Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 312, click here.
1. A menorah stands on the windowsill of a Jewish home across from Nazi Party headquarters in Kiel, Germany in 1932.
2. 78-year-old Robert T. Lincoln (son of Abraham Lincoln) is helped up the steps at the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., May 1922.
3. Muslim soldiers of the Russian Imperial Army at daily prayers, Austrian front, September 1914.
4. Frederick Douglass with his musician grandson Joseph Douglass, 1894.
5. Girls making petrol bombs during the Battle of the Bogside, Ireland, 1969.
6. Soldiers from the U.S. Army, speaking with a Pontifical Swiss Guardsman, from the (city-state and micronation) Vatican City, a neutral country within the city of Rome, following its liberation by Allied forces (Canadian, British and Commonwealth, Polish, and American), 4 June 1944.
7. Bill Clinton and Boris Yeltsin admire the views of the Hudson River Valley, New York, 1995.
8. Geert Adriaans Boomgaard [1788-1899]: the last known man alive who fought for Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.
The photo was taken in 1888.