Woolworth Building, New York, 1926

Working at high altitudes, Woolworth Building, New York, 1926 (how'd the guy in overalls even get where he was?) These photos intrigue me to no end

Propaganda poster by an unknown artist.

‘We beat em before. We'll beat em again." France surrendered to the Nazis in June and this UK poster was possibly produced in response, encouraging the population to fight, rather than cave in. Artist and date unknown.

"Centerville, California. This youngster is awaiting an evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration." Dorothea Lange, 9 May 1942

This youngster is awaiting evacuation bus, 9 May 1942

Shame on us. 1942 World War II Centerville, California -This youngster is awaiting an evacuation bus. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry were housed in War Relocation Authority Centers for the duration of the war. Photographer Dorothea Lange, May

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (Apr 22, 1904 – Feb 18, 1967) Theoretical Physicist and Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley. With Enrico Fermi, he is called "Father of the Atomic Bomb" for his role in the Manhattan Project, World War II Project that developed the first nuclear weapons. First atomic bomb was detonated on July 16, 1945, Trinity test in New Mexico; He remarked later that it brought to mind words from Bhagavad Gita: "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of…

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (Apr 1904 – Feb Theoretical Physicist and Professor of Physics at University of California, Berkeley. With Enrico Fermi, he is called "Father of the Atomic Bomb": "Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.

Al Capone’s cell at Eastern State Penitentiary in Pennsylvania. Al complained of a ghostly visitor: a man who'd been slaughtered in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre in 1929.    One of these victims, James Clark, had been Bugs Moran's brother-in-law, and The other Eastern State inmates could hear Capone at night screaming  "Jimmy,  leave me alone."

Al Capone’s cell at Eastern State Penitentiary in Pennsylvania. It's said that he was tormented by a ghost named Jimmy who was one of his victims in the Valentines Day Massacre.

Living on the Edge

This picture describes balance because the man is balancing on stacked chairs.

by Stanko Abadzic

“putzinaround: “ nyanpiyo: “ yama-bato: “ Stanko Abadžic Three High Wheelers Silver print ” ” dude, one of those bikes would be sweet!

1933, Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels (seated). Alfred Eisenstaedt (the photographer) recalled that Goebbels smiled at him until he learned that Eisenstaedt was Jewish -- a moment Eisenstaedt captured in this photo. Suddenly, "he looked at me with hateful eyes and waited for me to wither," the photographer recalled. "But I didn't wither." Not only didn't he wither, but he managed to take perhaps the most chilling portrait of pure evil. CREEPY.

Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels at the moment of hearing that the photographer taking his photo-Alfred Eisenstaedt- was Jewish. Can u just see the hate in his face and eyes

London during the Second World War in 1939-40. Photographer George Rodger.

George Rodger G. Children evacuated by train as bombing raids intensify. Life in London during The Blitz of World War II in

1890s : “How the Other Half Lives” – The tenements of New York

Bandit’s Roost by Jacob Riis, from “How the Other Half Lives.” Bandit’s Roost, at Mulberry Street (Mulberry Bend), was the most crime-ridden, dangerous part of all New York City. I love the hats!

Germany, Max Reinhardt, Prewar, A theater director. He did not survive

Germany, Max Reinhardt, Prewar, A theater director. He did not survive

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