The Borovansky Ballet, an Australian company that was a pioneer for major dance companies in the country today, as featured in the
Australian Women’s Weekly on the 8th of February, 1956. The images are from their production of The Nutcracker.
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These aerial images of
Alnwick Castle and the town of Alnwick blanketed in snow were taken in January of 1959.
Alnwick Castle is the seat of the
Duke of Northumberland, and was built following the Norman Conquest, with parts of the castle dating to around 1096.
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This photograph is from the 21st of January, 1950, and shows US Navy battleship USS Missouri (BB-63) four days after running aground near Thimble Shoal Light in Virginia, USA. She was trapped there until the 1st of February, when she was refloated and repaired.
Missouri is famous for being the site of the surrender of the Empire of Japan in 1945, ending the Second World War.
In the years following the accident in Virginia, the ship was used in the Korean and Gulf Wars before being transformed into a museum ship at Pearl Harbor.
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From the Provincial Archives of Alberta
Children in Halloween costumes at the Little Smoky River Farm Industries settlement in Alberta, Canada. Circa 1950.
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A U.S. Navy McDonnell F2H-2
Banshee flies over Wonsan on the 20th of October 1952. Korean War.
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A woman displaced by the Korean War, in a photograph dated the 17th of October, 1950.
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Ukrainians in Sydney, Australia march against Russian communism on the
28th of June, 1953. This image appeared in the following day. The Canberra Times
More Ukrainians died under Stalin’s rule than the entire death toll of the Holocaust, with ethnic Ukrainians singled out by Soviet authorities for a
genocide barely recognised by the world until the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.
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