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vintage everyday: Couple in front of their candy store in New York City, 1949

Greenwich Village couple in front of a candy store in Photo by Ruth Orkin. New York Savings Bank (far left) at 80 Ave (at St). Lot for Wellmer Motors W St) at Ave and Greenwich Ave.

Writing Prompt: Historical photos

Writing prompt for upper elementary. May be controversial but helps teach real history and gets them to www their point of view to create lasting impact

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“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite." ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom

A small white boy touches the riot shield of a black state trooper at a Ku Klux Klan rally in Atlanta, Georgia, 1992 Hard to believe this was taken Raising children in hate.

Shoeshine boy getting paid, 1948 Photograph: Ruth Orkin

Albert Einstein at Princeton Luncheon, 1953 American girl in Italy, 1951 Orkin is perhaps best known for her photograph, Ame.

An American soldier lighting a cigarette for his English girlfriend. Photograph by Mark Kauffman. England, September 1948.

Mark Kauffman, An American soldier lighting a cigarette for his English girlfriend, England, September

The Most Beautiful Suicide - Evelyn Mchale Leapt To Her Death From The Empire State Building, 1947

20+ Rare Historic Photos That You Probably Haven’t Seen Before

The Most Beautiful Suicide - Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from the Empire State Building, 1947 artistic

The Mundaneum, an institution created in 1910 by Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine, aimed to gather together all the world’s knowledge. using an Archive with more than 12 million index cards, telegraphs, and a pastiche of other tech of the time, Otlet dreamt that all the information he collected could be accessed by people from the comfort of their own homes.

The Mundaneum Museum Honors the First Concept of the World Wide Web

The Mundaneum, an institution created in 1910 by Paul Otlet and Henri La Fontaine, aimed to gather together all the world’s knowledge, using an "Archive" with more than 12 million index cards, filled with information of all sorts