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Amelia Lee was a racial and gender minority in 1910 when this photo was taken. The Page Act of 1875 had the intended effect of severely decreasing the population of Chinese Americans. Laws like the Page Act that specifically barred female Asian immigrants made it nearly impossible for those Chinese who were born in the U.S. or Chinese who had immigrated before 1882 to have families.This was the first and only time in U.S. history that a racial group was singled out for immigration exclusion.

The HDB flats Lee Kuan Yew created solved housing woes in the 1960s.

The giant propeller of the sunken Titanic lies on the floor of the North Atlantic in this undated photo. The propeller and other portions of the famed ship were viewed by the first tourists to visit the wreck site in September 1998. (Ralph White/Associated Press) #

Titanic at 100 years

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Paratroopers over Moscow, 1940’s.  Yakov Rumkin

Photograph:An SOS from the Titanic received by the Birma.

Shadow Dance. 1929. :: Drypoint. McCarron 88. 9 1/2 x 10 7/8 (sheet 13 x 14 7/8). Edition 109 recorded impressions. Illustrated: American Etchers: Martin Lewis; Fine Prints of the Year 1931; A fine impression printed on cream laid paper with full margins. Signed in pencil.

Harold Whittles The face of a boy hearing the sounds of the world for the first time. This photo can be often be seen hanging on the wall of many otorhinologist's offices as a poster. It was shot by photographer Jack Bradley, and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. Date unknown.

History is sometimes staying the same. Through all the years of Coca-Cola the logo stayed the same.

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Lewis Sayre and his suspension device for the treatment of scoliosis. Seems to me, he may have had an ulterior motive. 1877

The original McDonalds menu. 1940.

An infographic on the evolution of women's hairstyles from the 1920's until now.

This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps and they were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.