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Photos From History With A Deeper Story

1. Pop Art.

Andy Warhol buys Campbell's soup at Gristede's market on Second Ave. in 1964.

2. Bridges.

A rope bridge in India, 1870.

3. Wile E. Coyote.

The original rules of Chuck Jones for his creations Roadrunner and Coyote.

4. Einstein.

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Albert Einstein's desk just as he left it, a few hours after his death in New Jersey, April, 1955.

5. Cigarettes.

Berlin, 1945 German boy tries to sell his father's Iron Cross for cigarettes.

6. Going for a ride.

Ex-President Theodore Roosevelt became the first president to fly.

7. Diner Days.

Chattanooga, Tenneesee, 1965 Elvis Presley waits for his bacon and eggs while a woman is forced to stand and wait due to segregation.

8. Peanuts.

The original voice cast of Peanuts.

9. Taj Mahal.

The Earliest known photo of the Taj Mahal, c. 1850-1860.

10. Dresses.

Adele Ross Clothing 1966, anti-miniskirt signs.

11. Hostage.

Richard O. Hall is held hostage by Tony Kiritsis with a sawed-off shotgun during a live broadcast in Indianapolis, 1977. The gun was rigged so that if Kiritsis was killed or if Hall tried to escape he would be shot.

12. Cadets.

"A possible image of Confederate cadets in Morgan County, AL."

13. Wheelie.

1936, the oldest known documented wheelie.

14. Helen Hulick.

In 1938, Helen Hulick was a kindergarten teacher who witnessed a robbery. When testifying in court she showed up in pants and was ordered by the judge to return in a dress. When she showed up at a later date again in pants the judge sentenced her with contempt and five days in prison.

15. The Andromeda Galaxy.

The first ever photo taken of the Andromeda galaxy in 1888.

16. Hiroshima.

Hiroshima, 1945 a child left blind from the atomic bomb.

17. Stud-muffin.

A young John Wayne.

18. Sledding pals.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and then President George Bush go for a ride, 1991.

19. Clinton.

1950 a four year-old Bill Clinton.

 

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