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Black Officer Protecting KKK Member From Protesters, 1983
Black Officer Protecting KKK Member From Protesters, 1983

It's amazing to see policeman in such a different position in today's society. What stands in this picture is a testament to the laws and rights of our nation's people to speak and think what they want. Truly a powerful image for today's America to look back upon.

The Glasses John Lennon Wore When He Was Assassinated, 1980
The Glasses John Lennon Wore When He Was Assassinated, 1980

Everyone's lives went on pause one fateful evening in December, 1980. The haunting image here displays both sides of the tragic story of Lennon's assassination through the frame of lenses.

Spielberg On Set Of The First Indiana Jones Movie In 1980
Spielberg On Set Of The First Indiana Jones Movie In 1980

Back when real props and ridiculously special special effects had to be used to trick the moviegoers eyes, there was one man who mastered it all. Spielberg splays his body on a miniature Indiana Jones set used in the first movie with the effort only a master Baby Boomer director can.

Highway Picnic During The Oil Crisis, 1973
Highway Picnic During The Oil Crisis, 1973

The massive oil crisis of the 70's caused more than a few families a whole lot of misery when it came time to hit the pump. At times, more than a few highways were left almost entirely unused. Why not picnic, then, on one of the iconic surfaces of the 20th century?

Man Working At An Analog Computer, 1968
Man Working At An Analog Computer, 1968

Back when there might have been a few hundred switches beyond your lights to power businesses, many of these one man vs. machine setups existed. In those days, a computer operator may have well been able to easily acclimate to a plane cockpit after memorizing the many functions that had to be performed by hand.

Morning Train Commute, Japan, 1964
Morning Train Commute, Japan, 1964

Now there's a picture that is still surprisingly familiar these days in Japan, complete with surgical masks to prevent the spread of disease. One thing also remains true, the world's workforce is still an endlessly tired group of people.

Testing An English Electric Lightning F1
Testing An English Electric Lightning F1

Test Pilot George Aird can only hope to catch enough air to land safely after his plane seemingly lost control in this shot. At this point it has become entirely obvious to the tractor-riding onlooker that something is amiss.

The Beatles At The Aldershot Club, 1961
The Beatles At The Aldershot Club, 1961

A cold December was surely warmed for 22 people, counting the Beatles, in one of their early performances. In a year and a half's time the budding crew of 4 would become world famous.

Disney Workers Hit The Lunch Bar
Disney Workers Hit The Lunch Bar

1961 Disney costumes sure had a lot of style. And best of all the fashion forward costumes did not have to be shed during lunch hour. Talk about employee benefits!

Che Guevara & Fidel Castro Fishing
Che Guevara & Fidel Castro Fishing

Two of the world's most controversial and polarizing individuals kick it back on perhaps the most harmless looking fishing trip anyone could wish for--including the US government. I bet they would have liked an invite as well.

Swimmobile In NYC, 1970's
Swimmobile In NYC, 1970's

Possibly the best invention we wished still existed is seen here rolling down a crowded New York street, Who wouldn't want to have a dip while rolling through the best city in the world? The feeling of acceleration while swimming would likely be a joy for professional swimmers.

Audrey Hepburn And Pet Deer
Audrey Hepburn And Pet Deer "lp", 1958

Almost camouflaged though is a wild shot of her decidedly domestic baby deer. It was likely the only one ever let inside that particular grocery store in its entire history.

Showing Of
Showing Of "The Ten Commandments", Utah, 1958

There is nothing as iconic about the mid 20th century than the American drive-in. This beautiful shot highlights what a joy this option of cinema really was, complete with old style cars and convertibles with bench seats and young couples getting in their daily dose of cuddling to the tune of a decidedly religious movie.

Loading A 5 Megabyte Hard Disk Onto A Pan Am Plane, 1956
Loading A 5 Megabyte Hard Disk Onto A Pan Am Plane, 1956

Ever imagine how crazy a 50's guy with the world's very first mp3 player would look? Well, here's a picture of what it might have looked like if he wanted to take his one or two favorite downloaded songs traveling.

Coca Cola Introduced In France, 1950
Coca Cola Introduced In France, 1950

Skeptical looks of all forms paint the faces of Frenchman when in 1950 America's favorite brown bubbly beverage was introduced to them. Honestly, we bet there was something better tasting in their glasses already. The French aren't easily fooled, you know.

French Boys Watch US Troops After D Day, 1944
French Boys Watch US Troops After D Day, 1944

The intensity D Day action for the brave soldiers who participated may be well documented, but the civilians left in the aftermath of destruction are rarely represented. This picture shows the glimmer of hope seen though the terrified hearts of the children the Allies had first liberated.

The Real Winnie The Pooh
The Real Winnie The Pooh

One of the most iconic pairs in history shares a tender moment. It was this moment that helped inspire the books and movies that immortalized the relationship between Christopher Robin and his little bear Winnie the Pooh.

Filming Of The MGM Lion, 1928
Filming Of The MGM Lion, 1928

The beginning of the Hollywood era was launched more than a few times by the classic lion MGM employed for its screen credits. Its original filming is shown here, with nothing but a lens and audio mixer between cinema history and the mauling of two innocent crew members.

Unbroken Seal Of King Tut's Tomb, 1922
Unbroken Seal Of King Tut's Tomb, 1922

For 3,245 years, this seal remained untouched. Howard Carter and his crew of tomb raiders unbound and found seemingly endless riches inside this world renowned discovery in 1922. It would be one of the last untouched tombs to be opened in the history of tomb exploration.

First International Match at Wimbledon, 1883
First International Match at Wimbledon, 1883

The humble beginnings of one of the world's most hallowed sports tournaments is seen here at the 1883 Wimbledon. Only a handful of spectators lined courtside for an amazing view that few are able to experience in the 21st century.

Carl Akelely Posed With Leopard Killed With Bare Hands
Carl Akelely Posed With Leopard Killed With Bare Hands

Boy, was this guy a man's man. Carl Akely proved himself a true beast when he single handedly (sure looks like he was literally one handed!) took down a leopard that had attempted to kill him in 1896.

Princeton Students After Snowball Fight, 1893
Princeton Students After Snowball Fight, 1893

Whatever these rowdy fellows compacted into their "snow"balls, we'll never know. Just one look at their faces reveals what "messing around" came down too in the late 19th century.

Skinny Dippers Caught At Hyde Park, 1926
Skinny Dippers Caught At Hyde Park, 1926

One very long whipping stick separates one group of particularly reckless boys from punishment and utter freedom. While most folks would not want to be caught dead in this state, this picture essentially captures a true "thrill of the moment."

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