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Pulitzer Prize winner 1971. Four students died and nine others were wounded on May 4, 1970, when members of the Ohio National Guard opened fire on students protesting the Vietnam War at Kent State University in Ohio. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, taken by Kent State photojournalism student John Filo, Mary Ann Vecchio can be seen screaming as she kneels by the body of a slain student.
Unidentified woman, believed to be Sarah McGill Russwurm, sister of Urias A. McGill and widow of John Russwurm. 1854
Want to see what hate looks like? Here it is - Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, upon hearing that his photographer, Alfred Eisenstaedt, (famous photographer for Life Magazine,) was Jewish. On May 1st, 1945, when it became apparent even to him that Germany would lose the war, Joseph Goebbels gave poison to his six children, and then shot his wife and himself.
Want to see what hate looks like? Here it is - Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels, upon hearing that his photographer - Alfred Eisenstaedt - was Jewish., He blamed the defeat of Germany on the German people and not Hitler. On May 1st, 1945, he gave poison to his six children and then shot his wife and himself.
Briseis -- Huntington Library Ms HM 60, f°11v "Les XXI Epistres des Dames illustres traduicttes d’Ovide par le Reverend Pere en Dieu Monseigneur l’Evesque de Angoulesme" -- Translated by Octavien de Saint Gelais, written in France at the turn of the fifteenth century
Seven-year-old Eva Hart survived Titanic along with her mother. She became one of the most recognizable figures associated with the disaster, appearing in several forms of media.
*TITANIC ~ The Turkish Bath Ceramic tiles framed in durable teak shimmer in the first-class spa. “For the first time in a hundred years, we see what passengers experienced in 1912,” says Ken Marschall, who created views of sunken interiors by stitching together multiple video frames. The facility on the Olympic displayed the arabesque splendor that inspired the spa’s name on both ships
For 94 years, survivor Lillian Asplund had refused to speak about the tragedy which claimed the lives of her father and three brothers. Only after her death, aged 99, have her family uncovered details of the terrible events. The pocket watch stopped at the exact moment the Titanic sank. This is only one of the four remaining tickets for the voyage. These items of Lillian Asplund were found in a shoe box.