15 Wonderfully Weird Old Photos That Show Just How Much We’ve Changed.

We chose 15 photographs from the past. They did many things very differently back then compared to today, but some things are still the same…

1-This circus hippo pulling a cart.

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2- Christmas dinner during the Depression.

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3- A woman beautifully arranged after committing suicide.

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4- A joyful Austrian boy receives new shoes during WWII.

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5- A mother and her son look at the mushroom cloud following a nuclear test in Las Vegas in 1953.

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 6- A girl with artificial legs in 1890.

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7- Beach patrols measuring the length of women’s bathing suits in the 1920s.

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8- An unknown soldier in Vietnam from 1965.

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9- This little girl sits with her doll in the ruins of her London home that was bombed in 1940

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10- These baby cages were used in apartments in the 1930s to make sure the child got enough fresh air and sunlight. And danger.

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 11- In 1990, a 106 year-old Armenian woman guards her house with an automatic weapon.

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12- A brave man testing out a new bulletproof vest.

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13- A photo of Elvis Presley in the army.

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14- People posing next to the Statue of Liberty’s face as it was being un-packed.

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15- A woman taking her baby for a stroll in a gas-resistant baby carriage.

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2 thoughts on “15 Wonderfully Weird Old Photos That Show Just How Much We’ve Changed.

  • November 2, 2015 at 12:55 AM
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    I have to say that number 10 caused my heart to jump after seeing this child hanging out this window. Crazy!

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  • November 8, 2015 at 8:31 PM
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    The photo of the kids eating Christmas dinner during the depression breaks my heart.

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