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Can we have a history/rare picture thread?


New York in the 40s
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titanic poster
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>>592982721

#Rare #Based
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The fall of communism
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Young Churchill.
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>>592982721
Try here: >>>/p/
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Dresden Codex, one of only 4 Mayan "books" to survive the Conquistadores
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>>592984686
wow they were shitposting in 3000 BC too?
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bump. picture of JFK with Monroe.
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i love pics like this.
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>>592985124

Bill Clinton meeting Kennedy
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>>592985269
when gas was cheaper than water
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The classic American couple, many years later
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1910
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Hitler in WWI
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>>592985642

2/2
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Bell Labs, c.1950-70
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The unbroken seal on King Tutankhamun's tomb, 1922
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I have no context for this photo; I saved it off /b/

Also,

>>>http://www.reddit.com/r/historyporn
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Einstein @ NYC, 1939
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H. G. Wells playing an indoor war game.
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>>592984686
Mayans, Azteks and Inca were the bomb, man. Unprecedented cultural achievements. Pic related, a quipu.
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Earth, as viewed from Saturn/Mercury
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>>592985642
which one is supposed to be Hitler?
>>592985772
obvious in this one, but the first one none of them look like him
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Coloured image from new york in the late 40s.
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>>592986337
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MGM intro shooting, 1928
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>>592986280
>shorts
>sandals

That nigga was chill as shit.
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formula 1
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>>592986212
from a google image search
1926: Members of Cañon City Klan No. 21 pose on and around the ferris wheel at the site of a carnival at 8th and Greenwood in Cañon City, Colorado. Klan members were invited by W. H. Forsythe, owner of the outfit and a klansman from Fort Collins, to don their gowns and pose for a group portrait. Houses and trees can be seen in the background. At left are a flying swings amusement ride and a ticket booth.
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Empire State Building view, 1931
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>>592985522
They are father and daughter.

Pic: Americans dragging some gooker behind an M113
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Young Mr. Gandalf
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>>592986432
>the one underneath the x-mark

John Lennon and Yoko Ono, also has Hitler in the background
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Apollo Moon Landing being filmed in a bullywood studio
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>>592986490
>cars from the 1970's
>mfw
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>>592986943

At least he died happy
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>>592986811
Doesn't mean they can't be a couple.
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>>592986716
And we're still paying taxes on that fucking flood. There is no such thing as temporary tax.
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>see file name
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>>592986490
Even the Taxi's are muscle cars.
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>>592986622
Cool
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>>592986490
Defnitely '71/'72, not late 40's
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Harley and Davidson
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Wil Wheaton's early work
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>>592984953
I don't quite get the picture
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>>592987278
It must have been weird seeing the world come that far in such a short period of time
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>>592987351
lol, that's from the Little Rascals.
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>>592985269
That car on the right is a '65 Buick Electra. I had one a few years ago and it was the coolest
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>>592987278
Didn't know they had jets during the civil war. That is pretty neat.
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>>592986490
wrong as fuck, the Legend of Nigger Charlie didn't come out until 1972, this is around that time
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>>592986744
what a stupid looking buidling, wheres this? NYC?
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>>592986937
wtf that's bill and hillary clinton
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these threads always make me late for work. fuck you guys.
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>>592986490
not 40s...look at the cars, clearly 60s
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good thread but pics are supposed to be NY related.
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>>592987696
Fuck you
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Galileo has to renounce his theory that the earth revolves around the sun in front of the inquisition.

In 1992 the pope admitted that Galileo had been right in 1633
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>>592987237
Tell me about it. We have some of the highest taxed petrol in the world, and part of that tax was introduced ages ago as a "temporary" tax. A few times people have asked when it's going to be abolished, and basically politicians say it's never going to happen.

If politicians were obliged to keep their promises, they'd all be in jail. Except pic related, I suppose.
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>>592985352
Clinton has always been fucking alpha
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>>592987696
yes, its the flatiron building faggot. you obviously never been to ny before. its one of its most beloved buildings
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>>592982721
A picture of my Grandmother working at Hewlett Packard in the early 1950s.
She was probably the first woman at the company to work in a department other than the assembly line.

