Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Jack Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years. the-holocaust
Five Year Old Shrimp Picker Biloxi, Mississippi by Lewis Wickes Hine - after a day's work that began at she was tired and refusing to be photographed. It was very hard on the fingers. Her mother said, "Oh, she's ugly.
The Golden Gate Bridge opened on May linking Marin to San Francisco. Pedestrians had the bridge to themselves on opening day. The next day, cars started crossing. (Photo provided by the Golden Gate Bridge District)