Saturday, April 15, 2017

Thought-Provoking Historical Photographs

The ocean liner S.S. Normandie tips over on February 9, 1942 at New York City’s Pier 88.

A 16-year-old Arnold Schwarzenegger flexes at his first bodybuilding competition.

Russian fishermen show off their impressive catch on the banks of the Volga river, 1924.

A young Inuit girl and her husky dog, 1949.

Surfers in 1922.

Bikers in the 1960s.

A young boy sees a television in a store window for the first time, 1948.

James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, has some fun with his wife.

Here's what graduation ceremonies looked like in 1895.    By the looks of it, this may have been Vassar College

An Iranian woman, 1960.

Margaret Hamilton was the principal software engineer for NASA in 1969. Girl power!

Poet Joseph Brodsky and his students, 1980s.

Linda Christian, the first-ever "Bond girl," 1945.

King George VI of Britain looks rather serious on this slide, 1938.

The stunning Fawzia Fuad, Princess of Iran and Queen of Egypt, in 1939.

 Players of the Chicago Blackhawks and Toronto Maple Leafs pause mid-game to search for a player's lost contact lens in 1962.

Japanese Geishas, 1920s.

Brothers Adolf and Rudolf Dassler, who founded Adidas and Puma, respectively.

 Opening ceremony of the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympic Games

Soldiers of the Caucasus pose for a photo in the early part of the 20th century.

Princesses Olga and Tatyana, members of the Russian royal family, 1913.

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