Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 264, click here.
1. Manhattan in 1931.
2. World’s Highest Standard of Living.
The photo was taken by Margaret Bourke-White, 1937.
3. Coal miner and his family in their home, Scott’s Run, West Virginia, 19 March 1937.
4. The traditional architectural style of an elite family’s home, Djenné, Mali, West Africa, 1906.
5. First traffic signal in NYC (Fifth Avenue and 34th Street), 1922.
6. Nikolai II Alexandrovich Romanov, the last emperor of all Russia, 1917.
7. At the 50th anniversary of the battle of Gettysburg, Union (left) and Confederate (right) veterans shake hands at a reunion, in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, 1913.
8. Women out to market, Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), 1899.
9. The LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin over the Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 25 May 1930.
10. A wounded US serviceman enjoys Thanksgiving (courtesy of the Red Cross) in the American Military Hospital No. 1 at Neuilly after the end of WWI, 28 Nov. 1918.