15 Stirring Photos That Reveal More About the Past Than Any History Book

We can not reverse time and change things that have happened. But the old photos help us to see the past.

A typical medical examination on a spaceship, 1973

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A young French woman’s hair is being cut off as a punishment for a connection with the occupation forces, 1944

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Live chess in Saint Petersburg, 1924

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Stella Liebeck, a woman who got a crazy amount of money in damages from McDonald’s because she spilled hot coffee on her lap, 1995

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Arches in Japan that survived a bombing in 1945 and an earthquake in 2011

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One of the first light bulbs, 1900

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Banned women bowling, 1900

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In 1895, the American Bowling Congress issued the rules which stipulated that women could not bowl equally with men.

The first bananas in Norway, 1905

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Passengers being transported over ice to shore in June, 1920

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Unemployed men are in line to get a free meal at Al Capone’s cafe, 1931

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A cow is being painted with white stripes to make it more visible during blackouts in Great Britain, 1941

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Dorothy Counts, the first black student who went to a school for white people, 1957

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Princess Anne visiting her bodyguard Jim Beaton in the hospital, 1974

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Princess Diana visited the Taj Mahal alone, 1992

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Young evacuees of Hurricane Katrina, US, 2005

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