Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 362, click here.
1. Pele and President Gerald Ford play with a soccer ball in the Rose Guard, White House, 1975.
2. Anne Frank in front of Opekta, her father’s company in Singel, Amsterdam in 1935.
3. Barbary lion (Panthera leo leo) resting in the desert with the Amour mountain range in the distance, French Algeria.
Small groups of those lions lived in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco until the mid-1960s, photograph c. 1893.
4. All of them pick shrimp at the peerless oyster co. the photo was taken while the bosses were at dinner as they refused to permit the children to be in photos, Bay St. Louis, Miss, March 1911.
The photo was taken by Lewis Wickes Hine.
5. Robert Falcon Scott reaching the South Pole only to find that Amundsen had gotten there first due to the Norwegian flag being planted on 17 Jan. 1912.
6. Jimmy Carter stands between Anwar Sadat and Menachem Begin during the 1978 Camp David Conference, at which Egypt and Israel agreed to end thirty years of the hot and cold war between the two nations.
7. Funeral of Swedish PM Olof Palme.
He was the leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 1969 until his assassination on 28 February 1986. He was shot in the back while walking home from a cinema with his wife Lisbet. The murder has not been solved, Stockholm, Sweden, 1986.
8. Sculptor Luis Jiménez stands next to a small model and torso piece of his commissioned statue “Blue Mustang”, known to Denver locals as Blucifer.
In 2006, Jiménez died in his studio while working on Blue Mustang in which a section came loose and severed an artery in his leg, in March 2003.
9. Martial artists Chuck Norris, Bruce Lee, and Bob Wall on the film set of “Way of the Dragon” in 1972.
10. In the 1970s, North Korea imported 1000 Volvo 144 cars from Sweden and then decided to ignore the $70 million invoice sent to them, thus making it the largest auto theft in the history.
The vehicles are often used to ferry journalists around the country.