. They are standing on ground in the Bruyères area, France, where many of their comrades fell. November 12 1944

Two couples in Harlem, New York in the 1970s

Two emaciated American civilians, Lee Rogers left and John C. Todd, sit outside a gym which had been used as a Japanese prison camp following their release by Allied forces liberating the city.Philippines,1945. [768 X 768]

Two festival goers that found Woodstock too much, lie passed out on their Volkswagen Beetle, 1969 - [2500x1976]

Two girls more engrossed with the air vent grate than the modern art on the walls of the San Francisco Museum of Art, 1963. [800 x 755]

Two girls share a moment at a Beatles concert (1964) [700x630]

Two girls standing outside of a snow fort, ca. 1910, by Jeanette Bernard

Two girls, Jean and Charlotte Potter, sit at the beach with their dog, ca. 1910-1915

Two homeless men squat in the shadow of the recently completed World Trade Center (1975) [2100 x 3136]

Two kimono-clad Japanese women at a party in Tokyo holding a photo of Winston Churchill and making fun of his initials 'W.C.', 1941 [692x800]

Two men having a laugh, Shanghai (c.1925) [497x722]

Two men ‘flip the bird’ at the crowd that’s formed as they compete in the kissing contest during New York’s inaugural Gay Pride celebration on 28 June 1970. [1920 × 1290] Photo by Jean-Pierre Laffont

Two million people gathered in Times Square to celebrate the end of World War II, 1945.[932 X 1200]

Two sharp dressed young men in Natchez Mississippi, 1947. [Photo by Henri Cartier-Bresson]

Two teen girls helping to assemble submachine guns during the siege of Leningrad, 1943 [4000x2870]

Two waiters serve steel workers lunch on a girder above the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on Park Avenue, NYC, 1930. [600 X 462]

Two women buying cocaine capsules from their dealer, in the background stands the look out, Berlin 1929 [800 × 549]

Two women in a snowstorm, 1920s

Two young British boys play der Führer in King’s Cross, London as Britain teeters on the brink of war. 1938. [1059 × 1920]

Typhoon Cobra strikes USS Cowpens [640 × 438] 18 December 1944

Typhoon Damage -- Buckner Bay Okinawa -- October 9, 1945 [1320x1036] [OS]

Typical grocery store queue in Vilnius (the capital of current Lithuania), 1990, USSR consumer goods shortage [1100x721]

U.S marine really excited he found a Type 99 machine gun.

U.S. Army Pvt. Elvis Presley (3L) raises his arms along with several other inductees at Fort Chaffee, Ark, 1958 [1200x807]

U.S. Army Sgt. John O'Brien of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania makes a cup of tea in his foxhole beside his makeshift Christmas tree prior to the Allied Roer (Rur) river crossing. Near Düren, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. December 1944. [1185 x 991]

U.S. Army nurses ride through the streets of Manila in February 1945 on their way to take over for army nurse POWs recently liberated at Santo Tomas Internment Camp. [500 X 613]

U.S. Army veteran Shawn Timothy Nelson drives a M60A3 Patton tank on a slow paced police chase through San Diego, California [700 × 497] May 17, 1995

U.S. Marine machine gun crew returning fire during the Tet Offensive, 1968. [550x796].

U.S. Medium 'Sherman' Tank of the 12th Armored Division in the U.S. Yusra-Le-Chateau (Husseren-les-Châteaux) in France. February, 1945.

