A most beautiful suicide – 23 year old Evelyn McHale leapt to her death from an observation deck floor) of the Empire State Building, May She landed on a United Nations limousine… Photography by Weegee ( Robert Wiles)
Gas Resistant Pram This stroller was invented in England during world war 2 and was designed to protect the child from inhaling gas. Can you imagine pushing your baby in a stroller like this? We think it looks more like a coffin than a pram!
1963 - March Last prisoners leave Alcatraz. Kennedy ordered the penitentiary closed. That year, the United States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois, on land, opened as the replacement facility for Alcatraz.
Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.
Eyes of the Great Depression Christmas dinner in home of Earl Pauley. Near Smithfield, Iowa. Dinner consisted of potatoes, cabbage and pie. Photograph by Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee in December