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History's forgotten images

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Very interesting picks from the past!

Very interesting picks from the past!

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  • 1. Bonnie & Clyde’s car after following the shootout that ended the two outlaws in 1934. The gunfire barrage was so loud that many members of the posse experienced temporary deafness.
  • 2. Civil War veteran Samuel Decker poses with the prosthetic arms he made for himself... Somehow.
  • 3. Inmates at Attica play chess
  • 4. American soldiers hunker down in a trench less than a mile away from the detonation of a 43 kiloton nuclear bomb in 1953.
  • 5. Mark Twain smoking a cigar & relaxing at the porch in 1905
  • 6. LA police officers went undercover dressed up as women in 1960 to catch purse snatchers.
  • 7. Children in iron lungs before the advent of the polio vaccine in 1937.
  • 8. A man browsing for books in Cincinnati’s cavernous old main library. The library was demolished in 1955.
  • 9. The first known sports team photo ever taken, The 1858 Knickerbocker Base Ball Club, Hoboken, New Jersey.
  • 10. Eisenhower and Patton examine a trove of stolen artifacts that the Germans hid in salt mine in 1945.
  • 11. American field hospital in the bombed out remains of a French church in 1918.
  • 12. Waiting in line following the Louisville flood of 1937.
  • 13. John F. And Bobby Kennedy in 1960.
  • 14. A group of school children visit a bison in 1899.
  • 15. Old Pony Express and the future of mail delivery.
  • 16. First ambulance: Bellevue Hospital Center, NY, 1869
  • 17. Abraham Lincoln inspects the battlefield in 1862.
  • 18. A mountain of bison skulls ready to be ground into fertilizer in the 1870's.
  • 19. Michigan loggers in 1890.
  • 20. Civil War veterans and survivors of Gettysburg shake hands in 1913.
  • 21. The Rivoli Theater in 1975.
  • 22. A car crash in Washington DC in 1921.
  • 23. Prohibition begins and alcohol is poured down the drain in 1921.
  • 24. 12th Street in Miami, Florida in 1908.
  • 25. Albert Einstein visits The Grand Canyon in 1922.
  • 26. A lull in the fighting during the Civil War.
  • 27. Alabama school house in 1935.
  • 28. Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill pose together in 1885.
  • 29. Road leading to Woodstock in 1969.
  • 30. Powell, a co-conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. He was hanged in 1865.