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Some Vintage Photos

Some Vintage Photos
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Bridge across the Meuse River at Dinant was destroyed by the fleeing Nazis in an attempt to hold up the onrushing Americans. In the background is the fort of the town, September 16, 1944. Neither the destruction of the bridge nor the guns of the fort, however, could stop the yanks' advance. (Photo by AP Photo)

Bridge across the Meuse River at Dinant was destroyed by the fleeing Nazis in an attempt to hold up the onrushing Americans. In the background is the fort of the town, September 16, 1944. Neither the destruction of the bridge nor the guns of the fort, however, could stop the yanks’ advance. (Photo by AP Photo)

The jet engined “Bluebird”, piloted by Donald Campbell, streaks along Coniston Water, Westmorland, England on September 19, 1956 to set a world water speed record of 225.36 miles per hour. During the run the “Bluebird” touched 286 miles per hour. (Photo by AP Photo/Priest)

The jet engined “Bluebird”, piloted by Donald Campbell, streaks along Coniston Water, Westmorland, England on September 19, 1956 to set a world water speed record of 225.36 miles per hour. During the run the “Bluebird” touched 286 miles per hour. (Photo by AP Photo/Priest)

An old woman smoking a pipe near the German-Italy border, on September 20, 1938. (Photo by AP Photo)

An old woman smoking a pipe near the German-Italy border, on September 20, 1938. (Photo by AP Photo)

In this September 21, 1923 file photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan ride horses during a parade through the streets of Tulsa, Okla. Former Sheriff Bill McCullough, who tried to stop the parade, is at foreground left. John Hartvigsen, a flag scholar, says flags' power – to unite or divide – is only as great as the significance people assign to them. (Photo by AP Photo)

In this September 21, 1923 file photo, members of the Ku Klux Klan ride horses during a parade through the streets of Tulsa, Okla. Former Sheriff Bill McCullough, who tried to stop the parade, is at foreground left. John Hartvigsen, a flag scholar, says flags’ power – to unite or divide – is only as great as the significance people assign to them. (Photo by AP Photo)

The national government at Nanking is now trying to stamp out “bound feet” which has caused women and children misery for a great number of years. Chinese women attempt to make their feet smaller by binding them in childhood. This is a September 21, 1936 photo. (Photo by AP Photo)

The national government at Nanking is now trying to stamp out “bound feet” which has caused women and children misery for a great number of years. Chinese women attempt to make their feet smaller by binding them in childhood. This is a September 21, 1936 photo. (Photo by AP Photo)

Betsy Sneith, age 23, is seen with her five-day-old daughter Sierra Jamieson Sneith during press conference in San Diego, September 21, 1984. According to doctors, Sneith is the first heart transplant recipient to give birth. Sneith received the heart of a 23-year-old male in a transplant operation four years ago. (Photo by Greg Vojtko/AP Photo)

Betsy Sneith, age 23, is seen with her five-day-old daughter Sierra Jamieson Sneith during press conference in San Diego, September 21, 1984. According to doctors, Sneith is the first heart transplant recipient to give birth. Sneith received the heart of a 23-year-old male in a transplant operation four years ago. (Photo by Greg Vojtko/AP Photo)

Detectives John Matassa, center and Sheldon Teller, right, examine the arms of a suspected narcotics addict-peddler as AP staffer Bernard Gavzer, left, takes notes, New York, September 22, 1957. (Photo by AP Photo)

Detectives John Matassa, center and Sheldon Teller, right, examine the arms of a suspected narcotics addict-peddler as AP staffer Bernard Gavzer, left, takes notes, New York, September 22, 1957. (Photo by AP Photo)

This is the real horror of war. The aged Chinese woman, badly hurt after a Japanese bombing raid on the city of Shanghai, is taken through the streets in a rickshaw to receive first aid treatment in China, on September 27, 1937. Her face is distorted with pain, and the ragged, dirty youngster in the back is wondering, perhaps, what all this death and pain can mean. (Photo by AP Photo)

This is the real horror of war. The aged Chinese woman, badly hurt after a Japanese bombing raid on the city of Shanghai, is taken through the streets in a rickshaw to receive first aid treatment in China, on September 27, 1937. Her face is distorted with pain, and the ragged, dirty youngster in the back is wondering, perhaps, what all this death and pain can mean. (Photo by AP Photo)

Bodies of some 400 Korean civilians lie in and around trenches in Taejon's prison yard during the Korean War, September 28, 1950.  The victims were bound and slain by retreating Communist forces before the 24th U.S. Division troops recaptured the city Sept. 28.  Witnesses said that the prisoners were forced to dig their own trench graves before the slaughter.  Looking on, at left, is Gordon Gammack, war correspondent of the Des Moines Register and Tribune. (Photo by James Pringle/AP Photo)

Bodies of some 400 Korean civilians lie in and around trenches in Taejon’s prison yard during the Korean War, September 28, 1950. The victims were bound and slain by retreating Communist forces before the 24th U.S. Division troops recaptured the city Sept. 28. Witnesses said that the prisoners were forced to dig their own trench graves before the slaughter. Looking on, at left, is Gordon Gammack, war correspondent of the Des Moines Register and Tribune. (Photo by James Pringle/AP Photo)

Jubilant crowd cheering Hitler and Mussolini upon arrival in Munich on September 29, 1938. (Photo by AP Photo)

Jubilant crowd cheering Hitler and Mussolini upon arrival in Munich on September 29, 1938. (Photo by AP Photo)

A  woman placing flowers at the Cenotaph in memory of the dead of the Great War, 11th November 1920. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

A woman placing flowers at the Cenotaph in memory of the dead of the Great War, 11th November 1920. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Betsey Price, First year high school at her Club sewing, October 7, 1921. 4 H Club work, Marlinton, W. Va. (Photo by Lewis W. Hine/Library of Congress)

Betsey Price, First year high school at her Club sewing, October 7, 1921. 4 H Club work, Marlinton, W. Va. (Photo by Lewis W. Hine/Library of Congress)

Telephone operators. Hotel Crillon, Paris, Seine, France, March 10, 1921. (Photo by NARA)

Telephone operators. Hotel Crillon, Paris, Seine, France, March 10, 1921. (Photo by NARA)

Ragged and barefoot, starving Russian families in the Volga area during the Russian Famine, October 1921. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Ragged and barefoot, starving Russian families in the Volga area during the Russian Famine, October 1921. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

Drivers push cars to gas station during “oil crisis”, Roslindale, Boston, Massachusetts, 1973. (Photo by Spencer Grant/Getty Images)

Drivers push cars to gas station during “oil crisis”, Roslindale, Boston, Massachusetts, 1973. (Photo by Spencer Grant/Getty  Images)

Julia Everson
Julia is a freelance writer and lifelong learner with an ongoing curiosity to study new things. She enjoys checking out the latest grammar books and writing about video games more than anything else. If she's not running through Colorado’s breathtaking landscape, she's indoors hidden away in her cozy game room trolling noobs and leveling up an RPG character. She is a Final Fantasy IX apologist (although she loves them all… except XV), coffee aficionado, and a bit of a health nut. Julia graduated from Western Kentucky University with a B.A. in English Literature with a minor in Creative Writing.