We may read volumes upon volumes of history books and make our teachers proud. But there’s nothing more all-telling than real pictures that document wonders of the past. With Joseph Niepce’s camera obscura used in 1827, humans realized that capturing fleeting moments and preserving them was possible. And they never looked back.

This time, we are taking you on a heartfelt roller coaster that will take us back to the past. From the image of the nine kings of Europe photographed together for the first and only time to the snap of workers painting the Eiffel tower, these are one-of-a-kind moments.

In an unstaged manner, they reveal what genuinely made humans proud, moved them to tears, or left them heartbroken. Sometimes, the pics just show what kept them busy during the day. Fasten your seat belts, relax, and enjoy the time travel.

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In 1969, When Black Americans Were Still Prevented From Swimming Alongside Whites, Mr. Rogers Decided To Invite Officer Clemmons To Join Him And Cool His Feet In A Pool, Breaking A Well-Known Color Barrier

In 1969, When Black Americans Were Still Prevented From Swimming Alongside Whites, Mr. Rogers Decided To Invite Officer Clemmons To Join Him And Cool His Feet In A Pool, Breaking A Well-Known Color Barrier

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Mr. Rogers was a rebel. He pulled more of these stunts to fight injustice and racism in order to teach children a sense of moral and ethical reasoning. He was a tv show host with a sense of what's wrong and what's right.

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Incredible Photograph Of A German Soldier Going Against Direct Orders To Help A Young Boy Cross The Newly Formed Berlin Wall After Being Separated From His Family, 1961

Incredible Photograph Of A German Soldier Going Against Direct Orders To Help A Young Boy Cross The Newly Formed Berlin Wall After Being Separated From His Family, 1961

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

His comrades wouldn't hesitate to kill him if they saw what he was doing.

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Charles Thompson Greets His New Classmates At Public School No. 27 In September 1954, Less Than Four Months After The Supreme Court Ruled That Racial Segregation Was Unconstitutional. Charles Was The Only African-American Child In The School. Photo By Richard Stacks For The Baltimore Sun

Charles Thompson Greets His New Classmates At Public School No. 27 In September 1954, Less Than Four Months After The Supreme Court Ruled That Racial Segregation Was Unconstitutional. Charles Was The Only African-American Child In The School. Photo By Richard Stacks For The Baltimore Sun

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

The vast majority of black children had a very different welcoming to whites schools.

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To find out just the meaning behind these historical photographs in a broader sense, Bored Panda reached out to Marcelo Guimarães Lima, a visual artist (drawing, painting, printmaking), writer and teacher. In his art, Marcelo employs figurative and abstract approaches to explore questions related to personal, historical, social, and political issues of our diverse life-worlds.

Marcelo explained that the birth of photography changed the image of the world in a profound way because “it did change the world for us, image viewers and image producers.”

According to the artist, the historical photographs that eternalized these significant moments of the past show us both permanence and change: “The change of circumstances (that can also, at critical times, change the subjects), the permanence of challenges and struggles related both to the short and the long durations and processes.”

#4

Princess Diana Shakes Hands With An Aids Patient Without Gloves, 1991

Princess Diana Shakes Hands With An Aids Patient Without Gloves, 1991

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Lord Mysticlaw
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3 months ago

Imagine what a massive gesture this must have been at the time. People probably thought she had lost her mind.

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A Policeman In San Francisco Scolds A Man For Not Wearing A Mask During The 1918 Influenza Pandemic, 1918

A Policeman In San Francisco Scolds A Man For Not Wearing A Mask During The 1918 Influenza Pandemic, 1918

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Kaisa
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3 months ago

Similar problems 100 years later, only now maskless people will yell about freedom and control

Full of Giggles
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3 months ago (edited)

People did yell about the loss of freedom and control back then. It just wasn't as common and people weren't as obnoxious as they are today.

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago (edited)

Really wish people had learnt from history about how important masks are in times like this.

Isaac Kim
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3 months ago

Sigh... we've learned nothing after 100 years

Freya the Wanderer
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3 months ago

The more things change...

