Rare and Unique Historical Photos


rare 1913 gettysburg

Union and Confederate Veterans in 1913. 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.


rare 1956 queen and marilyn 30 years old

Queen Elizabeth and Marilyn Monroe 1956.  They are both 30 years old.


rare 1963 16 year old arnie

Arnie in 1963 when he was 16 years old.


rare 1970 soldier passes out

1970 Queen Elizabeth rides by a guard who passed out. Embarrassing.


rare abe and general george mcclellan

Abe Lincoln and General George McClellan during the Civil War.


rare atari space invaders championship 1980

Atari Space Invaders tournament in 1980.


rare b-25 sinks jap destroyer

B-25 bomber sinks a Japanese destroyer in WW II.


rare clinton lewinsky 1995

Bill Clinton and Monica Lewinsky 1995. Chemistry is bubbling with lust.


rare dr no 1962

Sean Connery signing a coconut on the set of Dr. No 1962.


rare einstein's desk 1955 after he died

Albert Einstein’s desk right after he died in 1955.


rare FIlming the MGM lion

Filming the MGM Lion 1920’s.


rare gadget first atomic bomb

World’s first atomic bomb named ‘Gadget’.


rare Germans testing a Messerschmitt Bf 109 E3, 1940

German Messerschmitt BF 109 E3 testing 1940.


rare robin williams 1974

1974 a photographer took a photo of two mimes in Central Park, one turned out to be Robin Williams.


rare gustav railgun 1942 hitler

1942 Hitler watches testing of the monstrous Gustav rail gun.


rare hw bush 1991 texas rangers

George H. W. Bush throwing out the first pitch at a Texas Rangers game 1991. Sort of a girly looking throw.


rare june 17 1991 Mt. pinutubo pyroclastic flow

June 17, 1991 guy in truck is scrambling to outrun pyroclastic volcanic flow from Mt. Pinatubo, Philippines. No word on whether he made it or not. Update, he did make it.


rare soldiers-onions

World War II British soldiers wearing gas masks while peeling onions.


rare The Hoover Dam before it was flooded

Hoover Dam before it was flooded 1936.


rare woodstock

Crowd at original Woodstock gig 1969.

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