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The real 'Boardwalk Empire': Atlantic City during Prohibition in the 1920s

Mob boss Nucky Thompson, who ran Atlantic City during the 20s and 30s, is handcuffed to the United States Deputy Marshal.

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Compelling Snapshots of New York City Life During the 1950s

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Photo by Alice M. Boughton, ~ 1910... The woman on the left is deceased while the woman on the right looks to be holding her. They look to be sisters. This is a beautiful picture.

Houdini before his near fatal jump & escape from the icy water below the Queen Street bridge in Melbourne, Australia, Feb. 18th, 1910.

Annie Edson Taylor was an American adventurer who, on her 63rd birthday, October 24, 1901, became the first person to survive a trip over Niagara Falls in a barrel. She is pictured with the cat she sent over the falls in the barrel a few days earlier to test its strength.