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3 months ago

As he should!

Julius Martin
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3 months ago

WELL, WELL,WELL ISNT THIS FAMILIAR, except now its middle aged white women and trump supporters

Enalpria
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3 months ago

History repeats itself...

FoxxySucks
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3 months ago

Finally someone who knows how to wear a mask. It goes over your nose aswell people

Polly Culberson
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3 months ago

Indeed, that's my pet peeve these days. People wearing masks on their chins and under their noses. So stupid.

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Brandi VanSteenwyk
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3 months ago

I would lay money that the officer felt safe speaking up to the gentleman too. Horrible state of affairs when safety comes into question when relaying common sense these days.

Black Panther
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3 months ago

In india same thing happens accept no one gives a f**k about covid and every one wears their masks wrong including cops

BusLady
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3 months ago

The guy's like: I don't care.

chezron
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2 months ago

Didn't work then either

Alfred Nicula
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2 months ago

Exactly, sad how stupid people are, takes 2mins and half a brain cell to research and know that masks DO NOTHING for a virus; but worse, they're killing you. Ask Fauci, he did a study in 2008 on the Spanish Flu, guess what he found out...the MAJORITY of people didn't die from the virus, they died of bacterial pneumonia, caused by, you guessed it, wearing a mask. Wake up Sheeple.

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Sam T Godfrey
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3 months ago

Well, they do seem to be more polite anyway! Unless the photo was staged!

Courtney Christelle
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3 months ago

Same sh*it, different century.

Geoff Smith
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3 months ago

Yeah, but he's not social-distancing. He's even touching him!

Rose Civitts
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3 months ago

Wow... stupidity endures I guess...

Jennifer Burroughs
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3 months ago

My grandmother was 6 months old when her 20 year old mother died during this pandemic.

Mr. H
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3 months ago

Ignorance doesn't know time!

sebastian nye
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3 months ago

no touchie!

Purr·maid
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3 months ago

How the tides have turned.

ML
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3 months ago

There is another one behind them without a mask

Frank Campbell
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2 weeks ago

Masks.....the cure all

Dorothy Cloud
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2 weeks ago

Life is just repeating itself!

TexasWoman
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1 month ago

Masks aren’t useful; people are still getting the virus, even though they’re wearing one

Beatrice Barraco Forster
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2 months ago

Nothing changes

Fred Armstrong
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2 months ago

History repeating itself.

Alfred Nicula
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2 months ago

Sad people can't learn from history - make do NOTHING. And worse, they're killing you, Fauci did a study in 2008 on the Spanish Flu, he found out the MAJORITY of people didn't die from the virus, they died of bacterial pneumonia...caused by, you guessed it, wearing a mask. wake up Sheeple.

Marie Churchward
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2 months ago

HOPE HE ALSO SCOLDED THE ONE BEHIND HIM AS WELL, NOW WE JUST GET A FINE THAT MOST WON'T PAY ANYWAY !!

Zinti
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2 months ago

Déjà vu!

Starlee87
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2 months ago

I wish they would scold people now for not wearing them...

Manel Dias
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3 months ago

These days people are not so polite and clam. Even if you ask some people not to enter to their own shops, shop owner's faces will be smashed off until they had to go seek medical attention. How about these very same protesters falls ill tomorrow with Covid? Then what will be their answer?

Hank Reisner
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3 months ago

That’s what we need today!

Mary C. Mulcrone
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3 months ago

See. Even in 1918 you could get busted!

Mildred Thompson
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3 months ago

Oh, people had to wear them back then!!!

Sharon Dean
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3 months ago

WOW, people just as stupid then as now...........haven't progressed much have we????

