25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 349

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 348, click here. 1. Circus performer Jimmy Armstrong having a smoke break, 1958. 2. Drive-in car hops in shorts and cowboy boots at the Log Lodge Tavern near Love Field airport in Dallas, Texas, 1940. 3. Press photographers and police snipers lie side by side on…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 348

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 347, click here. 1. A firefighter looks towards the heavily damaged Belgrade’s tallest building, NATO bombing, April 1999. 2. Lincoln at Antietam, September 1862. 3. Elite Egyptian women at a French tailor shop in Cairo, the 1890s. 4. The Statue of David was bricked inside this…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 347

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 346, click here. 1. A crowd of about 4000 Nazi sympathizers, some with their children, protest outside Landsberg Prison, demanding amnesty for the hundreds of Nazi war criminals being held there. When Jewish people counter-protested, the crowd chanted Nazi-era slogans and attacked them, West Germany, 1951.…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 346

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 345, click here. 1. President George W. Bush aboard Air Force One after the 9/11 attacks, 11 September 2001. 2. The aftermath of the Tulsa massacre, 1921. 3. Piotr Chemy, a young Polish man who survived a concentration camp, is readied for his execution after being…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 345

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 344, click here. 1. P.T. Barnum & Bailey’s combined circus performers, New York, 1924. 2. Photo taken one millionth of a second, from two miles away, of US testing of a nuclear blast, 1945. 3. Old women with tattoos characteristic for Croatian Catholics in Bosnia. The…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 344

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 343, click here. 1. A Jewish child shows her friends a dandelion she found in the grass while waiting outside the gas chambers, Auschwitz-Birkenau, May 1944. 2. George Rockwell, leader of the American Nazi Party, listening to Malcolm X speak in a Nation of Islam Meeting,…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 343

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 342, click here. 1. Tokyo residents mourning Hachiko. He would regularly meet his owner, Professor Ueno, at Shibuya Station after he returned from work. Sadly, Ueno died on 21 May 1925 & never returned. However, Hachiko would return to the station every day for 9 years,…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 342

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 341, click here. 1. On 12 November 1928, the Banana Massacre occurred in Santa Marta, Colombia. Approximately 2,000 workers of the United Fruit Company were killed while demanding decent working conditions. 2. War criminal Erna Petri is booked after being exposed. During the war, Erna, a…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 341

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 340, click here. 1. British soldiers after their release from Japanese captivity in Singapore, 1945. 2. A boy and his owl, 1933. 3. 59 years ago, Soviet space mission Vostok 6 was launched with Valentina Tereshkova onboard, who became the 1st woman in space! This is…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 340

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 339, click here. 1. An Atlanta Boy’s High School basketball player shooting a free throw against Tech High School in 1921. 2. Homosexual prisoners at the concentration camp at Sachsenhausen, Germany, wearing pink triangles on their uniforms on 19 December 1938. 3. The Ethiopian Negus Menelik…

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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 339

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 338, click here. 1. Children in front of the world’s largest log cabin in Portland, Oregon, USA, 1938. It was built in 1905 and burned down in 1964. 2. A “victorious” Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain returns from Germany and declares “peace for our time” after Hitler…

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