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30th September


Soviet Moon Images.
'Russian probes returned the first images of the Lunar far side and the first images from the Lunar surface. While a manned landing was never accomplished, the final phase of Soviet exploration included a number of impressive robotic missions, returning samples and roving the surface...'

Down and Out: Photographs of Workers in India.
'The pictures show working people in the so-called informal sector of India's economy. They are snapshots of their work experiences - long working hours, difficult work conditions, migration - in a range of industries such as textiles, diamond cutting, sugar manufacturing, brick making, and construction. The pictures are rich in colour and expression, but the reality they depict is stark.'

Telegram Art.
' Special days required special art - the upgrade was probably a penny or two. This 1937 example has boilerplate text - "give Ma message number six, she'll like it" - but it was special enough that the recipient saved it for years in a scrapbook.'

Rainbow Gallery.
Nice. But what about rainbows at night?

Old German Zoological Wallcharts.

Things You Can Do With Absolutely Nothing.
E.g. 'Blink wildly and then close your eyes really tight for an interesting light show...'

Space Explorer's Photos.
Photographs by the Iranian-American space tourist, Anousheh Ansari.

NGC 5905 and 5908. Galaxies.

The Communist Party of Great Britain Internet Archive. 1920-1991.

Profiles of Buddhist Figures.

Enduring Myth: The Tragedy of Hippolytos and Phaidra. Art.

Patriotica. US homefront propaganda from WW2.

Set in Stone: The Face in Medieval Sculpture.
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29th September


Bennett Robot Works.
Gallery of robots. Fun.

67 Optical Illusions & Visual Phenomena.

Dentsu Advertising Museum.
Japanese advertising 1603-1926. This is where you can view 17th century kabuki advertisements.

US Presidential Election Cartoons 1860-1912.

Caricatures of Napoleon.
Contemporary satires.

Spiritualist History: Ephemera.
Vignettes of 19th century American occultism.
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28th September


Geiko of Kyoto.
'A glimpse into the "Flower and Willow World" : The Geisha of Kyoto.'

Indigenous National Party.
'A meeting to celebrate life, culture and traditions. ... a work in progress...' Photographs of a gathering of indigenous and tribal people of Brazil. Colourful.

USSR Posters.
'Russian and/or Soviet propaganda & advert posters [1917-1991]'. Over 1400 images!

19th Century Circus & Magic Posters.

Googie Wonderland.
Diners, neons, roadside signs - the architecture of americana.

Artwork of MC Escher.
Puzzles and paradoxes in art. Many lesser-known works.

Sunrises and Sunsets.
Some lovely images.

Myanmar.
Colours of Burma. Some great photographs of robed Buddhist monks.

Road Trip August 2006.
Photographs of a trip to Yosemite and the Californian ghost town of Bodie.

Papua New Guinea.
Photographs of tribesmen at the 'once in a lifetime' Mount Hagen festival.

Colours of London.
'My favourite pictures of London and its characters'.

Space Invaders in Paris.
Street art in the style of space invaders.

Yard.
Lovely collection of flower close-ups from someone's garden.

Bhutan.
Photographs of the Himalayan Buddhist kingdom.

The Age of Innocence.
Photographs of the World Trade Centre.
'This is a set of pictures I took on a visit to New York in 1989. Back in those days, my picture taking rate was at a fairly modest level compared to now (much less than the equivalent of 4-8GB per day... when on holiday). Given that, I'm (pleasantly) surprised with how many of my pictures of the World Trade Centre turned out quite well. They were iconic and eyecatching buildings. It was only on the last day of my holiday that I was able to go to the roof of the South Tower. Three of the pictures here were taken while I was waiting (in hope!) for word that the roof was open (it was closed when I first arrived because of wind speed)...'

'Help me understand the power dynamics in play when two men pass each other on the sidewalk.'

'Inspired by the question about male power dynamics on the sidewalk, what similar interactions happen between women that men would be totally unaware of?'

The Secret Life of Toys.

Cornwall & Devon 2006.

Paris by Day.
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24th September


Saigon Poster Art.
Poster art from Ho Chi Minh City, including some examples of propaganda.

The Navigable Atlas of the Dolphin Brain.

Lawrence Denny Lindsley Photographs.
'This collection represents the landscape and nature photography of Laurence Denny Lindsley. During his career as a photographer, woodsman, wilderness guide, and miner, Lindsley took thousands of photographs of Washington State including scenes around Mount Rainier and the Cascade Mountains, Eastern Washington, and the Pacific Ocean beaches on the Olympic Peninsula. Using a discerning eye, Lindsley captured images of extraordinary geologic formations in the Grand Coulee region, cloud formations, mountain storms, wildflowers, and historic images of steamboats and settlements around Lake Chelan. '

The Night Before Christmas.
Vintage illustrations.

