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The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936 - Imgur

Deadwood, South Dakota, 1876

Deadwood, South Dakota Photo Gallery

People sit on the curb amongst the confetti, tickertape and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC on VJ Day. August 14, 1945. - Imgur

RARE Photo Makeshift Morgue / 1889 Johnstown PA Flood. $95.00, via Etsy.

On May 31, 1889, the Johnstown Flood kills over 2,200 people, the result of the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam.

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April 18th, 1906: The Great San Francisco earthquake decimates the city killing thousands.

"In 1906, a massive magnitude 7.9 earthquake ruptured the entire San Andreas Fault in Northern California." A visible tear in the earth...

The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936 - Imgur

Going through an opening in the wall in Berlin

Première évasion et première victime sur le mur de Berlin

Black Tuesday on Wall Street; Financial District of New York City. October 29, 1929.


Watching TV For The First Time

Watching TV For The First Time

Modeling a hard plastic 'safety bra' to protect female workers at war plants. USA 1943.

George Rodger GB. London. World War II. The Blitz. “Nippies” (Lyons teashop waitresses) remove protective shutters from windows in early morning. 1940.

The aftermath of World War II. A shop window in London. 1946.

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Christmas in wartime: Sandbags are placed outside the shop window at Selfridges to protect it during the first Christmas of World War II in 1939

Women drivers of horse-drawn Mail vehicles, a job until the War reserved for males. by November 1916 over 35,000 women were employed in temporary positions within the Post Office. The appearance of female postal workers made many uncomfortable but without them the postal service could not have continued. When the men returned after the war most of these women and girls lost their jobs, but their performance had added strength to the growing campaign for equal rights for women

A drive through Polio clinic in Los Angeles, 1960.