43 Rare Historical Photos You Must See

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These incredible moments in history will leave you speechless. These are the 43 Rare Historical Photos You Must See.

Four year old Bill Clinton (1950)
01 - Four year old Bill Clinton 1950

Teddy Roosevelt riding a moose* (1912)
02 - Teddy Roosevelt riding a moose 1912

*Or an early example of photo shop (a literal cut and paste) by the photography firm Underwood and Underwood during TR’s 1912 campaign. He may not have actually taken a ride on a moose, but dammit if that hero wouldn’t have if given the opportunity.

Hemingway in the tub
03 - Hemingway in the tub

A recently liberated Frenchman lights Churchill’s cigar (1944)
04 - A recently liberated Frenchman lights Churchill039s cigar 1944

Last public execution in the US (1936)
05 - Last public execution in the US 1936

Joseph Ambrose, a WWI veteran, holds the flag that covered the casket of his son who died in the Korean War
06 - Joseph Ambrose a WWI veteran holds the flag that covered the casket of his son who died in the Korean War

132 year old rifle found in 2014 which was propped against a tree in a NV desert and remained untouched for over 100 years
07 - 132 year old rifle found in 2014 which was propped against a tree in a NV desert and remained untouched for over 100 years

Anne and Margot Frank (1930s)
08 - Anne and Margot Frank 1930s

Khrushchev and Indonesian President Sukarno share a smoke (1960)
09 - Khrushchev and Indonesian President Sukarno share a smoke 1960

Lenin and Stalin (1922)
10 - Lenin and Stalin 1922

Stalin being a bro
11 - Stalin being a bro

Part of a pipe from the Hoover Dam
12 - Part of a pipe from the Hoover Dam

Serial killer Rodney Alcala appears on The Dating Game (1978)
13 - Serial killer Rodney Alcala appears on The Dating Game 1978

Californian lumberjacks working in the Redwoods
15 - Californian lumberjacks working in the Redwoods

A WWI German sub washes ashore on the beaches of Sussex, England. Its cable snapped while being towed to France
16 - A WWI German sub washes ashore on the beaches of Sussex England Its cable snapped while being towed to France

Filming Star Wars inside the Millennium Falcon
17 - Filming Star Wars inside the Millennium Falcon

Hitler’s bunker where he committed suicide (1945)
18 - Hitler039s bunker where he committed suicide 1945

Sunset on Mars
19 - Sunset on Mars

One of the only photos of the Gettysburg Address (1863)
20 - One of the only photos of the Gettysburg Address 1863

Four black children sit in the ruins of Circular Church, Charleston, SC, birthplace of secession
21 - Four black children sit in the ruins of Circular Church Charleston SC birthplace of secession

Orville Wright climbs the ladder on his last flight, piloted by Howard Hughes (1944)
22 - Orville Wright climbs the ladder on his last flight piloted by Howard Hughes 1944

Einstein being a goob at the Grand Canyon (1931)
23 - Einstein being a goob at the Grand Canyon 1931

Belafonte gives MLK the giggles (1960s)
24 - Belafonte gives MLK the giggles 1960s

Child blinded by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima (1945)
25 - Child blinded by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima 1945

Teddy Roosevelt becomes the first US president to fly (1910)
26 - Teddy Roosevelt becomes the first US president to fly 1910

Lincoln at Antietam
27 - Lincoln at Antietam

Bonnie and Clyde’s bullet riddled car
28 - Bonnie and Clyde039s bullet riddled car

Child’s gas mask during WWII
29 - Child039s gas mask during WWII

Elvis and bazooka (1958)
30 - Elvis and bazooka 1958

John Lennon’s glasses on day of his death (1980)
31 - John Lennon039s glasses on day of his death 1980

Porsche shows Hitler a Beetle prototype (1938)
32 - Porsche shows Hitler a Beetle prototype 1938

Gold diggers on the way to Dawson City (1898)
33 - Gold diggers on the way to Dawson City 1898

Eisenhower was the first US president to use a teleprompter (1952)
34 - Eisenhower was the first US president to use a teleprompter 1952

The Hindenburg flying over the 1936 Olympics
35 - The Hindenburg flying over the 1936 Olympics

John Quincy Adams is the first US President to be photographed (1843)
36 - John Quincy Adams is the first US President to be photographed 1843

Onlookers watch the Challenger explosion (1986)
37 - Onlookers watch the Challenger explosion 1986

Bison skulls to be used as fertilizer (1870)
38 - Bison skulls to be used as fertilizer 1870

Eisenhower and Patton examine stolen artifacts that Germans hid in mine shafts (1945)
39 - Eisenhower and Patton examine stolen artifacts that Germans hid in mine shafts 1945

Priest prays over victims of the Titanic (1912)
40 - Priest prays over victims of the Titanic 1912

Lincoln’s second inaugural, with John Wilkes Booth in the top row of the balcony
41 - Lincoln039s second inaugural with John Wilkes Booth in the top row of the balcony

Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir doin their thing in Yosemite (1903)
42 - Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir doin their thing in Yosemite 1903

First photo of Lincoln (1846)
43 - First photo of Lincoln 1846

George Washington is carved into Mt Rushmore (1934)
44 - George Washington is carved into Mt Rushmore 1934

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