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Through bombs and sirens, the Windmill Theatre carried on providing music, revue, and ballet performances for the people of wartime London. The artists sleep on mattresses in their dressing rooms, living and eating on the premises. Here, a scene behind the scenes shows one of the girls having a wash while the others sleep soundly surrounded by their picturesque costumes, after the show on September 24, 1940, in London. (AP Photo)

World War II: The Battle of Britain

1943 London Blitz - American WACs London's East End Blitz 1943 - American WACs (Women's Army Corps) walk pass bombed-out homes.

Decorating the hoardings on the shattered shopfronts of Oxford Street, London 1940

Blitz — George Rodger

The Isolator... Every writer needs one...

The iconic Empire State Building, built on the site of The Mrs. Astor's brownstone.

Henry DuRant (1755-1805) buried: Saint Lukes Cemetery Bishopville Lee County South Carolina

This historical marker is for Henry Durant, one of the patriots on my mom's side.

The Flatiron, Madison Square, New York, 1916

NYC Herald Square (1923)

Winston Churchill in his officer’s uniform, age 21, 1895.

Christmas Shopping on Grand Street, 1890. Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper.

A 17th century secret poison case disguised as a book.

NEW YORK WORLDS FAIR 1939 TRYLON, PERISPHERE PIN BUTTON - I had gotten one of these for my grandmother a couple of years ago, but it's been lost. She loved to talk about her trip to the World's Fair!

Smithsonian Bird Archive

Abandoned 1968 Futuro House, Pennsylvania

The Navy WAVES - Museum Textile Services

The Navy WAVES - Museum Textile Services


Del Monte Guest Ranch - Yellow Pages 1947-1953

Divorce Nevada Style

Getting "Reno-vated" Washoe County Courthouse

Guest (dude) Ranch brochures

Special Collections Pamphlet and Travel Brochures -- Entertainment

TX dude ranches

October 1942. Lunchtime at the Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California. Photo by Alfred Palmer.

Timeline of the Great Depression (1929-1940)