HISTORY'S FORGOTTEN IMAGES

It's time for another journey into history with images that you might not have seen before of things famous and obscure.

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Bonnie and Clyde's car after they were killed, 1934
Bonnie and Clyde's car following the shootout that ended the two outlaws.  The gunfire barrage was so loud that many members of the posse experienced temporary deafness.

Civil War veteran Samuel Decker
Civil War veteran Samuel Decker poses with the prosthetic arms he made for himself... somehow.

Inmates playing chess from prison cell
Inmates at Attica play chess.

American soldiers shelter in a trench

American soldiers hunker down in a trench less than a mile away from the detonation of a 43 kiloton nuclear bomb in 1953.

Mark Twain smoking a cigar and relaxing on the porch
Mark Twain smokes a cigar in 1905.

LAPD Officers went undercover and dressed up as women
LAPD police officers going undercover in 1960 to catch purse snatchers.

Bonnie and Clyde's car after they were killed, 1934
Children in iron lungs before the advent of the polio vaccine in 1937.

A man browsing for books in Cincinnati's cavernous old main library. The library was demolished in 1955
Cincinnati's cavernous main library, demolished in 1955.

The first ever team photo in baseball history, The Knickerbocker Base Ball Club, Hoboken, New York 1858
The first known sports team photo ever taken, The 1858 Knickerbocker Base Ball Club, Hoboken, New Jersey.

Einstein at the Grand Canyon, 1922
Albert Einstein visits The Grand Canyon in 1922.

Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton inspect art treasures stolen by Germans and hidden in salt mine in Germany. April 12, 1945
Eisenhower and Patton examine a trove of stolen artifacts that the Germans hid in salt mine in 1945.

LAPD Officers went undercover and dressed up as women
An American field hospital in the bombed out remains of a French church in 1918.

Waiting in line for help after the Louisville Flood, 1937
Waiting in line following the Louisville flood of 1937.

JFK and Bobby, 1960
John F. and Bobby Kennedy in 1960.

group of school children in 1899
A group of school children visit a bison in 1899.

The old and the new of mail delivery
The old Pony Express and the future of mail delivery.

Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton inspect art treasures stolen by Germans and hidden in salt mine in Germany. April 12, 1945
The first ambulance: Bellevue Hospital Center, NY, 1869

Allan Pinkerton (left), Abraham Lincoln, and John Alexander McClernand (right), October 1862
Abraham Lincoln inspects the battlefield in 1862.

Bison skull pile
A mountain of bison skulls ready to be ground into fertilizer in the 1870's. 

Michigan Loggers
Michigan loggers in 1890.

Civil War veterans
Civil War veterans and survivors of Gettysburg shake hands in 1913.

The Rivoli Theatre, New York City, June, 1975
The Rivoli Theater in 1975.

Car Crash in Washington, D. C. 1921
A car crash in Washington DC in 1921.

pour liquor
Prohibition begins and alcohol is poured down the drain in 1921.

This is 12th Street, looking east in Miami, Florida - 1908
12th Street in Miami, Florida in 1908.

Taking a break between battles during the Civil War
A lull in the fighting during the Civil War.

A school in Alabama in 1935
An Alabama schoolhouse in 1935.

Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill
Sitting Bull and Buffalo Bill pose together in 1885.

A road leading to the Woodstock Festival in 1969
The road leading to Woodstock in 1969.

pour liquor
Lewis Powell, a co-conspirator in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.  He was hanged in 1865.


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