Don Flynn
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3 months ago

Too bad too many selfish aholes listen to the orange turd about the tRump virus

Theo Nightingale
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3 months ago

History repeats itself

Jeannette Bovert
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3 months ago

That would be fine if the masks did any good. They don't - people who have used them, who have been around everyone who has used them, AND sheltered in place, still get Covid. It's highly contagious, but the death rate is very low. The CCP wanted it to be highly contagious and deadly, but they only had their version of success on one count. We have the meds that work against the virus. People who have comorbidities and compromised immune systems should shelter in place and let the rest of the people work, so that they can support themselves and their families. We all can't live in a bubble. Until it's safe is never. What happened to American courage and common sense?

Shelley Kapach
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3 months ago

More relevant now than ever!

June Dominguez
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3 months ago

History is now repeating itself!

Christina Collins
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3 months ago

So sad that participating in helping to stop the spread of deadly pandemic viruses had become a political issue, not a safety issue. People are so small- minded sometimes.

Alan Parr
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3 months ago

In some countries (Indonesia? Singapore?) police are caning people for appearing in public without masks...

Jozef Becker
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3 months ago

If we don’t learn from the past we are damned to repeat it.

Sharon Vaughn
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3 months ago

Some things never change.

Jeremy Porter
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3 months ago

Nowadays we get "I'mMa NoT GoNnA WeAr No MaSk!!

Ben Choade
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3 months ago (edited)

That's because people born AFTER 1980 were formed in the womb WITHOUT A BRAIN..!!!!

Leo Petipas
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3 months ago

Looks like Christophe Waltz a bit.

Marty BlackEagle-Carl
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3 months ago

people dont change

Johanne Trudeau
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3 months ago

Sounds so familiar!!!

Marlowe Fitzpatrik
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3 months ago

So. What's up with the other maskless guy smirking in the background? (Also, that scolded man looks like a younger Ralph Fiennes)

🧈Beanie the Dog🧈
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3 months ago

Can you imagine?

Shelby P
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3 months ago

What about the guy in the background?

Candy Rae
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3 months ago

Well that was much worse and people still didnt wear them ...jeez

Robin Childers
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3 months ago

History has repeated itself.

Lili
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3 months ago

No social distancing?

Dave Taylor
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3 months ago

I think my EX is related to the maskless person...she is an idot as well...

Jasmina Pavlovic
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3 months ago

Ahhhh, and what are you? Brainless? For calling other people idiots???

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Sasha Kuleshov
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3 months ago

Slap him! >:I

Sean Egan
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3 months ago

and now the police refuse in enforce mask mandates, so much for protecting citizens

Soggy Crumpet
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3 months ago

That’s what happens when they have been de-funded.

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Gale Harris
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3 months ago

Wear a mask please

Mary Hurst
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3 months ago

I'll get some flack for saying this...but until we can get this Covid pandemic under control, I'd like to see every person who refused to wear a mask (in public) fined. If it happens more than once, or if they don't pay the fine...they get to spend a night or two in jail.

Merilyn Horton
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3 months ago

Back then, you obeyed the law.

Jane Alexander
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3 months ago

They think wearing a mask is 'control'? Ha! wait til that virus takes control.

Peter Bear
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3 months ago

Those who do not learn from history are condemned to repeat it. Those who do learn from history have to sit here watching those same idiots repeat it.

Analyn Lahr
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3 months ago

We need more cops like that guy.

Dan Buczynski
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3 months ago

That dude's making the "ok" sign. MAGA patient zero.

Momma Panda
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Yeah, scold that man while holding his shoulder

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#6

Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

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WilvanderHeijden
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The killing of Jewish people went on, even when the Third Reich was collapsing. Befehl ist Befehl.

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Marcelo also explained that ambiguities of photography also reflect the ambiguities of situations. “The rhetoric of photography is that of a mediated immediacy and its effects are also related to the context of ideas expressed or directed also by the linguistic context (captions, text, etc).”

As a result, it all comes down to the circumstances on which the interpretation of the message relies. It also changes it. For example, “'The Queen of England as a war mechanic during WWII' is a now a kind of ironic piece, or rather, the inherent irony of the image/message is what comes to the fore now,” Marcelo said.

