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June 21, 2011

1911 Harbor port Greymouth, New Zealand

Exactly 100 years ago today. June 21st 2011, the harbor of Greymouth

1920 Russia, Lenin

1920 Lenin addresses crowd (2)

(graphic image) 1945 Belsen, Germany

April 20th 1945, young German boy at liberated Bergen-Belsen camp
(Warning: graphic image, click to enlarge)

1942 Poland, families sent to Treblinka

Men, women and children from the Siedcle ghetto forced into cattle trains to Nazi extermination camp Treblinka

1863 New Mexico, Civil War Drummer

"Hilbert Malbury" reads the mirrored caption. Photo taken around 1863. Original BW via ilovenewmexicoblog.com 

1894 Family Biltoft Madsen

Beautiful family picture. Original BW via Christina Madsen blog.

1945 Saarbrucken, Germany

U.S. army 70th division troops in Saarbrucken. Original BW picture via trailblazersww2.org

1880 Karl Marx

Karl Marx (1818-1883) Philosopher, economic historian, journalist, revolutionairy socialist. 'Marxism'

June 20, 2011

1890 Nikola Tesla

Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) Inventor, engineer, pioneer.

1907 Mark Twain

Writer Mark Twain (1835-1910).

1914 Auguste Escoffier

George Auguste Escoffier (1846-1935). Chef, restaurateur, culinary writer

1940 Lyon, France

Famous footage used in propaganda were these people are pictured watching German Soldiers on Avenue des Champs-Élysées. However, this was in Lyon where French flags were to be sent to Algeria.

1911 Prince Joachim Frans Humbert

(1890-1920) Son of German Kaizer Wilhelm II, great grandson of queen Victoria

June 19, 2011

1890 Henry Morton Stanley

Journalist and explorer Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904), "Dr.Livingstone, I presume?"

1872 Henry Morton Stanley

Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904) and his adopted son Kalulu (1865-1877)
(updated after double check, this not Livingstone)

1920~ Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), inventor of the telephone, co-founder National Geographic Society.

1941 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Walt Disney

Walt Disney (1901-1966)

1900~ Child labor, young miners

1900s miner boy, a 'trapper'
1900s child labor

1961 Liverpool, The Beatles

1961 Young Beatles posing

1946 Yalta - Churchill, Roosevelt, Stalin

Yalta conference with Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin

1903 Wright brothers first flight, South Carolina

The first motorized flight ever. Wright Flyer 1.

1900~ West Palm Beach, Florida

1900s West Palm Beach

1918 Victorian house in Washington

19th century house in Washington

1870~ Vincent van Gogh

Painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890)

1911~ Titanic pictures

Titanic at dock
Titanic at dock
Titanic at sea
Shipyard, construction of the Titanic and Olympic
Titanic machinery in factory

1878 Edison, Washington

Inventor Thomas Alva Edison (1847-1931) and his second Phonograph sound recorder.

1920/1950~ Sint Oedenrode

Market square ~1920's
1950s Sint Oedenrode, hotel de Gouden LeeuwSint Oedenrode Hotel de Gouden Leeuw

1900~ Sint Oedenrode, Netherlands

Borghmolendijk at the old watermill

1880~ Paris, France, Statue of Liberty

Head on display in a park in Paris, France

1885 Sitting Bull

Sioux Chief Sitting Bull (1831-1890)

1900~ Shorpy, greaser boy, mines

Child labor: long days, hard and dangerous work, underpayed. See Shorpy.com to learn more about this boy.

1944 Sint Oedenrode/Son, Netherlands

September 1944, 101st Airborne paratrooper with civilians. Operation Market Garden.

1907 San Francisco

Devastating earthquake of 1907

1945 Soldiers near Frankfurt, Germany

U.S. soldiers, Ruhr pocket, Germany 1945

1900~ wedding

Random family portrait, probably ~1900

1882 Queen Victoria

Queen Victoria of England (1818-1901)

1850~ Queen Sophie

~1850 Queen Sophie of the Netherlands (1818-1877)

1880~ Queen Emma

Queen Emma of the Netherlands (1858-1935), great-grandmother of Queen Beatrix van Oranje

1940s U.S. president Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)

1945 Hiroshima, Japan

August 6 1945, dramatic Hiroshima firestorm ignited by the atomic bombing

1860~ U.S. President Abraham Lincoln close up

President Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

1875 U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant

~1875, Ulysses S. Grant, 18th president of the United States.