Colour Photos of Russian Churches 100 Years Ago and Today.
'In this article there are some interesting photos of a few Russian churches made in 1910 and today. The fact that makes them more interesting the 1910 photos are color photos also!'
'Russian photographer Sergei Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) received a few patents for his color photo technique. He traveled across Russia in the beginning of the 20th century and made thousands of photos. I visited his exhibition and the photos are really stunning, especially when you understand that they were made 100 years ago but are fully in color. That's a real lost world of Russia before the Soviet era, before WW2 and WW1.'

Edith Wharton's World.
'In her long career, which stretched over forty years and included the publication of more than forty books, Edith Wharton (1862-1937) portrayed a fascinating segment of the American experience...'
Portraits of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Theodore Roosevelt, Henry James and other Gilded Age notables.
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23rd September


Cold War Civil Defence Posters.

Robot Ants.
'The Ants are a community of cubic-inch microrobots at the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab. There are two main goals for this project. The first is to push the limits of microrobotics by integrating many sensors and actuators into a small package. The second is to form a structured robotic community from the interactions of many simple individuals. The inspiration behind this idea comes from nature -- the ant colony.'

Lebanese Art Posters.
An exhibition at Jafet Library, American University of Beirut.

Back to the 60s and 70s: The Alternative Press Collection.
Some cover scans of alternative publications.

Images of Ceylon.
Old photographs of Sri Lanka.
'The institution of photography in Ceylon was first established in the mid 1840's and was practiced quite extensively towards the end of the 19th Century. During that period there were dozens of local and foreign artist who took up the challenge to record the daily events which took place in the beautiful and mysterious island of Ceylon in the form of a photographic image.'

Vogue Picture Records 1946-47.
Post-WWII attitude and optimism.
'As only a popular and mass-market art form is able to do, Vogue Picture Records offer an unselfconscious reflection of the social attitudes and values of the period immediately after World War II. American consumerism had been put in check by the Great Depression and rationing during World War II, and these discs reflect both the post-war optimism and America's new desire to leave that era behind. Even in their manufacture, Vogue discs, made their aluminum cores, could not have been made during the War when aluminum was rationed due to the demands of airplane manufacturing. '
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22nd September


Picture History.
Extensive collection of historical photos, organised by theme.

NYC London.
Themed black and white photographs of New York and London - Central Park, night photography, Grand Central, the World Trade Center, winter in New York, 'portraits of dissent'.

Cigar Box Art.
Labels from old cigar boxes.

Yiddish Sheet Music.
Online gallery.

Home Sweet Home: Life in 19th Century Ohio.
'Before the age of radio, television, and other electronic diversions, families made their own entertainment in the home by playing games, reading aloud, performing plays, and, of course, by making music. Children were taught to play the piano and sing from an early age and sheet music was widely available and inexpensive. The whole family participated in the music-making...'

Medieval World Maps.

Hall of the World's Ugliest Corvette.
'This is -- used to be -- a 1985 Corvette. The owner, who calls himself "Buckeye", says: "Women love this car. Every time I stop for gas, women come up to me. I could have as many girlfriends as I want -- old ones, fat ones, anything. They're all over me." '

Funny Knock Knock Jokes.

'Teach me manners: when to give up my seat on public transportation.'

Tamamura Kozaburo: Silk & Ceremony. 'This In-Focus Portfolio highlights three partial collections of Tamamura's photography from the Taisho Period (1912 - 1926) entitled by the artist as: "The Ceremonies of a Japanese Marriage," "The Silk of Japan" and "The Ceremonial Tea Observance in Japan." '

Inside the Kremlin. Photo gallery.
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21st September


Fruits - Japanese Street Fashion.
Weird and most wonderful.

My AFRICA.
'This is the complete selection of all images in my new AFRICA book.' Great collection of African images.

Lost America.
Collection of abandoned buildings and ghost towns.

The Secret Life of Plants.
Photographs of plants, as you may never have seen them before.

Murals.
Photos of Mexican-style street murals.

The Wings I See...
Photographs of birds in flight.

Church Graveyard UK.
Peaceful images of grass, trees and stone.

Posters from the Spanish Second Republic.
Colourful collection of propaganda.