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Members Of Dutch Resistance Celebrate The News Of Adolf Hitler's Death, April 1945

Members Of Dutch Resistance Celebrate The News Of Adolf Hitler's Death, April 1945

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3 months ago

smokes and pancakes all round ;-)

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#8

Margaret Hamilton And The Handwritten Navigation Software She And Her Mit Team Produced For The Apollo Project, 1969

Margaret Hamilton And The Handwritten Navigation Software She And Her Mit Team Produced For The Apollo Project, 1969

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3 months ago

"Get back in that kitchen and make me a sandwich!" Just imagine the loss to our civilisation if some of these pioneering women had blindly adhered to the roles that society assigned them.

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#9

Statue Of David By Michelangelo, Encased In Bricks To Prevent Damage From Bombs, During World War 2

Statue Of David By Michelangelo, Encased In Bricks To Prevent Damage From Bombs, During World War 2

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Jihana
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3 months ago

Ohhh, I didn't know that! I'm glad they did though!

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The history of photography is as incredible as history itself. After all, without cameras, these historical snaps wouldn’t exist.

But it turns out that the birth of photography was quite recent (in a historical context), that is, less than two hundred years ago.It all started in 1826 with the photographic process invented by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, which he used to make the earliest known surviving photograph from nature. Known as heliography, the process refers to a wireless telegraph that signals by flashes of sunlight (generally using Morse code) reflected by a mirror.

Heliography was followed by the daguerreotypy method of photography, developed by Louis Daguerre, who made daguerrotypy sixty to eighty times quicker than Niepce’s initial method. In Great Britain, Henry Fox Talbot was also experimenting with talbotypy, which used paper coated with silver iodide.

#10

An American Soldier Cradles A Wounded Japanese Boy And Shelters Him From The Rain In The Cockpit Of An Airplane During The Battle Of Saipan While Waiting To Transport The Youngster To A Field Hospital. July, 1944

An American Soldier Cradles A Wounded Japanese Boy And Shelters Him From The Rain In The Cockpit Of An Airplane During The Battle Of Saipan While Waiting To Transport The Youngster To A Field Hospital. July, 1944

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Sabse
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3 months ago

Poor thing. Looks So sad.

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#11

A Serbian Soldier Sleeps With His Father Who Came To Visit Him On The Front Line Near Belgrade, 1914/1915

A Serbian Soldier Sleeps With His Father Who Came To Visit Him On The Front Line Near Belgrade, 1914/1915

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Neva Nevičica
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3 months ago

I'm glad he found him. :)

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#12

Louis Armstrong Playing For His Wife, Egypt, 1961

Louis Armstrong Playing For His Wife, Egypt, 1961

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BusLady
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3 months ago

Aka: Satchmo. Such a nice photo.

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Only in 1889 did the world welcome the very first roll film pioneered by George Eastman. In 1913, these photographical inventions were followed by the very first 35mm camera engineered by German inventor Oskar Barnack.

1957 was the year of the first digital camera, which was a binary digital version of an existing camera that allowed the transfer of images into a digital computer.

Today, you can no longer imagine the internet and social media without photos (what would we do without cat pics?!). But it wasn't until 1992 that Tim Berners-Lee published the very first photograph on the web. It was a picture of a comedy band called Les Horribles Cernettes, which was a house project at CERN Laboratory Switzerland, where Tim was developing the World Wide Web.

#13

Anne Frank’s Father Otto, Revisiting The Attic Where They Hid From The Nazis. He Was The Only Surviving Family Member (1960)

Anne Frank’s Father Otto, Revisiting The Attic Where They Hid From The Nazis. He Was The Only Surviving Family Member (1960)

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Gareth Graham
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3 months ago

It shows we sometimes forget that people still had lives and memories after their told stories have ended

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#14

A Man Rides A Bus In Durban, Meant For White Passengers Only, In Resistance To South Africa’s Apartheid Policies, 1986

A Man Rides A Bus In Durban, Meant For White Passengers Only, In Resistance To South Africa’s Apartheid Policies, 1986

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

The look of disgust on the face of that woman on the right shows how disgusting she herself is.

