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Mata Hari, circa In 1917 the Paris dancer was sentenced to death for spying for Germany during World War I. Her exotic and provocative routines brought her fame across Europe, and her lovers included military and political figures from France and Germany. Mata Hari, Burlesque, Poses References, Foto Art, Interesting History, Women In History, Cabaret, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs

Mata Hari - a picture from the past

On 25 July 1917, the dancer Mata Hari was sentenced to death for spying for Germany

6 year old Ruby Bridges was the first black child in the south to attend a white school. Ruby faced death threats and intense bullying with courage and grace. Black Kids, Black Women, Black Child, Louisiana, Non Plus Ultra, By Any Means Necessary, Civil Rights Movement, We Are The World, Divas

IndyStar: Indianapolis Star, Indiana news, breaking news and sports

The source for Indianapolis, Indiana news, breaking news, weather, sports and things to do.

Coretta Scott King (with her 4 Children) are watching from a Doorway as Dr Martin Luther King's body is being removed from the plane after landing at Hartsfield Airport in Atlanta on the return from Memphis. Photo by Harry Benson Harry Benson, Coretta Scott King, Martin Luther King, Martin King, Memphis, By Any Means Necessary, Mma, My Black Is Beautiful, Beautiful Family

Mrs. King and her four children flew from Memphis back to Atlanta with Dr. King’s body for burial. As Dr. King’s body was being taken from the plane, there was just a moment when the family came together in the doorway. - by Harry Benson

The old Elisabeth Bridge (in Budapest,Hungary), built between 1898 and 1903 was the longest suspension bridge of its time with a single span of 290 meters feet). It was blown by the retreating German troops at the end of WWII Old Pictures, Old Photos, Budapest Hungary, Budapest City, Photographic Prints, Poster Size Prints, Photo Mugs, Fine Art Prints, Photo Galleries

Beautiful Budapest

"Dear sweet Mother of God. We are in Eastern Europe." I mean... no, Sir, it's Central Europe, and it's not Bratislava, Slovakia (in fact, Pozsony, Hungary) but Budapest, Hungary on vintage Life Magazine photos. What a gorgeous city I live in! I have no time neither a happy pocket full of…

Strange Historic Photos From Antarctica and Other Kingdoms of Ice-The "ice mask" of C. Madigan, taken during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition by Frank Hurley, between 1911 and 1914 Hurley, Rare Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Team Pictures, Senior Pictures, Ice Mask

A Rare Look at Antarctica, 1911-1914

Fascinating archival photos from the first Australian expedition to Antarctica in 1911, a three-year journey into the frozen unknown.

World War II, Women of the Free French ambulance corps take time for knitting while awaiting their next call somewhere on the Italian front. Knitting Humor, Knitting Projects, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Tutorials, Loom Knitting, Knitting Socks, Free Knitting, Stitch Patterns, Crochet Patterns

Lynda, this is for you! "WWII ambulance drivers waiting for their next call."...(and knitting!)