140 Important Historical Photos That Might Change Your Perspective On Things, As Shared By This Facebook Page

When thinking about the past, it feels like a surreal reality that sometimes could be more difficult to imagine than the future. But seeing photos from 1800 and 1900 feels even weirder since it is actual proof of it happening. And more importantly, people's lives don't seem to be boring or dull. On the contrary, they look risky, weird, fun, and simply put - entertaining to my futuristic human eyes. I am sure, if these people had the internet back then, we would be greeted with quality memes from past times. So, after all, we are not that different, just with other possibilities.

But I don’t want to romanticize the olden times. They did have pretty harsh legislation, and it wasn’t easy if you did not fit into the ideology of that time. And even though we have our own challenges nowadays, I’d rather be here and now. Though it feels interesting to see how the Statue of Liberty or the Eiffel Tower looked when they were still under construction, as well as simpler things, such as people's fashion, their lazy Sunday afternoons, and even dogs doing chores.

Thankfully, a Facebook page called 'Old Photos' keeps us posted on the past, and today we want to invite you to delve into these vintage photos part 2. Feel free to check out part 1 here, and for more, you can also visit our posts of important historical images and old photos in real life.

#1 A Couple Dancing On Ice-Skates On Whitestone Pond, Hampstead, London, 1933

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#2 A Saloon That Allowed Children Their Own Child-Size Beers, Wisconsin, 1890

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#3 Tattooed Family In 1910

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#4 Soldiers Peel Onions While Using Gas Masks To Stop Them From Crying, 1941

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#5 A Cat's Life On The Farm, 1951

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#6 Tourists Drink Tea Atop The Great Pyramid, 1938

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#7 Frank Lentini, An Owner Of 3 Legs, 4 Feet, 16 Toes, And 2 Functioning Sets Of Genitals

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#8 Photographer Above The Skies Of Berlin, 1912

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#9 Women Boxing On A Roof, 1938

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#10 Do We Have Such Accurate Halloween Costumes These Days?

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#11 Even The Window Cleaners Wore Suits 100 Years Ago

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#12 A Policeman Judges An Ankle Competition At Hounslow, London, 1930

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#13 Its Not About Where You Are, Its Who You're With

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#14 A Ghostly Yet Mesmerizing Image From 1900

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#15 Northumbrian Miner At His Evening Meal, 1937

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#16 A Woman At A Cafe In Paris With Her Pet Cheetah, 1932

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#17 Net Fix And Chill, Irish Fishermen, Ireland 1910

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#18 First Photograph Of A Tornado Near Garnett, Kansas. April 26, 1884

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#19 Rear View Of Young Couple Snuggling Behind The Wheel Of His Convertible As They Watch Large Screen Action Behind Rows Of Cars At A Drive-In Movie Theater

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#20 Annie Oakley Shooting A Gun Over Her Shoulder Using A Hand Mirror, 1899

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#21 Apache Woman And Child, 1898

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#22 Woman Stomping Grapes In Frascati, Italy In 1957

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#23 Grandma Patching The Only Pants Of Her Grandson, 1907

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#24 The Hand And The Torch Of The Statue Of Liberty Being Built In A Paris Studio Around 1876

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#25 Albert Einstein Plays His Beloved Violin, 1941

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#26 Two Ladies Leaving A Polling Station, London, 1929

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#27 Witches From 1875

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#28 Daredevil Jammie Reynolds In 1917

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#29 Two Amphicars Crossed The English Channel In 1965

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#30 Mother Home Schools Her Children In Transylvania, Louisiana, 1937

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#31 Old Fashion Playground

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#32 New Parents Of Quadruplets, Late 1880s

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#33 Golf Ball Collector, 1920s

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#34 A Young Man Enjoying His First Dance

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#35 No One Is Helping These Guys Clean The House!

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#36 A Family In Front Of Their Summer Home. Stockholm, Sweden, 1867

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#37 J W Waldron's Smith & Bicycle Works In Brighton, England. C. 1900

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#38 Yellow Magpie, Arapaho Man, 1898

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#39 The Earliest Known Photo Of Abraham Lincoln, 1840

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#40 Kiowa Couple Lone Wolf And Etla, 1860

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#41 The First Class Gymnasium On Board The Titanic

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#42 1850s Young Fashionable Teen With A Slight Smirk

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#43 Atlantic City Beach, 1890s

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#44 A Portrait Taken Of A Woman While She Was Mid-Sneeze

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#45 Drunken Women Fighting On A Rooftop. London, 1902

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#46 One Of The First Original Selfies, Taken With A Stick, 1934

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#47 A Salesman Has His Motorized Roller Skates Refueled. Connecticut, 1961

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#48 A Lazy Sunday Afternoon, 1908

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#49 New York City, 1888

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#50 Forge Workers Beside Part Of The Titanic’s Anchor Chain

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#51 A Cameraman Filming Over Baker Street , London 1930

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#52 A Boy And His Owl, 1933

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#53 A Group Of Montana Men Advertising For Wives, 1901

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#54 Inuit Man Warms His Wife’s Feet, Greenland, 1890's

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#55 A Policeman Holds Up Traffic To Allow Four Egg Chicks To Cross A Bridge, 1966

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#56 A Snow Lady, 1892

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#57 Testing Of New Bulletproof Vests, 1923

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#58 A Horse Smiles, Circa 1958

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#59 A Rare Look Inside Of A Barbershop, 1869

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#60 US Mail, 1912

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#61 Newsgirl And Newsboy. New York, 1896

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#62 London Nomads⁣, 1877⁣

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#63 Niagara Falls In 1912

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#64 Britsh Tourists In Front Of The Great Sphinx, 1910

