Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 178, click here.
1. This African girl was exhibited in a human zoo in Brussels, Belgium, 1958.
2. Richard Nixon at his wife’s funeral, 26 June 1993.
3. A Los Angeles County firefighter wields a shotgun at an improvised barricade on 29 April 1992 during the 1992 Los Angeles riots.
4. German Fighter Ace Baron Franz von Werra, the only German to escape Canadian captivity, in his cockpit with his pet lion “Simba”, Germany, 1940.
5. Jewish tomes hid in the attic of Riga’s last synagogue, Latvia, 1991.
6. Russian Soldier befriending a cat on the front line, ca. 1941-1945.
7. Filipina Annunciacion Chica posing for a picture as she holds a long firearm, 23 May 1915, Batangas, Philippines.
8. Ethiopian Jews airlifted to Israel as part of Operation Solomon, arrive at Ben-Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel, 1991.
9. A Romanian shepherd, 1916-1918.
10. Moscow, Russia, 1954 by Henri Cartier-Bresson.
I don’t think the date on #5 is supposed to be 1991.