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    Margaret Bourke-White Kentucky 1937

    © Margaret Bourke-White, 1937, Louisville, Kentucky, Great Ohio River Flood --- “Boiled water was the only safe water for drinking in the flooded city. Editor Wilbur Cogshall of the Louisville Courier-Journal slept, ate and drank at his desk.” #flood #news #press #newspaper #typewriter

    Bill Brandt; London, 1937

    George Washington Bridge, by Margaret Bourke White 1933

    May 2, 1926: Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett made the first flight over the North Pole in a Fokker F-VII Tri-motor

    William Gedney: Children by washtub; oldest girl washing her hair, Kentucky, 1964

    Intensely evocative photo, taken in 1894, of Alexander Graham Bell, Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller (seated). Bell introduced Keller to her famous teacher.

    "Lucy Burns was an American suffragist & women's rights advocate. In 1917 she was imprisoned at Occoquan Workhouse for protesting, picketing, & marching at the White House. She endured the “Night of Terror” by the guards. The women were treated brutally & were refused medical attention. Of the well-known suffragists of the era, Burns spent the most time in jail. Photo by Harris & Ewing."

    Louisville, Kentucky, Great Ohio River Flood © Margaret Bourke-White, 1937. Bourke-White’s classic Great Depression photograph was originally only one of many images she made while covering a far more particular, localized catastrophe: namely the devastating Ohio River flood of 1937, which claimed close to 400 lives and left roughly one million people homeless across five states in the winter of that terrible year.

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    Todd Webb: Passage to Rue de Seine, Paris, 1949.

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    Saul Leiter

    herfstmiddag (afternoon in autumn), amsterdam, 1946 photo by dirk de herder

    Ansel Adams, “Storm,” Point Sur, Monterey coast CA, 1942

    Morris Engel, Coney Island Embrace, 1938

    Held Kelly Mattmuller Nolan Olitsku Pfahler Plumb Turnbull. No designer credit.

    Edmund Kesting, Dancer, 1933

    Workers filliing colorfully printed flour sacks which housewives use to make dresses because the labels wash out, at Sunbonnet Sue flour mill.© Time Inc.Margaret Bourke-White, Kansas, 1939