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1947 Atomic Bomb test - photographed by Fritz Goro

American sailors shield their eyes during a nuclear test at Bikini Atoll, July 1946 Photo by Fritz Goro

vintage everyday: Rare and Unpublished Photos After an Atomic Bomb Test in the Nevada Desert, 1955

Rare, eerily beautiful pictures by LIFE photographer Loomis Dean, made in the Nevada desert in 1955 at the height of the Cold War, shortly after an atomic bomb test.

Greenham Common such a big part of my childhood, we lived only a few minutes away.

Greenham Common such a big part of my childhood, we lived only a few minutes away.

"Immigrants Dancing At Ellis Island", c.1905.  ~ American sociologist and photographer: Lewis Wickes Hine, (1874-1940). ~ Interesting to note, that the sign on the wall, "No Charge For Meals Here", is displayed in different languages, so the immigrants from various countries could read it. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image/Auction - Sotheby's)

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Старые фото: Дети без детства (26 фото)

Børnearbejde i det gamle Danmark

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

Pilgrim State Hospital 1938 Hallway Scene

Pilgrim State Hospital, Brentwood, NY - Pre-frontal lobotomies were performed at Pilgrim starting in and by 1959 as many as to lobotomies were performed here; most procedures were done in the central medical building

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Many of the monks and nuns, as well as some shocked passersby, prostrated themselves before the burning monk.

Kamran Jebreili/Associated Press    Pakistani students held photos of Malala Yousafzai at a tribute at the Pakistani Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Kamran Jebreili/Associated Press Pakistani students held photos of Malala Yousafzai at a tribute at the Pakistani Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

August 1942. Corpus Christi, Texas. "Mrs. Eloise J. Ellis, senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Department of the Naval Air Base, talking with one of the men." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Howard Hollem.

Eloise J. Ellis, senior supervisor in the Assembly and Repairs Dept. of the Naval Air Base, talking with one of the men, Corpus Christi, Texas (LOC)

braindeadpaintbrush:  “ Margaret Bourke-White, “Fort Peck Dam, Montana,” 1936.  ”

braindeadpaintbrush: “ Margaret Bourke-White, “Fort Peck Dam, Montana,” 1936. ”

It’s been a week of drama here at Time+Tide, starting off with fancy knife-work from our favourite Hublot-wearing chef, shortly followed (in a completely unrelated culinary incident) by the restaurant…

Friday wind-down: 11 December, 2015

US and Soviet sailors in Alaska celebrate VJ (Victory over Japan) day, September 1945

WWII KISS POSTER Kissing on VJ Day World War 2 RARE HOT NEW 24x36

WWII KISS POSTER Kissing on VJ Day World War 2 RARE HOT NEW 24x36

Arriving in America, Ellis Island, New York, 1905

This Day in History: November Ellis Island

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