Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 208, click here.
1. Chanie Wenjack, a young Indigenous boy who died at age 12 while trying to escape from a Canadian residential school and go home, c. The 1960s.
2. Over 100,000 German prisoners in a makeshift POW camp on the Western Front, LIFE Magazine, May 1945.
3. 71-year-old Peter, King of Serbia, crossing the Drim river during the retreat of the Serbian Army, December 1915.
4. The old city of Genoa, 1875.
5. Sergeant Arthur E. Peters of Edmond, OK, serving in the 42nd Infantry Division, relaxes in Hitler’s Private apartment in Munich, LIFE Magazine, 14 May 1945.
6. Soldiers of the 7th Bersaglieri Regiment during the siege of Tobruk, summer of 1941.
7. First Lady Betty Ford and her secretary Nancy Howe dressing a skeleton for Halloween in the President’s Chair in his private study on the second floor of the White House, 30 October 1974.
8. Wax bullet duel outside of Carnegie Hall in New York, 1909.
9. Nicholas II watching the Romanov family pet elephant bathe in a pond at Tsarskoe Selo, c. 1910.
10. Stalwarts from the East: A French lady pins a flower on the Sikh saviors of France, Paris, 1916.