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Old pictures that capture life in 20th century

Take one look at a photo and it will tell you its story.


There are such photos that can reflect the history of a man, country and even a whole era. When you look at this pictures you need no comments as they can clearly tell you their story. Here are some rare photographs taken during 20th century that will help us to remember the main events of this period.



Did some of these photos look familiar to you? What was your life in the previous century? Share your experience in the comments below!


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52 Comments
Diana Newman
In 1961, I was 15 and I remember that people were actually shot trying to get from East to west, it was a really terrible thing to have happened, separating families like that.
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Mar 16, 2018 4:51PM
Mary Ann Armstrong
Wondered about the first one. Why the extra piece on the shoes
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Mar 17, 2018 1:42PM
Linalinda Eichin
Interesting to know thank you 🙏
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Apr 25, 2019 1:50PM
Catherine Fedoruk
Very interesting photos!
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Jun 5, 2018 10:44AM
Jan Mohamed Shaikh
Nostalgic events.- thrilling--- however nothing related to my country-India..........
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May 20, 2018 11:23AM
Mary Mattsson
I love these old photos. It’s like stepping back in time.
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Apr 27, 2018 8:07PM
Gail Russell Gephart
They were made to look like cow or horse hooves. That way when the T Men were looking for stills with illegal moonshine, the hoof prints made the still harder to spot. Mary Ann Armstrong,
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Apr 17, 2018 6:37PM
Peter Wright
At 86, you might have gone back a bit further
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Apr 15, 2018 5:13PM
Lydia Coutts
Catherine Sweeney, Pele was filming ‘Escape to Victory’ which is set in a German POW camp during WWII, hence the Nazi regalia.
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Apr 11, 2018 1:37AM
Debbie Duccini-Day
The roller skates really got me.
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Apr 7, 2018 4:50PM
Judy Acosta
Great photos, love to look at historical photos!
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Apr 5, 2018 9:42PM
Katrina May Brown
Distillers may have been in woods?
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Apr 3, 2018 4:40PM
Audre Goboy
I didnt know about this had I not read it from Quizz club.Thanks it added up to my world knowledge.
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Apr 2, 2018 10:58PM
Dave Freese
Mary Ann Armstrong, Read the caption. To disguise footprints in the mud where delivery took place often in the backwoods.
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Mar 29, 2018 7:21PM
John hyland
No pictures of the; school kids hiding under desks or in the halls for nuclear bomb air raid drills in 50's? Banks of switch board operators Horse drawn wagons, plows etc. Much more needed to show how technology has revamped how we worked in the last half of the 20th century
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Mar 25, 2018 5:36PM
Marg Drennan
never heard of these roller skates
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Mar 24, 2018 4:33PM
Charlotte Clark
Moonshiner shoes, how funny...
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Mar 24, 2018 1:06PM

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