China.
A photoset of someone's travels, featuring some interesting characters.

Smashed Cans.
Looks like a photoset of fantastically painted crushed cans... good stuff.

Nature, Landscapes and Wildlife.
'Photos taken in and around the nature of the Netherlands. Beaches, forest, gardens, agricultural, etc...'

Melbourne.
Nice collection of photos of the city.
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18th September


The Top Ten College Pranks of All Time.
'The staff at the Museum of Hoaxes studied hundreds, if not thousands, of examples of the genre of the college prank to find the ten most worthy of immortal fame. The pranks were judged according to three criteria: creativity, fame, and shock value. '

Icelandic Landscape Images.
Photographs.

Fukuoka Temples.
Photographs of Japanese temples.

Someone's Paintings.
'Some of my whimsical dabblings!'
Someone's colourful and fantastical artwork.

The Prints of Felix Buhot: Impressions of City and Sea.
'The etchings of Félix-Hilaire Buhot are among the most original and enchanting prints made in France during the late nineteenth century. '

Anticrepuscular Rays over Florida.
'What's happening over the horizon? Although the scene may appear somehow supernatural, nothing more unusual is occurring than a setting Sun and some well placed clouds. '
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17th September


Children of Hope.
'Photos taken last July 30, 2006 at Baseco Compound in Manila. This is a settlement near the pier (Manila Bay). The place covers around 300 hectares. Many families here make a living from their surroundings, by clearing the bay area of plastic and other waste. '

Sacramento Signs.
Photoset.

Turn of the Century Posters.
'Hundreds of American posters printed from 1893 through the first years of the 20th-century. The collection represents the inception and heyday of magazine, book, and newspaper posters of the last decade of the 19th-century, and well into the 20th-century.'

Chaing a Big Black Beetle...
Great close-up insect photo.

Superstrings.
'This is an online introduction to superstring theory, which is the leading candidate for the theory of all fundamental interactions in the universe. '

The Wonderful World.
Images from an old children's encyclopaedia.
'From The Wonderful World : The Adventure of the Earth We Live On. by James Fisher. Art Editor FHK Henrion. (1954, Hanover).'
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16th September


Gallery of Fancy French Hats.

Old Maps.

Gangaur Festival.
Photographs of a colourful festival in Rajasthan - background here.

Famous Last Words.

People Wearing Glasses.

1 Hour Alphabet of Comic Book Folk.
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15th September


Russian Graphics of the 1920s.

Gallery of US Military Instrument Panels.

Flower Close-ups.
Photographs.

Japanese Weddings.
Photographs.

One Family's Old Photos.
Documenting a family. Photos from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

The Glass Slipper Project.
'Here's your chance to help a Chicago high school student be the "Belle of the Ball" at her high school prom. The Glass Slipper Project collects new and almost-new formal dresses and accessories and provides them, free of charge, to Chicago high school students who are unable to purchase their own prom attire. We distribute the dresses at Glass Slipper "boutiques," where each student receives individual assistance from a volunteer "personal shopper" as she shops for the dress of her dreams. To date, we've helped more than 7,000 young women attend their proms in style! '
Gallery.
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14th September


A Day in the Life of Africa.
'On February 28th, 2002 95 photojournalists from 26 countries spread across the African continent for a 24-hour photo shoot. Their mission was to capture the day-to-day life of Africans...'

New Jersey.
Photoset. Motels, diners, signage.

US World War II Posters.


Star Diary.
An art book of stars.

Historical NYC Bus Maps.

Posters from the Spanish Civil War.

Posters from East Germany (German Democratic Republic).

Pre 1960s Bollywood Posters.

Vintage Apron Patterns.

Homegame Video Ads from 1982.

Bob's Puzzles Collection.
'Beginning in the 1970s I have developed a system for classifying jigsaw puzzles which makes sense to us.' Jigsaw puzzles dating as far back as the 19th century.

Vietnam Photo Gallery.
'Vietnam offers its visitors a great diversity of beautiful landscapes, as well as a vibrant traditional culture and lifestyle. This gallery tries to portrait those aspects of the country in 700 images resulting from 13 cumulated weeks of travel in from 1998 to 2002 by a photographer of Vietnamese ancestry. '

Miro's Black and Red Series.
'In 1938 the Spanish artist Joan Miró (1893-1983) created a landmark series of eight etchings in black and red. This Web site and the exhibition it accompanies celebrate The Museum of Modern Art's acquisition of an entire set of these etchings. '

Heavy Metal Concert Flyers.
Online gallery.