U.S. Navy airman Alva Parker, wounded by shrapnel during a raid against the Japanese on Rabaul in New Britain during the Solomon Islands Campaign, awaits medical treatment aboard the USS Saratoga. 5 November 1943 [1200 x 1267]

U.S. Navy submarine USS Nautilus (SS-168) Sinking the Japanese destroyer Yamakaze on on 25 June 1942 [2937×2319]

U.S. Paratroopers, their hair cut Mohawk-style, are briefed for the next day's jump across the Rhine. Arras, France. 1945. [1,674x1,998]

U.S. President Ronald Reagan at his 'Tear down this wall!' speech in Berlin, Germany on June 12, 1987.[2846 X 2009]

U.S. chess prodigy, Bobby Fisher, playing 50 opponents simultaneously at his Hollywood hotel on 12 April 1964. He won 47, lost 1 and drew 2. [1025x736]

U.S. marines showcasing captured Grenadan equipment including portraits of Ho Chi Minh and Lenin, October 1983 [1000x1474]

U.S. soldier helping frightened civilians out of caves where they had hidden during battle of Saipan, 1944. [1024x1020]

U.S. soldiers care for a Filipino infant who had suffered from bayonet wounds to the face by retreating Japanese forces during the Battle of Leyte. Southern Leyte Province, Leyte island, Philippines. November 1944. [564 X 738]

U.S. soldiers of the 2nd Armored Division sing 'Go To Town' around a piano – Barenton, Normandy (1944) [3051 x 2480]

US Army chaplain evacuates an elderly Vietnamese woman, Tet Offensive, Hué, South Vietnam, February 1968 [434 X 650]

US Army exercise, Allied-occupied Germany, 1950s [1024x818]

US Army soldiers use a jeep to move a Very Low Altitude barrage balloon in southern England before D-Day, circa May 1944.

US Civil War - Officers of the 69th New York Volunteer Regiment pose with a cannon at Fort Corcoran - Col. Michael Corcoran at far left - 1861 [1476 x 1600]

US Customs lawmen pose with Mexican smugglers, who have been captured transporting Mescal alcohol in Texas. c1910s or 20s [1781x2068]

US GI's of the 102nd Infantry Division enjoying a 'Thanksgiving Day' meal in a bombed out house in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany on November 23rd, 1944. [1020x750].

US Government mockups of how Hitler could have disguised himself (1940s) [620x514]

US Marines advance behind the fire support of a M4A2 tank of the Tank Company, 4th Marines, on Guam, July 1944

US Marines during the Guadalcanal Campaign, in the Pacific theatre, 1942 [740 × 600]

US Marines speed toward the beaches of Iwo Jima in LVTs, February 19, 1945.

US Navy PBR Mekong Delta,Vietnam 1967. [800x779]

US Paratrooper Forrest Guth smiling for the camera wearing a german helmet (1944)

US and Soviet Tanks having a stand off at Checkpoint Charlie during the Berlin Crisis of 1961. [1600 × 1204]

US forces in Puerto Rico during the Spanish-American War, 1898 [270 × 281]

US medium tank crew with their equipment. 1940s. [750x579]

US soldiers play baseball at Camp Walker during the Korean War. Daegu, Korea. 1952 [2048x1350]

US-American soldier wearing the Crown of the Holy Roman Empire, 1945, [498x640]

USAAF B-17 damaged by mis-timed bomb release over Berlin, ca.1942 [1263 × 1024]

USMC KC-130F Hercules performing take-offs and landings aboard the aircraft carrier Forrestal, 1963 [800 x 890]

USS 'West Virginia' (USS 'West Virginia' (BB-48) fire support landing on Okinawa, may 1945 [800x644]

USS GAMBIER BAY (CVE-73) straddled by Japanese shells and falling behind the rest of her task group, during the battle off Samar, 25 October 1944 [3600 x 2843]

USS Los Angeles rigid airship flying over Manhattan during the 1920's. [740x580]

USS Macon Flying over New York Harbor, circa Summer 1933. The southern end of Manhattan Island is visible in the lower left center.

