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There’s A Reason None Of This Has Ever Been Forgotten. And You’re About To See It.


Do you think you could recognize 30 of the most iconic photos from history? You may be surprised by just how many of these famous old photos you won’t recognize. From Nazi Christmas dinners to the creation of the Statue of Liberty, every American should see these incredible photos.They all serve a special place in history.

1. Unpacking the Head of the Statue of Liberty delivered June 17, 1885

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

3. Charlie Chaplin in 1916 at the age of 27

4. Annie Edison Taylor (1838-1921), the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel in 1901.

5. Sharing bananas with a goat during the Battle of Saipan, ca. 1944

6. Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug. Papua, New Guinea during WWII

7. Artificial legs, United Kingdom, ca. 1890

8. 1920′s lifeguard

9. Bookstore ruined by an air raid, London 1940

10. Testing new bulletproof vests, 1923

11. Suntan vending machine, 1949

12. A space chimp poses for the camera after a successful mission to space in 1961

13. Unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965

14. Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her bomb damaged home, London, 1940

15. Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit 1929

16. Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII

17. Construction of the Berlin wall, 1961

18. Animals being used as a part of medical therapy in 1956

19. Hitler’s officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941

20. Children eating their Christmas dinner during the Great Depression: turnips and cabbage

21. The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, ca. 1927

22. Abraham Lincoln’s hearse, 1865

23. A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck (83rd floor) of the Empire

24. A mom and her son watch the mushroom cloud after an atomic test 75 miles away, Las Vegas, 1953

25. A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

26. Annette Kellerman promoted women’s right to wear a fitted one-piece bathing suit, 1907… She was arrested for indecency.

27. Martin Luther King Jr. with his son by his side removing a burnt cross from his front yard, 1960

28. Walter Yeo, one of the first people to undergo advanced plastic surgery & a skin transplant.

29. Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight in 1893

30. Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s Wax Museum in London, 1930

Your history lesson is now complete. You get an A.


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