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RARE OLD PHOTOS


Construction of the eiffel tower – 1880


Feet of the statue of liberty arrive on liberty island - 1885


Flatiron building, new york. The manhattan landmark under construction – 1902


Charging an electric car in 1905



The Streets of New York City in 1908


When roller skates were the hot new thing 1910


Chicago rush hour, 1909 Chicago Rush Hour, 1909



"When pigs fly…"- the first flight of a pig took place at leysdown, kent, england – 1909


Back when airlines served a full meal in flight, 1958



The last known photo of the Titanic, as the ship leaving Queenstown, Ireland on April 12th, 1912.


The day after the titanic disaster. London, april 16, 1912



Grand Canyon, 1914


The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912


William Harley and Arthur Davidson, 1914


Women demonstrating against Prohibition, 1932



This is how people took selfies in 1920



Gaudi's Sagrada Família in Barcelona, 1915


1922 Beach Police --No swimsuit was allowed to be higher than 6 inches above the knee


The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb, 1922


View from the top on the opening day of the Empire State Building, 1931



London Bus, 1928


Al Capone’s free soup kitchen, Chicago, 1931


The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936


Golden Gate bridge construction, 1937


When the Hindenburg exploded May 6, 1937


Oranges for 1 cent, 1942


The famous Hollywood sign, which originally said Hollywoodland. 'Land' was removed in 1949.




Unwanted babies for sale in Italy, 1940s



Children wearing gas masks while playing, 1941



Freddie Mercury (Queen) 1958


Martin Luther King Jr. arrested outside a courtroom, 1958


Motorola remote control TV, 1962


Moments before being assassinated in Dallas, Texas in November 1963, President John F. Kennedy Jr. waves to onlookers



Earthrise' over the moon, taken by members of Apollo 8 in 1968



Niagara falls without water. 1969






Opening ceremony of Woodstock, 1969



The Beatles crossing Abbey Road, 1969


Last known photo of Lennon and McCartney, 1974



Gerald R. Ford and Pelé, 1975



Star Wars Opening day, 1977

















































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Roy Kemp
Roy Kemp
04. Mai 2020

Loved the photo of the Sagrada Famila in Barcelona. My wife and I were there last summer on a European trip. Beautiful old church and still under construction. No open space around the church now. I will remember Barcelona as the place I got my cell phone stolen. Despite all the warnings about pick-pockets and the precautions I took it was stolen on the Metro. Never felt a thing. Oh well, that's life.


Take care all and a big hello to all my old PERI friends from the 1960's to the 1980's.

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