Michael Landon - vintage camera ads -
Last prisoners to leave Alcatraz in 1963
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Abandoned tower on old Route 25, north of Bowling Green, OH. This was built to house water tank for livestock & people. Brick walls 18" thick helped to keep the water from freezing. The 1st floor had a boiler heated with natural gas piped from a well on the farm. There was a bathroom on the 2nd floor and an additional water tank on the 3rd floor, which caught runoff from the roof when it rained. There are many of these in NW Ohio. Often the rest of the farm is long gone but the towers remain...
Dinosaurs on the Hudson being transported to the New York World’s Fair, 1964
Men waiting in a line for an opportunity at a job during the Depression, 1930.
On Sep 13, 1944, a princess from India lay dead at Dachau concentration camp. She had been tortured by the Nazis, then shot in the head. Her name was Noor Inayat Khan. The Germans knew her only as Nora Baker, a British spy who had gone into occupied France using the code name Madeline. She carried her transmitter from safe house to safe house with the Gestapo trailing her, providing communications for her Resistance unit.
A true hero…Irena Sendler is an unbelievably inspirational Polish woman who was runner up for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. She came in 2nd to Al Gore who prepared a slide show on global warming. (Further evidence that even the Nobel Prize has become political.) During WWII, Sendler managed to save the lives of 2500 Jewish infants and children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw ghetto.
"The Peacemakers" (painted 1868 by George P.A. Healy) - Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, President Abraham Lincoln, and Rear Adm. David D. Porter.
Jackie Robinson holding his contract to play with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947.
you remember these...<3
Czech citizens having to greet invading German troops, October 1938.
The Normandy American Cemetery - Normandy, France
Keep Calm and Roosevelt
its actually really informative...
Hoooly fucking shit....
Evening Dress Jeanne Paquin, 1904 The Metropolitan Museum of Art
ICONIC PHOTOS. Taken at the height of World War Two and after Adolf Hitler had taken Paris, this picture depicts Hitler surveying his conquest with his various cronies.
Young Bob Dylan plays on the back of the SNCC office in Greenwood, Mississippi, 1963
I'd love to re-learn how to write shorthand. :-) It's would be a way to send almost-secret messages, since no one can read it nowadays. Texting got nothing on shorthand!