USS Recruit being built. It was a replica US Navy ship erected in the middle of NYC during WW1 and manned by a full crew of real sailors to recruit men for the war (it helped enlist 25,000 men). c1917 [1000x1477]

USS Santa Fe (CL-60) pull alongside the badly damaged USS Franklin (CV-13) to assist with damage control and rescue after it was targeted by Japanese air attack. Franklin would be the most heavily damaged US carrier to survive the war. Coast of Japan, March 19, 1945. [2945x2201]

USS Saratoga CV-30, sinking near Bikina Atoll after being used as a target for atomic bomb testing [2773x1836]

Uma Thurman's mom (1961)

Unboxing The Statue of Liberty, 1885. [600x767]

Under the Truman administration, the interior of The White House was completely demolished for renovation, so only the shell of the house stood back, 1950 (More in comments) [600x432]

Undercover Santa bringing in a suspect in NYC at 34th and 7th (1970s). [1200 × 947]

Unemployed Americans of Great Depression, 1930s [1038 X 539]

Unemployed men outside Al Capone's soup kitchen in Chicago during the Great Depression, 1931

Unidentified young man, Vietnam war. Found in a thrift store album and looking to return pictures if he looks familiar [1000x1058]

Union Capt. Cunningham, 1863 [1800x1440]

Union Pacific Big Boy 4019 in 1958, 40m-132ft long, 6,920 horsepower and capable of hauling close to 9,000 tons of cargo. [915px × 480px]

Union soldiers (left) and confederate soldiers (right) shake hands at Gettysburg on the 50th anniversary of the battle, 1913. [1200 x 825]

Union soldiers on the Potomac River in the capital. Across the river... Georgetown (Washington D.C. - 1861) [3700x2500]

Unionized strikers fighting non-union replacement employees ('scabs') as they try to cross the picket line at a factory. Several men lay unconscious on the ground. 1935 [800x648]

United States Marines and Sailors posing on unidentified ship - likely either the Pennsylvania or Arizona, in 1918. [1247 x 729]

United States Postal Truck promoting mail boxes in Washington, 1916 [640x474]

United States citizens of Japanese descent stand in queue for registration before being sent to a Japanese internment camp. San Fransisco, California. April, 1942. [1505 × 1209]

Unknown German trench fighter, 1920

Uprooted and displaced by the internment policy of World War II, this Japanese-American had little option but to take up work as a field worker in Ontario, Oregon. May, 1942.

V2 rocket on display in Trafalgar Square, London, showing what was hitting them, ca. 1945 [969x759] (colorized)

Vanilla Ice with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 1990

Venetian Boy, 1887, taken by Alfred Steiglitz

Venus the bulldog mascot of the British destroyer HMS Vansittart, circa 1941. [1200 X 812]

Venustiano Carranza with Piedra del Sol - the Aztec Calendar Stone (1917) [1080 x 1492]

Veronica Lake, inspiration for Jessica Rabbit, 1943

Veteran of the Napoleonic Wars - Grenadier Burg of the 24th Regiment of the Guard of 1815 - photographed in 1858 [1200x1525]

Victorian Attire (1890's(?))

Victorian Era Lady (US-UK --- late 1800s) [530x700]

View from Capitol in Nashville, Tennessee, during the Civil War in 1864. [1500x1346]

View from the top on the opening day of the Empire State Building, 1931 - [1600x901]

View of paratroopers as they attack through shell bursts fired from German 88 mm artillery during Operation Market Garden in Holland, 1945. [2633 x 1885]

Vikki 'The Back' Dougan, 1957. She was the inspiration for the cartoon femme fatale, Jessica Rabbit [634x633].

Vin Diesel's Yearbook Photo (1985)

Vincent Price and Alice Cooper, 1974

Vincent Price delivering homemade hot dogs to fans at Dodger Stadium (1960s).

Vintage Showgirls on a Night Train, c. 1930

Vintage photo of African American family with their dog, 1910.

Vivien Leigh and Laurence Olivier behind the scenes of Romeo and Juliet, 1940. [640x823]

Vivien Thomas, cardiac surgery pioneer. 1940's.

