24 October 2015 - SOME GREAT SHOTS FROM THE PAST





SOME GREAT SHOTS
 FROM THE PAST

G'day folks,

I always love looking at photographs from a bygone era. The black and white ones are so clear. Some will be obvious, others won't.



A man repaints the face of the clock on Boston's Custom House for the 1976 bicentennial celebration.

 



A boy sells papers in 1910, in Wilmington, Delaware.

 



An overzealous fan is carried away by police at a Beatles concert in 1965, at Shea Stadium in New York.

 



Artists create portraits of war heroes for LIFE Magazine in 1942 at the American Painting Factory. 



In 1930, all-girl band The Ingenues plays for cows at the University of Wisconsin as part of an experiment to test the effect of music on cows' milk production. 



Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. attends a press conference in Birmingham, Alabama.

 



The Navy's last flying aircraft carrier, the USS Macon, carries the Sparrowhawk aircraft.

 



Eleanor Roosevelt meets the mascot for the Democratic party.

 



The early stages of construction of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

 



Princess Diana shakes the hand of an AIDS patient without a glove, battling the stigma and paranoia surrounding the disease and earning her place as a gay rights icon.

 



Painters pose on the Brooklyn Bridge in 1914.

 



Ronald Reagan gives Muhammad Ali a run for his money at the White House in 1983.

 



U.S. paratroopers cross a river in southern Vietnam in 1965.

 



President Richard Nixon gives a thumbs-up to the camera after resigning from the presidency.

 



President Jimmy Carter poses with his wife, Rosalynn, after his graduation from Naval Academy in 1946. 












In 1969, Swami Satchidananda Saraswati attends the opening of Woodstock Music Festival.

 






Clancy's comment: Ah, those were the days.

I'm ...