44 Rare Historical Photos That Show A Different Perspective Of Historical Events, You Won’t Find In Any School Textbook

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If you think you know your history, get ready to be humbled. This collection of rare photographs shows a different perspective of historical events that you won’t find in any school textbook. [Continue reading below…]

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I hope you’ll enjoy this collection of remarkable historical photos. And be sure to let us know which is your favorite in the comments section below!

IBM team loading a 5mb harddrive into a truck back in 1956

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Filming Star Wars inside the Millennium Falcon

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Teddy Roosevelt riding a moose because why not (1900)

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Hitler’s bunker where he committed suicide (1945)

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Hemingway in the tub

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A recently liberated Frenchman lights Churchill’s cigar (1944)

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Sunset on Mars

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Last public execution in the US (1936)

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One of the only photos of the Gettysburg Address (1863)

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Joseph Ambrose, a WWI veteran, holds the flag that covered the casket of his son who died in the Korean War

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132 year old rifle found in 2014 which was propped against a tree in a NV desert and remained untouched for over 100 years

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Anne and Margot Frank (1930s)

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Khrushchev and Indonesian President Sueharto share a smoke (1960)

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Lenin and Stalin (1922)

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Stalin being a bro

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Part of a pipe from the Hoover Dam

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Serial killer Rodney Alcala appears on The Dating Game (1978)

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Moments before Nathuram Godse assassinated Ghandi (1948)

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Four black children sit in the ruins of Circular Church, Charleston, SC, birthplace of secession

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Californian lumberjacks working in the Redwoods

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A WWI German sub washes ashore on the beaches of Sussex, England. Its cable snapped while being towed to France

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Orville Wright climbs the ladder on his last flight, piloted by Howard Hughes (1944)

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Einstein being a goof at the Grand Canyon (1931)

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Belafonte gives MLK the giggles (1960s)

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Four year old Bill Clinton (1950)

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Child blinded by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima (1945)

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Teddy Roosevelt becomes the first US president to fly (1910)

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Lincoln at Antietam

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Bonnie and Clyde’s bullet riddled car

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Child’s gas mask during WWII

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Elvis and bazooka (1958)

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John Lennon’s glasses on day of his death (1980)

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Porsche shows Hitler a Beetle prototype (1938)

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Gold diggers on the way to Dawson City (1898)

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Eisenhower was the first US president to use a teleprompter (1952)

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The Hindenburg flying over the 1936 Olympics

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John Quincy Adams is the first US President to be photographed (1843)

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Onlookers watch the Challenger explosion (1986)

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Bison skulls to be used as fertilizer (1870)

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Eisenhower and Patton examine stolen artifacts that Germans hid in mine shafts (1945)

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Priest prays over victims of the Titanic (1912)

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Lincoln’s second inaugural, with John Wilkes Booth in the top row of the balcony

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Teddy Roosevelt and John Muir doin their thing in Yosemite (1903)

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First photo of Lincoln (1846)

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George Washington is carved into Mt Rushmore (1934)

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