History In Pictures
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What's in a name? Some pretty illuminating insights into the history and culture of a place, it turns out.
Teens pose as delinquents in this photo. 1930 https://t.co/iY3I5qjG1P
A vintage sexist ad for the Kenwood Chef, 1950s https://t.co/lp4LX9PZPW
While everyone has their own most personally hated song, it turns out that a lot of us are of the same opinion when it comes to the most annoying songs in rock and roll history.
Workers on the Woolworth Building, New York, 1926 https://t.co/qpaEVs81jC
Though it wasn't always easy to get patents or the credit they deserved, these women are responsible for many items we use today.
Thanksgiving seems like a holiday that's as American as apple pie, or pumpkin pie for that matter. But actually, there are variants of this day all around the world.
Women on motorcycles in Great Britain, 1930s. https://t.co/boBOvTwdN2
A boy reading in a ruined bookshop in London, after a night of heavy bombing. October 1940 https://t.co/nupKS0KXW1
The irony was too good to pass up.
President Ford showing off his skills to Pelé, 1975 https://t.co/NfvvzcoErT
RT @HistoryInPics: People have spent 53 years trying to determine the identity of the unknown woman.
People have spent 53 years trying to determine the identity of the unknown woman.
Medical students pose with skeletons in Istanbul, 1904 https://t.co/gvg1FP5Dox
While treason never looks good on a resume, the Queen had good reason to keep Anthony Blunt employed, as viewers of 'The Crown' know.
Führer-Quartett, a card game in Nazi-Germany https://t.co/cVyYHaNjvl
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1930s America. https://t.co/ybhUthTtb8
The BBC once put a job applicant on the air due to a waiting room mix-up.
Would kids eat more broccoli if it tasted better? A few years ago, McDonald’s tried to answer that very question.
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