Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 102, click here.
1. An East German soldier passing a flower through the Berlin Wall before it was torn down, 1989.
2. Princeton students after a freshman vs. sophomores snowball fight in 1893.
3. Nazi Rally being held at the “Cathedral of Light” in Nuremberg.
Designed by Albert Speer, the “cathedral” actually consisted of 152 anti-aircraft searchlights, at intervals of 12 meters, aimed skyward to create a series of vertical bars surrounding the audience, 1930’s.
4. A mother and her son watch a nuclear bomb testing in Nevada, 1953.
5. Indian on a Indian Motorcylce,1910s.
6. WWI, Protection of monuments during the war.
Sandbags protecting the portals of Notre-Dame de Paris in 1918.
7. Jewish prisoners of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany.
Jewish prisoners of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany, on a transport to Theresienstadt north of Prague, moments after they were liberated by the US forces on April 1945.
8. City Hall during construction in 1927, Los Angeles.
9. A man standing in the lumberyard of Seattle Cedar Lumber Manufacturing, 1939.
Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt.