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Interesting old black and white photos


 

Salvador Dali and Coco Chanel.
 

Using a bear to treat back pain. Romania, 1946.


Setting a new world speed record, 1948.

A sex education lesson, 1929.

Lumberjacks, 1900s.

William Harley and Arthur Davidson, founders of the Harley Davidson Motorcycle Company.

A gun used for duck hunting, early 20th century.

Military electricians, 1918.

Filming the production logo for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.

German industrial worker August Landmesser, whose wife was Jewish, refusing to salute Hitler. Hamburg, 1936.


A pilot tries to start the stalled propeller of his plane during flight.

The biggest horse in the world, 1928.

Drew Barrymore helps Stephen King light a cigarette.

Using ducklings as therapy animals, 1956.

Young women in Kabul, Afghanistan, 1970s.

Ernest Hemingway having a drink.

The last photo ever taken of a Thylacine, 1933. This species is now extinct.

The models used by Grant Wood for his famous painting, ’American Gothic’.

Seventeen-year-old Bianca Passarge dances on wine bottles in a cat costume. Hamburg, 1958.

Class differences. Britain, 1937.

Miss New Zealand falls unconscious. Miss Universe competition, Long Beach, 15th July 1954.

The two-year-old Dalai Lama, 1937.

The way real men shave, 1940.
 

Arctic explorer Peter Freuchen with his wife, 1947.

A little girl encounters a penguin for the first time.
 

Unpacking the Statue of Liberty, 1885.

A soldier shares some bananas with a goat. Battle of Saipan, 1944.

Original Michelin, 1910.

A man and woman on a date, 1950s.

 

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