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Photographs that tell a story- Elliot Erwitt’s ‘Segregated Water Fountains’

Viewing 6 of 12 Segregated Water Fountains by Elliott Erwitt This photograph was taken by Elliot Erwitt in 1950 in North Carolina, USA, and.

The top 100 Billionaires Could End World Poverty Four Times Over, Wealth Inequality Destroying Economy Warns Report.

The top 100 Billionaires Could End World Poverty Four Times Over, Wealth Inequality Destroying Economy Warns Report. to see this happen today !

20 raras fotos antigas que provam que o mundo sempre foi muito estranho

A man testing a prototype football helmet. - 25 Rare Historical Photos Youve Probably Never Seen Before Part 2 Best of Web Shrine

Definitely one of the creepiest medical procedures ever!

Welcome to the lobotomy ladies. Men had the right to demand their wives or daughters be lobotomized against their will. so that will teach you to be cheerful while you scrub the floors.(Joseph Kennedy, father of JFK, had his daughter lobotomized.

Awesome moments in history -- In 1967, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.” However, Switzer’s boyfriend and other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.The photographs taken of the incident made world headlines.

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

Lina Vanessa Medina Vásquez ebbe il suo primo figlio all'età di cinque anni. Ecco la sua storia.

Lina Medina is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years, seven months and 17 days. From a remote village in Peru, in 1939

A photo of the lynching prompted the poem by Bronx schoolteacher Abel Meeropol, “Strange Fruit,” which became lyrics to a well-known Billie Holiday song. (you can listen to the song by clicking this photo)  Source: http://www.journalofamericanhistory.org/teaching/2011_06/sources/day2ex1_photo_madison.html

Crowd gathered to witness the killing of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, two victims of the lynch law in Marion, Indiana, It was the impetus for Abel Meeropol's 1937 poem Strange Fruit, later recorded as a song by Billie Holiday in 1939

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+    Day at the salon.

harvestheart: “ ikilledjackjohnson: “Hairdresser’s Hot Dog, by John Drysdale, 1960 ” HH: Family Day at the Salon.

itsjohnsen:    a german soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. frankfurt, 1946. tony vaccaro

A German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. Frankfurt, 1946 - Photo by Tony Vaccaro

Yorkie w/ woman at newstand.  And I thought it was this last generation who was forgetting there undies ?

Elliot Erwitt (b. vintage photograph of blonde woman bending over at magazine stand with small dog on leash.

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Tank Man, 1989 - The most iconic image of the Tiananmen Square massacre, this picture depicts the important “unknown rebel” standing in front of the tanks that threatened a peaceful protest in China. Jeff Widener snapped this image.

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind | James Madison weighed under 100 pounds and was 5'4"

44 Facts About United States Presidents That Will Blow Your Mind (I& more or less liked Calvin Coolidge since fifth grade, and it& just been further confirmed.

Civil Disobedience, 1956

Mugshot of Martin Luther King, Jr. in Alabama in February, King was 27 years old and had been arrested at the Montgomery bus boycott.

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