37 Never-Before-Seen National Geographic Photos Of The 20th Century

A selection of unpublished and forgotten photographs from the National Geographic archives have just been released to the public, offering an amazing never-before-seen glimpse into the twentieth century.

#1. A woman shops for a fur coat in New York City’s Bergdorf Goodman while her pug, Miss Puffet, sits on the chaise, 1964.


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#2. A young Kenyan woman poses with her pet in Mombassa, 1909.


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#3. Girls pick bunches of American Lotus in Iowa, US, 1938.


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#4. A welder works on individual cowls for ships in California, 1942.


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#5. A hippopotamus and his mate line up at the tank’s edge for feeding time, 1957.


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#6. A Native American sends smoke signals in Montana, 1909.


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#7. A kitten navigates a giant floating Victoria water lily pad in the Philippines, 1935.


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#8. Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, and his wife Mabel hold hands in Nova Scotia, 1898.


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#9. Cleveland’s Union Station dwarfs a New York Central Mercury train, 1936.


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#10. The first successful aerial color photograph, using the Finlay process, depicts the Statue of Liberty.


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#11. A woman dressed like a Chinese goddess poses in a California garden, 1915.


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#12. Actress-turned-princess Grace Kelly in Monaco, 1962.


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#13. Schoolboys pose beside king penguins at London Zoo, UK, 1953.


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#14. A girl relaxes by a lake in California, 1929.


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#15. A mapico dancer in costume, personifying evil, in Mozambique, 1964.


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#16. Women send off a friend with a dance in Mali, 1966.


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#17. Two women feed a vibrant macaw while visiting a city garden in Brazil, 1955.


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#18. Two women standing by an aircraft propeller, 1940.


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#19. Gamblers from around the world play roulette in a Swaziland casino, 1969.


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#20. Beauty scars pattern a Nuba woman’s back in Sudan, 1966.


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#21. Pedestrians shelter from the rain in Osaka, Japan, 1970.


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#22. A sailor gets a tattoo in Virginia.


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#23. A dummy in a basement used for atomic bomb testing in Nevada, 1953.


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#24. A pure white fallow stag in a forest in Switzerland, 1973.


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#25. The Titanic’s sister ship, the Britannic, leaves Belfast harbor in 1914, two years before she sank in a German minefield.


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#26. A man stands beneath the enormous Ape-Ape leaves of Puohokamoa Gulch in Hawaii, 1924.


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#27. A man examines the teeth of his 10-month-old Alaskan Malamute puppy near the South Pole, 1957.


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#28. A lumberjack notches a felled tree trunk for sectioning in western Australia, 1962.


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#29. Sunbathers enjoy a swimming pool in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1941.


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#30. Lovers embrace beside the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, 1960.


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#31. Don Walsh and Jacques Piccard, the first explorers to descend to the deepest part of the ocean, in the bathyscaphe Triest, 1960.


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#32. Operators work the latest technology at Eastern Airlines reservations center in Miami, 1970.


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#33. The Agawam prepares to launch from the Submarine Boat Corporation dry dock in New Jersey, 1918.


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#34. A Thai woman poses in Panung, the national costume, in 1907.


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#35. Greek people picnic on a field in Thessaloniki that used to be a malaria-ridden swamp.


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#36. Motorists pass and tourists stop to admire the views in Trieste, Italy, 1956.


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#37. The wreck of a Zeppelin in Mison, France, 1918.


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