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CHUVA E LUZ

Some Old, Some New ...


 
 
 
 
 
 
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     COOL OLD PHOTOS.

 William Harley and Arthur Davidson unveiled their 
motorbikes for the first time, 1914. 
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     Rush hour in Chicago, 1909. 
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     People queued for Al Capone’s free coffee in 
Chicago, 1931. 
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     Steven Spielberg gave the world "Bruce", 
the prop that was used to make "Jaws" in 1975. 
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     The President shows Pele his skills with a ball, 
Gerald R. Ford and Pele, 1975. 
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     Gorgeous picture of the Earth,  1968. 
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     People at Woodstock, 1969. 
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     You could get a Big Mac for 65 cents, 1970's. 
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     You got normal food and a full meal on flights, 1958. 
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     Remote controls were cutting-edge technology, 1962. 
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     Legends passed on their legacies, Bruce Lee 
playing with his son Brandon, 1966. 
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     The Golden Gate Bridge was still 
under construction and looked like this, 
1937. 
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     Oranges were sold for just one cent, 1942. 
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     The Hollywood sign was still the 'Hollywoodland' 
sign. The last four letters were removed in 1949. 
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     This was the tallest building in Paris, the Eiffel Tower under construction in the 1880's. 
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NYC was a much less busy city, 1908. 
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     Charging your electric car looked like this, 1905. 
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     Roller skates were the hot new thing but still needed a bit of work, 1910.
 
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     "I am the first pig to fly,"  1909
(see pig in lower right of picture). 
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     Beach Police Officers made sure no swimsuit 
was higher than 6 inches above the knee, 1922. 
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     King Tut's slumber was undisturbed and the  
seal to his tomb was unbroken,1922. 
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     The iconic London buses looked like this, 1928. 
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     A  new vantage point was introduced to 
New York on the opening day of the 
Empire State Building, 1931.
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