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dGeneralist: Unique Pictures from History

Black and White - Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her bomb damaged home, London, 1940

dGeneralist: Unique Pictures from History

Black and White - Little girl comforting her doll in the ruins of her bomb damaged home, London, 1940

Robin Williams as a Denver Broncos Cheerleader.

I pinned this photo of Robin Williams a few months back.made me laugh. I will miss him - Robin Williams dressed like cheerleader 1980

boy reading books after the bombing of London in WW2

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop after an air raid on October reading a book titled “The History of London.

Beach police measuring female swimsuits

June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.

Beach police measuring female swimsuits

June Washington policeman Bill Norton measuring the distance between knee and suit at the Tidal Basin bathing beach after Col. Sherrill, Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, issued an order that suits not be over six inches above the knee.

the hotel manager is pouring acid in the pool where black people have jumped

Hotel owner pouring acid in the water when black people swam in his pool, ca. If I were there I would've pushed him in the pool, to see if he liked it.

one of the first McDonald's ever

The First McDonald's In 1940 Maurice and Richard McDonald moved their father's restaurant from Monrovia to San Bernardino, California. They changed the name in 'McDonald’s Famous Barbeque'.

dGeneralist: Unique Pictures from History

Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

a baby in a window cage

Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937 (There is so much wrong with this idea it's not funny)

Lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith

Hat tip Atlanta BlackStar For years the U. government allowed racist white lynch mobs to murder Black men, women and children for practically nothing. The lynchings were so absurd one could argue…

Testing Football Helmets, 1912

A man testing a prototype football helmet. - 25 Rare Historical Photos Youve Probably Never Seen Before Part 2 Best of Web Shrine

Weeping for FDR

Navy Chief Petty Officer Graham Jackson plays “Goin’ Home” on the accordion as Franklin D. Roosevelt’s body is carried from Warm Springs, Georgia, where he suddenly dead from a stroke on April 1945

dGeneralist: Unique Pictures from History

30 Unique And Compelling Photos From Our Past - testing bullet proof vests, 1923

dGeneralist: Unique Pictures from History

Found in an Einsatzgruppen soldier’s personal album, labelled on the back as "Last Jew of Vinnitsa", it shows a member of Einsatzgruppe D just about to shoot a Jewish man kneeling before a filled mass grave in Vinnitsa, Ukraine.

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