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*Jewish prisoners at the moment of their liberation from a death train near the Elbe. Photograph by Major Clarence L. Benjamin. Germany, April 1945.

*Jewish prisoners at the moment of their liberation from a death train near the Elbe. Photograph by Major Clarence L. Benjamin. Germany, April 1945.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon. The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines, and Kathrine later won the NYC marathon with a time of 3:07:29.

The faces of Abraham Lincoln and Ralph C. Lincoln, 11 th generation Lincoln, 3rd cousins

The faces of Abraham Lincoln and Ralph C. Lincoln, 11 th generation Lincoln, 3rd cousins

A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children.  and YET when he came home,...IF he came home they called him baby killer...

A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children. and YET when he came home,...IF he came home they called him baby killer...

Paris Riots. May 6th, 1968. Bruno Barbey / Magnum Photos

Paris Riots. May 6th, 1968

Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).

Olive Oatman, who was held captive and tattooed by the Mohave Indians. The first white woman in the US to be tattooed (~1850s).

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