Please Note: The art of photography has the ability to expose brutality and provide evidence of the utter failure of humanity. Some Images may be disturbing...
21 year-old bombardier Lt. Joseph Heller in the nose of a B-25
Auto Advertising Car of the Canadian Government Colonization Company. The company was in the business of promoting western settlement of remote areas of the Canadian frontier - 1903.
America’s First Female Police Officer, Leola N. King, Washington D.C. 1908.
A twelve year old boy handcuffed by soldiers after the military coup of Turkey - 1980.
Shortly after the Doolittle Raid, Lt Herb Macia, Lt Jack Sims, Sgt Jacob Eierman, and Maj John Hilger are photographed alongside Chinese villagers who risked their lives to help them. c. April, 1942.
Celebration of completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, Promontory Summit, Utah, 1869.
The Bowery, Coney Island, N.Y. / 1903.
US troops, while liberating Buchenwald concentration camp found thousands of wedding rings - 1945.
The atomic bomb that detonated over Nagasaki, Japan. Fat Man is seen on a transport carriage after assembly on Tinian Island, 1945.
The entire United States Olympic Team - Athens, Greece - April, 1896.
The entire Cornett Family on the porch; Willie, Vivian and their twelve children in Leatherwood, Kentucky / Photo by William Gedney - 1964.
The Beatles Making The Cover For Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, 30th March 1964.
A 79-year-old Leo Tolstoy sits for the first ever colour photograph taken in Russia - May, 1908.
Man singing next to piano. O'Rourke’s Bar, Brooklyn, ca. Photo by William Gedney ca. 1960.
Japanese children with Santa Claus at Minidoka Internment Camp, Christmas early 1940’s.
Mount Adams incline, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1905.
A German shell explodes on soldiers of the Red Army, defending the Rodina against the Wehrmacht during the Battle of the Caucasus, 1942.
F-117 stealth fighter aircraft stand on the flight line with canopies raised following their return from Saudi Arabia where they took part in Operation Desert Storm.
Sailing bicycles on the beach, Ormond, FL. 1903.
Major damage in the Northfield neighborhood of Louisville, during the 1974 Tornado Super Outbreak / Photo by Russ Conger.
Gertrude Ederle, covered in lard and petroleum to protect her from the cold water, before becoming the first woman to swim across the English Channel, August 6, 1926.
President Nixon meets with China’s Communist Party Leader, Mao Tse-Tung,1972.
Edgar Mitchell studies a map while walking on the Moon, February 6, 1971.
Young ladies dressed in costume at the Teachers Training College Brisbane / Queensland, Australia 1930.
Grace McKinley walks her young daughter to school through a throng of pro-segregation activists who are holding a sign that reads “God is the author of Segregation”. Nashville, TN - 1958.
Ebbets Field, Brooklyn N.Y. / a view from high above overlooking the home field of the Brooklyn Dodgers / Limited parking for cars on game day created a nesting space for autos that took hours to untangle / ca. 1950.
Superheater tubes and boiler flues are exposed following the boiler explosion of a C&O T-1 #3020 locomotive - 1948.
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