Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 350, click here.
1. Ladder 3 was one of the first units to show up at the World Trade Center on 11 September 2001.
Sadly, its crew perished in the collapse of the North Tower. Their truck is now displayed in the NYC Memorial.
2. King Island Eskimo woman and child, King Island, Alaska, between 1915 and 1925.
3. Mississippi’s first interracial couple, 3 August 1970.
4. Jewish woman waiting before her deportation to the Westerbork camp, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 1942.
5. Morning at Passchendaele, 1917.
6. Gene Cernan smiling for the camera, with his suit caked in the lunar dust, 13 December 1972.
7. The first permanent photograph, 1825.
8. Kenowun, an Eskimo woman wearing jewelry, Nunivak Island, Alaska, 28 February 1929.
9. Soviet soldiers in a GT-SM amphibious tracked vehicle feed two polar bears with condensed milk tins during a routine military expedition in Chukchi Peninsula, Soviet Union, 1950.
10. A Ku Klux Klan member dangles a hangman’s noose from his vehicle to deter African Americans from voting in an upcoming municipal primary election, Miami, Florida, 3 May 1939.