Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 253, click here.
1. A member of the Ku Klux Klan stands behind a police officer for protection after a mob surrounded his Klan rally in Austin, Texas, 1983.
2. An escaped slave named Peter showing his scarred back at a medical examination in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 1863.
3. Tens of thousands of East Germans protest against the government of the German Democratic Republic in East Berlin, 1989.
4. German soldiers fooling around, 1939.
5. Sharing a pint with his son, Dublin, 1950’s.