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33 Historical Photos That Give Us An Interesting Glimpse Of The Past

Like all photographs from the past, these completely random yet interesting historical photos give us a quick and interesting glimpse at the times the pictures were taken.

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A messenger dog leaps over a German trench during World War One, 1915
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Harold Agnew carrying the plutonium core of the Fat Man Bomb to be dropped on Nagasaki, 1945
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Santa Claus delivers presents wearing a helmet during the London Blitz, 1940
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Earliest known photo of a cricket match, 1857
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A child gas mask from World War II
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A newly discovered photograph allegedly of Billy The Kid next to the only known authenticated photo of the outlaw.
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Dwight Eisenhower was the first U.S. President to use a teleprompter during the 1952 presidential campaign.
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The earliest known photo of the Taj Mahal, ca. 1855
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Serena and Venus Williams posing for a picture with former President Ronald Reagan and his wife, 1990
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Babe Ruth at the funeral of Lou Gehrig, 1941
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Onlookers react to the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, 1986
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The first model of the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier model and the men who created her, 1965
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Meryl Streep as a high school cheerleader, Bernardsville, New Jersey, 1961
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Mahatma Ghandi's only wordly possessions, 1948
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Defusing a bomb on marting Luther King's front porch, date unknown
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Macy's detective department pose for a photograph with their backs turned so as not to blow their cover, 1948
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A map of Disneyland before the park opened in 1955
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Opening day at Disneyland, 1955
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The first armed airplane of the Serbian Army, 1915
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Women welders at Lincoln Motor Company, 1918
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Time Square in 1922
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The dedication of the Washington Monument, 1885
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The Great Alaskan earthquake, 1964
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The crew of USS Lexington abandon ship following torpedo strikes, May 9, 1942
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Segregated cab service, Alabama, 1962
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The funeral of Victor Hugo, 1885
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The Dalai Lama at age two, 1937
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Hitler practices his speech in front of a mirror, 1925
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The London Underground, 1890
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Paul McCartney’s selfie, 1959
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Illuminated tire invented by Goodyear, 1961
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The aftermath of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906
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Construction of the Lincoln Memorial, 1921
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