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Even though I wasn’t alive then, I recognized the location immediately. Even before I read the caption. :-) firsttimeuser: “ Chicago, Lake Shore Drive, looking South from North Ave., 1941 by Andreas Feininger ”

Chicago Bridges Rivers - took the architectural tour by boat in the early morning and it was fantastic!

Downtown bridges over the Chicago River, Chicago, IL. Photo by David Mayhew.

1920's ~ Charleston on a building #vintage photo.

Knee-knocking, palm-sweating, terrifying heights (33 photos)

These two young women illustrate the Flapper era’s penchant for both fun and recklessness by doing the Charleston on a rooftop ledge at Chicago’s Sherman Hotel, 11 Dec Chicago, Illinois,.

Image via We Heart It https://weheartit.com/entry/113162773/via/8610563 #beatiful #blackandwhite #cool #retro #autocinema

Drive-In Theater at San Fransisco by Allan Grant.I miss the drive-in movie theater that used to be near our home.

Irene Sendler.  Polish Catholic who during WWII smuggled 2500 infants and toddlers out of ghettos. She was eventually caught and she was beaten severely. But, she continued to fight for the children, even searching for surviving parents after the war.

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Robert McGee. 1890. Scalped by the Sioux as a child and survived.

Old Picture of the Day: Old West Today we feature a picture of Robert McGee. The picture was taken in As a child, Robert McGee was scalped by Indians. He is the only person I am aware of who survived the horrific experience of being scalped.