Miss America 1924.
Vikki "The Back" Dougan, 1957. She was the inspiration for the
cartoon femme fatale, Jessica Rabbit.
the 50th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge in 1985, 300,000
people crossed it on foot. The weight caused the bridge to
sag by five feet.
The blood-stained gloves that Lincoln was wearing when he was
assassinated at Ford's Theater.
Route 66 in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1969.
Helen Keller meets Charlie Chaplin.
The first aerial photograph of Lower Manhattan taken in 1924.
From 1924, this is Belva Annan. Her murder trial records
inspired the musical “Chicago.”
A Plexiglas "ghost" car in 1940.
Amy Johnson was one of the first women to gain a pilot’s license
and won fame when she flew solo from Britain to Australia in
1930. Later she flew solo to India and Japan and became
the first woman to fly across the Atlantic East to West.
Johnson volunteered to fly for The Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
in World War II, but her plane was shot down over the River
Thames and she was killed.
14 inch shells on the deck of the USS New Mexico in 1944.
Victorian sideshow performers.
Mountain climbing in questionable attire near Chamonix in the
An x-ray of Hitler's skull.
Rip, a rescue dog who found one hundred victims of air raids in
London between 1940 and 1941. He received the Dickin Medal for
bravery in 1945.
A very young Lucille Ball.
Atlanta, Georgia in 1864.
Jessie Tarbox, a photojournalist in the 1900's.
Proving to the public that London's double-decker buses are not
a tipping hazard in 1933