25 Rare Photos Went Down in History You Most Likely Haven't Seen Before
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25 Rare Photos Went Down in History You Most Likely Haven't Seen Before

Aukod Staff
Aukod Staff
Aukod Staff

Most history articles and stories are just facts and imagination. A photo can show you something different. This photo shows you what it looked like and allows you to understand the historical moment better. It could be a historic landmark, a well-known person, or just random pictures from the past. We're about to tell you their fascinating stories.

These fascinating photos were taken by brave photojournalists who saw the horrors of war, captured the atomic bomb's creation, and took stills of the most impressive constructions. It is possible that Tel Aviv was once just plain dunes. Or, you might not know how someone looks after falling from space. Continue scrolling to see our collection of rare historical photos. It might help you understand how these moments were seen.

#1 Dorothy Counts – The First Black Girl To Attend An All-White School In The United States - Being Taught And Taunted By Her White Male Peers At Charlotte's Harry Harding High School, 1957

Dorothy Counts – The First Black Girl To Attend An All-White School In The United States - Being Taught And Taunted By Her White Male Peers At Charlotte's Harry Harding High School, 1957
Don Sturkey

#2 Nikola Tesla, Seated In His Laboratory With His "Magnifying Transmitter"

Nikola Tesla, Seated In His Laboratory With His "Magnifying Transmitter"

#3 Austrian Boy Gets New Shoes During WW II

Austrian Boy Gets New Shoes During WW II
Gerald Waller

#4 Jewish Prisoners After Being Freed From A Death Train, 1945

Jewish Prisoners After Being Freed From A Death Train, 1945

#5 The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland 1888

The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland 1888

#6 A Single Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936

A Single Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936
wikimedia

#7 Race Organizers Try To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Was The First Woman To Finish The Race In 1967

Race Organizers Try To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Was The First Woman To Finish The Race In 1967

#8 Harold Whittles Hearing Sound For The First Time, 1974

Harold Whittles Hearing Sound For The First Time, 1974
Jack Bradley

#9 Job Hunting In The 1930s

Job Hunting In The 1930s
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#10 The First Morning After Sweden's Change From Driving On The Left Side To Driving On The Right Side, 1967

The First Morning After Sweden's Change From Driving On The Left Side To Driving On The Right Side, 1967
Jan Collsiöö

#11 German Soldiers React To Footage Of Concentration Camps, 1945

German Soldiers React To Footage Of Concentration Camps, 1945
rarehistoricalphotos

#12 Residents Of West Berlin Show Grandparents Their Children, 1961

Residents Of West Berlin Show Grandparents Their Children, 1961
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#13 Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934

Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934
Bettmann / Corbis archives

#14 The Statue Of Liberty Under Construction In Paris In 1884

The Statue Of Liberty Under Construction In Paris In 1884

#15 Exotic Dancer Demonstrates That Her Underwear Was Too Large To Have Exposed Herself After Being Arrested By Florida Police Officers

Exotic Dancer Demonstrates That Her Underwear Was Too Large To Have Exposed Herself After Being Arrested By Florida Police Officers

#16 Mafia Boss Joe Masseria Dies On A Brooklyn Restaurant Floor, Holding The Ace Of Spades (1931)

Mafia Boss Joe Masseria Dies On A Brooklyn Restaurant Floor, Holding The Ace Of Spades (1931)

#17 Lesbian Couple At Le Monocle, Paris, 1932

Lesbian Couple At Le Monocle, Paris, 1932
Georges Brassai

#18 7-Foot Bolaji Badejo Is A Nigerian Designer Student And One-Time Actor. He Wears His Costume From The Now Classic Sci-Fi Horror Alien 1978

7-Foot Bolaji Badejo Is A Nigerian Designer Student And One-Time Actor. He Wears His Costume From The Now Classic Sci-Fi Horror Alien 1978

#19 Evelyn Mchale, The Most Beautiful Suicide, Leapt To Her Death From The Empire State Building In 1947

Evelyn Mchale, The Most Beautiful Suicide, Leapt To Her Death From The Empire State Building In 1947
Robert C. Wiles

#20 The Remains Of The Astronaut Vladimir Komarov. A Man Who Fell From Space, 1967

The Remains Of The Astronaut Vladimir Komarov. A Man Who Fell From Space, 1967
RIA Novosti/Photo Researchers Inc.

#21 Hats In New York, 1930

Hats In New York, 1930
rarehistoricalphotos.com

#22 A German Child Meets Her Father, A Wwii Soldier, For The First Time Since She Was 1 Year Old, 1956

A German Child Meets Her Father, A Wwii Soldier, For The First Time Since She Was 1 Year Old, 1956
rarehistoricalphotos

#23 Wounded Combat Dog, During Action On The Orote Peninsula In 1944

Wounded Combat Dog, During Action On The Orote Peninsula In 1944
W. Eugene Smith

#24 Frida Kahlo Dressed As A Boy, 1924

Frida Kahlo Dressed As A Boy, 1924

#25 Mother Shows A Picture Of Her Son To A Returning Prisoner Of War, 1947

Mother Shows A Picture Of Her Son To A Returning Prisoner Of War, 1947
Ernst Haas

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