Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 301, click here.
1. A beach in Iran a few months before the Islamic Revolution, 1979.
2. A man browses for books in the old Public library of Cincinnati.
The building was demolished in 1955.
3. Jewish-American soldiers conduct services in Schloss Rheydt, former residence of Joseph Goebbels, Nazi propaganda minister, in Germany on 18 March 1945.
4. The only known color photograph of the Russian Czar’s fabled “Amber Room” – looted by the Nazis, this unique priceless work of art was lost forever, St Petersburg, 1943.
5. Antiwar Vietnam protestor lays near unconscious after being beaten by riot police at an antiwar demonstration, 1968.
6. In February 1941, Maximilian Kolbe was arrested for harboring Jews and Polish underground members.
Maximilian Kolbe was sent to Auschwitz. Later, he volunteered to be starved to death in order to save another man who had been selected.
7. President Bill Clinton presents civil rights icon, Rosa Parks with the Presidential Medal of Freedom certificate in the Oval Office, 1996.
8. A vertical parking lot in New York, the 1920s.
9. Austrian soldiers (Jägers) posing for photo, c. mid 1860s.
10. Tejano star Selena, left, watches as fan club president Yolanda Saldivar speaks to a crowd at a 1994 Tejano Music Awards party in San Antonio, Texas.
Saldivar would later shoot and kill Selena in 1995.