Monday, August 17, 2015

Twenty-one annotated historic photos.

Pro Wrestler The French Angel ( 5’7″ and 270 lbs) & model Dorian Leigh – 1945
1A Few Interesting Photos from History
First Miss America Pageant 1921
2A Few Interesting Photos from History
William Harley and Arthur Davidson, 1914
3A Few Interesting Photos from History
America mourns the Germans who died in the Hindenbrug crash 1937
4A Few Interesting Photos from History
The dance floor in the newly opened night club ‘Oasis of the Ginza’ in Tokyo, showing US servicemen and their Japanese partners dancing to jazz tunes in 1945. Soldiers can dance with the girls at two yen a dance
5A Few Interesting Photos from History
Chorus girls relaxing in the dressing room between scenes during the filming of ‘Broadway’, 1928
6A Few Interesting Photos from History
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first bodybuilding competition at 16 – 1963
7A Few Interesting Photos from History
Chuck Taylor in 1921
8A Few Interesting Photos from History
Hippy babe at Powder Ridge Rock Festival – 1970
9A Few Interesting Photos from History
President William Jefferson Clinton poses for a picture with a White House intern – 1995
FIBA allowed professional basketball players to compete in the Olympics for the first time at the 1992 Games. The best players in the NBA teamed up to represent the USA, winning the gold medal with arguably the best team ever assembled, aka the Dream Team
At a segregated lunch counter in a Chattanooga, Tennessee, Elvis Presley waits for his bacon and eggs while a woman waits for her sandwich, she is not permitted to sit. 1956 Photograph by Alfred Wertheimer
Bruce Lee with son Brandon Lee – 1966
The woman that Eric Clapton wrote the song “Layla” about. Pattie Boyd. Before Eric Clapton she was married to George Harrison, who wrote ‘Something In The Way She Moves’ for her – two iconic songs about one person, she must be quite something
On the Star Trek set, 1967
Titanic – 1st Class promenade deck (U.K. – March 1912)
Monument to the Battle of the Nations, Leipzig, Germany, 1945. The monument commemorates Napoleon’s defeat at Leipzig in 1813
The only authenticated image of Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg Address. November 19, 1863
Ralph Edwards and Marilyn Monroe at the Hollywood Entertainers baseball game in 1952
Boxing at Yankee Stadium – 1923
John Travolta during a Scientology auditing session, c. 1980’s.

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