Rare Historical Photos
Rare Historical Photos – Vol 1. Take a look at these fascinating Historical Photos and discover the real stories behind them! This will be the first volume in many rare historical photos series we will post on the site. Enjoy.
Construction of The Statue Of Liberty in Bartholdi’s Parisian warehouse workshop in Paris, France – winter of 1882. The now famous American icon arrived in New York City in 1885 as 350 pieces of copper and iron contained in 214 wooden crates. It was finally pieced together and unveiled in late October 1886. (LOC.gov / public domain)
All eight Kennedy children. From left to right: Jean, Bobby, Patricia, Eunice, Kathleen, Rosemary, Jack, Joe Jr. – Photo taken in Hyannis Port, Massachussets – 1928.
Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, California – ca 1934.
Rare Historical Photos – Turn of the century sledding in Central Park, New York – ca 1900s. (newyorkologist.org)
Jewish prisoners being rescued from a death train – 1945.
Race officials trying to stop Kathrine Switzer from running in the Boston Marathon. Switzer was able to fight her way through and became the first woman to finish the race – 1967. (thinkinghumanity.com)
Nazi rally at the Cathedral of Light – Nuremberg, Germany – 1937.
Sweden on the day after switching from driving on left side of road to the right side – 1967. (Wikipedia)
West Berlin residents showing their children to grandparents on the Eastern Side of the Berlin Wall – 1961. (rarehistoricalphotos.com)
This rare historical photo – dubbed “The Most Beautiful Suicide” – shows Evelyn McHale as she landed on top of an automobiled after leaping from the Empire State Building – 1947. (Wikipedia)
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