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What are some of the most epic photos ever taken?

The large collection if historical pictures you're going to see is absolutely mind-blowing.


The Titanic, 1912

The wives of Apollo 8 astronauts when finally hearing their husbands voices in flight, December 1968.

Arnold Schwarzenegger shows off to some elderly women in the 1970's.

Ham the chimp returns to Earth following his historic 16 minute space flight in 1961.

September 1933 - Adolf Hitler breaks ground on his ambitious plans to link all major German cities with highways.

Princess Diana sitting on the fender of Charles's vintage Aston Martin, 1987.

The Beatles reading and answering letters from fans, 1964.

Drafted dads saying goodbye to their families. 1943.

On April 6th 1896, the first Modern Olympics were opened in Athens, Greece.

First Black Students.Elizabeth Eckford is one of the Little Rock Nine; a group of African-American students who, in 1957, were the first black students ever to attend classes at Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

The Hindenburg disaster at Lakehurst, New Jersey on May 6, 1937 brought an abrupt end to the age of the rigid airship. The hydrogen airships were highly flammable, so it shouldn’t have been much of a surprise.

The atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan were conducted by the United States during the final stages of World War II in 1945. The two events are the only use of nuclear weapons in war to date.

The picture portrays Agim Shala, a two-year-old boy, who is passed through a fence made with barbed wire to his family. Concentration Camps split loved ones apart but thankfully some were reunited at a later date.

9th Armored Division technician with a little French girl on Valentine’s Day, 14 Feb 1945

Children dancing at the streets of New York, 1940

The original vacuum cleaner was the size of a car - It had a long hose that was brought into the house.

Empire State Building acrobats.

Animals being used as part of medical therapy, 1956

On this day in 1976, Apple was founded by Stephen Wozniak & Steve Jobs!

Arnold Schwarzenegger & Sylvester Stallone

Queenie, world's only water surfing Elephant, c1950.

Empire State Window Washer Cameraman, 1936.

This is The Statue of Liberty under construction in Paris in 1884.

The baby cage, for hanging babies out of the window for families without a garden, 1937.

Queen with Diego Maradona, 1981.

Citizens in a bar celebrate the end of alcohol prohibition in the United States. Circa. December 5, 1933.

Marilyn Monroe, 1946. Photograph by Earl Moran.

Men never change... Vilnius, 1965

Vintage McDonald’s Advertisement in the 1960s

High School Fashion, 1969.

The stages of construction of the Eiffel Tower.

NYC Parking, 1930

What an advertisement for a high end computer system looked like in the 1980's.

Women boxing on a roof, circa 1930s.

Readers browsing through the bomb-damaged library of Holland House, London, 1940

Steven Spielberg examining a scale model on the set of “Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark”, 1980

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MLK playing billiards

Maurice Tillet, a wrestler suffering from acromegaly. He died in 1954 & was the inspiration for the character Shrek.

The Microsoft staff in 1978.

John F. Kennedy Jr. salutes his father's coffin along with the honor guard.

22-year-old Jennifer Joseph, the Columbia girl. This was her first and last time ever modelling job (1992).

Actress Phyliss Gordon out shopping with her pet cheetah, 1939.

Queen Elizabeth's Wedding Cake, 1947.

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Alfred Hitchcock directing the MGM Lion.

Ford delivers its first car, July 23rd 1903.

The first live televised football match; between Arsenal and Arsenal Reserves. London, 1937.

Release of Windows 95.

In WWII the Mona Lisa was packed up & moved 5 times to protect it from looting during the German occupation of France.

Measuring bathing suits – too short would land the women a fine, 1920.

Head of the Statue of Liberty on display at the World's Fair in Paris, 1878.

This was the original Ronald clown of McDonald's, 1963.

Lunch Atop a Skyscraper.

A 5 megabyte IBM harddisk is loaded into an airplane. It weighed over a 1000kg! 1956.

Alcohol, discovered by Prohibition agents, is poured out of the windows of a storage facility in Detroit. 1929 .

