A collection of archival frames, each of which will tell its own story
Sometimes photos can tell much more than history textbooks. Such pictures from different countries and different time periods are collected in this collection. They depict both world-famous personalities and ordinary people, and in each frame there is a frozen history.
Sailors work on the mast of the ship Garthsnaid during a storm, 1920.
Thelonious Monk is an American jazz pianist and composer, born in 1959.
369th Infantry Regiment, one of the nicknames of which was the Harlem Hellfighters, 1919. During the First World War, several American units were staffed exclusively by blacks — racial equality in the United States was far away, and even in the army special units were created for people with a different skin color. The fighters of the Harlem Hellfighters showed themselves perfectly.
The smallest, tallest and fattest man in Europe playing cards, 1913.
17-year-old Frida Kahlo poses for a family photo in a traditional men's suit, 1924.
Kurt Cobain, 8th grade student, plays the drums, 1981.
Private James Hendricks plays guitar, Fort Campbell, 1962.
The earliest known photo of Elvis Presley with his parents — Gladys and Vernon, in 1938.
American sailors heard the news of the surrender of Japan, 1945.
The photo was taken secretly during a session of the US Supreme Court. One of the two existing photos, 1932.
The only known photo of Abraham Lincoln in Gettysburg. It was taken three hours before his famous Gettysburg address, on November 19, 1863.
Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin, 1931.
In 1939, 20 thousand American Nazis gathered at Madison Square Garden for a congress.
Newspaper peddlers are getting ready to start work — 2 am, February 12, 1908.
The painting "Mona Lisa", 1911, was stolen from the Louvre.
A French woman pours tea to a British soldier during the fighting, Normandy, 1944.
Adolf Hitler talks with Princess Olga of Greece, the wife of the King of Yugoslavia, 1939.
Prince Charles and Princess Diana on vacation in the Bahamas, 1982.
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