The Megalithic Portal.
Guide to stone circles and suchlike.

Lafcadio Hearn.
A traveller and writer in Japan at the beginning of the twentieth century. A guide to places related to him, and some of his texts on Japanese folklore.

Eclipsed Moon Rising over England.

Old Superstitions.
An anthology of superstitions.

When He Acts as a She: Cross Dressing in Indian Theatre.

Gas Stations.
Photographs.

Let's Be Friends.
Touching photos of unusual animal friendships.

Greenham Common.
'Greenham Common - a name linked world-wide with the awesome potential of nuclear deterrence and the protest movement it gave rise to.'
'But there is a bigger story; here we explore the history of one thousand acres of open land near Newbury in Berkshire.'

Kobe.
Photography.
'At 5:45 AM on January 17th, 1995, a violent earthquake struck the city of Kobe. In the 30 second quake, 5000 people lost their lives, and billions and billions of dollars were lost. '
'However, to this day, specialists say that Kobe was lucky. If the quake had struck 30 minuets to an hour later, the death toll would have been 50000. If the quake had struck any time between 8 am to 9 pm, the death toll would have been around 150,000 because of the crushed office buildings, the packed subway system, and the ever crowded streets and highways.'

The Aberfan Disaster - 21 October 1966.
'On the 21 October 1966, 144 people, 116 of them children, were killed when a tip of coal waste slid onto the village of Aberfan in South Wales. '
'These pages were initially set up as part of a project to catalogue and conserve an archive of material relating to the disaster held at Merthyr Tydfil and Dowlais libraries. Their objective is to act as a starting place for those interested in finding out about the disaster. '

My Father's Hand.
'My father can no longer hold a pen. He is in a wheelchair and is suffering from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's. Here are some of his drawings.'
'My father, Samuel Wray lives in Newport Beach with my mother, Ellie. She cares for him full-time, and would love for the world to see a little bit of his prolific talent. '

User Survey.

Flatland. A romance of many dimensions.

Peace.

1984.

The Unknown Life of Jesus, 1890.

Edward Tufte. Analytical design. Thanks, Minus.
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9th September


Life of a Mescaline Cactus Flower.
Photoset.

1920s Chicago Transit Posters.

Las Vegas: An Unconventional History.

Antique European Advertising Posters.

India's Jewellery Villages.
'Ornate jewellery worn by tribals in the southern Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu over the centuries is unique and eye-catching. Here a Lambani woman, Jamkhabai, wears studded earrings called Jhumkhis. '

All the Mighty World: The Photographs of Roger Fenton 1852-1860.
Early British photography.
'The photographic career of Roger Fenton (1819-1869) lasted only eleven years, but during that time he became the most famous photographer in Britain. Part of the second generation of photographers who came to maturity in the 1850s-only a decade after the process was invented-Fenton strove to elevate the new medium to the status of a fine art and to establish it as a respected profession. He was the first official photographer to the British Museum and one of the founders of the Photographic Society, later named the Royal Photographic Society, an organization he hoped would help establish the medium's importance in modern life.'
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8th September


David Goldblatt: Photographs from South Africa.
'David Goldblatt's work is about buildings and structures in the South African landscape. It is, in part, about actual structures--bricks, mortar, mud, and corrugated iron. But it is also about ideological structuring: about the mental constructs that underpinned the structures of South Africa in its colonial era and more specifically, the apartheid years, the locust years, of its recent past. '

Irving Penn: Platinum Prints.
Classic and classy photography.

Kami no Michi (The Way of the Kami): The Life and Thought of a Shinto Priest.

The George Bennie Railplane/Monorail.
'These photos show the proof-of-concept test track that was built in 1930 for the George Bennie Railplane at Milngavie, just outside Glasgow, Scotland. The Railplane was almost a monorail, with the car being suspended from one rail while wheels underneath ran on a stabilizer rail to prevent the car from oscillating from side to side. The full title of the system was "The George Bennie Airspeed Railway" (GBAR)...'
'... The Railplane was intended to combine the advantages of aircraft and railway technology. Most of my knowledge of it came from "Railway Wonders of the World", a two-volume railway encyclopedia that was published in parts, in 1935...'

'I'm constantly told I don't "look like" my ethnicity...do I? '

Urban Communication.

Geometry.

