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avedon_richard_1245_2005 MManroe playing Theda Bara

Marilyn Monroe impersonating Theda Bara ~ 1958 by Richard Avedon

Princess Summerfall Winterspring from the Howdie Doody Show...I was in awe!

Princess Summerfall Winterspring from the Howdie Doody Show.I was in awe!

For Driving or Diving Cards

For Driving or Diving Card

Motoring Women - From the Detroit News Archives

Original caption: Women electric welders at Hog Island shipyard. These are the first women to be engaged in actual ship construction, in the United States, circa

The Unknown Dynasty of China

John Thomson was a pioneering Scottish photographer who, after traveling through various parts of Asia, settled in Hong Kong in 1868

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The International Center of Photography (ICP) is the world’s leading institution dedicated to.

Coats, 1923

From the Sears catalogs:

Man Ray, Femme Aux Longs Cheveux.

Man Ray "Self Portrait" I'm burnin' out folks. So much going on in my head, imploding.

calgary autochrome images | Musée Albert-Kahn - Département des Hauts-de-Seine

calgary autochrome images | Musée Albert-Kahn - Département des Hauts-de-Seine

"Sea of Transition" by Steven F. Arnold, 1980s.

Steven Arnold, Sea of Transition, Silver gelatin print. Courtesy of the Steven Arnold Archive

Isaac Jefferson, ca. 1847,  an enslaved blacksmith who   worked on Thomas Jefferson's   plantation. Jefferson had described the 'moral reproach' of slavery but by the 1790s, the most remarkable thing about his stand on slavery is his immense silence. Later, historian David Brion finds, Jefferson's emancipation efforts 'virtually ceased.' Moreover, the slaves most suited for immediate emancipation -- smiths, coopers, carpenters, skilled farmers -- were the very ones whom Jefferson most…

Isaac Jefferson, ca. 1847, an enslaved blacksmith who worked on Thomas Jefferson's plantation. Jefferson had described the 'moral reproach' of slavery but by the 1790s, the most remarkable thing about his stand on slavery is his immense silence. Later, historian David Brion finds, Jefferson's emancipation efforts 'virtually ceased.' Moreover, the slaves most suited for immediate emancipation -- smiths, coopers, carpenters, skilled farmers -- were the very ones whom Jefferson most…

Family of tenant farmer at noonday meal near Muskogee, Oklahoma. His wife is shooing away flies with branch

Family of tenant farmer at noonday meal near Muskogee, Oklahoma. His wife is shooing away flies with branch. See general caption number 20

Harvey Nichols, 1948

Harvey Nichols, 1948

Hangyoku with bonsai tree, 1905

Probably a teenager now in forced geisha training. Sold to a geisha house as a very young child. The tragic situation of poor females in Old Japan.

Autochrome, Paris 1914 – Musée Albert-Kahn

Paris 1914 – i farver

Paris 1914 – in colors

George: "Say good night, Gracie."

George Burns & Gracie Allen Show Gracie confuses a desk with a person (Jul

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