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39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

These photos from the past are almost surreal. Some of them captivating and emotional. Some of them very raw. All of them very interesting and worth a look. Thanks to Reddit for these images.

A woman with a gas-resistant stroller. England 1938

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Unpacking the head of the Statue Of Liberty, 1885.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Elvis Presley in the Army, 1958.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Animals being used

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Testing new bulletproof vests, 1923.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Charlie Chaplin at age 27, 1916.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

The Hindenburg disaster, May 6, 1937.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

A circus hippo pulling a cart, 1924.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Annette Kellerman promotes women’s right to wear a fitted one piece bathing suit, 1907. Annette was arrested for indecency.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Annie Edison Taylor was the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel, 1901.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

106 year old Armenian woman guards her home, 1990.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Baby cages were used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building. California, 1937.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

The original Ronald McDonald, 1963.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Advertisement for Atabrine, an anti-malaria drug, in Papua, New Guinea during WWII.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

A soldier shares a banana with a goat during the battle of Saipan, 1944.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Little girl with her doll sitting in the ruins of her bombed home. London, 1940.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Construction on the Berlin wall begins, 1961.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

An unknown soldier in Vietnam, 1965.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Bookstore in London ruined by an air raid, 1940.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Walter Yeo, one of the first to undergo an advanced plastic surgery and a skin transplant, 1917.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Suntan vending machine, 1949.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Measuring bathing suits. If they were too short, women would be fined, 1920’s.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Martin Luther King with his son removing a burnt cross from their front yard, 1960.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

A hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, 1964.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Lifeguard on patrol, 1920’s .

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Artificial legs have come a long way since 1890.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Mother and son watching a mushroom cloud after an atomic test near Las Vegas, 1953.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Mother hides her face in shame after offering her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948.39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Hitlers officers and cadets celebrating Christmas, 1941.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Christmas dinner during the Great Depression, turnips and cabbage.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

The real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin, 1927.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

The last prisoners of Alcatraz leaving the building, 1963.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Melted and damaged mannequins after a fire at Madam Tussaud’s wax museum in London, 1930.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

A space chimp posing to camera after a successful mission to space, 1961.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Illegal alcohol being poured out during prohibition, Detroit, 1929.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Princeton students after a freshmen vs. sophomores snowball fight, 1893.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

23-year-old Evelyn McHale jumped from the 83rd floor of the Empire State Building and landed on a United Nations limousine, 1974.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

First morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left side to driving on the right, 1967.

39 Rare Vintage Photos From The Past That You Probably Haven't Seen Before

Let’s be glad that these photos are from the past and that we’re not living through some of these ordeals.

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