The infamous two Korean men defending a grocery store during the L.A Riots April 30, 1992.
Titanic’s propellers. England, 1908.
In 1993, this ocean liner was being towed when the line snapped during a storm. The crew were unable to reattach the line and had to be rescued. It was adrift in the ocean and eventually beached itself in the Canary Islands.
Dinosaurs being transported to the New York World’s Fair, 1964.
This is Ahmet Ali Çelikten (1883–1969) who is regarded to be the first African aviator. He served under the Ottoman Empire and later under newly established Republic of Turkey.
“Southern whites are the negro’s best friend, but no integration” Nashville, Tennessee, USA 1956.
Kaiser Wilhelm snowman with a knife stabbed into it during WW1. Udine, Italy, 1916.
Adolf Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany. January 30, 1933.
Dwight D. Eisenhower with wife, Mamie, in 1916.
Colorized photography of Paris air show expo, France 1908 or 1909.
South African police use a helicopter to spray sand against anti-Apartheid protesters on a Whites-only beach, Cape Town 1989.
Breaker boys working in Ewen Breaker of Pennsylvania Coal Co. January, 1911.
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder of the Republic of Turkey with a full beard. Tripolitania, 1911.
Colorized photography of russian battleship Oryol in August 1904.
A Publix Grocery store in Florida, 1950s.
American troops at the Battle of the Bulge. December 1944. Colorized.
Troops of the US 89th Infantry Division trying to cross the River Rhine under heavy fire. Oberwesel, Germany. March 26 1945.
Joachim Hirsch, one of the many Jewish refugees the US turned away in 1939. Was murdered in Auschwitz.
May Day Parade in Tel Aviv, 1947.
Bob Dylan at a rehearsal for The Ed Sullivan Show. He dropped out before the broadcast when network executives would not let him sing “Talkin’ John Birch Society Paranoid Blues”. As it turned out, Dylan never did appear on the Sullivan Show.
Members of the Brazilian Expeditionary Force greet Italian civilians in the city of Massarosa, September 1944.
Wehrmacht soldiers having a snowball fight in a train yard while awaiting deployment (France, 1944).
Bosnian Muslims of the Waffen SS Handschar Division in Prayer, 1943.
Shoot-out between Police and Bank-robbers, Germany, World Press Photo of the Year 1971.