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#15

Ruby Bridges, The First African-American To Attend A White Elementary School In The Deep South, 1960

Ruby Bridges, The First African-American To Attend A White Elementary School In The Deep South, 1960

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Aleksandra Elias
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3 months ago

If you think it was a long time ago, Ruby Bridges is 66 today and has Instagram account

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#16

Young Queen Elizabeth As A Mechanic During WW2 (C. 1939)

Young Queen Elizabeth As A Mechanic During WW2 (C. 1939)

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Marcellus the Third
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3 months ago

*Young Princess Elisabeth As A Mechanic During WW2

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#17

A Man Arrested For Cross-Dressing Emerging From A Police Van, New York, 1939

A Man Arrested For Cross-Dressing Emerging From A Police Van, New York, 1939

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Sarcastic Cow
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3 months ago

Nice leg tho!

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#18

Albert Einstein, His Secretary Helen (Left), And Daughter Margaret (Right) Becoming U.S. Citizens To Avoid Returning To Nazi Germany, 1940

Albert Einstein, His Secretary Helen (Left), And Daughter Margaret (Right) Becoming U.S. Citizens To Avoid Returning To Nazi Germany, 1940

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Tabitha L
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3 months ago

It is frustrating that we didn't take in everyone. Immigrants make the USA what it is. I wish we could take in all the people displaced today.

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Soldiers Returning Home From WWII, 1945

Soldiers Returning Home From WWII, 1945

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로희
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3 months ago

I'm amazed that the ship didn't capsize with that many passengers.

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#20

Freddie Mercury With His Mother, 1947

Freddie Mercury With His Mother, 1947

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B
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3 months ago

He was just a poor boy, from a poor family.

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When Nazis Asked Lepa Radic Who Were Her 'Accomplices' Before They Hanged Her She Responded: 'You'll Know Them When They Come To Avenge Me.' Young Serbian Girl Was Hanged At The Age Of 17 Near Gradiska In 1943. During The Battle Of Kozara, She Lost Her Father, Brother (15) And Her Uncle

When Nazis Asked Lepa Radic Who Were Her 'Accomplices' Before They Hanged Her She Responded: 'You'll Know Them When They Come To Avenge Me.' Young Serbian Girl Was Hanged At The Age Of 17 Near Gradiska In 1943. During The Battle Of Kozara, She Lost Her Father, Brother (15) And Her Uncle

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Elly Clifton
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3 months ago

So brave

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#22

David Isom, 19, Broke The Color Line In A Segregated Pool In Florida On June 8, 1958, Which Resulted In Officials Closing The Facility

David Isom, 19, Broke The Color Line In A Segregated Pool In Florida On June 8, 1958, Which Resulted In Officials Closing The Facility

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Nothing much has changed since 1958 if you still need to introduce a Caren-act in 2020.

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#23

A German Soldier Returns Home Only To Find His Family No Longer There. Frankfurt, 1946

A German Soldier Returns Home Only To Find His Family No Longer There. Frankfurt, 1946

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Jihana
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3 months ago

Heartbreaking

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#24

WWI. A Canadian Soldier Tries To Comfort A Little Belgian Baby, Who Was Hurt And Whose Mother Was Killed By An Artillery Shell. November 1918

WWI. A Canadian Soldier Tries To Comfort A Little Belgian Baby, Who Was Hurt And Whose Mother Was Killed By An Artillery Shell. November 1918

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BusLady
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3 months ago

Heartbreaking.

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#25

May 20, 1910: The Nine Kings Of Europe Photographed Together For The First And Only Time

May 20, 1910: The Nine Kings Of Europe Photographed Together For The First And Only Time

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3 months ago

Standing: King Haakon VII of Norway, King Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, King Manuel II of Portugal, Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany (King of Prussia), King George I of Greece, King Albert I of Belgium. Seated: King Alfonso XIII of Spain, King George V of the United Kingdom, King Frederik VIII of Denmark.

