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20 Years Later: The Bosnian Conflict in Photographs

TIME: Pictoral on The Bosnian Conflict (20 Years later) These are prisoners of war. Hard to believe this is a photo from the 1990's and not the 1940's. This is a must see, these photos are graphic.


The Oklahoma City Bombing: A Look Back - Photo Essays

April 19, 1995: Timothy McVeigh sets off a massive fertilizer bomb in front of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, OK. 168 people were killed, including 19 children who were at the day-care inside the building at the time, making it the largest act of domestic terrorism in US history.

The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York on March 25 1911 was the deadliest industrial disaster in the history of the city and resulted in the 4th highest loss of life from an industrial accident in U.S. history. The fire caused the deaths of 146 garment workers who either died from the fire or jumped to their deaths. Most of the victims were recent immigrant Jewish and Italian women aged 16 to 23.Many workers couldn't escape as managers had locked the doors to the stairwells and…

"Don't be afraid." That's what Ruby Bridges's mother told her on November 4, 1960. Little Ruby listened carefully to the advice. Soon, four United States federal court marshals, or officers, arrived at the Bridges family home in New Orleans, La., to drive the first grader to William Frantz Public School. A screaming mob was waiting. People stood near the building shouting. Ruby held her head high. With the marshals surrounding her, the 6-year-old walked into the school and into history