FBI File: Bobby Frank Cherry. 'On September 16, 1963, in the midst of the civil rights movement, the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed with dynamite. Four African American girls were killed. Three men were convicted of the crime, with KKK member Bobby Frank Cherry being the last (in 2002). At the link above is the surprisingly slim file that FBI headquarters kept on him.'
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6th September


Montreal Expo 1967.
Collection of photos of Expo 1967, found on a street in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

McDonald's Talk.
'Anybody who has had an encounter with the McDonald's Corporation, whether as an employee or a customer, is invited to comment in this community. This community was started as a place for both workers and customers to gripe about McDonald's, but some positive input is welcome, too.'

A Pictorial Trip to the Heart of Ladakh.
'On the far western flank of India's Himalayan Mountains another great range runs nearly parallel from southeast to northwest. The highest peaks of the Zanskar Mountains like those of the Himalayas are perpetually covered in snow and threaded by glaciers. Further to the East, the Ladakh Range parallels the Himalayas and the Zanskars. Eventually all three ranges run into the Karakorum Mountains that form the northeastern boundary of the Indian State of Jammu and Kashmir. The land between and among these ranges is known as Ladakh...'

Floral Radiographs: The Secret Garden.
X-ray photographs of flowers.

Burkina by Matt: Photography from Burkina Faso.
'This website is a collection of photographs taken during my Peace Corps service in Burkina Faso from 2001-2003. During those two years I worked as a physics/chemistry teacher at a secondary school in a village named Kouka. Since then, I have continued to combine photography with travel.'

Celebrity Caricature in America.
'During the height of its vogue between the two world wars, caricature of the famous permeated the press and graced New York City café walls, theater curtains, and silk dresses. Unlike editorial cartoonists, caricaturists did not attempt to expose, analyze, or criticize. "It is not the caricaturist's business to be penetrating," Ralph Barton insisted; "it is his job to put down the figure a man cuts before his fellows in his attempt to conceal the writhings of his soul." These artists highlighted the public persona rather than probing beneath it, reconstructing its exaggerated components with a heightened sense of style and an antiseptic sting.'

US National Parks Gallery.
The National Parks of the United States represent an extraordinary variety of pristine natural environements at the scale of a continent. This image collection is the result of a monumental project to photograph in depth each of the National Parks, using when possible a large format camera. In the summer of 2002, I became the first photographer to complete this project, by achieving the goal of visiting each of the 58 US National Parks. '

Si, Se Puede!/Yes, We Can!
'The "Justice for Janitors" campaign in Los Angeles in April 2000 is the subject of the beautifully illustrated bilingual children's book we have excerpted here. The campaign aimed to organize the largely immigrant workers who clean the city's office buildings each night. The book was inspired by the extraordinary efforts and courage of the people who work as janitors. '

Abandoned Bicycles of New York.
'New York has a lot of abandoned bicycles. I don't know why. Do people forget the combinations or keys to their locks? Do they forget they had a bike? Most of the bikes pictured here are pretty cheap bikes. Some of the bikes appear to have been abandoned long ago. Consider this ever-growing photo album a way to remember those forgotten bicycles. '

Beach Huts.
'Brightly coloured beach huts are an essential part of the British coast. They go together with ice creams, sandcastles and the unreliable British weather to form part of our experience of summer by the seaside...'

Chicago Uncommon.
Uncommonly good photographs of the Windy City.

The Gift of a Lifetime.
Stories of organ transplant recipients.

Famous Curves.
Functions and geometries for your viewing pleasure, from the astroid to the Witch of Agnesi.

Pacific Electric Subway: A Forgotten Part of Los Angeles History.
'People driving along Glendale or Beverly boulevards near Downtown Los Angeles may have noticed a peculiar tunnel embedded in a hillside. Most people don't know what it's there for aside from an example of urban decay: The building alongside it is a canvas for grafitti artists and homeless people are known to live around it. Locals refer to it as "The Belmont Tunnel" or simply as "The Tunnel." Many are unaware what the tunnel was actually used for.'
'Although Los Angeles has a popular modern subway line running from Downtown L.A. to North Hollywood, very few are aware that the city once had a subway 75 years ago. '

The Memory Project.
Skilled art students produce high-quality portraits for children living in orphanages around the world.
'...Given that children who have been abandoned, neglected, abused, or orphanes usually have few personal keepsakes, the purpose of the portraits is to provide them with a special memory of their youth and to help honor their heritage and identity.'

