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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 68

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 67, click here.

1. Taxidermist Carl Akeley

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Taxidermist Carl Akeley posing with the leopard he killed with his bare hands after it attacked him, 1896.

2. Judy Garland

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Judy Garland taking a break from filming “The Wizard of Oz”, 1938.

3. Princess Diana and Prince Harry at an amusement park, April 1992

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4. A man with a Punt Gun.

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A man with a Punt Gun, a type of large shotgun used for duck hunting. It could kill over 50 birds at once and was banned in the late 1860s.

5. SR-71 Pilots

SR-71 Pilots in Pressurized Uniforms, 1980's (Blackbird pilots).

SR-71 Pilots in Pressurized Uniforms, 1980’s (Blackbird pilots).


6. Eugene Cernan on the surface of the moon, 1972.

Eugene Cernan on the surface of the moon, 1972.

7. Female Soviet college students

Female Soviet college students studying for their exams in a park in late 1960s.

Female Soviet college students studying for their exams in a park in the late 1960s.

8. White House at night, under snow, 1907

White House at night, under snow, 1907

9. A woman surveys a treacherous mountain pass in the Pyrenees of France, 1956.

A woman surveys a treacherous mountain pass in the Pyrenees of France 1956.

10. Abraham Lincoln’s beloved mutt Fido.

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The first Presidential dog to be photographed, and the reason Fido became such a popular dog’s name, 1861.

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