Interesting Random Photos from the Past
Every picture tells a story. Each and every historical photo represents part of an invaluable record which we must preserve for the generations to come. Each one provides a fascinating new perspective of the past.
Belka and Strelka, the first living creatures to orbit the Earth and return alive, are removed from their descent capsule.
A new method of combating alcoholism: the subject is given a dose of castor oil great enough for a horse, 1916.
The coronation of Elizabeth II. London, Buckingham Palace, 1953.
Constructing the Forth Road Bridge, Scotland, 1961.
A man sells snowballs, 1983.
Alisa Ulpian, beauty queen. France, 1921.
The wives of the astronauts on the Apollo 8 mission at the moment they heard their husbands voices from orbit, 1968.
The crew of a submarine in diving suits, 1908.
Albert Einstein with Hopi Indians, 1922
A mugshot of fortune tellers, New York, 1943
The Frisbee pioneers — Ken Westerfield and his dog, 1970