28 Hard-to-Find Historical Photos That You’ll Probably See for the First Time

There’s a reason old photos fascinate us — they let us see and understand that the life we’re used to now was once completely different and almost unimaginable for us today. Photos from decades ago connect us to the past and give us a chance to see things that we most certainly won’t be able to during our lifetime.

Bright Side collected some historical photos that are sure to make you feel nostalgic for a time you’ve never even known.

1. A woman stands by her home in the Arkhangelsk province of the Russian Empire in 1910.

2. A man selling sponges in Vienna, Austria in 1904.

3. Women playing volleyball on stilts at Venice Beach, CA, USA in 1942.

5. Using banknotes as wallpaper during hyperinflation, Germany, 1923.