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32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever

Whenever I see images from history, I’m always amazed at how far we truly have come in such a short amount of time. Sure, 150 years ago seems like forever but in the grand scheme of things, it’s not all that long. Imagine what the world will be like 150 years from now! Now, that’s a scary thought. Luckily cameras have been around since the early 1800s, and have been documenting history ever since. Here are 32 images from history that will make you appreciate all that we have now and make you think about what the world will be like in the future.

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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1. Woman Working In Fort Worth, TX – 1942

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2. A Nurse Standing Outside An Influenza Camp – 1912

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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3. John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, And Other Members Of Their Staff Getting A Tour Of The Cape Canaveral Missile Test Annex – 1962

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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4. Opening Day At Disneyland – 1955

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5. Members Of The American Nazi Party, To Include George Lincoln Rockwell, While Listening To A Speech From Malcom X – 1961

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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6. When Withdrawing From Soviet Territory, The German Troops Used A Railroad Plow To Destroy All Rail Tracks – 1944

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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7. Nazi Officials Awarded Henry Ford With The Grand Cross Of The German Eagle – 1938

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8. Hubert’s Museum And Peep Show Located In Times Square – 1950

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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9. During The Berlin Olympics, Jesse Owens Took Home The Gold After Winning The Long Jump – 1936

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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10. Joseph Stalin Who Later Became The Leader Of The Soviet Union – 1902

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11. Actress Marlene Dietrich Welcomes Home A Soldier After He Returns From War – 1945

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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12. Behind The Scenes Of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood – 1991

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13. Queen Victoria and Prince Albert – 1854

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14. In Singapore, The Royal Australia Air Force Checks Out Their Brewster Buffalo Fighter Planes Before Flight – 1941

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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15. After Being Convicted Of Murdering Her Husband, Ruth Snyder Was Electrocuted In A Sing Prison – 1928

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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16. The Hindenburg On A Flight Over Newfoundland – 1936

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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17. This Naked Gunner Got Undressed In Order To Help Him Swim Better When Rescuing A Man Who Was Shot Down – 1944

32 Incredibly Rare Historical Photos Will Change The Way You See The Past Forever
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18. A Parade Through Downtown Vancouver – 1942

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19. The Grand Canal Located In Venice, Italy – 1865

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20. The Tanjor Pagar In The Victoria Dock – 1890

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21. When V-Mail Arrived From Overseas, This Woman Carefully Divided Them – Date Unknown

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22. The Cast From American Gladiators – 1989 – 1996

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23. This Man Is Using Bank Notes As Wallpaper In Germany During The Hyperinflation – 1923

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24. Slaves Posing With Their Brazilian Slave Owner – 1860

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25. During A Trip To The Soviet Republic Of Georgia, Fidel Castro Drinks Wine Out Of A Drinking Horn With Nikita Khrushchev – 1963

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26. Capturing The Time When The Edwardian Era Of Architecture Arrived In Brazil – 1900

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27. An Elephant Jumping From A Monorail In Germany. The Elephant Survived And Lived For 40 More Years – 1950

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28. German SS Troops Posing For A Photo During The Berlin Summer Olympic Games – 1936

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29. Goat Carriage Rides On Coney Island – 1900

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30. A Hockey Game Between The New York Rangers vs. Detroit Red Wings Playing Without Helmets – 1967

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31. An Opium Den In Singapore – 1940

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32. The Paris Opera House – 1892

Seeing these pictures makes me really appreciate what we currently have, and makes me look forward to the growth of our world in the future. If just 150 years ago, people were posing with their slaves, what will the next 150 years hold for us? Will we have flying cars? What will protective gear look like in sports? Will we even have sports anymore? Will everyone be treated equal no matter their gender, sexual orientation, religion, etc? And what will they think of our generation 150 years from now? Definitely makes you think!

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