Jonas Salk creates the first vaccine against poliomyelitis , 1955. Salk didn’t patent his vaccine, saving millions of lives as result. [1196 × 1472]
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Katharine Hepburn during the filming of “Christopher Strong” (her first starring role), 1933 [735x622]
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September 1918. "Shell Shock patients having a happy time fishing and swimming under the walls of the old chateau. These American soldiers are recovering from war neurosis, as the scientists now call the condition that used to be described as 'shell-shock.' " 2200x1654
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U.S. soldiers of the 2nd Infantry Division in Oxford, Mississippi during military occupation of the city following riots at the University of Mississippi against the enrollment of black student James Meredith (October 1, 1962) [1024 x 943]
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A man pictured playing Polo in British India. Late 1800s. [962 x 702]
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A graduate student in astronomy observing sunspots with spectrohelioscope (a type of solar telescope), Wellesley College, Massachusetts, 1939 [435x517]
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Partisan Niki, officer of Greek People's Liberation Army (Greek:Ellinikós Laïkós Apeleftherotikós Stratós (ELAS)) in Rentina (1944). [394x466]
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Ulrich Schnaft: a Waffen-SS veteran who joined the Israel Defense Force and then later spied for the Egyptian government. The photo was taken between 1949-1952, which were his years of service in the IDF. [500 x 816]
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Prince George of the UK, later King, and Tsarevich Nicholas of Russia, later Tsar, at Marlborough House c.1893 [460x676] [COLORIZED]
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Mao Zedong playing pingpong, 1965 [1080x1506]
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Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, the first President of Czechoslovakia, laying on the death bed - 1937 [651x471]
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Apollo 11 astronauts (R-L) Aldrin, Collins, & Armstrong peering out the window of the quarantine room aboard recovery ship USS Hornet following splashdown fr. historic moon mission, july 1969.[1600 x 1067]
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Austro-Hungarian warship SMS Wien and submarine SM U-14 anchored side by side in Cattaro bay (now Kotor, Montenegro), WW1, 1915 [1444 x 1576] [Colorized]
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The statue Christ the Redeemer "Cristo Redentor" being built at the peak of the 700-metre (2,300 ft) Corcovado mountain in the Tijuca Forest, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dec. 12, 1931 [3060x2500]
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The "Puerta de Alcalá" in Madrid paying tribute to the USSR in 1937 [1080x603]
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A technician with trays of cell tissue for making measles vaccine, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1963 [685x803]
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Nazis barring Jews from the University of Vienna, 1938 [581x730]
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U.S. soldiers in protective suits at a wartime chemical weapons research center at American University in Washington D.C. (1918) [1367 x 2048]
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Battleship USS Washington (BB-56) Hvalfjörður, Iceland, May/June 1942 [1303 x 973]
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General Mark Clark and his staff drive through Rome after its capture, June 1944. [439 x 612]
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A patient is restrained in a mental institution in France in 1900 [990 x 1340]
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A mother mourns beside the corpses of her five children during the Armenian Genocide, 1915. [599x400]
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A Sokol (“Falcon”) Society in St. Petersburg, Russia, 1911. Sokols were gymnastics organizations that flourished in Eastern Europe and Russia, promoting “a strong mind in a sound body”. Pre-cursors to scouting, they sometimes promoted nationalism. [2382 x 1536]
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Workers resting in the inauguration of Brasília, capital of Brazil. The city was built after four years at the top of the Brazilian highlands. Photo taken by Alberto Ferreira, named "Feet before feet" on April 21, 1960 [1500x1352].
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Israeli Air Force F-4 Phantom over Beirut, Lebanon, during the First Lebanon War - 1982 [467x315]
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DPRK soldiers attacking American and South Korean soldiers in the JSA of the DMZ after the Americans had attempted to cut down a Poplar tree obstructing their view, killing two US servicemen in what would become known as the Korean axe murder incident. August 18th, 1976 [1019x727]
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The Japanese ultra-nationalists held their "Patriotic Day" in Tokyo on May 1, 1961, while a record 1560000 workers observed the annual May Day celebration throughout the country. They demonstrated at Hibiya Park and called for the dissolution of the Socialist party (1200x923)
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Nevada Desert, circa 1935 [1200×800]
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Interior of a German Torture Chamber in Belgium, WW2, showing some of the instruments of torture and roughly made coffins. [1838 × 1782]
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Photograph of the extinct Barbary Lion, Algeria, 1893 [2604x1776]
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