On November 20th, Mexico celebrates the anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution. My great-great-grandfather, member of General Villa’s Northern Division army. Picture was taken in Mexico City, circa 1914.
/r/TheWayWeWereMy Father enjoying a PBR with the guys in Vietnam. 1960s.
/r/TheWayWeWereSeptember 1941. "Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Renninger with sons Richard and Winfield, members of the Two River Non-Stock Cooperative, FSA co-op. Waterloo, Nebraska." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration Via Shorpy
/r/TheWayWeWereNew York World's Fair, 1965, photo by Bob Adelman
/r/TheWayWeWereTimes Square, 1961
/r/TheWayWeWereAt a sidewalk bar on Bourbon Street in New Orleans....1969
/r/TheWayWeWereSome of the regulars at Tom’s Bar in South Philadelphia (1969). The bar was built around 1895.
/r/TheWayWeWereA Japanese "geisha" courtesan, late 19th century.
/r/TheWayWeWereA classroom full of boys watching a film in 1942. [Leslie Jones/Boston]
/r/TheWayWeWereBroad Street Newark, New Jersey - 1909
/r/TheWayWeWereA young Korean "Kisaeng" or courtesan, (1910).
/r/TheWayWeWereOne of only two confirmed photos of President Lincoln delivering the Gettysburg Address 156 years ago.
/r/TheWayWeWereYoung morris dancers, National School, Sutton-In-Craven village, c. 1911 (hi-res, zoom in for detail)
/r/TheWayWeWereThis crazy image from a 1910 Antarctic expedition “Scott’s expedition”
/r/TheWayWeWereTraditional Thai Dancers, 1900's
/r/TheWayWeWereA group of men playing cricket on a blitzed site in Blackfriars, London, during their lunch hour, with St Paul’s Cathedral in the background, 17 October 1945
/r/TheWayWeWereMy grand grandparents in the garden, probably mid-late 80s
/r/TheWayWeWereMy grandmother (centre) and her sisters 1914. Grace (white dress) was totally blind after contracting measles. The only photo of them as children.
/r/TheWayWeWereSpreading DDT by Helicopter at a Lakefront Resort in Old Forge, NY during Mosquito Season, LIFE Magazine, July 19, 1948
/r/TheWayWeWereAugust 1923 - Brandywine Creek, Pennsylvania - Flapper in a canoe.
/r/TheWayWeWereWholesale market in lower Manhattan. New York circa 1934.
/r/TheWayWeWereGranary Burial Ground and Park Street Church, Massachusetts 1920s
/r/TheWayWeWereWinnowing in northern Greece, 1911
/r/TheWayWeWereMy cousins 1970.
/r/TheWayWeWereUnloading an egg truck in the Bronx, NY (March 1943) Photo by John Vachon
/r/TheWayWeWereMy uncle sticking his tongue out when he spotted my grandparents while walking with his boy scout troop in a parade.
/r/TheWayWeWereLearning gun safety. Indiana 1956
/r/TheWayWeWereMy Father and I in Southern California about 1952 0r 1953. We never got along too well but we both liked horses.
/r/TheWayWeWere“Railroad bridge” 1905 Oregon
/r/TheWayWeWerePhoto of my boyfriend's great-great-great grandmother's wedding. His grandmother was very excited that she found it. I am too!