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)

1947 Lighter advertisement

Life 1947 advertisement

(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'

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.