Young Albert Einstein

Just about everyone has seen photographs of the theoretical physicist and philosopher of science, Albert Einstein, but here are three images from different time periods showing how he aged. With that said, one interesting event that happened during his life was that on the eve of World War II, he endorsed a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt alerting him to the potential development of “extremely powerful bombs of a new type” and recommending that the U.S. begin similar research. This eventually led to what would become the Manhattan Project. Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers along with over 150 non-scientific works. Continue reading for more rare and fascinating historical photographs.

24. “The Ten Commandments” Playing at Drive-in Theater, Utah (1958)

Old Drive-in

23. French Boy Greets Indian Soldiers in Marseilles, France (1914)

Marseilles War

22. Manual Flight Simulator (1942)

Early Flight Simulator

21. Swim Mobile in Harlem, NYC (1960)

Swim Mobile

20. Disney Employee Cafe (1961)

Disney Employee Cafe

19. Coca-Cola Debuts in France (1950)

Coca-Cola France

18. Analog Computer (1962)

Analog Computer

17. Early Morning Train Commute in Japan (1964)

Early Morning Japanese Train

16. Fiat’s Roof Test Track in Turin, Italy (1923)

Roof Test Track

15. Real Winnie the Pooh and Christopher Robin (1928)

Real Winnie the Pooh

14. Picnic on Highway During Oil Crisis (1973)

1973 Oil Crisis

13. Boys Watch American Soldiers Drive Through Saint-Lo, France After D-Day

After D-Day

12. Ella Fitzgerald with Marilyn Monroe at Mocambo in Hollywood

Marilyn Monroe Ella Fitzgerald

11. Princeton Students After Snowball Fight (1893)

Princeton in 1800s

10. Fidel Castro and Che Guevera Fishing (1960)

Che and Fidel

9. Chess Prodigy Bobby Fisher Playing 50 Opponents Simultaneously (1965)

Bobby Fisher

8. Inside a London Pub (1898)

London Pub 1800s

7. First 5MB Hard Disk Being Loaded Onto PanAm Plane (1956)

First 5MB Hard Disk

6. West Berlin Residents Hold Up Children to Show Grandparents on Eastern Side (1961)

West Berlin East

5. The Beatles Play for Small Crowd at Aldershot Club (1961)

The Beatles Early

4. White House Interior During Renovations (1950)

White House Renovation

3. First International Match at Wimbledon (1883)

First Wimbledon Match

2. First Black Bikers Club, The East Bay Dragons, in Oakland (1960s)

The East Bay Dragons

1. Three Men Participating in First Marathon During 1896 Olympic Games

1896 Olympics