Vladimir Lenin's last photo. He had had three strokes at this point and was completely mute, 1923 [1308x1614]

Vladimir Putin 1971 [ 760 x 510 ]

Vladimir Putin on assignment in Berlin as a member of the KGB. ca 1989 [1150 x 720]

Volunteers line up to defend their city during the U.S. invasion of Veracruz in 1914 [640x458]

WW1 Troops at St Quentin canal being briefed before a full scale assault on the Hindenburg line. [1125x1553]

WWI Veteran hands out flyers during a March on Washington, 1932 [793x1024]

WWII --- U.S. soldier in the Ardennes Forest (Belgium 12-19-44) [1600x2000]

WWII First Lieutenant Boyle & flight crew with their B-24 Liberator Heavy, Fall, 1944

WWII German prisoner of war covers face from US photographer [2034 × 2569]

WWII RAF pilots learning to fly in formation

WWII pin up girls

Waffen-SS troops taking a loyalty oath at a Nazi rally in Munich, September 5th, 1938. [1500 × 1024]

Waiting on the Steps in New Orleans, 1935

Wall Street on D-Day, June 6th 1944 [1600 × 1324]

Walt Disney presents his sketch of a Mickey Mouse gas mask to Maj. Gen. William Porter. Jan. 8, 1942 [OS][2560 x 1983]

Walt Disney, First Ever Disneyland Opening day, 17 June 1955 [900x900]

Walt Whitman with the family of Francis Williams 1888 [1280x899]

Walt Whitman, 1887

Walter Young's 'Waddy's Wagon' crew, 1944. Young was a professional football player, who later volunteered to serve in WW2. He was killed in a plane crash over Tokyo in 1945.

War News, Detroit 1942 [1500x1548]

War Paint, 1944.

War torn Polish flag during the final days of the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 [620×1037]

Warren “Whitey” Bernard runs out to his father, Pte. Jack Bernard as his unit The British Columbia Regiment was marching near Vancouver Canada October 1, 1940 [1280 × 1647]

Warsaw Pact soldiers posing together (1980s) [940x529]

Warsaw Special Division officers of the Polish State Police equipped for riot control duties. Warsaw, 1930. [650x954]

Warsaw Uprising - Kaminski (1944)

Wedding Day 1956 vs 60th Anniversary

Wedding of Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne (1982)

Wedding rings of Holocaust victims, near the Buchenwald concentration camp, 1945. [728 x 513]

Welcome to Tombstone, 1937

Welsh poet and writer Dylan Thomas [2197 x 1465]

Wesel, Germany shows the effects of carpet bombing by the Allies, 1945 [3000x2314]

West Germans and DDR citizens waiting for the opening of the Berlin Wall in front of the Brandenburg Gate (December 1989) [2,780 × 1,870]

West Germans stare down the East after a young woman made it across the line. x from -r-Historyporn

What you want your ship captains to look like. Captain William Warwick, 1969

When Confederate and Union veterans let bygones be bygones. c. 1913. [1023x725]

When one gun isn't enough - ('Yank' magazine front cover) Gurzenich, Germany, 19th Jan 1945.

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) [736×987]

When your opponent is Alain Delon (1968)

White House Situation Room: Walt Rostow shows President Lyndon B. Johnson a model of the Khe Sanh area (Republic of Vietnam). 15 February 1968 [3000 x 2044]

White House reporters dash for the telephones after they had been told by presidential press secretary Stephen T. Early that Japanese submarines and planes had just bombed the U.S. Pacific fleet at Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 - [2100x1385]

Whoo! 1947

Widely considered the photo that changed the face of AIDS: A father comforts his son, David Kirby, on his deathbed in Ohio. Published in LIFE magazine, November 1990. Photo by Therese Frare. [2560x1729]

Wilbur Wright (of the Wright Brothers) clings to his damaged flying machine after an unsuccessful trial on December 14, 1903

Wilbur Wright circles the statue of Liberty in the Model A, 29th September 1909. [477 × 660]

Wilf Batty posing with a thylacine May 6th 1930. This thylacine, a male, was the last one to be killed in the wild. [780 × 600]

William Powell, Myrna Loy, and Asta (1934).

