Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Interesting pics

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At the end of the track. Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park.
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384 Pound Black Sea Bass Caught by Franklin Schenck off Catalina Island, California
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Construction worker
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Australian rugby player, 1870’s
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Young Princess Elizabeth II  with her mother Queen Elizabeth I (Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon) (1900-2002), future Queen Mother. 1937
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The future Queen Elizabeth II, with her father King George VI, and the Queen Mother.
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Great Britain, c 1942
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Original Hollywood sign, 1925
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Jackie Kennedy leaves Parkland Hospital after the assassination of JFK. When asked whether she would like to change her blood stained clothing, she replied “No. Let them see what they’ve done to Jack.”

Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson takes the Oath of Office to assume the Presidency of the United States, following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy
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JFK and Jackie whilst they were dating
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Original Caption: Edison, Kern County, California. Young migratory mother, originally from Texas on the day before the photograph was made she and her husband traveled 35 miles each way to pick peas. They worked 5 hours each and together earned $2.25. They have two young children... Live in auto camp.
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Humphrey Bogart, age 2. Here’s looking at you, kid.
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During the Great Depression, when flour manufacturers saw women turning their flour sacks into clothing, diapers, dish cloths, and more, they started packing their flour in pretty patterns. The sacks came with bright, colourful designs, and sometimes patterns for toys. The sacks were labelled, but the ink was washable. It's estimated that during the Depression, 3.5 million women and children were wearing clothing and using items made from flour sacks.

The children pictured above are wearing clothes made from the flour sacks. 

These women are also wearing flour sack dresses.
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Cleaning a corner ornamentation eagle of the Chrysler Building, 1932
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Christians protect Muslims during prayer in the midst of the uprisings in Cairo, Egypt, in 2011.


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