History with its flickering lamp stumbles along the trail of the past, trying to reconstruct its scenes, to revive its echoes, and kindle with pale gleams the passion of former days. ~Winston Churchill

17 June, 2012

Father's Day

Photos of dads and their kids, of course!

Nina Leen, LIFE © Time Inc.

A father playing with his child, undated. Source

Library of Congress

Karl Franz Josef (last Emperor of Austria-Hungary) with his son, 1913. Source

Ed Clark, LIFE © Time Inc.

A dad builds Lincoln Logs with his kids, Denver, 1953. Source

State Library of Queensland

A father poses with his son and a bicycle for a travelling photographer, Australia, undated. Source

Russell Lee, FSA, Library of Congress

A homesteader feeding his daughter at a barbeque, Pie Town, New Mexico, 1940. Source

US National Archives

A little boy hugs the leg of his dad, home for Christmas, 1944. Source

Francis Miller, LIFE © Time Inc.

Helping dad wash the dishes, Illinois, 1958. Source

University of Washington 

A man and his daughter riding a bicycle, Washington State, 1896. Source

Australian War Memorial

A father and son, Australia, 1916. Source

John Dominis, LIFE © Time Inc.

A navy man holds his baby after the Cuban Missile Crisis, Cuba, 1962. Source

Ed Clark, LIFE © Time Inc.

A dad reading the paper as he feeds his baby, US, 1953. Source

Alfred Eisenstaedt, LIFE © Time Inc.

A father holds his baby before saying goodbye at Penn Station, NYC, 1943. Source

US National Archives

Abraham Lincoln and his son Tad, c. 1860-65. Source

Allan Grant, LIFE © Time Inc.

A father and his baby, US, 1954. Source

John Philips, LIFE © Time Inc.

A dad teaching his son how to shave, Ohio, 1942. Source

Hill and Adamson, National Library of Scotland

Photographer David Octavius Hill and his daughter, Edinburgh  1843. Source

Joseph Scherschel, LIFE © Time Inc.

A dad taking care of his twins, Dallas, 1956. Source

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