Awhile back my grandmother sent me an email with all these old photographs. I’m a bit of a history geek and I thought they were very interesting to look at and imagine how people lived back before the interwebs and smartphones. I thought some of you might like them as well and have decided to share them. I hope you enjoy as much as I did.
This is a picture of 23 men posed outside Yukon Gold Co. Dawson, 1914. It was created in 1914.
This is an extraordinary photo of Wright Brothers Glider in Flight. It was made in 1911.
Men pouring whiskey into a sewer during Prohibition. This picture was taken between 1909 and 1932 during Prohibition.
Two Girls Waffle House. This picture was made in between ca. 1900 and 1916.
This is a photo of U.S. Treasury. Washington, D.C. Showing old Riggs Hotel, 15th & G. N.W. It was made between 1860 and 1865.
Here`s a stunning image of Titanic survivors on way to the rescue ship Carpathia. It was taken in 1912.
This is an image of Teddy Roosevelt giving a fiery speech.
The image shows the taxicab strike New York in 1928.
This is an important picture of a Slaves Reunion. Pictured are Lewis Martin, Age 100; Martha Elizabeth Banks, Age 104; Amy Ware, Age 103; Reverend S.P. Drew, Born Free. It was taken in 1917 by Harris & Ewing.
This is a photo of Peddlers; shoe shine. Sept. 13, 1911.
This is a photo of Santa Claus and children on the streets of New York City circa 1900.
This is a rare image of Rural Mail Delivery. It was taken in 1914 by Harris & Ewing.
John Davison Rockefeller was an American oil magnate. Rockefeller revolutionized the petroleum industry and defined the structure of modern philanthropy.
The photo shows the traditional dress and gear of an authentic old west cowboy. It was taken in 1888 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer.
Josoroteo Arango Arula (5 June 1878 – 20 July 1923), better known by his pseudonym Francisco Villa or its hypocorism Pancho Villa, was one of the most prominent Mexican Revolutionary generals.
This is an intriguing picture of Prospector and dog ready for the summer trail. It was taken in between ca. 1900 and ca. 1930.
This is an original image of Old General Store. It was taken 1917 or 1918 by Harris & Ewing.
You are looking at an artistic picture of July 4th parade on Front Street in Nome Alaska. It was created in 1916.
Boy selling The Washington Daily News – sign on his hat reads, “Have you read The News? One cent” – headline reads, “Millionaire Tax Rends G.O.P.”. It was taken in 1921.
In this photo you can see navy pilots who will go to England for the Schneider Cup races. It was made in 1923.
The photograph illustrates Lt. O.T. Davis, Sergt. J.D. McQuade, George Fowler of Internal Revenue Service and H.G. Bauer with the largest still ever taken in the national capitol. It was made in 1922.
A photograph of a Lakota-Sioux Camp. It was taken in 1891 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer.
A photograph of Kodiak, Alaska. It was made in between ca. 1900 and 1923.
Photo shows Jack W.C. Barnett (right) who was a performer with the Barnum and Bailey circus. The photo was taken between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915.
Hotel Minnekahta, Hot Springs, Dakota Territory. It was created in 1889 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer.
A horse team on The Overland Trail. This picture was created in between ca. 1900 and 1927.
A man gases up his car at a filling station. It was taken between 1905 and 1945 by Harris & Ewing.
The photograph illustrates location where Abraham Lincoln was shot in 1865, showing what the area looked like at the time of the assassination.
You are looking at picture of Firemen who belong to the FDNYC posed on fire engine, in New York City. It was taken in between ca. 1908 and 1916.
This is an extraordinary photo of Aerial view of interior of People’s Drug Store, 7th and E Streets, Washington, D.C., with soda fountain. It was made in 1909.
Council of Indian Chiefs who Negotiated with General Miles.
Streetcars in Cincinnati, Ohio. This photo was made in 1913.
Cadillac Dealership in 1927.
The picture shows a section of a small city where there are residential and commercial buildings; trees and mountains in background. It was taken in 1887 by Grabill, John C. H., photographer.
A photo of a man drinking beer during Prohibition. It was made in between 1920 and 1932.
The picture above was taken on October 3, 1862. Lincoln is shown standing on the Battlefield of Antietam. The following day, October 4, 1862 his Emancipation Proclamation appeared for the first time on the pages of Harper’s Weekly, the most widely distributed newspaper of the day.