Wing Commander W.G. Leer of the R.A.A.F. poses in front of his caricature, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea, August 1, 1943. The aircraft behind him is a Beaufort.

Winner of the first Tour de France 1903 [481 × 640]

Winona Ryder & Alec Baldwin on the set of Beetlejuice - 1987

Winona Ryder (1988)

Winston Churchill after bathing in the sea at Deauville, France (1922) [3000 x 2234]

Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine, during a visit to Aldershot, Hampshire, for army manueuvres, 1910 [330 x 528]

Winston Churchill during training for D-Day, c. 1944. Eisenhower on his right on the firing line

Winston Churchill with his chiefs of staff in the garden of No. 10 Downing Street, on the day Germany surrendered to the Allies, 7 May 1945 - [2048x1536]

Winston Churchill with his daughter Mary, London, 1943 - [950x1211]

Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of UK, 1941

Winston Churchill, and other captured British soldiers, in a prison camp in Pretoria. (1899) [635 x 405]

Winter in Times Square, 1947

Wireless concert in the streets of Leipzig (August 1923). [567 x 800]

With respect, Master Wayne (1960s)

Woman Hangs Clothes to Dry Along Side the Berlin Wall, 1986 [1200x811]

Woman Struggles to Support Her Exhausted Partner During a Dance Marathon in Chicago, 1930 [1116x1440]

Woman escapes fierce fighting with belongings and children. Vietnam (1960s)

Woman in Dress (South U.S. --- 1920s) [560x800]

Woman in Dress (c. 1850-1860 - location unknown) [440x570]

Woman in Grenoble, France c. 1959. Photo by Vivian Maier.

Woman in dress with cat (England c. 1900-1910) [460x680]

Woman in front of water cannon on first great protest against Milosevic, Serbia, March 9, 1991 [1181 × 775]

Woman on Omaha Beach, Normandy, France 1947. Taken by David Seymour [687 × 704]

Woman rests her purse on the hammer and sickle, 1991 [765x552]

Woman seated at a soda fountain table is pouring alcohol into a cup from a cane, during Prohibition; with a large Coca-Cola advertisement on the wall, 2-13-22

Woman turns living room into a balcony in Berlin [736 × 1144] 1946

Women at cliff's edge... waterfall in the distance (Yosemite Valley, California - 1902) [492x512]

Women at work on a C-47 Douglas cargo transport, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California, 1943. [817x1024]

Women boxing on a roof, 1938 [1600 × 1235]

Women firefighters direct a hose after the Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor (1941) [1200 × 952]

Women give thanks to Chinese soldiers who held out for days against the besieging Imperial Japanese Army, Shanghai 1937 [1161×824]

Women having fun on the beach, 1940's

Women in Iran before 1979.

Women in witch costumes, 1875. Restored and reconstructed, original in comments

Women protesting forced Hijab days after the revolution, Iran, 1979 [1200x800]

Women protesting the forced Hijab in Iran, days after the 1979 Revolution [595 × 418]

Women protesting the forced Hijab in Iran, days after the 1979 Revolution.

Women recently liberated from a German concentration camp lay flowers at the bodies of 4 American soldiers killed by Nazis, Germany 1945 [1280 × 1035]

Women with bird cage (Scotland c. 1845) [610x800]

Women working in the fields during WW1, because of the lack of men and horses. France, 1917 [781x586]

Wonder Woman and her stunt double in 1976

Workers at Disney at a meeting on how to animate water bubbles in 'Pinocchio', 1939

Workers complete the catwalks for the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, hundreds of feet above the water. January 5, 1933 [1247x897]

World Series Game 1, 1912, New York [2100x1403]

World Trade Center during the holiday season, circa mid 70's [746x1024]

World War I amputee fitted with a welding arm, 1920

World War I soldier, a double amputee, plays billiards with prosthetic legs in 1915

World War II Canadian sniper, Sergeant H.A. Marshall

World War II Pin-up Girl, Margie Stewart's career as a World War II pin-up girl took off in the mid-1940s after she appeared in her first movie, 'Bombardier. [400 X 600]

World War II Pin-up girl Margie Stewart visiting troops in Reims, France in June 1945 [400 X 600]

World War II paratroopers sitting across from themselves in the same plane that dropped them into Normandy. 1944.

