Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 248, click here.
1. A policeman in San Francisco scolds a man for not wearing a mask during the 1918 Influenza Pandemic, 1918.
2. Pearl Bailey and her husband Louie Bellson on a park bench in February 1957.
3. A Turkish peasant performs his last prayer before being executed by Bulgarian soldiers, Cisr-i Mustafapaşa (Svilengrad), Bulgaria, 1913.
4. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s mother Princess Alice of Battenberg with her uncle Tsar Nicholas II of Russia, 1908.
5. Mushroom Cloud over Nagasaki, 9 August 1945.
6. Mass paratroopers’ landing during a military exercise in Kiev, Ukraine, USSR, 1935.
7. First electric chair execution, Auburn State Penitentiary, 6 August 1890.
8. Fannie Lou Hammer and Ella Baker, two of the most prominent women of the Civil Rights Movement, 1964.
9. A Turkish captain and Korean little girl, Seoul, are reading American comics together during the Korean War, Korean Peninsula, 1951.
10. British paratroopers taking cover in a shell hole near Arnhem, Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, 17 September 1944.