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...
Adolph Hitler addresses the Reichstag, mandating a Declaration of War on the United States - 1941.
Seven-year-old oyster shucker at Pass Packing Company, going home following her 13-hour shift, which began at 4 am / Pass Christian, Mississippi, 1911.
Unable to land, American soldiers scale dropped ladders to board a helicopter during the Vietnam War.
Zhou Enlai, then-CCP delegate, future premier of the People’s Republic of China, 1937.
FDNY working to contain the blaze on 7th Avenue, in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, New York, following the mid-air collision of two passenger jets that left all 168 aboard and 6 people on the ground dead - 1960.
Red Army Nurse attending the wounded World War II - 1941.
Aerial view of Sydney and Circular Quay on the day of the official opening of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, 19 March 1932.
A Forgotten Age of Open-air Schools in the Netherlands, 1957.
“Hello Democrats! Welcome to Chicago” police guarding the Democratic National Convention from nearby protesters - 1968.
Yuri Kochiyama kneels over the body of Malcolm X, moments after his assassination.
British 6-inch Naval gun firing over Vimy Ridge, behind Canadian lines at night - Vimy, Pas-de-Calais, France – May, 1917.
A newlywed couple from Druskininkai, Lithuania on their adventurous 10,000 mile honeymoon journey to Shanghai, China. Photo somewhere in Burma - 1935.
Evening entertainment on the cruiser Kalinin of the Soviet Pacific Fleet, 1955.
Holy Communion in NYC, Photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt - 1944.
Rural Post Office, Searsburg, Vermont, 1914.
The Haight / Ashbury section of San Francisco, California during the summer of 1967.
Burros loaded with firewood in front of Ferrons Cash Store, Grant Avenue, Santa Fe, New Mexico - ca. 1900. Photo / Palace of the Governors Archives.
Girls selling shamrocks on a Dublin street - 1916.
Family Portrait of Future Despair / Thomas Rodgers and his sister Nellie in St. John’s, Nfld at the beginning of WWI. By the end, he had died in the trenches and she from the Spanish flu.
“USS Franklin” listing after a Japanese dive bomber attack Off Honshu, Japan March 19, 1945.
President Theodore Roosevelt addresses a crowd of students on the steps of the Old Main at Tempe Normal School (Arizona State University), March 20, 1911.
Fidel Castro and members of the July 26 Movement stand in front of Fulgencio Batista’s palace in Havana, declaring victory for the revolution after news breaks that Batista has fled Cuba - January 1959.
George and Olivia Harrison, Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach, and Paul and Linda McCartney at Ringo and Barbara’s wedding, 1981.
The house that Donald Trump couldn’t buy to make way for a casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey - circa 1991.
Citizens duck for cover as British Soldiers open fire on those taking part in Catholic Civil Rights March, Killing 14. Derry, Northern Ireland - January 1972.
The Offices of the Central Social Institution of Prague. April 26, 1937.
Worker stands on the suspension lines of the unfinished Golden Gate Bridge - 1935.
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