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0047053
CRUIKSHANK: TEMPERANCE.
'Urged on by His Ruffian Companions, and Excited by Drink, He Commits a Desperate Robbery. He Is Taken by the Police at a Three-Penny Lodging House.' Etching, 1848, by George Cruikshank from his series, 'The Drunkard's Children,' Plate IV, on the evils of drink.
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0088757
RUSSIA: NIHILISTS, 1887.
Police in St. Petersurg, Russia, discovering a nihilist printing press. Wood engraving, English, 1887.
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0410171
AD: EVEREADY, 1954.
American advertisement for Eveready Flashlight Batteries, 1954.
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0528197
VIETNAM WAR, 1967.
Sergeant Ronald Payne checking a tunnel for Viet Cong in the Ho Bo Woods. Photograph, 24 January 1967.
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0410050
AD: ATLAS BATTERIES, 1954.
American advertisement for Atlas Batteries, 1954.
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0124664
WORLD WAR II POSTER, c1943.
American World War II poster for the Pennsylvania State Council of Defense, c1943, encouraging civilians to be properly prepared for air raids. Silkscreen by Zebedee Johnson for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project.
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0526533
GREAT SMOG, 1952.
A man with a flashlight guiding a car through the street during the Great Smog of '52 in London. Photograph, December 1952.
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0186326
BAHAMAS: THEO'S WRECK.
A scuba diver at Theo's Wreck in the Caribbean Sea off the coast of Grand Bahama. Photograph, 2005. Full credit: Reinhard Dirscherl - ullstein bild / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0116218
CALIFORNIA: MINING, c1922.
A miner looking at the last message left by 47 entombed miners on the side of a 4,350 foot drift in the Argonaut gold mine, Jackson, California. Photograph, c1922.
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0124656
WORLD WAR II POSTER, c1943.
'Service on the Home Front.' American poster for the Pennsylvania State Council of Defense, c1943, encouraging participation in civil defense efforts during World War II. Silkscreen by Louis Hirshman and William Tasker for the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project.
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0076084
GREAT DEPRESSION: CARTOON.
'Pardon me, I'm in the wrong house.' Cartoon, c1934, on the Great Depression by Otto Soglow.
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0107787
HINE: CHILD LABOR, 1908.
A 'trapper boy' more than a mile inside at Turkey Knob Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia. Photograph by Lewis Hine, October 1908.
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0525827
MARK TWAIN (1835-1910). Samuel Clemens. American writer and humorist. Photographed in Nikola Tesla's laboratory; an experiment illustrating the lighting of an incandescent lamp by passing the current through the body. Photograph, January 1894.
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0354627
DORÉ: LONDON, 1872.
'The Fly-Paper Merchant.' Wood engraving after Gustave Doré from 'London: A Pilgrimage,' 1872.
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0122442
FILM: IN COLD BLOOD, 1967.
Robert Blake and Scott Wilson as the two young criminals in Richard Brooke's adaptation, 1967, of Truman Capote's book of the same name.
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0185818
IMMIGRATION: EXAM, 1921.
Members of the New York City Health Department examining an immigrant, probably at Ellis Island. Photograph, 1921.
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0107768
COAL MINERS, 1935.
Kentucky coal miners taking a work break, Jenkins, Kentucky. Photograph by Ben Shahn, October 1935.
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0068102
SHERLOCK HOLMES.
Basil Rathbone (1892-1967). English actor. In the role of 'Sherlock Holmes'.
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0259164
PENNSYLVANIA: COAL MINERS.
Miners and a car full of coal in an coal mine in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Photograph, c1905.
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0004594
RUSSIA: NIHILISTS, 1887.
Police in St. Petersurg, Russia, discovering a nihilist printing press. Wood engraving, English, 1887.
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0107913
COAL MINERS, 1938.
Two coal miners at Scotts Run, West Virginia. Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott, September 1938.
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0107786
HINE: COAL MINER, 1908.
A miner in front of a great fall of slate that blocked the entry to Turkey Knob Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia. Photograph by Lewis Hine, October 1908.
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0184306
STAR TREK, 1966.
Left to right: Leonard Nimoy as Mr. Spock, Grace Lee Whitney as Yeoman Janice Rand, and William Shatner as Captain James Kirk, holding colored flashlights in a publicity still for the American television series 'Star Trek,' 1966.
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0107762
COAL MINERS, 1937.
Three coal miners in Birmingham, Alabama. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, Febuary 1937.
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0096734
KANSAS: DRUG RAID, 1971.
Police officers in Emporia, Kansas, conduct a drug search in an apartment being rented by several youths during early morning raids organized by the state Attorney General, Vern Miller, September 1971.
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0107785
HINE: CHILD LABOR, 1908.
A 'tipple boy,' coal miner at the Turkey Knob Mine, Macdonald, West Virginia. Photograph by Lewis Hine, August 1908.
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0107788
HINE: CHILD LABOR, 1908.
A 15 year-old 'trapper boy,' at a coal mine in West Virginia. Photograph by Lewis Hine, September, 1908.
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0108111
ALABAMA: COAL MINERS, 1937.
A group of coal miners, Birmingham, Alabama. Photograph by Arthur Rothstein, February 1937.
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0247704
WHITEFISH LAKE, MINNESOTA, USA.
A raccoon triggers a flash while eating cheese attached to a tree. George Shiras.
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0245889
LAKE SUPERIOR, MICHIGAN, USA.
An elk walks in marsh grass on the shoreline of Lake Superior. George Shiras.
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0107908
WEST VIRGINIA: COAL MINE.
'The next trip.' Coal miners sitting in a mining car, ready to go into the mine shaft at Maidsville, West Virginia. Photograph by Marion Post Wolcott, September 1938.
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0107766
COAL MINER, 1935.
Kentucky coal miner taking a smoking break, Jenkins, Kentucky. Photograph by Ben Shahn, October 1935.
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0216287
UFO WITNESS, 1966.
Deputy sheriff Dale Spaur of Portage County, Ohio, indicates with his flashlight the shape of a flying saucer he saw. Photograph, April 1966.
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0184413
FILM: ALIEN, 1979.
Scene from the science-fiction film, 'Alien,' directed by Ridley Scott, 1979.
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0433717
AD: UNDARK, 1920.
American advertisement for Undark Radium Luminous Material. Illustration, 1920.
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0247706
WHITEFISH LAKE, MINNESOTA, USA.
A raccoon stands full height to pull bait hanging from a string. George Shiras.
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0247709
WHITEFISH LAKE, MINNESOTA, USA.
A raccoon triggers a flash while eating cheese bait on a log. George Shiras.
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0247693
WHITEFISH LAKE, MINNESOTA, USA.
A blind and deaf albino porcupine eats moss near the lake's surface. George Shiras.
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0245943
WANAPITEI LAKE REGION, ONTARIO, CANADA.
The first photograph of a cow moose captured with flashlight. George Shiras.
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0245897
HOWE'S LAKE, MICHIGAN, USA.
A white tailed deer doe approaches Howe's Lake shoreline. George Shiras.
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