23 Rare Historical Photos You've Probably Never Seen

Pulled from various archives, not widely seen by the public, here are other less publicized, unique photos from some of History's most important moments.

1. A victorious chimp holding a newspaper after surviving his trip to outer space.


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2. A mother in Las Vegas watching the mushroom cloud from atomic testing 75 miles away.


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3. Some of the dogs rescued from the Titanic.


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4. Babies for sale.


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5. The last public execution in the United States, 1936.


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6. The streets of New York City in 1939. Nearly everyone in this photograph is wearing a hat.


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7. Civil War General Amrbose Burnside. He coined the term "sideburns."


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8. The original design of Mount Rushmore before funding ran out in 1941.


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9. This is a "Punt Gun." It was mainly used in duck hunting, and could kill up to 50 birds at a time. It was banned during the 1860s.


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10. The letter that Gandhi sent to Adolf Hitler in 1939.


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11. A French radiographer in his protective gear in 1918.


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12. The inside of the Cathedral of Amiens during World War II.


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(H/T viralnova)

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