33 Must-See Historical Photos. #13 Is An Image That Changed The World.
There's a reason why the study of history is so complex and nuanced: The past is a vast and open space, filled with millions of teachable moments. People build their entire careers off of studying and researching a mere decade or time period, and the info they can pull from never seems to run out.
Below are 33 historical photos, all from different places and times, and all that capture a moment we could surely learn a lesson from today. Check out the photos below, and definitely have a Google search bar open: When you see some of these, you're going to want to educate yourself even further.
#1. Repainting the face of Boston's Custom House for the 1976 bicentennial celebrations.
#2. Bill Murray looking coy at Elvis' funeral in 1977.
#3. A newsboy selling papers in Wilmington, Delaware in 1910.
#4. A girl being carried away by police at the Beatles concert at Shea Stadium in 1965. The emotion was just too much for her to handle.
#5. At the American Painting Factory, artists were hired to create portraits of war heroes for LIFE Magazine. This was in 1942.
#6. Audrey Hepburn taking a smoke break, sometime in the fifties.
#7. The Ingenues, an all-girl band and vaudeville act, serenade the cows at the University of Wisconsin. The performance was part of a 1930 experiment to see whether music boosted the cows' milk production.
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