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Old retro photos

Old retro photos

Old retro photos

42 Post in this collection From Retro photos

A policeman in New York City stops traffic so a cat can carry its kittens safely across the street, 1925.

Some very brave New York painters in the 1930s.

Race organizers attempt to stop Kathrine Switzer from competing in the Boston Marathon. She became the first woman to finish the race, 1967

Eight year-old Samuel Reshevsky defeating several chess masters at once in 1920.

Five Australian former POWs catch up on news, after their release from Japanese captivity in Singapore, Sep 1945

These brothers from West Virginia fought on different sides of the Civil War. Both survived and posed for this photograph in 1910.

Henry Ford and his wife in the first car he built in 1896, in a photograph from 1946.

In 1919, the first 'Metropolitan Police Women Patrols' took to the streets of London.

Rural mail carrier in his winter uniform, Sweden, 1900.

A little boy walking to his friends encounters British soldiers around the corner in Belfast, Northern Ireland. (1973)

A young Barack Obama with his mother, Ann Dunham, in 1985.

Belgium coal miners crammed into a coal mine elevator after a day of work, circa 1900.

Students protesting a Brooklyn high school dress code that banned slacks for girls in 1942

Members of the National Women's Party demonstrating at the White House in 1918.

Anjezë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu (on the left) around 1915, who later became known as Mother Teresa.

Here is a rare look at Thomas Edison in a moment with Henry Ford.

Coca-Cola was first introduced back in the 1880s.

A Pigeon Bus from WWI, served as a collecting point for messenger pigeons from the front lines.

Chester E. MacDuffee proudly stands next to his newly patented, 550 lb diving suit, 1911.

Here's a vintage Harley motorcycle from 1904.