Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

30 Rare Historical Photos That Shed New Light On Past Events, #27 Is Deeply Upsetting.

What are your favorite moments from history? Perhaps you are compelled by old war tales, or really love to look at photos from the sixties and seventies. Maybe you're even interested in old stories from overseas. Whatever your fancy, history itself never stops giving you the goods: No matter what you've learned already, there's always something more to consider.

These 30 historical photos will have you asking lots of questions, and maybe some of them will have you digging a little deeper into the photo to get some context. Check out the photos below and start learning - you'll wonder how they captured the moment in #20.

#1. The Hoover Dam before it was flooded with water and put to good use.

The Hoover Dam before it was flooded with water and put to good use.

#2. Helen Keller, stopping to smell the roses.

Helen Keller, stopping to smell the roses.

#3. Wilbur Wright flying around the Statue of Liberty.

Wilbur Wright flying around the Statue of Liberty.

#4. An unknown man running through the burning streets with diapers during the LA riots.

An unknown man running through the burning streets with diapers during the LA riots.

#5. The models used for the "American Gothic" painting.

The models used for the "American Gothic" painting.

#6. The Tank Man in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.

The Tank Man in Tiananmen Square, Beijing.

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