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NEW YORK: POVERTY, 1869.
'Underground lodgings for the poor, Greenwich Street, New York.' Wood engraving, American, 1869.
NYC: TENEMENT LIFE.
Boys sleeping on the porch of a tenement building in New York City. Photograph by Jacob Riis, c1890.
HEINRICH HEINE (1797-1856).
German poet and critic. Drawing, 1851, by Ernst Benedict Kietz.
SILENT FILM STILL: BOXING.
Germany, Oktoberfest in Munich, - man sleeping infront of his stein in a beer tent - date unknown, probably 1968.
flight over South America of the air ship LZ 127 'Graf Zeppelin', a sleeping passenger - Photographer: Martin Munkacsi - - undated Vintage property of ullstein bild.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790).
American printer, publisher, scientist, inventor, statesman and diplomat. Franklin sleeping in a Quaker meetinghouse soon after his arrival in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1723. Wood engraving, 1852.
Film film still.
MISSOURI: REFUGEE, 1937.
A flood refugee in Sikeston, Missouri. Photograph by Russell Lee, February 1937.
KOREAN WAR: CHURCH SERVICE.
A U.S. Navy chaplain holds service for tank crewmen at a camouflaged tank near the front in Korea, September 1952.
WWI: GALLIPOLI, 1916.
An Irish soldier taunting Turks from a trench in Gallipoli. Photograph, 1915. Full credit: Tallandier - Rue des Archives / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserv
WW II: GUADALCANAL, 1943.
An American soldier on the 'Grassy Knoll' during the Guadalcanal Campaign in the Solomon Islands. Photograph, January 1943.
DAMSEL IN DISTRESS.
Winnie Lightner in 'Gold Dust Gertie,' 1931.
HEINRICH HEINE (1797-1856).
German poet and critic. On his sick-bed. Line engraving after a drawing, 1852, by Charles Gabriel Gleyre.
CARTOON: REPUBLICAN PARTY.
'More Than She Can Carry.' Cartoon by Joseph Keppler showing the Republican Party personified as an exhausted woman, with Whitelaw Reid piling on bundles of issues and scandals to her load. A man labeled 'Phelps Whitewasher' holds the ladder for Reid. Chromolithograph from Puck, 14 May 1884.
Fishermen sleeping on the deck of the fishing boat 'Alden' out of Gloucester, Massachusetts. Photograph by Gordon Parks, 1943.
LEADVILLE SALOON, 1879.
Miners and other emigrants seeking their fortune at Leadville, Colorado, bedding down for the night in a billiard saloon. Wood engraving, American, 1879.
MYTHOLOGY: SLEEPING EROS.
Hellenistic bronze from Greece, 250-150 B.C.
ALASKA: ESKIMOS, c1912.
An Inuit woman with a child on her back, Alaska. Photograph, c1912.
KOREAN WAR: G.I., 1950.
A G.I. resting after serving 43 straight days on the front lines in Korea, September 1950.
NEW YORK: HEAT WAVE, 1883.
Tenement dwellers trying to get some sleep outside on a sweltering summer night. Line engraving after W.A. Rogers, 1883.
CIVIL WAR: NAPPING, 1862.
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel W. Owen of the 3rd Pennsylvania Cavalry napping in Westover Landing, Virginia. Photograph by Alexander Gardner, August 1862.
FILM STILL: HAMMOCK, 1920s.
Actors in hammocks on a Hollywood film set, suggesting very spacious quarters onboard a navy vessel, 1920s.
JOHNNY HAYES (1886-1965).
American athlete. Photographed while running the marathon at the 1908 Olympic Games.
Guido Reni (1575-1642), The Sleeping Cupid. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All rights re
Returning after an all-night party, painting by Domenico Scattola (1814-1876), oil on canvas, 75x100 cm. Full credit: De Agostini Picture Library / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
FLOOD REFUGEE, 1937.
A young flood refugee sleeping on the floor in a makeshift bed inside a schoolhouse, Sikeston, Missouri. Photograph by Russell Lee, January 1937.
Scene in Alcala in the province of Andalusia, Spain, with Seville in the distance. Wood engraving, c1875.
CHRISTY AND COOPER, c1947.
American jazz musicians Bob Cooper (1925-1993) and June Christy (1925-1990). Photograph by William P. Gottlieb, c1947.
MOTHER AND CHILD, 1935.
Mother and child from a destitute family in the Ozark Mountains, Arkansas: photographed, 1935, by Ben Shahn.
Two homeless boys sleep in the doorway of a church. A. W. Cutler.
Soldiers rest on a boat traveling on the Volga River. William T. Ellis.
CHARLES DICKENS (1812-1870).
English novelist. The very young Charles Dickens working at a blacking warehouse in London. Wood engraving, late 19th century.
KOREAN WAR: WRITING HOME.
While waiting for transportation after fighting on Triangle Hill, a GI wanted to write home, but exhaustion got the better of him. Photograph, November 1952.
CHILD WITH DOLL, c1895.
RIIS: NEW YORK, 1901.
Young street Arabs sleeping on a steam grate from an underground newspaper press room for warmth. Photograph, c1901, by Jacob Riis.
CONEY ISLAND BOARDWALK.
Baby on the boardwalk in Coney Island, Brooklyn. Photograph, 1939.
MOTHER AND BOY AT TABLE.
Woman and a boy sitting at a table with a bottle and a loaf of bread. New York City, 1935.
SILENT STILL: SINGLE MAN.
GEORGIA: CHAIN GANG.
African American man sitting against a tree with legs chained, Thomasville, Georgia. Photograph, c1890.
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