These 28 Historic Photos Will Leave You Speechless

historic pictures that will leave you speechless

The above photos have been collected in an effort to reveal how crazy (and sometimes amazing) our past has been. In our effort to make sense of the purpose of our existence, we human beings have made some strange decisions.

Through lessons in trial and error, we’ve shaped our world. We continually think that we’ve reached the age of enlightenment, yet as the years go on we learn more and more.

Want to see more historic photos that will blow your mind? Check these out!

Olive Oatman
Olive Oatman

She was abducted and tattooed by Native Americans back in the 1800’s.

Black Cop Protects KKK Member, 1983
Black Cop Protects KKK Member, 1983
Utility Worker Gives Mouth-to-Mouth to Partner After Being Electrocuted, 1967
Utility Worker Gives Mouth-to-Mouth to Partner After Being Electrocuted, 1967
Jackie Mitchell, 1931
Jackie Mitchell, 1931

She was only female in history to strike out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.

Priest Prays Over Titanic Victims, 1912
Priest Prays Over Titanic Victims, 1912
How Native American Songs Were Recorded
How Native American Songs Were Recorded
The Wedding Rings of Holocaust Victims
The Wedding Rings of Holocaust Victims
Abraham Lincoln’s Hearse, 1865
Abraham Lincoln’s Hearse, 1865
Anne Frank’s Father Otto, 1960
Anne Frank’s Father Otto, 1960

He revisits the attic where they hid from the Nazis. He was the only survivor.

Transporting a 5 MB Hard Drive, 1956
Transporting a 5 MB Hard Drive, 1956
Words Carved Into Wall of Cell Block 20 at Mauthausen
Words Carved Into Wall of Cell Block 20 at Mauthausen
Hundreds of Vietnamese Orphans Evacuated by Airplanes to the US, 1979
Hundreds of Vietnamese Orphans Evacuated by Airplanes to the US, 1979
Leo Tolstoy Tells a Story to His Grandchildren, 1909
Leo Tolstoy Tells a Story to His Grandchildren, 1909
Queen Elizabeth II Firing a British L85 Battle Rifle
Queen Elizabeth II Firing a British L85 Battle Rifle
The Construction of Disneyland, 1954
The Construction of Disneyland, 1954
Real-Life Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh
Real-Life Christopher Robin and Winnie the Pooh

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