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Historical Photos

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

Former slave showing whipping scars

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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!

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

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Jesse James, approximately 16 years old

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

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

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Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27

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Artificial legs, United Kingdom, ca. 1890

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The Inauguration of Abraham Lincoln in 1861

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

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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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