World War II propaganda posters in Port Washington, New York, on July 8, 1942.

World War One Tattoed US Soldier in France, 1918

World War One, France, 1918 a Radiographer wearing a hazmat suit [1052x2000]

World's Fair at the Crystal Palace (Bryant Park --- New York City --- Jul 1853 - Nov 1854) [1200x1000]

World's Highest Standard of Living - A Margaret Bourke-White Photograph [1400×1035]

World's smallest man dancing with his pet cat. 26th October 1956.

Wormwood Street in the City of London after the IRA detonated a truck bomb on 24 April, 1993 - [3500x2277]

Wormwood Street, London after the IRA had detonated a truck bomb on 24 April, 1993. [3500 x 2277]

Wounded AIF Soldier Receives Welcome Home Kiss at Anzac Buffet, Sydney by Unknown Artist 1919 [2295 x 2953]

Wounded British and German soldiers share a cigarette after the Battle of the Mareth Line (Tunisia, March 1943) [760x800]

Wounded German soldiers taken as POWs by American troops during Operation Dragoon wait to be treated by medics at a collection point. Between Cavalaire-sur-Mer and Saint-Raphaël, Var, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France. August 1944. By Henry L. Griffin. [1158 x 914]

Wounded Knee, 1973

Wounded US Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jeremiah Purdie reaching out to a fellow Marine near Hill 484, near the DMZ in South Vietnam [2000 × 1318] October 5, 1966

Wounded when a mine blew up his Jeep, an ambulance driver sobs by the side of the road after learning that a friend was killed in the blast, Korea 1950. by David Douglas Duncan [1500 x 993]

Wounded, dazed looking American soldier during the Battle of Khe Sanh, Vietnam, 1968 - Larry Burrows [2016x3008]

Wright Brothers, 1905.

Wyoming, USA, 1954 - by Elliott Erwitt [1920x1080]

Yankee Stadium opening day, April 18 1923. Opening game was against the Boston Red Sox. [2220x1711]

Yellow Girl, 1935 [1767x1800]

Yesterday was the 20th anniversary of Carl Sagan's death. Image from 1974

Young Alfred Yankovic in high school (performing air accordion?) | mid-1970s

Young Barack Obama smoking, 1980

Young Bedouin Woman (Algeria - c. 1906) [500x780]

Young Bulgarian girls carry portraits of Bulgarian Tsar Boris III and Adolf Hitler, 1941 [640x950]

Young Dimebag Darrell with a young James Hetfield circa 1985. R.I.P. Dime

Young Franklin Roosevelt with his dogs at his home in Hyde Park in 1904.

Young Hippie - Woodstock, 1969

Young Jerry Garcia & Santa Claus, late 1940s

Young Kenyan woman holds her pet deer in Mombassa, March 1909

Young Mojave Woman (Southwest U.S. - 1903) [450x535]

Young Nazi soldiers posing on motorcycles circa 1937-1938, (rest of the photo album in comments). [ 1600 x 1040 ]

Young Ottoman officers in Istanbul (1914) [600 × 432]

Young Winston Churchill (1895)

Young Women Delivering Ice (1918) [3267 x 2400]

Young anarchists fleeing police repression from the West take refuge in Eastern side of the Wall of Berlin, DDR (1988). [499 x 339]

Young boy in the slums of Baltimore, 1938 (X-post from -r-colorization)

Young ladies dressed in costume at the Teachers Training College Brisbane, 1930. [4000x2237]

Young ladies in dresses... students of Lindenwood University (Missouri - c. 1858) [1200x800]

Young man on sitting on trunk lid. 1958 Cadillac Fleetwood, Sixty Special. Harlem, 1971. Photo by Camilo José Vergara.