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A Hired Reader Reads To Cigar Makers Hard At Work In Cuban Cigar Factory (Ca. 1900-1910). Because Many Cigar Factory Employees Were Illiterate Lectors Were Hired To Read Novels, Poetry, Nonfiction Works, And Newspapers Determined By Consensus

A Hired Reader Reads To Cigar Makers Hard At Work In Cuban Cigar Factory (Ca. 1900-1910). Because Many Cigar Factory Employees Were Illiterate Lectors Were Hired To Read Novels, Poetry, Nonfiction Works, And Newspapers Determined By Consensus

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Bea Albe
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3 months ago

Beyond any discussion, we must recognize that in Cuba today the illiteracy rate is 0%.

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#27

“The Drunk Basket.” In The 1960s, Bars In Istanbul Would Hire Someone To Carry Drunk People Back To Their Homes

“The Drunk Basket.” In The 1960s, Bars In Istanbul Would Hire Someone To Carry Drunk People Back To Their Homes

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Kaisa
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3 months ago

Would love something like that now too. Not uber but a basket.

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#28

Russian Inmate Points An Identifying And Accusing Finger At A Nazi Guard Who Was Especially Cruel Towards The Prisoners In Buchenwald Camp

Russian Inmate Points An Identifying And Accusing Finger At A Nazi Guard Who Was Especially Cruel Towards The Prisoners In Buchenwald Camp

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

J'accuse!!!

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#29

A French Women Welcomes An American Soldier Two Days After Liberation. Strasbourg, France, 22 November 1944

A French Women Welcomes An American Soldier Two Days After Liberation. Strasbourg, France, 22 November 1944

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3 months ago

Incredibly Heartwarming.

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#30

September 3, 1967: The Day Sweden Switched From Driving On The Left To The Right Side Of The Road

September 3, 1967: The Day Sweden Switched From Driving On The Left To The Right Side Of The Road

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago (edited)

Because they didn't plan it right. The first day they should have let only cars with an even number in their plate switch to driving right. Gradual transition works best.

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7'3'' (221cm) Jakob Nacken, The Tallest Nazi Soldier Ever Chatting With 5'3'' (160cm) Canadian Corporal Bob Roberts After Surrendering To Him Near Calais, France In September Of 1944

7'3'' (221cm) Jakob Nacken, The Tallest Nazi Soldier Ever Chatting With 5'3'' (160cm) Canadian Corporal Bob Roberts After Surrendering To Him Near Calais, France In September Of 1944

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He's thinking about how big a hole he's gonna have to dig

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#32

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

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

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Strange how proud boys need to hide behind women when they are in trouble. Why don't they proudly stand back and stand by in the face of the same violence they so proudly advocate?

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#33

Rosa Parks's Booking Photo Following Her February 1956 Arrest

Rosa Parks's Booking Photo Following Her February 1956 Arrest

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Laura Craig
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3 months ago

Not for a moment taking anything away from Rosa, but I would urge you to research Claudette Colvin. Both amazing ladies

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#34

Here Is How An Ukrainian Immigrant Celebrated Stalin's Death, 1953

Here Is How An Ukrainian Immigrant Celebrated Stalin's Death, 1953

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Vorknkx
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3 months ago

Stalin did some really nasty thing to Ukraine (including a famine-driven genocide), so it's no wonder they hated him so much.

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#35

Into The Jaws Of Death, 6th Of June, 1944

Into The Jaws Of Death, 6th Of June, 1944

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Imagine stepping out into the cold water knowing that the chance you'll live to see the next day is next to zero. True heroes. So sad that a lot of them died to fight what now is celebrated by millions of Americans.

