Rare photos from the past

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Around 1905. Prostitutes arrested for working without permit in Czarist Russia

February 1943. The public execution of Lepa Svetozara Radić, a 17-year-old Bosnian Serb partisan. Bosanska Krupa, Croatia

1939. Auschwitz doctor, Josef Mengele's wedding with Irene Schönbein. They were married until 1949 when she divorced the man who she thought had died, but who was actually hiding in South America until his death

Watercolor painting by Adolf Hitler from the 1910s - St. Stephen's Cathedral

1944. The town of Toruń, Poland burned by retreating German troops

1919. A memorial meeting of former slaves in Washington, USA

1900. Belgian coal miners in the crowded lift

1949. Bus flipped over at the corner of Csanádi Street and Pannónia Street in Budapest

1950. Austrian prisoners of war returned from a Soviet labor camp

1960. Drive-in vaccination spot somewhere in Los Angeles

1967 Soviet-Ukraine. Cannabis plantation of a biological research facility

1942. Cabbage field in front of St. Isaac's Cathedral in Leningrad under the German blockade. The city was under siege for 872 days. It is estimated that 600,000 - 1.5 million people died during this period

1935. Mao Zedong (second left) later Chairman of the Communist Party of the People's Republic of China and Zhou Enlai (left), later Prime Minister of the People's Republic of China. Colored image

1940. Albert Einstein, his secretary Helen (left) and his daughter Margaret (right) take the US citizenship oath

1967. American Rocker Janis Joplin. Photo by Bob Seidemann

1975. The then-unknown 17-year-old Madonna Louise Ciccione fights for an Elvis Presley autograph

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