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NYC..The Third Avenue El, Chrysler Building can be seen on left. Unknown exact location. Photo from Bettmann Corbis.

"Don't be afraid." That's what Ruby Bridges's mother told her on November 4, 1960. Little Ruby listened carefully to the advice. Soon, four United States federal court marshals, or officers, arrived at the Bridges family home in New Orleans, La., to drive the first grader to William Frantz Public School. A screaming mob was waiting. People stood near the building shouting. Ruby held her head high. With the marshals surrounding her, the 6-year-old walked into the school and into history

Martin Luther King, Jr with his father and son, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 1963. Photo by Richard Avedon.

A workman takes a siesta on a girder during the building of Radio City, the city of New York spread out below, circa 1933.

A family, possibly that of William Bonner, is posed around a table in a yard. Behind them is a man with a horse and behind him a large Victorian brick house with rounded windows, curved shutters and brackets on top and porch top. The house is now located on the east side of Hwy 151 about one mile north of the intersection with county highway A. in Trenton, Wisconsin. (Photo circa 1871.) #Victorian #vintage #portraits #family