Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 112, click here.
1. Ruth Lee, a hostess at a Chinese restaurant.
Ruth Lee flies a Chinese flag so she isn’t mistaken for Japanese when she sunbathes on her days off in Miami, Dec. 15, 1941.
2. Coca-Cola bottle history 1899, 1900, 1915, 1916, 1957 and 1986.
3. Hiroshima before and after the atomic bombing on August 6th, 1945.
4. Rally against Nazism in New York, Madison Square Garden 1937.
5. These twins toddlers on a Russian street are so well protected against the cold that they look like penguins, 1968.
6. A Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbor with her veil to protect her, Sarajevo, 1941.
7. 16-year-old Hitlerjugend member K. Punzeller listens as an American sergeant translates his verdict of a life sentence in prison for espionage, 1945.
8. Two photos of Union soldier Royal Ordway taken 44 years apart in 1862 and 1906.
He served with Company B of the 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War. More “then and now” portraits of his comrades in the comments.
9. The king with the shortest reign of 15 minutes.
It is colorized from a vintage portrait of Don Luís Felipe, Prince Royal of Portugal (1887 -1908) ca 1906.