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#36

Crowd In Times Square, New York City Celebrating The Surrender Of Germany, May 7th, 1945

Crowd In Times Square, New York City Celebrating The Surrender Of Germany, May 7th, 1945

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Fire And Fury: B-25s Are Pictured Flying Past Mount Vesuvius In Italy As Lava And Ash Spews From The Top Of The Volcano. The Eruption Killed 57 As It Destroyed The Village Of San Sebastiano And San Giorg In March 1944 While Allied Forces Were Battling For Supremacy In The Skies

Fire And Fury: B-25s Are Pictured Flying Past Mount Vesuvius In Italy As Lava And Ash Spews From The Top Of The Volcano. The Eruption Killed 57 As It Destroyed The Village Of San Sebastiano And San Giorg In March 1944 While Allied Forces Were Battling For Supremacy In The Skies

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Katy McMouse
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3 months ago

That is an amazing shot.

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#38

Nikola Tesla, The Last Photo Ever Of The Famous Scientist, 1st Jan 1943

Nikola Tesla, The Last Photo Ever Of The Famous Scientist, 1st Jan 1943

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BusLady
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3 months ago

Age 87.

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A Nurse With A Sick Child During Smallpox Epidemic, Wrocław, Poland, 1963

A Nurse With A Sick Child During Smallpox Epidemic, Wrocław, Poland, 1963

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Thanks to the invention of a vaccine, small pox is as good as non-existent anymore. But for some strange reason anti-vaxxers want to introduce this killing disease again. Just as they don't want to get rid of Covid-19.

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Ruth Lee, A Hostess At A Chinese Restaurant, Flies A Chinese Flag So She Isn’t Mistaken For Japanese When She Sunbathes On Her Days Off In Miami. Dec. 15, 1941

Ruth Lee, A Hostess At A Chinese Restaurant, Flies A Chinese Flag So She Isn’t Mistaken For Japanese When She Sunbathes On Her Days Off In Miami. Dec. 15, 1941

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Daria B
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3 months ago

This is both sad and funny at the same time.

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Inside Of An Airplane In 1930

Inside Of An Airplane In 1930

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Deborah B
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3 months ago

bet they had more leg room than 'economy'.

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Soviet Citizens Look At The "Wall Of Sorrow", Honoring The Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Killed By Stalinism. In 1988, The Soviet Government Allowed Information Regarding The Victims Of Stalin's Great Purge To Become Public

Soviet Citizens Look At The "Wall Of Sorrow", Honoring The Hundreds Of Thousands Of People Killed By Stalinism. In 1988, The Soviet Government Allowed Information Regarding The Victims Of Stalin's Great Purge To Become Public

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certain activist US socialist democrats said they will begin the punishment of conservatives & republicans after the inauguration... "they will never work again"....

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"Human Fly" George Willig Scales The Exterior Of The World Trade Center's South Tower In 1977. Completing The Climb In 3.5 Hours, He Was Arrested At The Top After Signing Several Autographs, And Was Fined $1.10 By The City - A Penny For Each Floor He Passed

"Human Fly" George Willig Scales The Exterior Of The World Trade Center's South Tower In 1977. Completing The Climb In 3.5 Hours, He Was Arrested At The Top After Signing Several Autographs, And Was Fined $1.10 By The City - A Penny For Each Floor He Passed

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Foxxy (The Original)
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3 months ago

That is the cheapest fine I have ever heard of, even with inflation it is approx $5.

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Portrait Of Arctic Explorer Peter Freuchen And His Wife, Fashion Illustrator Dagmar Cohn, 1947

Portrait Of Arctic Explorer Peter Freuchen And His Wife, Fashion Illustrator Dagmar Cohn, 1947

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Aleksandra Elias
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3 months ago

Fun fact: He doesn't have a leg on this picture. He lost it in 1926 to frostbite.

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Allied Soldiers Mock Hitler Atop His Balcony At The Reich Chancellery, 1945

Allied Soldiers Mock Hitler Atop His Balcony At The Reich Chancellery, 1945

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WilvanderHeijden
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3 months ago

Even Hitler knew when the game was over...

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Teenage Dating In Diner, 1950s, The States

Teenage Dating In Diner, 1950s, The States

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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3 months ago

Man I wanna taste that shake!

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Mobsters Hide Their Faces At Al Capone's Trial 1931

Mobsters Hide Their Faces At Al Capone's Trial 1931