Members of the Brighton Swimming Club (a. "The Brighton Bulge"*) pose for a photograph in their tophats, ca. Please note time-travelling Stephen Colbert, situated dead center, delivering his trademark smirk of incredulity.
Prior to the in New England, insane people, like this woman from Danvers Massachusetts were auctioned off to the highest bidder to do with as they pleased. horrors were waiting for these unfortunate people when they got to the asylum.
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)