U.S. Marshals escorting the brave Ruby Bridges. One of the first African Americans to attend a white school.

Ruby Nell Bridges Hall is known as the first black child to attend an all-white elementary school in the South. She attended William Frantz Elementary School at 3811 North Galvez Street, New Orleans, LA 70117

Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her 8-year-old daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap. Their faces say it...things are never going to be the same.

and blankets Titanic Survivors Charlotte Collyer and her daughter Marjorie after they finally made it to America. She has a White Star Line blanket on her lap. Their faces say it.things are never going to be the same.

June, 1964. Black children integrate the swimming pool of the Monson Motel. To force them out, the owner pours acid into the water.

Hotel owner James Brock pouring muriatic acid in the pool of the Monson Motor Lodge in Saint Augustine while black protesters swim in it,

Black civil rights demonstrators attacked by police water hose. Birmingham, Alabama May 1963.

I hate pictures of this time in history but w/o going through this we wouldn't be here today. Black civil rights demonstrators attacked by police water hose. Birmingham, Alabama May

the holocaust - The picture says it all... THE SITE IT IS ATTACHED TO HOLOCAUST DENIES. Feel free to email the webmaster about his supreme ignorance any time convenient to you.

FAKE: The holocaust FACT: No, the above is a photo of the Bengal famine that hit India in

"On November 18, 1978 912 followers of American cult leader Jim Jones ("Peoples Temple") died in a remote South American jungle compound called "Jonestown" in British Guyana. Some members were shot, others were forced to drink poison, but most willingly participated in what Jones said was an act of "revolutionary suicide.""

In November more than 900 members of Jim Jones' People's Temple drank cyanide-laced, grape-flavored punch in a mass murder and suicide in the group's compound in the South American nation of Guyana.

September 11, 2001 | Steve McCurry

"Life is the fire that burns and the sun that gives light. Life is the wind and the rain and the thunder in the sky. Life is matter and is earth, what is and what is not, and what beyond is in Eternity.

"Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid (CV-11) who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines." By Lt. Barrett Gallagher, November 26, 1944

"Burial at sea for the officers and men of the USS Intrepid who lost their lives when the carrier was hit by Japanese bombs during operations in the Philippines." By Lt. Barrett Gallagher, November 1944 Visions of a World Lost

In From the Fields: August 1936. Migrant cotton pickers at lunchtime. Near Robstown, Texas. Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

Picture In From the Fields: 1936 by Dorothea Lange August "Migrant cotton pickers at lunchtime. Near Robstown, Texas." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

Country Store: 1939

July 1939 ~ "Daughter of white tobacco sharecropper at country store in Gordonton in Person County, North Carolina." Medium-format nitrate negative by Dorothea Lange.

The Goebbels children, dead by cyanide that was administered by their parents in the Führerbunker, photographed after being discovered by the Soviets.

Bodies of the six Goebbels children, who were poisoned by their parents, Paul Joseph Goebbels, a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Magda Goebbels. Their parents committed suicide after.

Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, 1945. Photo by Joe O’Donnell. This is O'Donnell's description of the older boy after the dead brother was placed on the pyre: "The boy stood there straight without moving, watching the flames. He was biting his lower lip so hard that it shone with blood. The flame burned low like the sun going down. The boy turned around and walked silently away.”

Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945 (One of the many sad things about war.

During an ambush by the VC, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon during the Vietnam War, 1969.

Vietnam War 1969 - During an ambush by the Vietcong, an officer shouts orders as a wounded American soldier awaits evacuation near Saigon.

The World War Victims by George Rodger

The World War Victims by George Rodger George Rodger didn’t look at these photos for about 45 years. It made him totally change his career choice and one of the reason why magnum photos exists.

In response to the repressive Diem government of South Vietnam, Buddhist monks protest by burning themselves alive. President Kennedy is shocked and begins to advocate for the overthrow of Diem.

South Vietnam In response to the repressive Diem government of South Vietnam, Buddhist monks protest by burning themselves alive. President Kennedy is shocked and begins to advocate for the overthrow of Diem.

This a picture of one of the survivors of Andersonville Prison. Union Army soldier on his release from Andersonville in May, 1865.

An American Concentration Camp During the Civil War, "Camp Sumter" as it was officially known was built east of Andersonville in February of 1864 & received roughly Union prisoners. Nearly soldiers died. The Union also had such camps.

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