Old Pictures

Manhattan 1940


Babe Ruth, 1936


Lower East Side, 1908


Food Lines, Great Depression


Brooklyn Bridge Painters, 1914

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This was found in the personal album of an Einsatzgruppen soldier. It was labelled on the back “The last Jew of Vinnitsa”. All 28,000 of the Jews living there were killed at the time. ( source: sammyboy )





We Must Not Forget


A Snippet of the Holocaust
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In 1944, with the tide of the war turning the Allies' way, President Franklin Roosevelt made a symbolic gesture. Here's what happened on account of that gesture:

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See more poignant pictures of the holocaust - taken in the Kutno ghetto that was ‘liquidated’ as part of the "Final Solution" in the spring of 1942 - here: LINK





Auschwitz - part 1/5
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- part 2/5
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- part 3/5
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- part 4/5
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- part 5/5
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The Beginnings of the Israeli Air Force
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Some photos from inside New York City's subway, at the turn of the last century.
The pictures are rather dark, but what is quite noticeable is the fashion of the times. Note how the men dressed in 3-piece suits, ties and fedoras, and how the women, including little girls, dressed to the hilt. It's a far cry from today's immodest, freaky and often offensive standards.








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The following amazing photograph, captured in vivid color, shows life in Russia in the early 1900’s as the country stood on the brink of the First World War - and revolution.

Photographer Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky was one of the nation’s leading photographers at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. He was commissioned to capture a photographic record of Russia by the monarch.
















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Warsaw Ghetto picture

The Warsaw Ghetto - a film




9-second clip of liberated victims:

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