Colour on Tokyo's Streets.
Strange and wonderful Japanese street fashions.
'The portraits gathered in photographer Shoichi Aoki's book Fruits point the way to an extraordinarily colorful array of youthful self-expression in a country typically not known for that - Japan. '
'There is energy and creativity in the teenagers who wear a mixture of high fashion and homemade ensembles. On the streets of Harajuku in Tokyo, they create a novel and intriguing record of life. '

Kings of Africa.
Photography.
'It took Daniel Laine, three years 1988 - 1991) of effort and intense diplomatic steps to realize this fantastic work. During this period, he was able to photograph 70 soverains, descendants of the great African dynasties.'
'... There are still several hundred monarchs on this continent. While some amongst them have been relegated to the level of touristic curiousities, others still maintain significant traditional and spiritual power. Born of dynasties which marked the history of Africa until the twentieth century, these kings are the source of underground power with which "modern governments" have to exist.'

The Call of Yama.
Death and dying in Hindu culture.
'How I sent my father to Heaven'.

Edge on Galaxy NGC 5866.

Reflections. Hot air balloons reflected in still water. Great photo.

English Accents and Dialects.

Seacology. Preserving island environments and cultures. Photos and stories.

Skate Park Web Camera.

Dharavi Slum. Photo-essay - Asia's largest slum, on the outskirts of Bombay.
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3rd September


Imaging Everest.
The history of early expeditions to Mount Everest, the people of Tibet and Nepal, the 1953 expedition, old photographs.

The Magnificent Eleven: The D-Day Photographs of Robert Capa.
'Perhaps the best known of all World War II combat photographers, the Hungarian-born Capa had made a name for himself well before climbing into a landing craft with men of Company E in the early morning hours of D-Day. He risked his life on more than one occasion during the Spanish Civil War and had taken what is considered the most eerily fascinating of all war photographs...'

In the Mohawk Valley.
Black and white photographs of the Mohawk Valley in New York State.

Indian Nations.
Photographs of Native Americans.
'Indian Nations is the result of visits to nineteen Indian Reservations in the Western United States made over a period of four years. This is a preview of some of that work...'

Prom Jump.
'My sister and her date before their senior prom. Oh, the things you can make people do just by holding a camera. '
Fantastic photo.

The Garden Scrap Book of Lois Travis Thornton.
'Lois was a young woman during the First World War, and as many young men never returned home, she did not seriously entertain the thought of marriage.'
'To enrich her life she participated in many activities that young women of her time enjoyed. Charity work, Teas, the Junior League and the Poughkeepsie Garden Club all brought her immense joy. '
'It was during the 1920s to 1940s that Lois collected magazine clippings of American gardens that she found particularly fascinating.'
'This online exhibition features 15 images from her scrapbook. It is a wonderful sample of "New England" garden designs and trends from the period 1920 to 1940. '
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2nd September


Satellite Images of Earth at Night.

Old Tokyo.
Vintage tinted images of the Japanese capital city.

Memoirs of a Soviet Political Prisoner.

In Search of Agenoria.
Black and white photographs of the industrial heritage of the West Midlands.
'The river Stour is a tributary of the Severn, in North Worcestershire & Staffordshire. This was an area of early industrialisation of the iron trade well before the growth Coalbrookdale, and the Ironbridge Gorge. It should not to be confused with Constable's scenic Stour in Suffolk, instead we have a heroic River described by Nash in his history of Worcestershire in the 1790's as the hardest worked River in the Realm. '

Small Town Misfit.
A chronicle of small crimes in smalltown America.
'Police found a 26-year-old man hiding inside a dryer in the laundry room at Gable Oaks apartments on Colleton Street on Aug. 20. The man was wielding a box cutter and a buck knife. He had stolen $2.74 in change and was arrested for burglary, yielding an unlawful weapon and petit larceny.'

The FBI's Black Dahlia File.
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1st September


The Destruction of Lower Manhattan, 1967.
Photography.

Hog Heaven: Celebrating 100 Years of the Harley-Davidson.
'...For the most part, however, Harley-Davidsons, like all motorcycles, are enjoyed by individuals and groups who find biking a wonderful way to get where they are going. Who in on-the-road-America has not seen bikers tooling along the highway whether on a Fall outing, in a parade, making a statement, or raising money for charity? ...'

Lost Labor: Images of Vanished American Workers 1900-1980.
'... a selection of 155 photographs excerpted from a collection of more than 1100 company histories, pamphlets, and technical brochures documenting America's business and corporate industrial history'.

Photos Made in Moscow Subway.
Moscow underground.

Vatican Museums Online.
Cultural treasures of the Vatican.

Calculus on the Web.
A complete, self-paced calculus course.
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