Interesting ? Old photos 4.0

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nmbuzz, May 18, 2019.

  1. nmbuzz

    nmbuzz Livin Large

    Apr 9, 2013
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    Three days before his 19th birthday, George H.W. Bush became the youngest

    aviator in the US Navy.











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    Market Street, San Francisco after the earthquake, 1906.









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    All-American Girls Baseball, 1940's














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    1943 : Breast Protectors for War Workers







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    Mary Ellen Wilson (1864-1956) or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack

    was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society

    for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

    As an eight-year old, she was severely abused by her foster parents,

    Francis and Mary Connolly.












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    Sacajawea. Stolen, held captive, sold, eventually reunited the Shoshone Indians.

    She was an interpreter and guide for Lewis and Clark in 1805-1806

    with her husband Toussaint Charbonneau. She navigated carrying her son,

    Jean Baptiste, on her back.

    She traveled thousands of miles from the Dakotas the Pacific Ocean .

    The explorers, said she was cheerful, never complained, and proved to be invaluable.

    She served as an advisor, caretaker, and is legendary for her perseverance

    and resourcefulness.












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    Zelda Boden, circus performer, ca. 1910.












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    A Confederate and Union soldier shake hands during a celebration at Ge ttysburg in 1913.

    Image from the Library of Congress. July 1-3, 2013 marks the 150th Anniversary of the

    Battle of Gettysburg .













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    Geraldine Doyle, who was the inspiration behind the famous

    Rosie the Riveter poster.












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    Vintage Baked Potato Cart.

    A legitimate fast food lunch option back in the day.













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    Black physicians treating in the ER a member of the Ku Kux Klan










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    Cyclists ride in the first running of the Tour de France, in 1903.













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    Sergeant Stubby (1916 or 1917 - April 4, 1926), was the most decorated war dog

    of World War I and the only dog to be promoted to sergeant through combat.

    America's first war dog, Stubby, served 18 months 'over there'

    and participated in seventeen battles on the Western Front.

    He saved his regiment from surprise mustard gas attacks,

    found and comforted the wounded, and even once caught a German spy

    by the seat of his pants (holding him there till American Soldiers found him).










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    Nightwitches - Female Russian bombers who bombed

    Germany during WW 2. They had old, noisy planes &

    the engines used to conk out halfway through their missions,

    so they had to climb out on the wings mid-flight to restart the props.

    To stop Germans from hearing them & starting up the anti aircraft guns,

    they'd climb to a certain height, coast down to German positions, drop their bombs,

    restart their engines in midair & get the hell out of dodge.

    Their leader flew 200+ missions & was never captured.










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    Marilyn Monroe meets Queen Elizabeth II, London,

    1956 Both women are 30 years old.












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    Chief Petty Officer Graham Jackson plays "Going Home"

    as FDR's body is borne past in Warm Springs , GA , where the

    President was scheduled to attend a barbecue on the day he died.

    April, 1945.


























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  2. Bender

    Bender Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Aug 15, 2011
    Some stunning snapshots of world history........
     

  3. cherokee2u

    cherokee2u Well-Known Member

    Mar 20, 2018
    Love seeing these window to history.....thanks
     
  4. Colorado Sonny

    Colorado Sonny Deo Volente Supporting Addict

    Sep 25, 2015
  5. 41 Charlie

    41 Charlie Get off my lawn...

    Feb 4, 2014
    Fascinating! Much thanks, Buzz!!
     
  6. Fiddler1537

    Fiddler1537 Supporting Addict Supporting Addict

    Jan 13, 2013
    Very nice! Thank you for sharing.
     
  7. rmac

    rmac Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

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    Jan 26, 2016
    Buzz, thanks for sharing and keep them coming.
    Water is receding and hogs are breeding. I'll save you some good ones. R.
     
  8. july19

    july19 Womb? Weary? He rests. He has travelled. Supporting Addict

    Sep 16, 2013
    Great pics, a joy to see.
     
  9. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
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  11. KS95B40

    KS95B40 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2017
    Very interesting! Thanks!!!
     
  12. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    I love old photos like those.
     
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  13. KS95B40

    KS95B40 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2017
    I wonder how many helpers he went through before he got that vest perfected...
     
  14. Ethanol Red

    Ethanol Red Make it a double Supporting Addict

    Jul 12, 2015
    They were men of moxie.
     
  15. KS95B40

    KS95B40 Well-Known Member Supporting Addict

    Aug 16, 2017

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