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14 Historic Moments Captured On Film That You Absolutely Have To See

Photography is truly one of the greatest inventions of all time. It allows us to depict our normal life in all of its facets. May it be an event, a holiday or just some funny snapshots with friends. The most interesting form of photography, however, is documentary photography that gives us the opportunity to capture countless historic moments over time.

A book may be able to tell you about historic moments in detail – a photograph, however, allows you to be there and experience the moment of this very second the image was taken. That’s truly magical.

(h/t: boredpanda.com)

The Kiss Of Life – A Utility Worker Giving Mouth-to-mouth To Co-worker After He Contacted A High Voltage Wire, 1967

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Unknown Soldier In Vietnam, 1965

Image credit: Horst Faas

A Lone Man Refusing To Do The Nazi Salute, 1936

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Race Organizers Attempt To Stop Kathrine Switzer From Competing In The Boston Marathon. She Became The First Woman To Finish The Race, 1967

Image credit: imgur.com

The Graves Of A Catholic Woman And Her Protestant Husband, Holland, 1888

Image credit: retronaut.com

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

Image credit: hdwallpapersfactory.com

106-year-old Armenian Woman Guards Home, 1990

Image credit: United Nations

The Last Known Photo Of The Titanic Above Water, 1912

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Austrian Boy Receives New Shoes During WWII

Image credit: rarehistoricalphotos.com

Baby Cages Used To Ensure That Children Get Enough Sunlight And Fresh Air When Living In An Apartment Building, 1937

Image credit: theatlantic.com

Painting The Eiffel Tower, 1932

Image credit: retronaut.com

The Unbroken Seal On Tutankhamun’s Tomb, 1922 (3,245 Years Untouched)

Image credit: needstostopburning

Hannah Stilley, Born 1746, Photographed In 1840. Probably The Earliest Born Individual Captured On Film

Image credit: wikimedia.org

Measuring Bathing Suits, If They Were Too Short, Women Would Be Fined, 1920’s

Image credit: retronaut.com
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