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Shot while leaving a campaign event in 1968, Robert F. Kennedy lay dying beside seventeen-year-old busboy Julian Romero. Slain by Sirhan Sirhan for his support of Israel, RFK’s death symbolized the end of the Kennedy era of the Democratic Party. His last words were, “Is everyone safe?”    Boris Yaro, Photo of a Dying RFK, 1968. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times.

Shot while leaving a campaign event in 1968, Robert F. Kennedy lay dying beside seventeen-year-old busboy Julian Romero. Slain by Sirhan Sirhan for his support of Israel, RFK’s death symbolized the end of the Kennedy era of the Democratic Party. His last words were, “Is everyone safe?” Boris Yaro, Photo of a Dying RFK, 1968. Courtesy of the Los Angeles Times.

RFK. "When he shall die take him and cut him out into stars and he shall make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun."

RFK. "When he shall die take him and cut him out into stars and he shall make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will be in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun."

El Zar Nicolás II, Las Grandes Duquesas Tatiana, Olga, Anastasia y María Romanova con su madre la Zarina Alejandra.

El Zar Nicolás II, Las Grandes Duquesas Tatiana, Olga, Anastasia y María Romanova con su madre la Zarina Alejandra.

Senator John Kennedy and his bride, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy at their wedding reception, September 12, 1953, in Newport, Rhode Island. Originally published in the September 26, 1953, issue of LIFE.

Senator John Kennedy and his bride, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy at their wedding reception, September 12, 1953, in Newport, Rhode Island. Originally published in the September 26, 1953, issue of LIFE.

November 23, 1963: People reading newspapers whose front pages reporting Pres. John F. Kennedy's assassination. #JFK #JFK50

November 23, 1963: People reading newspapers whose front pages reporting Pres. John F. Kennedy's assassination. #JFK #JFK50

The final moments of Bobby Kennedy.

The last living photos of famous figures

Awakening from Keto-acidosis: ”The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected the children with the purified extract - insulin. As they injected the last comatose child, the first child injected began to awaken. One by one, all the children awoke from their diabetic comas. A room of death became a place of joy and hope.”

Awakening from Keto-acidosis: ”The scientists went to a hospital ward with diabetic children, comatose and dying from diabetic keto-acidosis. This is known as one of medicine’s most incredible moments. The scientists went from bed-to-bed and injected the children with the purified extract - insulin. As they injected the last comatose child, the first child injected began to awaken. One by one, all the children awoke from their diabetic comas. A room of death became a place of joy and hope.”

Lewis Powell - one of the Lincoln conspirators. He was hung w/ 3 others in the first ever photographed public execution. The BW image of him is pretty well known in photo history circles but this colorized version is blowing me away right now! I've looked at the BW for so long that it is just so strange seeing it looking so modern. He is literally awaiting his hanging in this image.

Lewis Powell - one of the Lincoln conspirators. He was hung w/ 3 others in the first ever photographed public execution. The BW image of him is pretty well known in photo history circles but this colorized version is blowing me away right now! I've looked at the BW for so long that it is just so strange seeing it looking so modern. He is literally awaiting his hanging in this image.

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Presidential Candidate John Kennedy Conferring with Brother and Campaign Organizer Bobby Kennedy

We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa.

We have always known Mother Teresa as an old wrinkled woman. This is a pic of a beautiful 18 year old Mother Teresa.

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I Love Lucy Chocolate Arnaz O'Ball Comedy TV by Photosstickers, $6.99

The great Jewish educator Janusz Korczak (physician, writer, and pedagogue) became head of the Warsaw Jewish Orphanage. In the ghetto, he did everything within his power to improve the situation of the children in his orphanage. Although offered the chance, he rejected the opportunity of going into hiding outside the ghetto and instead chose to stand by his orphans. On Aug 5, 1942, Korczak and the 200 children in his orphanage were deported to the Treblinka death camp where they all…

The great Jewish educator Janusz Korczak (physician, writer, and pedagogue) became head of the Warsaw Jewish Orphanage. In the ghetto, he did everything within his power to improve the situation of the children in his orphanage. Although offered the chance, he rejected the opportunity of going into hiding outside the ghetto and instead chose to stand by his orphans. On Aug 5, 1942, Korczak and the 200 children in his orphanage were deported to the Treblinka death camp where they all…