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Noon hour in the Ewen Breaker, Pennsylvania Coal Co., 1911

Main Street, Jacksonville, Florida, 1903

You have a beautiful face. But your nose?

Maids learning to use the fire hose, UK ca. 1915

First phone call from the moon, ca. 1910

Photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron, ca. 1865

Portrait of Julia Prinsep Stephen (née Jackson), by Julia Margaret Cameron. Stephen was the mother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. 1867.

Unpacking the Statue of Liberty, 1885

Photograph of Maurice Guibert, champagne agent and photographer, which was the basis for the painting A la Mie, by 

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Dated 1891.

Rube Burrow, train robber and outlaw, in his coffin, Alabama 1890

September 8, 1900 Galveston, Texas Hurricane 

With between 6,000 and 12,000 deaths, the hurricane was the deadliest in US history.

Umbrella Rock, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee ca. 1900

Police arresting party demonstrators outside Senate Office Building, Oct. 1918.

Famous moving picture stars have learned to play it.

Woman and the New Race, Margaret Sanger, published 1920

Woman and the New Race, Margaret Sanger, published 1920

She goes through the vale of death alone, each time a babe is born. As it is the right neither of man nor the state to coerce her into this ordeal, so it is her right to decide whether she will endure it.

Woman and the New Race, Margaret Sanger, 1920

No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body. No woman can call herself free until she can choose consciously whether she will or will not be a mother.

Woman And The New Race by Margaret Sanger, published 1920.

Saturday afternoon in downtown Belzoni, Mississippi, 1939

Italian district democratic headquarters, Omaha, Nebraska, 1938

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