Mount Rushmore was started in It took 14 years and around 400 workers to finish the head carvings. The sculpture of Abraham Lincoln’s face got completed in
A computer-generated “photo” of Mozart’s face...
Facial composite of Mozart, circa created by the German Federal Criminal Police Office from four contemporary portrait paintings. (Were the German Police trying to locate Mozart?
Rosa Parks,Honoured only years later. Was a civil rights activist who refused to give her seat away to a white passenger on a 'coloured' section of the bus. Her act and the Montgomery bus boycott are important events to the civil rights movement.
Valentinus: “One of ten full articulated, jeweled skeletons in the town’s church, which is the largest intact collection in existence.” Photo by Paul Koudounaris, author of "Heavenly Bodies: Cult Treasures and Spectacular Saints from the Catacombs.
When they realized women were using their sacks to make clothes for their children, flour mills started using flowered fabric for their sacks. The label was designed to wash out. When I was a kid our clothes were made out material from Chicken feed sacks.
What a powerful image! Russian WWII Veteran during a ceremony remembering all those lost.
Armenian women during the 1895 Hamidian massacres, when the Armenians of Zeitun (modern Süleymanlı), fearing the prospect of massacre, took up arms to defend themselves from Ottoman troops. Our women are warriors
Photograph: Orlando Scott Goff, “Sitting Bull,” 1881 “When the Lakota leader Sitting Bull was asked by a white reporter why his people loved and respected him, Sitting Bull replied by asking if it was not true that among white people a man is.
Here's a Normandy Beach landing photo they don't show you in textbooks. Brave women of the Red Cross arriving in 1944 to help the injured troops. Badass Women have ALWAYS been Amongst Us.
Turret gunner of a US bomber, sooooo steampunk
A young Stephen Hawking with his first wife Jane Wilde on their wedding day.
American soldiers escort a group of Dutch children dressed up in traditional costume for a concert after the liberation in February, 1945 - this is just the sweetest picture ever. These big tall soldiers and those little doll babies!
1945 — V-J Day in Times Square/Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection / Getty Images An American sailor passionately kisses a nurse as thousands jam into Times Square to celebrate the long-awaited victory over Japan in World War II.
A day at the beach in Atlantic City, New Jersey, circa 1910
Construction Worker for the Golden Gate Bridge, The Golden Gate Bridge was among the first to use safety equipment and a safety net.