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Historical Photos


Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 19569ErZn4S

Former slave showing whipping scars


Annie Edison Taylor (1838-1921), the first person tosurvive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She did it in 1901 because she needed money, and after doing it said she wouldn’t recommend it to anyone!


How could parents ensure that their children were getting sunlight and fresh air when living in apartment buildings? The baby cage, ca. 1937


Jesse James, approximately 16 years old


Hippo cart in 1924. The hippo belonged to a circus and apparently enjoyed pulling the cart as a trick


Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug. Sign was put up at the 363rd station hospital in Papua,New Guinea during WWII


Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27


Artificial legs, United Kingdom, ca. 1890


The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861


Only known authenticated photo of Billy the Kid,ca. 1879


3 comments on “Historical Photos

  1. dorannrule
    May 24, 2013

    Soooooo interesting! 🙂


  2. Michelle
    May 24, 2013

    Yes, very interesting! That baby hanging out into the air makes my heart flutter every time I look at it. Scary!


  3. What an amazing collection of photos. Each one in and of itself tells a picture of survival in one way or another. It always baffles me what man could come up with when they had virtually nothing to work with.


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