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The mass murder-suicide of 909 followers of the People’s Temple cult of Jim Jones, Jonestown, Guyana, 1978.
Anne Frank, with her sister Margot at Zandvoort Beach, 1940.
Ladder 3 was one of the first units to show up at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. Sadly, its crew perished in the collapse of the North Tower. Their truck is now displayed in the NYC Memorial.
The 1968 Democratic National Convention: A bleeding reporter interviews a bleeding activist during the anti-war demonstrations in Chicago, which were broken up by police and National Guard.
Poon Lim, a Chinese sailor who survived alone adrift on this life raft for 133 days, eventually being rescued in 1943 off the coast of Brazil.
Sarajevo, 1914: The assassin, Gavrilo Princip, being arrested moments after shooting Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
The crew of the ill-fated Challenger, right before boarding on January 28, 1986. After the accident, NASA’s Space Shuttle fleet was grounded for almost three years.
The Los Angeles Riots, May 3, 1992: A U.S. Marine Guards A Supermarket In Compton.
Rosa Parks, sitting at the front of a bus following the end of racial segregation by the transit company, circa 1965.
New York World’s Fair (1939-40), railroad exhibit of historic locomotives.
Selma, Alabama - 1963.
The 2nd most powerful earthquake ever recorded, Anchorage, Alaska - 1964.
After the assassination of President John Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, vice president Lyndon Johnson took the oath of office on Air Force One. Next to him is Jackie Kennedy, who insisted on wearing her bloodstained pink dress. She said, “I want them to see what they have done to Jack.”
Phnom Penh, April 17, 1975: The day Cambodia fell under control of the communist Khmer Rouge Guerilla forces.
In segregated Tennessee of the 1950's, the Memphis Zoo allowed only 'colored people' to enter on Thursday of each week.
The day the U.S. ended Prohibition, December 5, 1933.
Texas children going to school during the Dust Bowl in 1936. Face coverings used to prevent sand pneumonia.
1911: Russian Grand Duchesses Olga and Tatiana Romanov / colorized.
Nightclub owner Jack L. Hickman marched around Times Square with a sign reading “The only good communist is a dead communist”. New York City, April, 1965.
On April 29, 1975 people try to scale the 14-foot wall of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, to reach evacuation helicopters, as the last Americans depart from Vietnam.
Women sunbathing on a beach in Iran, just months before the Islamic Revolution. 1978/79.
Members of the "Cairo Gang", who provided information to the British on the activities of the Irish Republican Army. Most of these men were killed on November 21, 1920.
The Signal Hill oil well fire, Southern California, 1931.
Statues of Stalin being removed from Budapest, Hungary, 1990.
Over 1,000 people perished when the paddle steamer 'General Slocum' caught fire and sank in the East River at North Brother Island, just off the Bronx, NY on 15th June 1904.
In 1938, former U.S. President Herbert Hoover met privately with Adolph Hitler at Hermann Goering's hunting Lodge, where Hoover was staying.
“Down with CPSU”. Soviet Punks During The August, 1991 Coup In Moscow.
New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia throws confiscated slot machines and guns overboard into Long Island Sound. 1937.
A photo taken from Robert F. Kennedy’s funeral train as it carried his casket from New York to Washington in 1968.
November 11, 1918, the Armistice that ended World War I was signed in a railway carriage in the Forest of Compiègne of France.
Lakota delegation at the White House in 1877.
The USS Shaw explodes in the background in this image of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941.
In July, 1967, a raid on an unlicensed bar resulted in one of the largest riots in Detroit history. For five straight days rioting, looting and arson enveloped the city. When the smoke cleared, 43 people were dead and over 2,000 buildings destroyed.
Northern Ireland, 1971: Young girl on roller skates talks to a soldier on patrol.
Russia, 4 July 1917: Street protestors on Nevsky Prospekt, Petrograd (now St Petersburg) fleeing moments after soldiers of the Provisional Government opened fire with machine guns.
The KKK Washington DC Parade of 1926.
Leyte Gulf, Philippines, fireworks celebrate the end of World War II, August 15, 1945.
An image of the Wright Brothers flight at Kittyhawk, NC, 1903.
1940s: A WWII era farmer painting stripes on her cow to increase visibility during blackout conditions, in case the cow wandered into the road.
Americans push helicopters overboard for more space on the flight deck during fall of Saigon and the withdrawal from Vietnam, 1975.
Lord Louis Mountbatten (1960's), WW II commander British forces in Asia, and last Viceroy of India.
S. A. S. le Prince Dmitri Galitzine, Chef de la Venerie Imperial, dressed for what turned out to be the Romanov's last Royal Ball, held in Saint Petersburg, Russia in February, 1903. (Colorized)
Antartica, 1915: The 'Endurance' being slowly crushed by ice while it’s crew look on helpless.
Los Angeles riots, April 30th, 1992: Two Korean men stand on the roof of a grocery with rifles to stop looters from entering their store.
Amelia Earhart and her Lockheed Electra / 1930's /
Anti-war demonstration in New York City protesting U.S. involvement in World War I. 1914.
The New York City Blackout, July 13, 1977. - "Lots of Liquor"
Gertrude Ederle becomes the first woman to swim the English Channel in 1926.
Abraham Lincoln lying in state in New York’s City Hall on April, 24, 1865.
Moscow celebrates victory over Nazi Germany: May 9th, 1945.
1914: William Harley & Arthur Davidson.
