October 7, 2013

Black & White Photos of Belfast before 1980's

A British soldier on sentry duty outside a sandbagged blockhouse on Orange Day at Belfast. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). 1920

Members of the Protestant Orange Order march through Shaftesbury Square in Belfast. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). July 1920

Belfast police patrol the streets with an armoured car following rioting between the unemployed and police leaving one man dead and 46 injured. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 12th October 1932



A Royal Ulster Constabulary armoured car patrolling near York Street in Belfast following riots after an Orange Order parade. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 22nd June 1935

A flautist and lambeg drummer marching with their Orange Lodge in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to celebrate the victory of William III over James II in 1690 and to re-affirm their loyalty to the king and empire. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 12th July 1951

A teenage civilian is arrested by British troops during a civil rights demonstrations in Belfast. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1969

Heavy black smoke billows from a building after a bomb attack in the Bogside area of Belfast. Firemen are in attendance. (Photo by Jones/Evening Standard/Getty Images). 13th August 1969

Two young women climbing under a barricade next to an armed soldier on the Falls Road, Belfast. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 16th August 1969

5 Catholics are killed, 60 injured and hundreds of homes devastated when armed British soldiers impose a curfew in the Falls Road area of Belfast. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 16th August 1969



British soldiers stop a man trying to carry his baby through a barbed-wire barricade on the Catholic Falls Road area of Belfast. (Photo by James Jackson/Getty Images). 1969




A crowd of demonstrators passing British soldiers in Leeson St. in the Falls Road area of Belfast. (Photo by Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images). July 1970



Armed British soldiers impose a curfew on the Falls Road in Belfast. (Photo by Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images). July 1970


Armed British troops take up defensive positions on the Falls Road. 5 Catholics were killed, 60 injured and many homes devastated when the British Army imposed a curfew in the Falls Road. (Photo by Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images). 4th July 1970

A commandeered bus is driven backwards through a picket of women who want the violence to end during riots on the Falls Road, Belfast. (Photo by Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images). 3rd July 1970


Armed British soldiers restrain a young civilian in the streets of Belfast. (Photo by Malcolm Stroud/Getty Images). 3rd July 1970

Children mocking an Army patrol in Belfast. (Photo by Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images). July 1970

Civil rights marchers in Belfast demonstrating against British policy in Northern Ireland. (Photo by Michael Stroud/Express/Getty Images). 10th July 1970

A British soldier searching a Belfast teenager. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1971

An armed British soldier on patrol in Belfast. (Photo by John Minihan/Evening Standard/Getty Images). 24th March 1971

A woman offers a cup of tea to a soldier manning a check point in a Belfast street. (Photo by Chris Ware/Keystone Features/Getty Images). 20th April 1971

British troops searching a civilian in Belfast. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 12th August 1971

A car explodes after troops carried out a controlled explosion of a suspected bomb in Belfast. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 17th November 1971

A young woman injured during a shooting incident in Belfast is carried out of a chemist's shop by ambulance men. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 28th November 1971

Schoolboys giggling while a soldier searches them in a street in the Ardoyne area of Belfast. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 7th December 1971

Armed British soldiers on patrol in Lisbon Street, Belfast, during the Official IRA's unconditional ceasefire. (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images). 1972

Firemen tend to a wounded victim of an Irish Republican Army car bomb explosion in Donegal Street, Belfast. The blast killed 6 people and injured 146. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1972

Rioters turn a burning lorry into a barricade in the Divis Flats area of Belfast, after violence erupted following the death of Irish Republican Army hunger striker and Member of Parliament Bobby Sands in the Maze prison. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 6th May 1981



A British soldier lets a young boy look through the sights of his rifle in Belfast. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). 13th May 1981





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