1913 Anastasia selfie “Russian Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna at the age of 13 was one of the first teenagers to take her own picture using a mirror to send to a friend in 1914. In the letter that accompanied the photograph, she wrote, “I took this picture of myself looking at the mirror. It was very hard as my hands were trembling.”
A 1942 photo of Hans Scholl, Sophie Scholl and Christoph Probst - members of the student resistance group, “White Rose”. The group distributed pamphlets across Germany appealing to the public’s sense of moral duty, calling for resistance to the Nazi dictatorship, and demanding an end to the war. Sophie would be caught and reported to the Gestapo on the 18th of February, 1943 at Ludwig Maximilians University. All three would then be sentenced 5 days later and beheaded. George Witt
On the grounds of Tsarskoe Selo. From left to right: an officer attending on the Emperor, Nicholas II, Grand Duchess Tatiana, Grand Duchess Olga, Grand Duchess Marie, Grand Duchess Anastasia and Tsarevich Alexei. The three boys behind them are Prince Nikita, Prince Rostislav, Prince Dmitri and standing in front of his female cousins is Prince Vasili Alexandrovich, sons of the Emperor's eldest sister Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna.