Samuel Reshevsky, age 8, defeating several chess masters at once in France, 1920
The last known picture of Adolf Hitler, April 30, 1945, the day he died.
Eisenhower’s Inauguration on January 20, 1953
Nazi rally in the Cathedral of Light, 1937
Marilyn Monroe performing for troops stationed in Korea, February 1954
The last known picture of Albert Einstein, taken in March, 1955
Mugshot of Joseph Stalin held by Okharna: the Tsarist Secret Police, 1911
One of the first photos that was taken inside of Hitler’s bunker (Führerbunker) in 1945 by Allied soldiers
Hindenburg over Manhattan on May 6, 1937, hours before disaster
Before alarm clocks, there were knocker-uppers. Mary Smith earned sixpence a week shooting dried peas at sleeping workers’ windows. Limehouse Fields, London
Citizens in a bar celebrate the end of alcohol prohibition in the United States. December 5, 1933
A Native American looks down at a newly-completed section of the transcontinental railroad. Nevada, about 1868
Egyptian wedding – 1923
Liberated Jewish man holds Nazi soldier at gunpoint during WWII
NYC Grand Central Station, 1929.
The sun can’t shine through like that now because of taller buildings.
Louis Armstrong plays for his wife in front of the Sphinx by the pyramids in Giza, 1961
Two Civil War veterans from both sides shake hands at Gettysburg -1913