Old & Awesome Photos

A picture is worth a thousand words.


A workman in Vienna City square carries a new name plate for the square, renaming it Adolf Hitler Place on March 14, 1938.

A woman in Welsh national dress with a spinning wheel. 1885.

A woman in Welsh national dress with a spinning wheel. 1885.


A waffen SS giving water to a wounded soviet conscript. July 1943.

Vintage European Travel Poster. 1951.

Vintage European Travel Poster. 1951.


Government troops at the field kitchen in the main street of Buitrago. 12th September 1936.
The 14th Cannes Film Festival was held on May 3-18, 1961. Poster by A.M. Rodicq.

A vending machine that sold already lit cigarettes for a penny. England, 1931.

A Spanish rebel who surrendered is led to a summary court martial, as popular front volunteers and civil guards jeer, July 27, 1936, in Madrid, Spain.

A Native American overlooking the newly completed transcontinental railroad in 1868.

A Japanese soldier stands guard over part of the captured Great Wall of China in 1937, during the Second Sino-Japanese War.