Jack Ina Polak sparked a love affair while in the same concentration camp, exchanging love letters over the course of being held captive. They married after being liberated, and have stayed together over 60 years. the-holocaust
Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.
The Great Depression: This picture shows a man jumping from a window while a meeting is going on. It represents this time period because people could not find a solution to slow down the Depression, did not have the money to live in the bad economy.
Florence Nightingale Celebrated English nurse, writer and statistician. She came to prominence for her pioneering work in nursing during the Crimean War, where she tended to wounded soldiers. Nightingale laid the foundation of professional nursing.
Britain's slumdogs: The ragged and filthy East End children of just 100 years ago living a life of grime
Alice Roosevelt Longworth: oldest child of Teddy's. She smoked cigarettes in public, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach in the White House, and was seen placing bets with a bookie.
"I have lived through many wars and have lost everything many times - including my husband, my mother and my beloved son. Yet life is beautiful, and I have so much to learn and enjoy." - Alice Herz Sommer, pianist and survivor of Theresienstadt.