17 Fascinating Photos Collected From History

Aryan Race Testing, 1940
A pile of American bison skulls waiting to be ground for fertilizer, mid-1870s

Women in Chicago being arrested for wearing one piece bathing suits, without the required leg coverings. 1922

Richard Nixon at his wife’s funeral, June 26, 1993

President Truman holding a newspaper that stated he lost after winning the election November 3, 1948

Japanese Leaflet dropped on Americans during WWII

Jackie Kennedy watching her husband debate Richard Nixon, 1960 [

American soldiers rest near a small Christmas tree on Hill 875 near Dak To, Vietnam, 25 December, 1967

Appalachian “hillbilly revolutionaries” from the Young Patriots Organization team up with members of the Black Panther Party for a “Free the Panthers” event, late 1960s

Dwight Eisenhower was the first U.S. President to use a teleprompter during the 1952 presidential campaign

Gangster Mickey Cohen standing amongst the front pages of newspapers that helped make him the city’s’ most infamous citizen – 1960

PC Frederick Godwin offers tea and sympathy to a now homeless man, who returned home from walking his dog to find his house destroyed and wife killed by a V1 flying bomb. London 1944

Finnish soldier, moments before execution for desertion, December 20, 1941

Releasing a messenger pigeon, WW1, 1914

A messenger dog leaps over a German trench during World War 1, 1915

Aerial Photographs of Auschwitz taken by an British Reconnaissance plane. The main crematorium can be seen on the lower right. Poland , 1944

Iranian woman in the era before the Islamic revolution by Ayatollah Khomeini. Iran, 1960