Bob Hope USO Tour. Entertainers with Mr Hope include Tony Romano, Francis Langford, Patty Thomas, Jerry Colona & Barney Dean.
Photo of Jack the Ripper victim, Mary Jane Kelly.
Guards at the Brandenburg Gate on the day the border between the two sides of the city was closed, August 13, 1961. Photo by Steffen Rehm.
A victim of Jack the Ripper.
“Breaker Boys” removed rocks and other debris from the coal by hand as it passes beneath them. The dust is so dense at times as to obscure the view and penetrates the utmost recesses of the boys’ lungs. South Pittston, Pennsylvania. January 1911. There haven't been any kids in American coal mines since the child labor laws were passed around 80 years ago. Plus of course coal-sorting is automated and done by machines now. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine.
Armin Meiwes is a German man who achieved international notoriety for killing and eating a voluntary victim whom he had found via the Internet. After Meiwes and the victim jointly attempted to eat the victim's severed penis, Meiwes killed his victim and proceeded to eat a large amount of his flesh.
Most people have heard of the Holocaust but few know about HOLODOMOR, the enforced famine by Stalin that killed over 10 million Ukrainians from starvation. Honouring them here as a small gesture of remembrance.
An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.
President Bush being informed of the attack on the Twin Towers