How real men shave, 1940.

A 19-year-old Bill Clinton shaking hands with President Kennedy in Washington, 1963.

Women, use your vote

airwomen are being trained for police duties in the Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF). They have to be quick-witted, intelligent and observant woman of the world - They attend an intensive course at the highly sufficient RAF police school - where their training runs parallel with that of the men. Keeping a man "in his place" - A WAAF member demonstrates self-defense on January 15, 1942.

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U.S. women suffragists demonstrating for the right to vote, February 1913

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon five years before women were officially allowed to compete in it. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon.

Red Cross Nurses Playing Soccer, 1939

Red Cross Nurse

A strikingly beautiful WW2 illustrated nursing student recruiting poster from the 1940s.

Of course I can!

Be careful what you said!

WWII Propaganda Poster by The National WWII Museum

World War 2 Poster

Propaganda Poster - WWII

WWII military wedding featured on the cover of 'Woman And Home' magazine, July 1944.

A lovely young bridge cutting the (wonderfully pretty) 1940s wedding cake

Canadian Women's Army Corps Unit arriving in Italy, c. 1944

1940s illustrated soda pop ad.

Victorian Cross Dressing Couple.

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Millie Betra, Ringling Bros, The Serpent Queen

Scores of flexible, lovely vintage trapeze artists.

A spoon full of Coca-Cola helps the medicine go down

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Whitman's Chocolate , the way to a woman's heart

Wonderfully fun 1950s ad.

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7-up vintage ad, 1959 - teenagers on the telephone

Helen Keller with her pit bull, Maggie

Bobbi Gibb in 1966. She is the first woman to have run the entire Boston Marathon (1966), running without a number because women were not allowed into the race. She is recognized by the Boston Athletic Association as the pre-sanctioned era women’s winner in 1966, 1967, and 1968. Gibb’s run in 1966 challenged prevalent prejudices and misconceptions about women's athletic capabilities.

Women training to be doctors in Philadelphia, 1885

Women Bowling, c. 1900

Women with bicycles, 1890s.

Women of the free French ambulance corps take time for knitting near Italian Front 1944.

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1954 England - women on a day trip

gotta love matching mother-daughter outfits, 1954

Shanghai, 1930s, two sister wearing wonderful matching outfits.

1950s cheerleader outfits

A long line of sunbathing 1950s beauties in stylish one piece swimsuits.

C.1940s

Young woman, Norwegian, 1856-1900

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Women bootleggers - Prohibition

Vintage Black Women

Women's Land Army

The Women's Land Army on parage in Bognor Regis on the 10th of June 1944

Waitresses at Londy’s Café, Ipswich, c.1949

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Artur Pastor, Fisherwoman, Nazaré, Portugal

1850 "Classroom in the Emerson School for Girls"

1968--school assembly- look at all those skirts. No jeans. Clean and combed hair. This was everyday look. This is how you dressed for school.

Bobby socks and loafers, 1944. Photo caption reads: “Bobby Socks and Loafers are on the active feet of nearly every U.S. High School girl. Here is a line up of co-eds at Hollywood High in San Mateo, California

First day of integration at Clinton High School. Tennessee, 1956.

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1912 - Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, who became the first ballet dancer to tour the world with her own dance company. She moved to London in 1912 and is photographed here in her Hampstead garden wearing a soft belted gown, hat and her ballet shoes.

A typical telephone-exchange switchboard, ca. 1943. "War calls come first."

Bill and Hillary Clinton playing volleyball in 1975.

Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909.

The Japanese “War Tuba” used to locate enemy aircraft before the invention of radar. Circa 1930.


Children for sale in Chicago, 1948. Some parents sold their children due to poverty


Elvis Presley


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Peter Robertson
Interesting and fascinating! I total "turkey" measuring womens swimsuits. I bet he was a man devoid of all sense of humour,still,we can laugh at him now!!!
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Oct 14, 2020 9:37PM

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