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Illegal alcohol being poured out during Prohibition, Detroit, 1929

A space chimp posing to camera after a successful mission to space, 1961

Hotel owner pouring acid in the pool while black people swim in it, ca. 1964

Last prisoners of Alcatraz leaving, 1963

Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

Mom and son watching the mushroom cloud after an atomic test, Las Vegas, 1953

Measuring bathing suits – if they were too short, women would be fined, 1920′s

Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937

Annie Edison Taylor, the first person to survive going over Niagara Falls in a barrel, 1901

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Hitler class photo...1901. Crazy! Too bad he didn't fall off the monkey bars and crack his skull open

The zeppelin Hindenburg floats past the Empire State Building over Manhattan on Aug. 8, 1936. The German airship was en route to Lakehurst, New Jersey, from Germany. The Hindenburg would later explode in a spectacular fireball above Lakehurst on May 6, 1937.

Denazification in Krefeld, Germany, March 9, 1945. Credit: National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Md.

A 1945 deNazification poster showing horrific photos of concentration camp victims. The headline reads, "These Outrages: Your Fault!" and the subtitle, "You've watched quietly and tolerated it".

Harold Godfrey Lowe, Fifth Officer of Titanic. (November 21,1882-May 12,1944). He was the officer who brought his lifeboat back to rescue survivors.