Rare Historic B&W Photos We Probably Haven’t Yet Seen Before


There is always a story behind every old photo no matter good or bad, about happiness or sadness… A list of rare black and white photographs shows us those historical moments, from historical landmark to famous person or events.

#1 Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

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Image source: unknown.

#2 Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

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Image source: Gerald Waller

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

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Image source: Don Sturkey

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

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Image source: unknown.

#5 Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

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Image source: unknown.

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

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Image source: unknown.

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

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Image source: Jack Bradley

#8 A Lone Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936

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Image source: wikimedia

#9 Job Hunting In 1930’s

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Image source: rarehistoricalphotos

#10 First Morning After Sweden Changed From Driving On The Left Side To Driving On The Right, 1967

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Image source: Jan Collsiöö

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

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Image source: rarehistoricalphotos

#12 Residents Of West Berlin Show Children To Their Grandparents Who Reside On The Eastern Side, 1961

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Image source: rarehistoricalphotos

#13 Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934

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Image source: Bettmann / Corbis archives

#14 An Exotic Dancer Demonstrates That Her Underwear Was Too Large To Have Exposed Herself, After Undercover Police Officers Arrested Her In Florida

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Image source: unknown.

#15 Mafia Boss Joe Masseria Lays Dead On A Brooklyn Restaurant Floor Holding The Ace Of Spades, 1931

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Image source: unknown.

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

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Image source: unknown.

#17 Lesbian Couple At Le Monocle, Paris, 1932

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Image source: Georges Brassai

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

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Image source: Robert C. Wiles

#19 7-Foot Bolaji Badejo, A Nigerian Design Student, And One-time Actor, Wearing His Costume From The Now Classic Sci-Fi Thriller Alien, 1978

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Image source: unknown.

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

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Image source: RIA Novosti/Photo Researchers Inc.

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