People, events and facts are in constant flux. History changes over time, and much is forgotten. But some events and scenes cannot be forgotten. Below are photos that you will not find in any history textbook. This is a great reminder of the life of several generations of the past century.
The apartment of two brothers who had collected 130 tons of waste
That is the way women put on their evening dress
Lotus legs: Chinese women have bandaged feet for ages to make them extremely small
For a short period time (until it was finally banned!) American children could be sent by mail within the country
Princess Dagmar and the son of Nicholas II
Elin Wagner standing in front of the signatures collected to obtain the right to vote for women
Illegal alcohol poured during Prohibition
Belgian miners in an elevator
British girls at the beginning of the 20th century. So feminine!
New York, 1880: electric, telephone and telegraph cables covered with snow after a storm
50th Anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge. 24 May 1987
A living picture. New Mexico, 1915
Excavations on Easter Island. That is the way the famous idols look like!
Doctor of the plague: the beak of the mask was full of aromatic herbs which was supposed to protect doctors from putrid air, which was seen as the cause of infection
Russian dance school during evacuation
The city reunites after the Wall demised. Berlin, 1989
The ship Queen Elizabeth arrives at the port of New York loaded with soldiers returning from the Second World War
Orphans of the war in Vietnam are transported to the USA
Children for sale because of hunger, 1940
Celebration of the end of WWII. New York, 14 August 1945