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hanging outside of a top floor flat in 1938.


Baby gets fresh air, hanging outside of a top floor flat in 1938.

B-32 Bomber Factory in Fort Worth, Texas c.1944

Consolidated B-32 Dominator Bomber factory in Fort Worth, Texas, 1944.

A young private waits on the beach during the Marine landing at Da Nang, Vietnam, August 3, 1965

A young private waits on the beach during the Marine landing at Da Nang, Vietnam, August 3 1965

ames Earl Ray, Martin Luther King’s assassin, being led to his cell in Memphis after his arrest in London, June 8, 1968

James Earl Ray, Martin Luther King’s assassin, being led to his cell in Memphis after his arrest in London, June 8, 1968

Federal ironclad USS Galena showing some battle damage, 1862

Federal ironclad USS Galena showing some battle damage, 1862

Al Capone’s soup kitchen during the Great Depression, Chicago, 1931

Unemployed men outside a soup kitchen opened in Chicago by Al Capone, 1931

The lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, Marion, Indiana, 1930

Lynching of Thomas Shipp and Abram Smith, 1930

henry ford grand cross 1938

Henry Ford receiving the Grand Cross of the German Eagle from Nazi officials, 1938.

The Gadget, the first atomic bomb, 1945 (2)

For the test, the Gadget was lifted to the top of a 100-foot (30 m) bomb tower.

the gadget 1945

Louis Slotin and Herbert Lehr with the Gadget prior to insertion of the tamper plug (visible in front of Lehr’s left knee).