Amazing Collection Of Historical Photos

Prepare to be fascinated.

Men working in the rigging of the three-masted steel barque Garthsnaid, 1920

Thelonius Monk, 1959

Members of the Harlem Hellfighters in 1919


Shortest, tallest and fattest men in Europe play cards. 1913

A 17-year old Frida Kahlo poses for a family photo wearing a traditional gentleman’s 3-piece suit, 1924

8th grader Kurt Cobain playing drums at an assembly at Montesano High School, 1981

Private James Hendrix of the 101st Airborne, playing guitar at Fort Campbell Kentucky in 1962

Earliest known photo of Elvis Presley, with parents Gladys & Vernon in 1938

Samurai in Training, 1860

Enlisted men aboard an American ship hear the news of Japan’s surrender. 1945

A photo taken in secret of the Supreme Court in session, one of only two ever taken. 1932

The only known photograph of Abraham Lincoln at Gettysburg, before giving his famous address. November 19, 1863


A large crowd, made up of many African Americans, mourn the death of Abraham Lincoln outside the Courthouse in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin, 1931

In 1939 20,000 Nazi supporters held a rally in Madison Square Garden

Times Square, 1957

Paper boys at 2 A.M. about to start their morning rounds. February 12, 1908

The Mona Lisa stolen from the Louvre, 1911

A war-weary French woman pours a British soldier a cup of tea during the fighting following the Allied landings in Normandy. 1944


Adolf Hitler speaking with Princess Olga of Yugoslavia, 1939


Prince Charles and Princess Diana on vacation in Bahamas, 1982

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