Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 144, click here.
1. Ruby Bridges, the first African-American to attend a white elementary school in the deep South, 1960.
2. Arnold Schwarzenegger seeing NYC for the first time, 1968.
3. A pile of bison bones along the railroad tracks in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, 1890.
They were on their way to England to be ground and used for fine bone China.
4. Jesse Owen wins gold in Nazi Germany, Olympic Games of 1936.
5. On his last day in office, President Gerald Ford gives a kiss to First Lady Betty Ford in the Oval Office, 1977.
6. An amazed Boris Yeltsin doing his unscheduled visit to a Randall’s supermarket in Houston, Texas, 1990.
7. A war veteran sells matches on the street, in Canterbury, Kent. England, Circa. 1930.
8. Applause and salutes for Hitler after Germany successfully annexed Austria in 1938.
9. Fidel Castro visiting Vietnam in 1973, accompanied by General Võ Nguyên Giáp.
10. A young Jim Henson with some early Muppets, “Sam and Friends”, the 1950s.
15. Mankind was not slammed through an announcer table. He was slammed through the roof into the ring, breaking the ring in the process.