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.
1961 - 'SPACE CHIMP LIVES - Paves way for Flight for Man' - Ham the space chimp hams it up for the camera soon after his successful space mission. (vintage lady, the sixties, space race, history, newspaper article)