Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 290, click here.
1. Schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe watches a successful launch of the Space Shuttle Challenger after being selected to join a later mission in January 1986, which would ultimately end in disaster, 30 October 1985.
2. Logging family with a 1300-year-old tree, 1892.
3. In Chicago, owners lined up with their dogs in order to receive vaccines that had been ordered by the state in response to a rabies outbreak, 1954.
Some 45,000 received shots.