21. President’s Cat
President Clinton’s cat Socks on the Press Secretary’s podium in the press briefing room at the White House, 1993.
22. Pet kangaroo
An American soldier with a pet kangaroo, Melbourne, 1942.
Afghan prisoners would be placed in the cage without food and water until they starved to death, 1921. According to this NeoGeo article,
“Although Marco Polo apparently avoided bandits on Afghanistan’s mountain trails, other travelers then and later were plagued by thieves. But our January 1921 article ‘Every-Day Life in Afghanistan,’ which included this photograph, reported that ‘owing to the aggressive pursuit and harsh punishment meted out by the Amir’s troops, the once famous robbers of the Afghan hills have almost disappeared.’ One such punishment was the ‘man-cage,’ like this one at Lateh Band Pass. A thief was ‘put in this iron cage, raised to the top of the pole, so that his friends could not pass food or poison to him, and here he was left to die.’”
24. Young Obama
A young Barack Obama riding a tricycle, 1965.
25. Jimi hendrix
Jimi Hendrix drinking tea the day before his death, 1970.
13: Tel Aviv is in Israel, not Palestine. The photo itself was taken after the establishment of the state of Israel which was on may 14th the same year. Before that, the area was known as the “British mandate of Palestine”.
Yes, you are right. I have made the required change.
Thank you for the great photos.