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18 Captvating Photos From Human History

A photographer can capture a millisecond of time that will fascinate the audience for many lifetimes.

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1. Medical students with Vincenz Czerny, late 1800s

2. Football team circa 1895-1910

3. Medical dissection room Bordeaux, France circa 1890

4. Bison skulls that are about to be turned into fertilizer - 1870s

5. Harriet Tubman with rescued slaves Auburn, NY, circa 1887

6. Gym aboard the Titanic - 1912

7. Boxing Match At Yankee Stadium - 1923

8. Last US public execution - 1936

Rainey Bethea confessed to the rape and murder of a 70-year-old woman named Lischia Edwards, and after being convicted of her rape, he was publicly hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky.

Rainey Bethea confessed to the rape and murder of a 70-year-old woman named Lischia Edwards, and after being convicted of her rape, he was publicly hanged in Owensboro, Kentucky.

9. Golden Gate Bridge soon after it opened in 1937

10. New York City Metropolitan Opera House - 1937

11. The original Mount Rushmore sculpture - 1941

12. B24 gunner's outfit needed at 25k feet - 1943

13. USCGC Spencer hits the German submarine U-175 - 1943

14. German loot captured in a church at Elligen, Germany - April 1945

15. Princess Yvonne and Prince Alexander from Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn in Germany - 1955

16. 17-year-old Otoya Yamaguchi assassinates socialist politician Inejiro Asanuma in Tokyo - October 1960

17. Kennedy’s coffin lies in state in the Capitol Building - 1963

18. Civil rights march, Washington D.C. - 1963

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