10 incredible historical photos

These incredible 10 photographs depict the events and moments that signify where we once were and how far we have come. How many of these moments can you recall?

Please note that some of these images may be disturbing. 

1. Measuring women’s bathing suits. If they were deemed too short, a fine would be issued, 1920s.

2. The Berlin wall is constructed, 1961.

3. A young Austrian boy receives new shoes during World War II.

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4. A woman pushes a gas-restraint pram in England, 1938.

5. Baby cages were designed to allow children living in apartment buildings access to sunlight and fresh air, ca. 1937.

6. Evelyn McHale, aged 23, leapt from the 83rd floor of the Empire State Building onto a United Nations limousine, 1947.

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7. A mother who put her children up for sale hides her face from the photographer in Chicago, 1948.

8. Annie Edison Taylor became the first person to survive tumbling over Niagara Falls in a barrel, 1901.

9. Elvis during his time in the Army, 1958.

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10.  Ducklings being used as part of a child’s medical therapy, 1956.

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Written by Amelia Theodorakis

A writer and communications specialist with eight years’ in startups, SMEs, not-for-profits and corporates. Interests and expertise in gender studies, history, finance, banking, human interest, literature and poetry.

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