Rare Photos You’ll Never See In Textbooks
A picture is worth a thousand words…and the ones you’re about to see might be worth more than that. History class was never the most exciting, but if I had these pictures to envision the worlds most important events, I might not have been so bored. It brings a reality to events that you can’t quite comprehend with just the imagination. Take a look for yourself!
#1 Children licking large blocks of ice on the sidewalk in New York City in 1912.
#2 A payphone in the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood of San Francisco.
#3 John F. Kennedy Jr. in the presidential plane, 1963.
#4 Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947.
#5 Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd during a break on the set of Ghostbusters, 1984.
#6 Sean Connery signs a coconut for a Jamaican child during the filming of Dr. No, 1962.
#7 The first gay pride parade in Philadelphia, June 1972.
#8 The future Queen Elizabeth II, June 1940.
#9 The Twin Towers on a morning in New York, a year before construction was completed, 1972.
#10 Malcolm X and Muhammad Ali, New York, 1963.
#11 Filming of the MGM opening credits (1928).
#12 Hitler and Speer were mesmerized by the Schwerer Gustav, one of the largest piece of artillery ever used in Combat (1941).
#13 Circumcision was used by Pakistani soldiers to identify Hindus during Bangladesh’s War of Independence (1971).
#14 Known as Little Nap, the “Napoleon of the Chimpanzee World”, this chimp became a popular tourist attraction (1915).
#15 The first international match at Wimbledon in 1883.
#16 A boy watching TV in front of a window in 1948.
#17 German children playing with stacks of money during the hyperinflation period of the Weimar Republic, 1922.
#18 Einstein on the beach.
#19 A grotto in an iceberg as seen during the British Antarctic Expedition, January 5, 1911.
#20 The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb, 1922 (after being untouched for 3,245 years).
#21 The last known photo of the Titanic.
#22 The poignant face of a soldier in Vietnam, 1965.
#23 Ducklings being used in medical therapy, 1956.
#24 The crowded and happy ship bringing back troops to New York Harbor after V-Day in 1945.
#25 Not a hatless head in this crowd of New Yorkers in 1939.
#26 Blair Parson’s store in Lynchburg, Virginia was famous for it’s “10,000 Calorie Sundae.”
#27 Scottish soldiers, 1916.
#28 A shoe shop, 1900.
#29 A bra design popular in the ’40s and ’50s. And you thought today’s youth had lost it...