History in Pictures - Dump #11 - cool post

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1911: Step right up for a trip to Mars! Don’t go to that Musk guy, he charges way too much. Previous dump: Now, let’s go back in time...

1902: White Chapel on a Bank Holiday, London. Photo by Jack London.

1905: A horse “diving” event in Colorado.

1907: Inhabitants of Nuku Hiva, largest of the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia. Photo by Jack London.

Date unknown: Two men “legging” a boat through Speedwell Cavern in Castleton, Derbyshire, England. This technique was used to stop the boat bumping against the side walls of the tunnel.

1908: The American adventurer and film director Martin Johnson, one of the members of the Snark crew, poses with a native of the Solomon Islands. Guadalcanal. Photo by Jack London.

Built in 1504, demolished in 1910, this was the oldest house in Hamburg, Germany.

1912: A mirror selfie taken by members of a German fraternity. Check out the lad in the back with the sword - the troublemaker of the group, no doubt.

1912: Suffrage headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.

1914: Agatha Christie in her nurse uniform.

August 1918: An American doctor examining walking wounded of the 37th Division passing back along a road at Bucquoy during the Battle of Albert.

October 1918: Two Belgian ladies sitting on the barrel of a German coastal defence gun at the Eylau Battery, Ostend.

November 1918: As the war wore on, all sorts of types of ammunition were tested to gauge their destructive capabilities.

November 1939: Cutting hair in front of a plantation store after being paid off on Saturday. Mileston Plantation, Mississippi Delta." Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration.

December 1941: As the situation grew desperate on the Bataan Peninsula, the nurses and patients who could be moved were evacuated to the hospital in the Malinta Tunnel on Corregidor. Lieutenant General Wainwright prepared to surrender the Philippines, but attempted to evacuate as many nurses as possible to Australia.