Young man putting gas in his 1957 belair. Early 60s

Young men of the Gold Coast study the African soldier on a World War II recruiting poster in the colony's capital Accra, circa 1941 [1960 x 1936]

Younger and older samurais at a pageant in Japan, between the two World Wars, circa 1930 [1000x741] Getty Images-Hulton Archive

Ypres, 1917 [1600 × 1227]

Yukio Mishima, Japanese author, poet, playwright, actor, and film director. 1925-1970 [962x1280]

Yumqas of the Mamalelekala, 1915

Yvonne 'Batgirl' 'Green Hottie on Star Trek' Craig, looking awesome circa 1960s

Yvonne Craig, Many of you know her as Batgirl from the 60s series (1960)

ZZ Top at a high school prom in 1970.

Zsa Zsa Gabor & Buster Keaton at the Moulin Rouge (1959).

[1600x1136] Josef Blösche and other Nazi officials escort more than 254,000 Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto to the Treblinka concentration camp (May 1943, colorized)

[1940s] My paternal grandmother in Brisbane, Australia

[1945] German prisoner of war covers face from US photographer

[1970s] Pink Floyd looking savage af

[1977] My Dad's pocket watch given to him Senior year by the lady in the picture, my Mom.

[1977] My parents, having paid a lot for 'trick' wedding photography

[ColorizedHistory] A Finnish soldier and his dog, Hämeenlinna, Finland. February 1941.

[ColorizedHistory] A group of bootblacks gather around an old Civil War veteran in Pennsylvania, 1935

[ColorizedHistory] Detachment Törni (renowned for its effectiveness in combat), under the command of Lauri Törni, prepares for a counter attack, north of Tolvajärvi, July 27, 1944.

[Colorized] Tuskegee airman Edward C. Gleed, with two crewmen adjusting a tank on the wing of a P-51D Mustang Airplane, “Creamer’s Dream.” Ramitelli, Italy, March 1945.

[OS] Flares from planes light a field covered with dead and wounded of ambushed battalion of the U.S. 1st Cavalry Division in the Ia Drang Valley, Vietnam, on November 18, 1965, during a fierce battle that had been raging for days (source in comments) [990 x 654]

a very unusual portrait of a Victorian lady, circa 1840

academic fencing, mensur 1900's [700×966]

dad circa 70s. my favorite.

german kids flying a kite made of worthless money during hyperinflation 1923 [700x380]

just a typical 1976 morning.

last moments of the Cruiser ARA General Belgrano after being hit by the nuclear submarine HMS Conqueror during the Falklands war. May 2 1982 [893x591]

locomotives of the Chicago & North Western Railway 1942 [3500×2715]

me in 1987, on my way to steal your girl for sure

my gorgeous mom at 17 in her church's chicken uniform (1971) my dad would walk 5 miles from his job at taco bell to walk her home

my grandfather the day before he shipped out with the Marines, 1941.

old school cool (anna karina and jean-paul 1958)

stan lee at the 1975 comic-com

the first American on a Harley Davidson to enter Germany in December 1918 [900×624]

the last photo in my grandparents wedding album (1954)

two high school students in their cadet corps uniforms at a dance, 1948.

women in Chicago being arrested for wearing one piece bathing suits, without the required leg coverings. 1922 [2914 × 2122]

world's highest standard of living,1937 [1280 × 983]

“I am an American” sign placed in the window of an Oakland, CA store the day after Pearl Harbor. The store was closed in 1942, when the owner was relocated to an internment camp. [900x717]

“If going much further please take one..” sign posted on the road to El Alamein by Australian troops September 14th 1942. [736x730]

“The Kiss of Life.” A utility worker is receiving mouth-to-mouth after being electrocuted. He survived. (1967).

“Where is Lee Harvey Oswalt now that we really need him”. Cpl. Billy Winn of Cabot, Arkansas. Con Thien, South Vietnam. 13 Oct 1967 [564 x 822]