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20 Historical Pics That Might Teach You Something New Today, As Shared By This Facebook Page

Published 7 months ago

History is a fascinating subject! And when we learn history through photos, it seems more relatable, doesn’t it? Imagine reading about Rosa Parks in a history book and actually seeing a picture of her sitting on the front of a bus. What would you prefer?

A Facebook page named Historic Photographs shares historical facts along with some old pictures to make things more interesting. If you wish to see some images of the people, culture, and events from the past, we’ve collected some photos from the Facebook page here. Check them out in the gallery below.

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#1 Rosa Parks Sits At The Front Of A Bus Following The End Of Racial Segregation By The Transit Company, Circa 1965

Image source: Historic Photographs

#2 Long Before Color-Sensitive Film Was Invented, Russian Photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky Took 3 Individual Black And White Photos, Each With A Filter (Red, Blue And Green) To Create High Quality Photos In Full Color. This Self Portrait Is Over 110 Years Old

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#3 On August 23, 1989, About 2 Million People From Latvia, Estonia And Lithuania Formed A Human Chain That United All 3 Countries To Show The World Their Desire To Escape The Soviet Union And The Communism That Brought Only Suffering And Poverty. This Power Stretched 600 Km

Image source: Historic Photographs

#4 Three Generations Of Women Outside Their Stone Cottage In Ireland 1927

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#5 Marilyn Monroe Photographed By Earl Leaf 1950

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#6 The FBI Finger Print Files, 1944

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#7 A ‘Knocker-Up’ In London (1929). Before Alarm Clocks, People Were Paid To Wake Clients Up For Work By Knocking On Their Doors And Windows With A Stick

Image source: Historic Photographs

#8 Monica Bellucci And Gianni Versace, 1995

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#9 Mary Wallace: First Female Bus Driver For Chicago Transit Authority, 1974 (Colorized)

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#10 20-Year-Old Helen Mirren Dressed For Her Role As Cleopatra In A Theatrical Production, 1965

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#11 Niagara Falls Froze Over In 1883

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#12 World War I Field: More Than 100 Years Later

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#13 The Sioux Nation Of Native Americans Teepees Spread Across The Great Plains In 1800s (Image Believed To Have Been Taken In The Dakota Territory)

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#14 World War One Memorial In Vácrátót (Hungary)

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#15 Stoney First Nation Member, Guide Samson Beaver With His Wife Leah And Their Daughter Frances Louise, 1907. Photo Taken By Mary Schäffer

Image source: Historic Photographs

#16 German Soldier Helps A Little Boy Sneak Across The Berlin Wall, 1961

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#17 A Dapper Group On Their Way To Church, Chicago 1940s

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#18 Residents Of West Berlin Show Their Children To Their Grandparents Living In East Berlin, 1961

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#19 Negotiation Between The Zoo Director And Escaped Chimpanzee. Belgrade, Yugoslavia, 1988

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#20 Sailors Saluting A War Veteran, Leningrad 1989

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Saumya Ratan

Saumya loves to explore beautiful, crazy, and wholesome stuff on the internet. She seeks to find something interesting in everything and strives to share her inspirations and explorations with people all over the world.

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