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ANTHONY BURNS TRIAL, 1854.
A Boston broadside of 26 May 1854 announcing a public meeting to discuss the arrest of Anthony Burns on 24 May and his forthcoming trial under the Fugitive Slave Law. Broadside, 1854.
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ANTHONY BURNS TRIAL, 1854.
Federal and state troops returning Anthony Burns to slavery after his fugitive slave trial at the courthouse in Boston, Massachusetts, May 1854: Engraving, 19th century.
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BROWNSTONE FIRE ESCAPE.
Fire escapes on a brownstone in New York Ciy. Photograph by Carol M. Highsmith, September 2007.
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EVANS: NEW YORK CITY, 1938.
Building facades on 61st Street somewhere between 1st and 3rd Avenue in New York, New York. Photograph by Walker Evans, 1938.
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FIRE ESCAPE, 1840.
A firefighter using lazy tongs to rescue a victim in a burning building, 1840. Engraving, English, 1840.
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FIRE ESCAPE, 1767.
A hoist system of escaping a building during a fire, 1767. Engraving, English, 1885.
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WORLD WAR II: NORTH AFRICA.
A burning British tank after being hit during the army's Operation Crusader outside of Tobruk, Libya. One crew member is escaping. Photograph, August 1941. Full credit: Eric Borchert - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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MEXICAN-AMERICAN WAR.
Battle of Churubusco near Mexico City, August 20, 1847. Hand-colored lithograph, 1847.
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SODOM & GOMORRAH.
The Lord rained upon Sodom and upon Gomorrah brimstone and fire from the Lord out of heaven...his (Lot's) wife looked back from behind him, and she became a pillar of salt...(Genesis 19:24,26). Wood engraving after Gustave Doré.
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LOT'S WIFE.
Lot's wife looks back at Sodom and Gomorrah and turns into a pillar of salt (Genesis 19: 26). Woodcut from 'The Nuremberg Chronicle,' 1493.
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NEW YORK: MOTT STREET, 1942.
Italian-American women on a fire escape watching a parade and flag raising ceremony on Mott Street in New York City, in honor of men from the neighborhood in the United States Army. Photograph by Marjory Collins, 1942.
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FIRE ESCAPE, 1884.
A woman escaping from a burning building using a 'portable friction' fire escape. American invention, 1884. Engraving, English, 1885.
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FIRE ESCAPE, 1791.
A movable balcony fire escape in England, 1791. Engraving, English, 1885.
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NEW YORK: FIRE ESCAPES.
'The New York Tenement House "Fire-Escapes." Puck woud like to know how the tenants "escape" by them in case of fire.' Lithograph cartoon by Frederick Burr Opper from 'Puck,' c1890.
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TRUMAN CAPOTE (1924-1984).
American writer. Photographed following the publication of his novel 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' in 1958.
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THIRTY YEARS' WAR.
Civilians made homeless by the Thirty Years' War fleeing the destruction. Line engraving, German, 19th century, after a painting by Philips Wouwerman (1619-1668).
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WASHINGTON BURNING, 1814.
Washingtonians fleeing the city during the burning of the White House and the Capitol by the British on 24 August 1814. Illustration by Joseph Boggs Beale.
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FILM: CITIZEN KANE, 1941.
Joseph Cotten stumping for Kane (Orson Welles) in a scene from the 1941 motion picture 'Citizen Kane.'
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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.
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LOWER EAST SIDE, c1909.
An outdoor market on Orchard Street and Rivington Street, New York City, c1909.
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NEW YORK: FRONT STREET.
The corner of Front Street and Peck Slip, New York. Photograph by Walter Smalling Jr., 1981.
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SLAVE: FUGITIVE LAW, 1854.
Cover of a pamphlet telling of the trial of Anthony Burns (1834-1862) in Boston under the Fugitive Slave Law.
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NEW YORK: CHINATOWN, c1900.
Mott Street in Chinatown, lower Manhattan, c1900.
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DETROIT: ORCHESTRA HALL.
Exterior of Orchestra Hall at 3711 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. Photograph by Allen Stross, October 1970.
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FIRE ESCAPE LADDER, 1849.
A new fire escape ladder on display in London. Wood engraving, English, 1849.
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NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Street scene on the Lower East Side, New York, with typical tenement buildings. Photographed c1970.
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NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Canal and Hester Streets, Lower East Side, New York. Photographed c1960.
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TENEMENT BUILDING, 1912.
A tenement building in need of repair with eight families doing home-work in poor conditions at 233 East 107th Street in New York City. Photograph by Lewis Hine, February 1912.
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NEW YORK: AMBULANCE, 1895.
The Bellevue Hospital Ambulance in New York City. Photograph, 1895.
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NEW YORK: MOTT STREET, 1942.
A flag raising ceremony on Mott Street in New York City, in honor of men from the neighborhood in the United States Army. Photograph by Marjory Collins, 1942.
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FINE ART.
The burning of Troy, ca 1604, by Adam Elsheimer (1578-1610). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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FINE ART.
Fire in the Pampa and the flight of the indigenous people, painting by Franklin Rawson (1819 or 1820-1871). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All right
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NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Tenement buildings on the Lower East Side, photographed from a fire escape, c1960.
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NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Clothesline on the side of a tenement building on the Lower East Side, New York. Photographed c1960.
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NEW YORK: TRIANGLE FACTORY.
Three women standing across the street from the burned out Triangle Shirtwaist Company, that has a sign 'Girls Wanted.' Drawing by Henry Glintenkamp, 1911.
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TRIANGLE FACTORY FIRE.
A window and fire escape of the Asch Building after the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. Photograph, 25 March 1911.
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HINE: NEW YORK CITY, 1912.
Storefront at 233 East 107th street, New York City. Photograph by Lewis Hine, February 1912.
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NEW YORK: LOWER EAST SIDE.
Mulberry Street in lower Manhattan, c1900.
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LOWER MANHATTAN, c1970.
Rooftops in Lower Manhattan. Photograph by Paul Rudolph, c1970.
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MAD MAD MAD MAD WORLD.
Film still from 'It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World,' directed by Stanley Kramer, 1963. From left: Peter Falk, Dick Shawn, Sid Caesar, Terry-Thomas, Spencer Tracy, Phil Silvers, Jonathan Winters, Milton Berle, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, and Buddy Hackett.
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