Monday, February 8, 2016

Amazingly Rare Historical Photos You Never Knew Existed

 A small boy whose face was ravaged by Congenital Syphilis, which occurs when a child is born to a mother with syphilis. The devastation of this disease was horrible during the pre-penicillin era.

 The original prototype for Mount Rushmore, 1923.

 Last public execution in the United States, Kentucky, 1936.

 Last photo taken of the Titanic before it sank, 1912.

 Hindenburg Disaster, 1937.

 “Jackie” the Lion, recording the MGM roar, 1928.

 The Great Manta weighed over 5,000 pounds and was caught in Brielle, NJ, 1933.

 Grotto in iceberg during the British expedition of Antarctica, 1911.

 Massive crowds gather for Woodstock, 1969.

 An Empire State builder hanging on a crane above New York City, 1925.

 Nuclear Bomb “Shadow” in Hiroshima, Japan 1945.

 Niagara Falls during the great freeze in the winter of 1911.

 A train derails at the Gare Montparnasse in Paris, France, 1895.

 Men stand in a 45,000 ton steel pipe over the Hoover Dam.

 American troops aboard the Queen Elizabeth who arriving in New York City Harbor after V-Day, 1945.

 An American soldier replaces an “Adolph Hitler St.” sign with “Roosevelt Blvd.” sign in Berlin, Germany, 1945.

 Destroyer USS Shaw exploding during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.

 Construction of the American Railroad to the west, 1868.

 Shot of the first post WWII nuclear test, Operation Crossroads in the Marshall Islands.

 Organizers from the Boston Marathon attempt to stop a woman from running the race, 1967.

 Two German soldiers and their donkey wear gas masks.

 Elvis Presley in the Army, 1958.

 Steven Spielberg sits in the mouth of the mechanical shark used in his movie, Jaws.

Babies who lost their parents during the Vietnam War are airlifted back to the United States for adoption, 1975.

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