60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw
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60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words

The American newspaper editor Arthur Brisbane said that “a picture is worth a thousand words” in 1911. Over 100 years later, this still rings true.

Each photograph tells a story, a special event or moment, and helps us witness the past. From historical landmarks and well-known people to the basic daily routines of the past, these 60 pictures have lessons for us, and portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand it more intimately.

1. Titanic, 1912

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

2. One of the First McDonald’s Restaurants

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

3. 106-year-old Armenian Woman Guards Her Home, 1990

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

4. Disneyland Employee Cafeteria in 1961

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

5. The Racial Segregation in the US South

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

6. Beach in Australia, 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

7. Circus Hippo Pulling a Cart, 1924

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

8. Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., April 1865

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

9. Mannequins from an Atomic Bomb Test Site in Nevada during the Mid-50s

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

10. Unknown Soldier in Vietnam, 1965

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

11. Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa is returned to the Louvre after WWII

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

12. The Leaving of Last Prisoners from Alcatraz, 1963

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

13. Cars in 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

14. Inventor Hugo Gernsback is Demonstrating His Television Goggles in 1963

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

15. A Kansas Water Wagon in The Year of 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

16. Execution by Cannon, Shiraz, Iran, Late 19th Century

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

17. Great Pyramid and Sphinx, Egypt, 1873

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

18. Testing of new bulletproof vests, 1923

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

19. First Colorado Football Team of 1890

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

20. Main Street of Telluride, Colorado, 1880

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

 

 21. Adolf Hitler Meeting with Pope Pius XI

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

22. Scientists in the early 20th century, Albert Einstein is one of them

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

23. John F. Kennedy and Marilyn Monroe

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

24. Elvis in the US Army, 1958

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

25. Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

26. Queen Elizabeth during Her WWII Service

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

27. Helen Keller with Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood in 1919

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

28. Charlie Chaplin and Mahatma Gandhi

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

29. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

30. Martin Luther King With His Son Removing a Burnt Cross from their Front Yard, 1960

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

31. Winston Churchill in a Swimsuit, 1922

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

32. RARE PHOTOGRAPH: Madonna, Sting and Tupac

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

33. Albert Einstein at the Beach

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

34. The Beatles at the Beginning of Their Career

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

35. Leo Tolstoy tells a story to his grandchildren in 1909

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

36. Roy O. and Walt Disney on the Day They Opened Disney Studios

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

37. Fidel Castro Lays a Wreath at the Lincoln Memorial

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

38. The Microsoft Staff in 1978

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

39. Alan Shepard, America’s First Man in Space Puts on his Navy Mark IV Spacesuit

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

40. Bill and Hillary Clinton playing volleyball in 1975

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

41. Princeton Football Team in 1890

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

42. Osama bin Laden with His Family Visiting Falun in Sweden in 70′

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

43. Unpacking the head of the Statue of Liberty, 1885

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

44. A Common Kansas Barber Shop in the Year 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

45. Wrights Department Store – Grand Junction, Colorado, in the year 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

46. New York in 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

47. An American Classroom in the Year 1900

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

48. This photo was taken inside Hitler’s bunker (Führerbunker) in 1945 by allied soldiers.

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

49. The last photo Ever Taken of the RMS Titanic Before it sunk in April 1912

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

50. Soldier shares a Banana with a Goat During the Battle of Saipan, CA. 1944

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

51. While Christ the Redeemer being built in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

52. Shooting of Leo the Lion for the MGM Logo

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

53. Samurai Taken Between 1860 and 1880

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

54. The last known Tasmanian Tiger (now extinct) photographed in 1933

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

 55.Nagasaki, 20 Minutes after the Atomic Bombing in 1945

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

56. A Team British SAS Soldiers back from a 3-Month-Long Patrol of North Africa, January 18, 1943

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

57. Child Laborers in 1880

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

58. Construction of the Eiffel Tower in July, 1888

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

59. The Unbroken Seal on King Tutankhamen’s Tomb

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

60. The Extinct Subspecies of the Plains Zebra, Quagga

60 Historical Photos Worth 1000 Words -photos, history, bw

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