The first telephone pay station in Los Angeles, 1899. 50 cents a minute to call San Francisco was a lot to pay in 1899!
NYC, 1945. Damage to the Empire State Building from a Plane Collision
Damage to the Empire State Building from a Plane Collision
Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was an ethnic German industrialist born in Moravia. He is credited with saving over 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his enamelware and ammunitions factories, which were located in what is now Poland and the Czech Republic respectively.
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A poster to promote the Titanic's return trip from New York,scheduled for April 20,1912.
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Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) was a Polish composer and virtuoso pianist of French-Polish parentage. He is considered one of the great masters of Romantic music. From 1837 to 1847 he carried on a relationship with the French writer Amantine Dupin (a.k.a. George Sand). For most of his life, Chopin suffered from poor health; he died in Paris at age 39. Photo by Blisson, 1849.
Fryderyk Chopin - Thought to be the only photo of Chopin in existence.