25 Rare Historical Photos You’ve Probably Never Seen Before – Part 5
Check out our fifth collection of 25 rare historical photos you have probably never seen before.
1. Hitler breaks ground on his ambitious plans to link all major German cities with highways.
2. Amelia Earhart receives what proved to be her last haircut in 1937.
3. The RMS Olympic, the Titanic’s sister ship, in wartime camouflage in 1915.
4. The mugshot of Tokyo Rose, 1946.
5. George W. Bush plays a little dirty rugby for Yale in 1966.
6. Harry Houdini exposes “spirit trickery” in 1925.
Source: Iconic Photos
7. Washington-Hoover Airport which was demolished in 1941. This is where the Pentagon stands today.
8. 1945, German POWs weep and sit in disgust as they watch footage shot at a German concentration camp.
9. The Golden Gate Bridge around 1935.
10. Arnold Schwarzenegger shows off to some elderly women in the 1970s.
11. The Kennedy family leave the funeral of John F. Kennedy in 1963.
12. June 1915, Gallipoli: a Turkish sniper/sharpshooter, dressed as a tree, is captured by two Anzacs.
13. Two childhood friends unexpectedly reunite on opposite sides of a demonstration in 1972. The picture was taken in Saint-Brieux, France by Jacques Gourmelen.
14. Union prisoners receive rations at Andersonville Prison, Georgia, on August 17, 1864.
Source: The Atlantic
15. O.J. Simpson arries the Olympic Torch in 1984. Nicole Brown can be seen on the left.
Source: Los Angeles Public Library
16. Columns of Hoover Dam being filled with concrete, February 1934 (looking upstream from the Nevada rim)
17. Dr. Werhner von Braun,”Father of Rocket Science” and Walt Disney in 1954.
18. Dinosaurs are transported on the Hudson River to the 1964 World’s Fair.
19. A man standing in the cavity created by the Project Gnome underground detonation in 1961.
20. Vladimir Putin and his childhood friends in 1969. None of them have been seen since.
21. Future presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush with Governor George Wallace at a BBQ in 1983.
22. Survivors of the Titanic are taken on board the RMS Carpathia in 1912.
23. Crowds rush through the castle on Disneyland’s opening day in 1955.
24. Mark Twain in 1883.
25. The earliest known aerial photograph, taken from a balloon over Paris in 1858.