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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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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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.”

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

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Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

Jewish Prisoners After Being Liberated From A Death Train, 1945

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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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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.

BusLady
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3 months ago

"Abracadabra! Poof! You're a sandwich."

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Dave P
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3 months ago

She actually was the reviewer, not the writer, she had to go through all that and double and triple check for any errors and correct them, actually a much harder job

Ani Archeron
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3 months ago

HAMILTON WROTE THE OTHER ... 17?

Wolfstar
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3 months ago

AYYYY A HAMILTON FAN IS HERE LETS GOOOOOO

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Grace
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3 months ago

The project would have failed w/o her.

Joe mama
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3 months ago

True dat

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ProductofNZ
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3 months ago

When conspiracy theorists say we couldn't have gone to the moon because of the lack of computing power...yeah, cause most of it was human computing...

Chris Jennings
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3 months ago

It’s “MIT”, not Mit

Brandi VanSteenwyk
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3 months ago

Definitely not the typical "NERD" of the day. She looks like she would have an awesome sense of humor along with great knowledge.

Monika Soffronow
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3 months ago

I believe that most really smart and knowledgeable people fall under that description

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James F. Wilson Jr.
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3 months ago

Even after the computer printouts were studied by John Glen,he was so confident in Margaret Hamilton he ask "What does Margaret's calcalations show".

BoredPanda is awesome
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3 months ago

woah! That looks like it took a lot of time and hardworking. Well done indeed

Marty BlackEagle-Carl
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3 months ago

WOW.... we'd be on Pluto by now if people weren't blocked from their potential centuries earlier.

1337
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3 months ago

Oh this image is not shown often. Because the ego of men..

Sharon Dean
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3 months ago

Just think of the women that were left behind....probably thousands if not millions. In high school in the fifties I wasn't allowed to take drafting or woodwork or anything that had a male dominance about it...........I did become an accountant but decades after being told what I could never be...........

Jim Ellington
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3 months ago

She hasn't aged a day since playing the Wicked Witch of the West.

Nikki Bastian
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3 months ago

Aside from the amazing work she did and the look of pride she quite earned, I like she cut of her dress!

Sasha Kuleshov
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3 months ago

"And these are only the notes" XD

Sam MushroomMan
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1 month ago

I don't like her shoes

Chris Bainbridge
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3 months ago

All on one CD today?

Mildred Thompson
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3 months ago

That took a little while.

Mónica Elisabeth Sacco
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3 months ago

Brave ladies!

Kyra DarkStar
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3 months ago

Any day now there will be an app for that...lol.

Mildred Thompson
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3 months ago

OMG!

Alan Parr
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3 months ago

Wasn't she the Wicked Witch in the Wizard of OZ?

Jeremy Porter
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3 months ago

Nowadays, AI would do it all.

Lionelle Grosdemanche-dien
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3 months ago

Those ladies are amazing

Sue Clasen
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3 months ago

She wasn't coerced by barriers, real or faked!

Marie deHeryng
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3 months ago

FABULOUS!👏👏👏👏👏

Merilyn Horton
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3 months ago

I’m gobsmacked

Analyn Lahr
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3 months ago

Handwritten?! Dang.

KrabbyGramps666
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3 months ago

My god I could never read that let alone write it

Panda with Heart
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3 months ago

Wow!!

Lynn Biasini McElfresh
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3 months ago

WOW!!

sebastian nye
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3 months ago

I have this lego set. Love it.

Grace
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3 months ago

Me too!

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Purr·maid
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3 months ago

Very impressive! You go girl!

JESSE REED
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3 months ago

shes hot

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Everyone google "Why is my pee red" at 6:00 PM GMT on December 01. Confuse the hell out of search algorithms

Damon Gates
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Why is this comment even here?

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The same Margaret Hamilton that chased Dorothy over the rainbow

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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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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.

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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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3 months ago

Poor thing. Looks So sad.

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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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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.

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

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

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

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

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3 months ago

*Young Princess Elisabeth As A Mechanic During WW2

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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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3 months ago

Nice leg tho!

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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3 months ago

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

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“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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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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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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Incredibly Heartwarming.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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#46

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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#47

Mobsters Hide Their Faces At Al Capone's Trial 1931

Mobsters Hide Their Faces At Al Capone's Trial 1931

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Lord Mysticlaw
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3 months ago

Oh, that's why they always wear hats

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Nuclear Explosion Less Than One Millisecond After Detonation (1952)

Nuclear Explosion Less Than One Millisecond After Detonation (1952)

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T Simmons
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3 months ago (edited)

I have one on my Christmas tree, apparently

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Nintendo's First Headquarters In Kyoto, Japan (1889)

Nintendo's First Headquarters In Kyoto, Japan (1889)

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Tor Rolf Strøm
Community Member
3 months ago

Whoa, imagine being transported to the time and place of that picture.. walking around, smelling the air.

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#50

A Member Of The Ku Klux Klan Stands Behind A Police Officer For Protection, After A Mob Surrounded His Klan Rally In Austin Texas, 1983

A Member Of The Ku Klux Klan Stands Behind A Police Officer For Protection, After A Mob Surrounded His Klan Rally In Austin Texas, 1983

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Bill
Community Member
3 months ago

Sorry didn't mean to smack you in the face

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