• Great Historical Photographs


    By Free Online News

    PUBLISHED: March 15, 2013 7:45 pm


    “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” After realizing a woman was running Boston marathon organizer Jock Sem

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    The only known photograph of an African American Union soldier with his family. 1863-65

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    Russian peasants getting electricity for the first time in 1920

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    Johnny Cash performing for prisoners at Folsom Prison – Jan. 13th 1968

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    Cow shoes used by Moonshiners in the Prohibition days to disguise their footprints, 1922

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    The Long Walk” British Army EOD Tech approaches a suspect device – Date Unknown

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    Tereska, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home”

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    A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada, about 1868

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    Microsoft staff photo from December 7, 1978

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    Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945

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    New York man reads a newspaper, headline reads “Nazi Army Now 75 Miles From Paris .” May 18, 1940

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    Three archers, Japan, ca.1860-1900

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    Alerted by the smell of a broken bottle of liquor, Federal Agents inspect a “lumber truck”. Los Angeles, 1926

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    Martin Luther King Jr removing a burned cross from his front yard with his son at his side. Atlanta Ga 1960

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    A Japanese family returning home ( Seattle , Washington ) from a relocation center camp in Hunt, Idaho on May 10, 1945

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    9 kings featured in one photo (Windsor Castle, 20 May 1910)

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    Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961

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    The headquarters of Benito Mussolini and the Italian Fascist party in Italy, 1934

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    The Kennedy trio in the mid 30s as teenagers; John, Bobby and Teddy

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    The first official riders in New York City ’s first subway, 1904

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    The earliest known photograph of men drinking beer. Edinburgh Ale, 1844

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    Three Princeton students pose after the Freshman, Sophomore snowball fight. 1893. Princeton, NJ.

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    Last four couples standing in a Chicago dance marathon. ca. 1930.

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