Not In The History Books

A blog about history you will not find in a history textbook.

Everything found under "My Writings" is written by me.
humanoidhistory:

Hangar One under construction at Moffet Field in Mountain View, California, 1933. It’s one of the world’s largest freestanding structures, covering 8 acres.

humanoidhistory:

Hangar One under construction at Moffet Field in Mountain View, California, 1933. It’s one of the world’s largest freestanding structures, covering 8 acres.

natgeofound:

Portrait of a daughter of Danaus acting in “The Suppliant Maidens” on Mount Parnassus in Greece, December 1930.Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams, National Geographic Creative

natgeofound:

Portrait of a daughter of Danaus acting in “The Suppliant Maidens” on Mount Parnassus in Greece, December 1930.Photograph by Maynard Owen Williams, National Geographic Creative

engineeringhistory:

Vulcan Street Plant, Appleton, Wisconsin, first hydro-electric central station in the world, 1882

engineeringhistory:

Vulcan Street Plant, Appleton, Wisconsin, first hydro-electric central station in the world, 1882

aiiaiiiyo:

Nazi officer talks to a British policeman on the island of Jersey during the island’s Nazi occupation [2150 × 4307]

aiiaiiiyo:

Nazi officer talks to a British policeman on the island of Jersey during the island’s Nazi occupation [2150 × 4307]

historical-nonfiction:

A vision of 2000, drawn by Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists to be used on cigar boxes and postcards, for the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris. It’s actually kind of sad how little of this we have. Who wouldn’t want to travel by whale?

(Source: news.distractify.com)

soundsof71:

Elton John and 55,000 of his closest friends at Dodger Stadium, wearing a sequined Dodgers uniform designed by Bob Mackie, October 26, 1975. Photo by Terry O’Neill.

soundsof71:

Elton John and 55,000 of his closest friends at Dodger Stadium, wearing a sequined Dodgers uniform designed by Bob Mackie, October 26, 1975. Photo by Terry O’Neill.