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#65 Empire State Building Construction Workers In The 1930s

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#66 Bricklayer, 1928

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#67 Nocturnal View From Notre-Dame Overlooking The Hotel-Dieu, Paris, 1933

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#68 Stylish Victorian Woman

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#69 Two Women Train At A Boxing School In Berlin, Germany, 1909

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#70 Newsies And Other Child Laborers Gather Outside A Newspaper Office. February, 1910

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#71 Queen Elizabeth II In 1945

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#72 Chicago, 1929

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#73 Mother And Son, Ireland, 1890

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#74 Workers Reinstall Clock At The Information Booth In Grand Central, New York, 1954

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#75 Female Worker Bottling Ketchup At The Original Heinz Factory Circa 1897. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Us

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#76 A Young Edwardian Lady From 1910

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#77 A Fireman From The London Fire Brigade, Wearing A Smoke Helmet, 1908

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#78 Protesters March During Prohibition, Chicago, 1920's

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#79 The Eiffel Tower Is Shown Under Construction In 1887

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#80 Anne Frank Pokes Her Head Out Of Her Family's Flat In Amsterdam, 1942

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#81 Two Girls Standing Outside Of A Snow Fort, 1910

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#82 Construction Workers Taking Lunch Break On The Edges Of The Building They're Working On, London, 1929

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#83 Women Having Tea, New Zealand, 1890

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#84 Hershey Kisses Being Individually Hand-Wrapped, 1935

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#85 Conjoined Twins Of Mustaches, 1890

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#86 A Beautiful Little Girl In New York, 1958

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#87 A Scottish Farmer Shoeing A Horse, 1921

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#88 Vancouver, Canada, 1907

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#89 Father And Son Goofing Off, 1910s

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#90 A Family Auto Camping In Oregon, 1918

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#91 McDonald Brothers In Front Of Soon To Open 1st Ever Mcdonald’s, 1948

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#92 A Man Looses His Umbrella On A Windy And Snowy Day, 1962

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#93 Some Of The First Volkswagen “Beetles” Produced In West Germany, 1945

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#94 Real Japanese Samurai, 1866

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#95 A Rare Look Inside The Original Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Factory, 1924

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#96 Leola King, America’s First Female Traffic Cop, 1918

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#97 The Oldest Known Documented Wheelie, 1936

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#98 A Woman Riding An Autoped

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#99 A Graduation Ceremony, 1895

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#100 This Is How People Went To The Beach In 1910

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#101 A Family Is Forced To Leave Their Home During The Great Depression, Pittsburg County, Oklahoma, June, 1938

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#102 Carving Eye On Mount Rushmore, 1930s

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#103 Family Of Cherry Pickers, 1940

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#104 Butter-Making In Appalachia, 1917

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#105 Teacher Tantie Huckabee At The Palmetto-Covered One-Room School Near Taylor Creek And Lake Okeechobee, Florida In The 1890s

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#106 Two Women Crossing The Street During A Blizzard, New York, 1903

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#107 Robert Wadlow, The Tallest Man In History, With His Family In 1935

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#108 A Young Woman In A Skirt Working Out With Boxing Gloves And A Punching Bag, 1890

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#109 Man Standing On Lap Of Colossal Figure Of Ramses, 1856

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#110 Singer Johnny Hallyday Admires A Bizzarrini 5300 Gt In Paris, 1960

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#111 Wearing The Latest Style At Longchamp Race's Paris France, 1919

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#112 Driver Of Combine Threshing Oats, 1940

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#113 Steelworker Touching The Tip Of The Chrysler Building During The Construction Of The Empire State Building, 1931

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#114 Sherwood Logging Camp, 1900

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#115 Mrs. Dyson In Her Kitchen. Saint Mary's County, Maryland In 1940

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#116 New York, 1935

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#117 The Bathing Hour, Atlantic City, New Jersey, 1900s

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#118 "The Old Lady And Her Pets", 1886

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#119 Traffic Officer Operating A Mechanical Traffic Signal, Philadelphia, 1922

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#120 American Woman Welders During World War II

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#121 Firefighters Trying To Stop Fire At The Equitable Life Building During A Snowstorm, Manhattan, 1912

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#122 Woman Talking On A Hand Crank, Oak Telephone, 1900s

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#123 Inside A Train, 1800s

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#124 Dr. Elizabeth Bruyn Sits In The Rear Of Her Horse Drawn Ambulance In The United States, 1911

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#125 A Lector Reads A Newspaper To Workers In A Cigar Factory, 1900s

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#126 Ferris, 7 Years Old, Newspaper Boy In Alabama, 1900's

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#127 "Lets Bury Dad!", 1915

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#128 Oglala Girl With Her Puppy Sitting In Front Of A Tipi, Pine Ridge Reservation, 1891

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#129 New York Hair Salon, Early 1970s

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#130 Saturday Afternoon In Florence, Alabama, 1942

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#131 An Old West Saloon With A Tough Looking Clientele

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#132 Studebaker Motor Car In Repair Shop With Garage Mechanic. San Francisco, 1915

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#133 Writing Out A Parking Ticket In Manhattan, 1952

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#134 View From The Top On The Opening Day Of The Empire State Building, 1931

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#135 Texaco Station, General Store & Post Office, 1940's

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#136 Women Learn To Shoot, 1915

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#137 12 And 14 Year Old Boys Packing Cones At The Workshop Of Sanitary Ice Cream Cone. Oklahoma, 1917

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#138 A Coca Cola Company Delivery Truck In Knoxville, 1909

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#139 Three Homeless Boys Sleep On A Stairway In A Lower East Side Alley, New York, 1890s

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#140 Learning To Ride A Bicycle, 1895

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