John Glenn, aboard the Mercury spacecraft, Friendship 7, on February 20, 1962.
Between May 31 and June 1, 1921, fire swept through the largely Black Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma. A white mob, enraged at accusations that a Black man had attacked a white woman, destroyed the Greenwood District, leaving many dead.
Sugar Ray Robinson is named Middleweight Champion of the World in 1951. Shown here vs. Jake LaMotta in Chicago.
1932: The first female licensed Chinese-American pilot, Katherine Sui Fun Cheung.
Hungarian Revolution of 1956: Decapitated head of Joseph Stalin’s statue on the streets of Budapest.
The great San Francisco earthquake of April, 1906.
Pulitzer Prize-winning photo taken in 1976, during an anti-busing protest in front of Boston City Hall. An angry protester stands ready to strike lawyer Ted Landsmark with an American flag.
Freed prisoners of the Auschwitz death camp, who were liberated by the Red Army on January 27, 1945.
Los Angeles celebrating the beginning of electricity distribution in 1916. Here, the first power pole is being installed on the corner of Pasadena Avenue and Piedmont Street.
Haile Selassie, 'The Lion of Judah' / Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974.
James Dean's Porsche 550 Spyder, nicknamed “Little Bastard”, after his fatal crash near Cholame, California, September 30, 1955.
1909: Young Princess Victoria Louise of Prussia, only daughter of Kaiser Wilhelm II, wearing a Hussar uniform. (colorized) (800z1180)
Buried crops and machinery in Dallas, South Dakota, (May 13, 1936) during the 'Dust Bowl', an agricultural, ecological, and economic disaster in the Great Plains region of North America.
An inspector of the Royal Ulster Constabulary carries an injured women from a shopping arcade in Donegall Street, Belfast, after an IRA bomb went off there. March 20, 1972.
1950: The VA subsidized ‘Sunkist Gardens’ development for white veterans only, in Southeast LA, USA. (960X590)
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln meets with General George McClellan during the bloody Battle of Antietam in 1862.
Canadian firefighters seal one of the oil wells sabotaged by Ieaq in Kuwait during the Gulf War, 1991.
Sir Oswald Moseley leads a British Union of Fascists march in east London, 1936.
The fire-gutted house of Liberal MP Arthur du Cros, burned by Suffragettes in Hastings, England, 1913.
1910's: Agatha Christie spent World War l serving as a nurse at the Red Cross Hospital in the Torquay Town Hall, which is when she began to write her first novel.
Protesting prohibition in the U.S. - 1925.
A rescue dog is transported out of the destroyed World Trade Center, September, 2001.
Greenpeace tries to stop radioactive waste disposal in the ocean, 1982.
A Woman with all her belongings, sitting alone in war-ruined Cologne. 1945.
A US gas station displays an apology sign during the 1973 OPEC oil crisis.
Russian constitutional crisis, Moscow, October, 1993. SVR agents in the Russian White House observe events outside.
December 5, 1933: Prohibition is repealed in the US. Coast-to-coast Party!
U.S. President Bill Clinton & White House intern, Monica Lewinsky, 1998.
A girl runs across the street during the warfare in Grozny, Chechnya. August, 1996.
WW II: Japanese civilians in Tokyo listen to Emperor Hirohito on the radio, announcing the country’s surrender, August 15th, 1945.
Roger Bannister, first athlete to break 'The 4-Minute Mile', 1953.
Launch observers react to the Shuttle Challenger disaster, 1986.
Helen Keller, the first deaf and blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree, photographed sitting down in Looe, Cornwall, UK on 6th May 1932.
1956: The Hungarian Revolution, in the streets of Budapest.
Ukrainians vote overwhelmingly for Independence from The Soviet Union, December 1, 1991. The 'Yes' votes were 92.3%.
Survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bomb, Shigeki Tanaka, won the Boston Marathon Women's Division in 1951.
Mao Zedong and Chiang Kai-shek toasting to celebrate the Japanese Surrender - Chongqing, China, September, 1945.
Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotake), a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who led his people during years of resistance against U.S. government policies. Photo ca. 1880's.
The coronation of Russian Tsar Nicholas II in Moscow, 1896. On the left is the huge bronze Tsar Bell.
1902: The Crystal Palace in London, lit up by a firework display. Photo by George Sims.
Kent State University becomes a battlefield as Ohio National Guardsmen unleash tear gas and bullets on a protest, killings four and wounding nine other Kent State students on May 4, 1970, in Kent, Ohio.
On 27 February 1933, four weeks after Nazi leader Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany, there was an arson attack on the Reichstag, home of the German parliament. Hitler blamed Communist agitators.
Blizzard of 1996: New York City Covered in the Ice.
"The Scopes Monkey Trial": High School Teacher John T. Scopes Is Brought To Trial In Dayton, Tennessee For Teaching The Theory Of Evolution, Which Was Prohibited Under State Law. July 10, 1925.
Max Steineke, the man who discovered oil in Saudi Arabia, 1938.
Commuters in New York on the evening of November 22, 1963.
1946, US military evacuating natives of Bikini Atoll before using the island for nuclear testing. Nuclear tests rendered Bikini unfit for habitation.
The Mississippi River freezes solid in February, 1905. A woman standing on the Mississippi River beneath the Eads Bridge at St. Louis, Missouri, with dozens of people behind her seen walking across the frozen river.
Protesters during Ireland’s 'Bloody Sunday'. January 30th, 1972.
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