Moments of Power – The Great Historical Photographs – Vol. I

Moments of Power – The Great Historical Photographs – Vol. I

Pictures represent emotions and speaks without words. Here is a collection of 20 pictures from the past, that speaks for itself and its time.

1. 17 year old Jan Rose Kasmir offers a flower to soldiers during the Pentagon anti-war protest in 1967.

Rose Kasmir

2. Sergeant Frank Praytor feeds a two-week old kitten during the height of the Korean War.

Sergeant Frank Praytor

3. A boy rescues his dog during heavy flood in Philippines.

A boy rescues his dog during heavy flood in Philippines

4. A North Korean waves at his emotional South Korean brother after inter-Korean temporary family reunions.

Korean temporary family reunions

5. With stars in her eyes on the cover of Life magazine in 1985, Anna Fisher, was the first mother in space.

Anna Fisher

6. A Buddhist Monk shares his food with a tiger at the Tiger Temple in Thailand.

A Buddhist Monk

7. A Rwandan boy after he was rescued from the death camp.

A Rwandan boy

8. Make way for the Double Decker. In London, 1960s.

Double Decker

9. Violinist, Nancy Dinovo, cries while playing during a service for the September 9/11 victims.

Violinist, Nancy Dinovo

10. A child of the Erbore tribe, Ethiopia.

A child of the Erbore tribe, Ethiopia

11. The child of a KKK member checks his reflection in an African American police officer’s riot shield during a demonstration. (1992).

The child of a KKK

12. A happy kid runs back home with a loaf of bread during The Great Depression.

A happy kid

13. 1, 00,000 monks pray together for peace.

1, 00,000 monks pray together

14. 3 weeks old infant with albinism snuggles up to his cousin for a snooze.

3 weeks old infant

15. An Irish teenager yells at British soldiers during unrest in Northern Ireland.

An Irish teenager yells at British soldiers

16. Dr. Religa monitors his patient’s vitals after a 23 hour long heart transplant surgery. His assistant is sleeping in the corner. (1987).

Dr. Religa

17. The patient not only survived the surgery, but outlived his doctor.

The patient not only survived the surgery, but outlived his doctor

18. A Protester plays piano over the sounds of chaos, with riot police in the backdrop.

A Protester plays piano over the sounds of chaos

19. Papua New Guinea woman during a Singsing celebration.

Papua New Guinea woman during a Singsing celebration

20. The tattoo of wounded soldier Kyle Hockenberry comes true.

The tattoo of wounded soldier Kyle Hockenberry

 

If you too have more of such powerful captures of times, do share with us and we will publish them on your behalf.

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Spondan Bora

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