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Rarely Seen History: Racism and Nazism (Part 2)

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This is a second attempt (see first one here) to grasp the absurdity of these two interlinked ideologies without showing dead bodies or fighting armies. Instead, I used some rarely published photographs that I find extremely fascinating.British sailor removing the leg irons off a slave, late 1800s.  Ku Klux Klan at the carnival in Canon City ,1925.  World's Highest Standard of Living...

Rarely Seen History: Racism and Nazism (15 pics)

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Some rare photograhps that reflect the absurdity of these two concepts without showing dead bodies or fighting armies.

Rarely Seen History: Racism and Nazism

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This is an attempt to grasp the absurdity of these two interlinked ideologies without showing dead bodies or fighting armies. Instead, I used some rarely published photographs that I find extremely fascinating.Farmers waiting for the opening of a slave fair in St. Louis, Missouri (1852).Flogged slave showing his wounds (1863).Slave torturing devices. The collar may have been used to prevent him...

Abandoned Suitcases Reveal How Life Used to Be in a Lunatic Asylum

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Earthlings, being a lunatic on your planet has always been... well... like weird...

Watching TV for the First Time…

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...in an appliance store window in 1948. The rest of this collection is also quite amazing.

Link to the Past

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This is connected to the previous post in a sad way.

World War II Propaganda Posters

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Although you won't find this particular picture there, I find this by country WW II propaganda poster collection quite wikid.

History Pin

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Wow, these streets were really drawn with a pencil and ruler. This is a very historical pin-up taken from a site called Historypin, which has some really remarkable options like the satellite based maps, the projects or the tours.

The Last Time Each European Country Was Occupied

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An awesome map of who occupied who last time (hopefully) in Europe.

Londoners continue to browse at a bombed-out library, 1940

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Got this one from a very interesting picture blog on rarely seen history (alas in Hungarian!)

50 Photos from the Past

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Some oddities from the past. I think I need to try this one on now, otherwise I'll fall asleep.

PigeonPro

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BTW this GoPro thing is not new at all (see earlier post with eagle). Here is a post from a Hungarian blog that says it was invented by a German pharmacist called Julius Gustav Neubronner as early as 1852. He strapped his cameras on pigeons and won a lot of awards - but never a penny out of it....
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