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Unos zapatos nuevos despúes de la guerra (Austria, 1946) by Recuerdos de Pandora, via Flickr

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, 1880s. (Image courtesy Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives, Philadelphia, PA. Image #p0103)

Dressing The Part

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia (now known as Drexel University College of Medicine).

I would like to take a black and white photo, without using a filter. This picture has irony, it's comedic, but it still is able to emit a strong meaning. I will use this to refer to self portraits and such. #U4APSA

Fuck the weak allah. Fuck the all worthless god. Fuck jesus the rapist. Fuck the child molesting pope. Fuck it all!

4762-2 Archief van een Franse verzekeringsmaatschappij 1937 - Archive of what?

The offices of the Central Social Institution of Prague, Czechoslovakia. April 1937 [[MORE]] “ “The offices of the Central Social Institution of Prague, Czechoslovakia with the largest vertical.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.

Stephen Hawking & wife

A young Stephen Hawking with his first wife Jane Wilde on their wedding day.

4 June 1962. Navy chaplain Luis Padillo was walking around giving last rites to dying soldiers as sniper fire surrounded him. A wounded soldier pulled himself up by clinging to the priest’s cassock, as bullets chewed up the concrete around them.

Navy chaplain Luis Padillo gives last rites to a soldier wounded by sniper fire during a revolt in Venezuela. (Héctor Rondón Lovera) 40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

Female Samurai    via: Retronaut - See the past like you wouldn't believe

"Woman in sensible armor! A rare vintage photograph of an onna-bugeisha, one of the female warriors of the upper social classes in feudal Japan. Often mistakenly referred to as “female samurai”, female warriors have a long history in Japan.

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Passing notes in class - the original texting. I remember passing notes before texting existed!

In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the 20th century.

In homes with usually only one room, the box-bed allowed some privacy and helped keep people warm during winter. It was the main furniture of rural houses in Brittany until the century. i think holland slept in similar 'bunk' box beds?

a young chap is caught hearing sound for the first time

Adventures

HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. so amazing!

I have this and need to get it framed! I love it!!! I want to jump right into this pic!

Paul Almasy I love this bridge! The first time I was in Paris, I took a picture of it since my maiden name starts with "N." Love the picture! Rock’n’Roll sur les Quais de Paris, 1955

i think coca-cola should stop making ads and just use this forever

*Vintage coke ad Ice cold Coke - this is how I became addicted to Cola. No cafes or Starbucks around, just vending machines where people gathered around and talked while having a cold one.

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6000 year old kiss. Hasanlu, Iran redskiesandbutterflies: 6000 year old kiss. this is my favorite omg i can’t this is so beautiful. love this

The Afghan Girl - OMG.  She had the most beautifully haunting eyes.  I wish her life was not fraught with hardships.  I know that NG had a hard time getting permission to photograph her again....

The Afghan Girl

The 'Afghan Girl'. Her Iconic Photo Appeared On The Cover Of National Geographic In Her Piercing Sea-Green Eyes - Became A Symbol Both Of The Afghan Conflict & Of The Refugee Situation Worldwide. She Was Finally Found & Rephotographed In

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