30 Weird Historical Photos… #26 Is So Disturbing It Chilled Me To The Bone.
The thing about history is that there's just so much of it to learn. In fact, if you set your mind to it, you could learn about a new historical event that has occurred from this moment back, every ten minutes, every single day for the rest of your life, and still not run out of new information.
Most people know about big historical world events, but the truly fascinating part of history are all of the small moments that are woven into its complex and incredible tapestry. We've shown you some of these moments here and here, but we think this might be the best collection of historical images yet. #29 will crack you up.
#1. A bank teller holding the annual amount of money that the average San Fernando Valley, California family made in 1963.
#2. A young woman demonstrating a new German record player in 1959, which could be attached to the dashboard of a car.
#3. Chicago police arresting bathers for indecent exposure in 1922.
#4. Maria Spelterini crossing the Niagara gorge on a tightrope with peach baskets on her feet in 1876. Sure, why not?
#5. Most likely the first Indian woman in the western US to own a car in 1916.
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