Fascinating Old Photos

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Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920
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The last known picture of Adolf Hitler, April 30, 1945, the day he died.
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Eisenhower’s Inauguration on January 20, 1953

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Nazi rally in the Cathedral of Light,  1937
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Marilyn Monroe performing for troops stationed in Korea, February 1954
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The last known picture of Albert Einstein, taken in March, 1955
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Mugshot of Joseph Stalin held by Okharna: the Tsarist Secret Police, 1911
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One of the first photos that was taken inside of Hitler’s bunker (Führerbunker) in 1945 by Allied soldiers
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Hindenburg over Manhattan on May 6, 1937, hours before disaster
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Before alarm clocks, there were knocker-uppers.  Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers’ windows.  Limehouse Fields, London
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Citizens in a bar celebrate the end of alcohol prohibition in the United States. December 5, 1933
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A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada, about 1868
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Egyptian wedding  – 1923
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Liberated Jewish man holds Nazi soldier at gunpoint during WWII
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NYC Grand Central Station, 1929.
The sun can’t shine through like that now because of taller buildings.
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Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961
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Two Civil War veterans from both sides shake hands at Gettysburg -1913
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