Boston Fire. 1976 Pulitzer Prize, Spot News Photography, Stanley J. Forman

Boston Fire 1976 Pulitzer Prize, Spot News Photography, Stanley J. Forman, Boston Herald American 2 girls fall from burning building

Holocaust: "A tragic reminder. The last seconds....this picture is heartbreaking!"so so sad

Holocaust, Mass Murder of jews at Babiyar. gordi's backup docs/pics to antisem-holo-jew issues

The most beautiful suicide- On May Day, just after leaving her fiancé, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale wrote a note. 'He is much better off without me ... I wouldn't make a good wife for anybody,' ... Then she crossed it out. She went to the observation platform of the Empire State Building. Through the mist she gazed at the street, 86 floors below. Then she jumped.

A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck floor) of the Empire State Building, May She landed on a United Nations limousine… Photography by Weegee ( Robert Wiles)

Children's shoes from Auschwitz.

Children's shoes from Auschwitz. I cannot even begin to imagine what kind of horrible monster it takes to kill children and anyone of the human race. Horror beyond comprehension.

*Imagine it, setting off to cover something bigger than yourself. Not knowing what you will see, smell or hear. Imagine not fully grasping the life that others lead, that walk on other parts of the earth. Photography is powerful. It not only changes the photographer, it changes the world.

Poverty in Africa.This picture makes me so sad and hurt because I know the struggle of being without food.This kids are suffering without food and here people are playing with the food.If only their parents can't feed them because they don't have job.

When women used to be depressed or were not “taking care of their men” properly their husbands could send them to the psych ward for attitude adjustments. This was part of conditioning them to always wear a smile. They believed that if a woman saw herself smiling that it would become natural practice and that she would be “cured”. This often went along with shock therapies.

“In the Smile School of Budapest, a woman looks at herself in the mirror with a grim bandage on her face.” Het Leven, 1937 An epid.

Jonestown mass suicide - Nov. 18, 1978. 909 men, women, and children died.

Jonestown, November 18, 1978

In November more than 900 members of Jim Jones' People's Temple drank cyanide-laced, grape-flavored punch in a mass murder and suicide in the group's compound in the South American nation of Guyana.

Carnage: Amid the appalling devastation and bodies of dead soldiers, a crucifix stands tall - miraculously preserved from the shell fire. The powerful image was captured after a bloody skirmish in 1917 - and Walter's son Volkmar says: 'This photograph is like an accusation - an accusation against war'

Images recovered 100 years later show German soldiers during WWI

Amid the appalling devastation and bodies of dead soldiers, a crucifix stands tall – miraculously preserved from the shell fire. This powerful image was captured after a bloody skirmish in 1917 by Walter Kleinfeldt a young German artilleryman

The Most Beautiful Suicide. On May Day, just after leaving her fiancé, 23-year-old Evelyn McHale wrote a note. ‘He is much better off without me … I wouldn’t make a good wife for anybody,’ … Then she crossed it out. She went to the observation platform of the Empire State Building and jumped, landing with the metal of a car roof crumpled like flowing material around her apparently untouched body.

A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck floor) of the Empire State Building, May She landed on a United Nations limousine… Photography by Weegee ( Robert Wiles)

The Nazis didn't discriminate among young or old, man or woman, innocent or threat. Here, an Allied soldier peers into a freshly dug grave containing the corpses of children killed at Nordhausen.

So disturbing -- Nazis didn't discriminate among young or old, man or woman, innocent or threat. Here, an Allied soldier peers into a freshly dug grave containing the corpses of children killed at Nordhausen (a sub-camp of Buchenwald in Germany.

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