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WWII: ALASKA, 1942.
Private M. Swain wearing a mosquito net during the construction of the Alaska Highway. Photograph, 1942.
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ICE SKATING.
A group of boys clean the snow off of the ice in order to skate in Washington, D.C. Photograph, c1915.
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WINSTON CHURCHILL
(1874-1965). Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill. English statesman and writer. Photographed with Sir Herbert Samuel at a tree planting ceremony at the Hebrew University, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem.
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CHRISTMAS TREE, c1870.
'So the little fir-tree went off in its wheelbarrow, and tried to sit in it with a jaunty air, as if it was only being taken for a pleasant airing.' Wood engraving, c1870.
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GERMANY: WINTER, 2010.
Man shoveling snow from a roof in Brandenburg, Germany. Photograph by Iiona Studre, 29 December 2010. Full Credit: ullstein bild - Ilona Studre / Granger, NYC. All Rights Reserved.
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USSR SUBBOTNIK, 1950s.
Young women on a subbotnik, volunteer work for building the Moscow University, beginning in the 1950s. Photograph by Emmanuil Yevserchin. Full credit: ullstein - rps / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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PHILADELPHIA: WINTER, 1873.
'Old Swedish Church in Philadelphia.' Wood engraving, American, 1873.
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MASSACHUSETTS: BLIZZARD.
'The Recent Deep Snow in Massachusetts: Street Scene in New Bedford.' Wood engraving, American, 1857.
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JAMESTOWN: MASSACRE, 1622.
The massacre at Jamestown, Virginia, 1622. Wood engraving, c1875.
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COLORADO: MINING, 1877.
Hydraulic placer mining in Russell Gulch, Colorado. Photograph, 1877.
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HITLER AND WORKERS, 1936.
German Chancellor Adolf Hitler visiting with members of a freeway construction crew, 1936.
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LUSITANIA VICTIMS, 1915.
Funeral for the victims of the shipwrecked Cunard steamship 'Lusitania,' which was sunk by German torpedos near the Irish coast, 7 May 1915.
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NEW YORK: LITTLE ITALY.
Mulberry Street in Little Italy on a winter evening. Engraving after a drawing by W.A. Rogers, 1890.
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GRAVESTONE: 18th CENTURY.
Rubbing from an 18th century New England gravestone.
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GOLD RUSH CARTOON, c1850.
'The Indepenent Gold Hunter on His Way to California.' American lithograph, c1850.
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0058861
TIMON OF ATHENS.
Act IV, Scene III of 'Timon of Athens' by William Shakespeare. Wood engraving, American, 19th century.
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0088377
POOR NEW YORK, 1865.
'The Poor of New York-How They Stay.' Wood engravings from an American newspaper of 1865.
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GARDEN TOOLS.
Equipment for pruning and other gardening tasks. Copper engraving, French, 18th century.
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0099463
TRAIN IN SNOWSTORM, 1866.
Clearing the snow for a Highland Railway train in Scotland. Wood engraving, English, 1866.
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PRISONERS.
Five African American convicts breaking up rocks for road construction at a prison camp in rural America. Photograph, c1934-1950.
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ALEXANDER HAMILTON
(1755-1804). American lawyer and statesman. Hamilton at Yorktown in 1781. Steel engraving, 1858, after a painting by Alonzo Chappel.
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RUSSELL: PROSPECTOR.
'End of the Prospector's Rainbow Trail.' Drawing by Charles M. Russell (1864-1926).
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FRANK G. CARPENTER
(1855-1924). American author and photographer. Panning for gold with J. Lindeberg at the Pioneer Mine in Nome, Alaska. Photograph, c1910.
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FERDINAND de LESSEPS
(1805-1894). Vicomte Ferdinand Marie de Lesseps. French diplomat and promoter of the Suez and Panama Canals. 'Is M. de Lesseps a Canal Digger or a Grave Digger?' Cartoon comment by Thomas Nast, 1881, on the high rate of mortality and illness among workers on the Panama Canal project.
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FINE ART.
Ditch digger, 1883, by Francesco Gioli (1846-1922), oil on panel, 39x22 cm. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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FINE ART.
The ancestors of Teha 'Amana (Merahi Metua No Teha' Amana), by Paul Gauguin (1848-1903). Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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CALIFORNIA: GOLD MINERS.
'Gold-washing in California.' Miners panning and sluicing for gold in a stream in California. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
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PEACE CORPS: SIERRA LEONE.
Peace Corps volunteer Jack Chapman of San Jose, California (second from left), working with a road-building crew near Bo, Sierra Leone. Photographed by Paul Conklin, c1965.
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CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH, 1852.
A California Forty-niner. Wood engraving, American, 1852.
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CANADA: ESKIMOS.
A Netselingmeut woman holding a snow shovel with a child on her back on the Boothia Peninsula, Nunavut, Canada. Photograph, early 20th century.
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OXFORD, MARYLAND, USA.
A man steams crabs at a canning factory. Willard Culver.
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PARIS, ILE-DE-FRANCE, FRANCE.
Carts piled with rubble and person lying down on the ground. Gervais Courtellemont.
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CHINA: FAMINE, 1946.
A man with a shovel burying a child in a shallow grave in a rural area in the Kiangsu Province, China. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, 1946.
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CIVIL WAR: SLAVE LABOR.
Plantation slaves working on the fortifications of Savannah, Georgia during the American Civil War. Wood engraving, English, 1863.
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GHOST AND GRAVE ROBBER.
An enraged ghost, rising from the earth, with a thighbone in each hand, wards off a grave robber. Engraving by George Cruikshank, c1830.
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ALASKA: MINING, c1915.
Miners taking gold out of a sluice box in Chatanika, Alaska. Photograph, c1915.
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SUBWAY CONSTRUCTION, 1937.
Subway construction at 6th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City. Photograph, 1937.
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FULTON FISH MARKET, 1938.
Unloading mussels at the Fulton Fish Market, New York City. Photograph, 1938.
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GOLD RUSH CARTOON, 1849.
'The Way They Go To California.' Lithograph, 1859, by Nathaniel Currier.
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0099737
BURIAL OF MOSES.
The burial of Moses in a valley in the land of Moab (Deuteronomy 35: 5-6). Woodcut from the Cologne Bible, 1478-80.
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