Some great rare pictures

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From: Ralph & BA
Date: 28 April 2016 at 11:36
Subject: Fw: Fwd: Some great rare pictures

Rare pics you don’t see everyday…….

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A 10 x 15-foot wooden shed where the “Harley-Davidson Motor Company ” started out in 1903

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Testing football helmets in 1912

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A bar in New York City , the night before prohibition began,1920

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Mount Rushmore Before Carving, 1920s

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Traffic jam in New York , 1923

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A quiet little job at a crocodile farm in St. Augustine , Florida , 1926

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World economic crisis, 1929

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Central Park in 1930

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Last four couples standing at a Chicago dance marathon. 1930

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Meeting of the Mickey Mouse Club, early 1930s

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Confederate and Union soldiers shake hands across the wall at the 1938 reunion for the Veterans of the Battle of Gettysburg

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When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills of the 30s started using flowered fabric for their sacks, 1939

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NY, Coney Island , 1940

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The thirty-six men needed to fly and service a B-17E in 1942

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A man begging for his wife’s forgiveness inside Divorce Court . Chicago , 1948

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Three young women wash their clothes in Central Park during a water shortage. New York , 1949

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19 year-old Shigeki Tanaka was a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima and went on to win the 1951 Boston Marathon . The crowd was silent as he crossed the finish line. (UPDATE: As Peter notes, “Tanaka was not exactly “a survivor of the bombing of Hiroshima ” — when the bomb was dropped, he was at home, about 20 miles from the site. He saw a light and heard a distant rumble, but was personally unaffected by the bomb.”)

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Florida ’s last Civil War veteran, Bill Lundy, poses with a jet fighter, 1955

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NASA scientists with their board of calculations, 1960

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Muhammad Ali ’s fists after the fight with Cooper, 1963

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New York firemen play a game after a fire in a billiard parlor, 1969

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An abandoned baby sleeps peacefully in a drawer at the Los Angeles Police Station, 1971

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Boy hiding in a TV set. Boston , 1972 by Arthur Tress

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A spectator holds up a sign at the Academy Awards, April 1974

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Robert De Niro’s cab driver license. In order to get into character for the film Taxi Driver, he obtained his own hack license and would pick-up/drive customers around in New York City .

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Nancy Reagan sits on the lap of Mr. T, dressed as Santa, 1983

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Ronald Reagan wearing sweatpants on Air Force One, 1985

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