It made a little stir in the local news at the time and the photo was the one taken for the newspaper.
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>>592987751
Nope, very early 70's, likely late 71, early 72.
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>>592986943
Holy fuck we found the real founder of /b/ all hail the /b/god!
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>>592987438

Aerial crowd shots are rarely used during large protest marches in metropolitan areas for the purposes of broadcast coverage of the protests by reputable news outlets, preferring "on-the-ground" coverage; this creates the illusion of the protestors and the police having roughly equal numbers and enhances the percieved power of the police departments, thus downplaying the size of the protest, even if crowd size estimates are provided.
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>>592984953
What that about 100 cops with balls of steel faced up to a bunch of whiny millenials who think you can change anything by throwing smoke bombs and stones?
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I expect this may just be a shoop
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>>592986490
Wrong year... look at the cars
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>>592987971
no I havent been to NY...excuse me faggot
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>>592986383
pismires fighting over nothing
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>>592986811
Remember, Hearts and Minds!
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>>592987719
The caption on the original was apparently.

"They died waiting for OP to deliver"
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>>592988488
Europe vs U.S.A.
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>>592986946
>tinfoil
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>>592988240

Jerry Stiller is an Epic-level character; pic related
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>>592986946
take your tinfoil hat off its cutting circulation to your brain faggot
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H.C. Andersons birth certificate.
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>>592988260
>1916-Controversial-Propos(...).jpg
It's still one of the most recognisable buildings in NY you faggot
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>>592985352
That's a really cool pic.
Love the look of respect and even awe on Clinton's face.
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>>592986622
>MGM intro shooting, 1928
am i right when i say this is the lion that pops up at the beginning of many old movies? idk when i saw it last
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>>592986659
u know the year?
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>>592988879
I didnt recognise it as that triangular building in that pic.. also America is not THAT interesting bro
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>>592986622
another angle
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>>592988524

brb reinstalling mafia
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>>592988984
the orange beta tools cars are williams and the blue elf cars are tyrrells so mid 70s
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>>592986138
It can't possibly be a 3.000 yo rope, can it?
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Batman, fightin crime
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>>592989105
Foul
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>>592988593
>>592988593

The guy in the center of this one looks like the guy who declared Item 9 should be illegal at the beginning of Pineapple Express.
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Las Vegas satellite timelapse over ~40yrs
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>>592987975
Well she certainly didn't get the job because of her looks.
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>>592989179
How come the rope lasted 3200 years without falling apart? Rope is one of the fundamental human technologies. Archaeologists have found two-ply ropes going back 28,000 years. Egyptians were the first documented civilization to use specialized tools to make rope. One key why the rope lasted so long wasn’t the rope itself, it was the aridity of the air in the desert. It dries out and preserves things. Another key is oxygen deprivation. Tombs are sealed to the outside. Bacteria can break things down as long as they have oxygen, but then they effectively suffocate. It’s not uncommon to find rope, wooden carvings, cloth, organic dyes, etc. in Egyptian pyramids and tombs that wouldn’t have survived elsewhere in the world. Egypt’s desert conditions made possible the preservation of far more organic material than would have otherwise been the case. This in contrast to, say, Maya sites in Central America which are far younger, but from which almost no organic material has been recovered. The main difference is jungle vs desert conditions.

^ Copy and pasted from http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/unbroken-seal-king-tuts-tomb/
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>>592985642
>>592985772
nope and nope
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>>592988959
You see it in plenty of new movies as well..
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>>592989022
>welcome to Big "D"
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>>592986493
>>592982721
Have loads of war stuff.
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>>592986493
context?
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>>592989179
Good rope lasts forever.
Rope overall is one of the most underrated achievements of the human era. I am a big rope fan myself and I know all kinds of rope.
Nowadays the ropes just seems so unauthentic and plastic. I have some pretty cool rope from the 1700's that blows the modern shit out of the water.
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