Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 363, click here.
1. Anita Bryant (“Save Our Children” leader) gets pied by a gay rights activist, in Des Moines, Iowa on 14 October 1977.
2. Ann Arbour, MI, 1996: Teenager Keshia Thomas saves a white supremacist from an angry mob by shielding him with her body.
3. Relatives of people that died during the Ardeatine massacre pray at the Ardeatine Cave site.
The Ardeatine massacre was a mass killing of 335 civilians and political prisoners carried out in Rome on 24 March 1944 by Nazi German occupation forces, Rome, Italy, 1944.
4. Troopship Queen Mary arrives in New York Harbor on 20 June 1945.
5. HMS Cleopatra throws out smoke to shield the convoy as HMS Euryalus elevates her forward 5.25-inch guns to shell the Italian Fleet, Second Battle of Sirte, 22 March 1942.
6. A group of elderly men sitting on a mat, taken in Peshawar, now in Pakistan, circa 1865.
Two of the men are looking at each other with contempt, suggesting that they may actually be enemies who have been persuaded to be photographed together as examples of native “thugs.”