From the shanty town in Central Park to the crime-plagued slums of Lower Manhattan, these vivid images allow you to inhabit the streets of New
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These photos of JFK’s assassination taken just before, during, and after the event provide a new perspective on this historic tragedy. Texas Governor John Connally
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When the tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered in 1922, it caused a sensation. The nearly intact tomb was a time capsule waiting to be explored,
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Hats in New York, 1930.
Race organizers attempt to stop Kathrine Switzer from competing in the boston marathon. She became the first woman to finish the race, 1967.
The graves of a catholic woman and her protestant husband, Holland, 1888
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Abandoned boy holding a stuffed toy animal. London 1945