Beacon Rock 1889 - An oceanfront eight acres estate with two thousand feet of frontage on Breton Cove. Beacon Rock is built into a dramatic rocky bluff off the "Ocean Drive" overlooking Newport Harbor and the Newport Bridge - Built by McKim, Mead and White for Edwin D. Morgan, brother of J.P. Morgan, in 1889. In 1951, the property was purchased by Felix De Weldon, a world renowned artist, whose most famous sculpture is the U.S. Marine flag raising at the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.
Feb 1937 : Prison photo of 27 year old Tamara Litsinskaya after her arrest for being a follower of Trotskyism, Moscow, USSR. Tamara was executed on August 25th 1937 Between 1936 to 1938, many people were arrested for alleged crimes in USSR, then executed and buried in mass graves in secret places known as the Great Purge. Many Liberal Socialists, Marxists, Anarchists, Army commanders and Trotskyist were executed. It was the most brutal era of Stalinism in USSR
The Dikasteria, or the popular courts, was the third important institution. Every day, more than 500 jurors were chosen by lot from a pool of male citizens older than 30. Jurors were paid a wage for their work, so that the job could be accessible to everyone and not just the wealthy (but, since the wage was less than what the average worker earned in a day, the typical juror was an elderly retiree).