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    THE LAST DON: Lewis Hine

    what was he thinking?

    He has my respect.

    Fearless.

    39.) A woman beautifully arranged after committing suicide.

    Working at high altitudes, Woolworth Building, New York, 1926

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    NYC. Window washer, 1950s

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    Lewis Hine - Man on girders, Empire State Building, c. 1931 From Collection of George Eastman House, Rochester

    by Lewis Hine

    1936 Empire State Window Washer Cameraman

    Opening of the Empire State Building, May 1, 1931

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    Balancing Act

    Crammed into a coal mine elevator, coming up after a day of work. They aren't even standing up.

    "Old-timer, keeping up with the boys. Many structural workers are above middle-age. Empire State [Building]" By Lewis Hine, New York City, New York, 1930

    Worker on top of the Empire State Building. 1931, photo by lewis hine

    Lewis Wickes Hine, A young mine worker: Turkey Knob Coal Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908

    German soldiers, date unknown. The reality of War. Many soldiers on both sides were little more than kids. Thrown into uniform and given scant training, they were forced to endure combat and conditions that eventually broke even the hardest of the hard-hearted. They also died in droves.

    A B-25 bomber crashes into the Empire State Building on the morning of July 28, 1945. New York Times photographer Ernie Sisto had two of his friends hold his belt while he dangled off the side of the building to snap this photo.