Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 152, click here.
1. A lone African-American man attends a Klan rally in Jackson, Mississippi, 1950.
2. This daguerreotype is the earliest confirmed photographic image of Abraham Lincoln.
It was reportedly made in 1846 by Nicholas H. Shepherd shortly after Lincoln was elected to the United States House of Representatives, 1846.
3. Launch observers react to the Shuttle Challenger tragedy, 1986.
4. A young Ho Chi Minh speaking to the French Communist Party in Paris, 1920.
5. Emmett Till’s killers, JW Milam and Roy Bryant , smiling after being acquitted of the brutal murder, 1955.
6. Georgi Zhukov, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and other Soviet officers greeting Bernard Montgomery and other British officers at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany, July 12th, 1945.
7. Sudeten woman acknowledges incoming German troops with tears and the Nazi salute, 1938.
8. The Mud of the Korean War – U.S. 5th Regimental Combat Team in the Punchbowl, Fall 1951.
9. A member of the Black & Tans in Dublin, 1921.
10. Italian soldiers in a trench on the Alpine front, 1918.
Why is Sigourney Weaver on this list?