Consciousness

A Trip Through Haunting Photos of World History

A picture can say a thousand words…

The gallery below is a selection of photos throughout our history, which capture moments in time that tell the evolving story of humanity. Each image continues to evolve along with our conscious awareness of the impact left behind, and these little known stories of our story, have left us speechless.

Browse the selection below, and feel free to comment/share your thoughts!

 

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At a segregated lunch counter in Tennessee, Elvis Presley is waiting for his bacon and eggs while a woman waits for her sandwich. she is not permitted to sit. 1956

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A child, blinded by the atomic bomb at Hiroshima. 1945

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Kindergarten teacher Helen Hulick who was a witness to a burglary, was given a five day sentence and sent to jail for contempt only for wearing pants to court to give her testimony. Los Angeles, California 1938

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Onlookers reaction to the Challenger explosion. 1986

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Stripper in Clearwater, Florida showing the judge that her bikini briefs were too large to expose her vagina to the undercover cops that arrested her. The case was dismissed.

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Anti miniskirt sentiment in New York City. 1966

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The first known picture of the Taj Mahal. 1855

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A 1930 photo from the Statue of Liberty’s torch.

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Teddy Roosevelt was the first president to fly. 1910

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Young John Wayne.

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A German child trying to sell his father’s Iron Cross for cigarettes, 1945

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The oldest known documented wheelie, 1936

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A child’s gas mask during WW2

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Adolf Hitler tells a frostbitten soldier not to salute him (year unknown)

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A French opium party in 1918

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Santa with a helmet delivering presents during the London Blitz, 1940

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Abandoned child crying during the Nanking Massacre, 1938

 

***originally posted at StumbleUpon***

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