Belgian coal miners cramped together in an elevator. (cca. 1900.)
Shrek is inspired by a real person, Maurice Tillet, a professional wrestler.
Child labor at the coal mine.
...how fast the world changes
School girls in gas masks. (WWII.)
Chicago, Illinois/Provident hospital. Baby being x-rayed. (1942.)
Viet - cong girl.
Child labor from America's past...
From the days before alarm clocks Mary Smith of Limehouse, a knocker-up who blew dried peas at windows to wake you up.
Ford Model T street light maintenance truck. (1926.)
Barefooted Addie Card works in a New England factory, 1910.
Lights are installed by electricians on the Eiffel tower for the Paris Exhibition. 1937.
Chicken and boy smokes cigarette, 1920.
This boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. (Date unknown)
American soldier, Walton Trohon cleaning the face of a young French orphan during WWII.
Marine gives cigarette to Japanese soldier on Iwo Jima.
Manual laborer confront a military policeman at a gold mine. Brazil, 1986.
South Vietnam, photo of the year 1966.
Vietcong womens, wearing masks, returning after training, 1972.
Mongolian shaman, cca. 1909.
A man poses with a hyena on a leash in Rinka village of Katsina State, North-west Nigeria, July 17, 2009.
Mount Vesuvius, photo from the volcano's last great eruption.
Portrait of Bontoc man...wearing breechcloth with head-axe, multibarbed spear and pronged, wood Shield 1926.
Sun Dance Pledgers - Cheyenne (The North American Indian, 1911.)
Hopi indian caught snake In mouth 1924.
Miami tribe - Mississinewa, 1812.
Kills Two (Sioux) - Sioux medicine man 1880.
Ethiopian warriors fighting for liberty aid British troops: among the Ethiopian warriors are fathers, sons, and brothers...a 14 year-old boy who has been waging war against the Italians, for 5 years...he is wearing the cap of an Italian officer sniped during one of his encounters with the enemy.
Old worrier from the Mursi tribe. (Omo valley, Ethiopia)
Gorée Island was first visited in 1444. by Portuguese sailors under Dinís Diasand, occupied in subsequent years.
Couple Kenya (cca.1920.)
3 Sea Dayak warriors, sword costume (Borneo, Malaysia - 1920s)
An opium dealer and a smoker. (Indonesia, cca. 1912.)
A Dayak man with earrings and a lance. (Indonesia, cca. 1919.)
Dayak warriors, spears costume (Borneo, Malaysia - 1920s)
Exploring the mysterious Megaliths of the Bada Valley in Indonesia (also known as Napu Valley)...is a megalithic site situated in the Lore Lindu National Park, in the District of Poso, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Although the megaliths have yet to be formally catalogued and documented (as of 2001) several hundred of them have been located in and around the national park. These megaliths are often carved, and 30 of them depict human / human-like forms.
Borneo's headhunters.The headhunters in Borneo once had and still have a fearsome reputation...bring back skulls as a sign of victory or as a permission to marry someone in the village.
Headhunter Igorot tribe, Banaue., Luzon, Philippines - a real photograph of a headhunter with skulls.....believed to be of World War II...vintage taken by an American soldier or correspondent in the Banaue area of Luzon Island in the Philippines.
A Northern Luzon headhunter proudly displays his trophies.
Ecuador cca. 1934. - a tsantsa from the Jivaro tribe in Ecuador. This photograph of the shrunken head was taken right after the head was shrunk.
National Geographic, May 1977. Malaysia Grisly trophy is displayed by an Iban, or Sea Dayak. His tribe gave up head hunting after World War II, and many Ibans have settled in towns, gone to school and become aggressive businessmen. But a few, like these, tread the paths of their forefathers, revering the heads and offering them food. Otherwise, some believe, the heads will eat their owners.
A Tausug man recovering a spear and mugging for the camera. (cca.1900.)
Negritos of Porac, Pampanga, Philippines. (cca. 1870.)
1916. Congo - Bétou prisoner in net.
An Ainu patriarch of Old Japan - refused to adopt the inferior, barbaric culture and national origin fairy tales of the hairless, invading "Yamato" Japanese.
Meditation, China, 1920s.
13 year old Stevie Wonder goofing around with Muhammad Ali at The Apollo, Harlem, 1963
A rare color photograph by Albert Kahn of the original Moulin Rouge in Paris, a year before it burned down, 1914
Bertha Boronda, arrested for cutting off her husband’s penis with a razor in 1907
Hitler and his entourage walking in front of the Eiffel Tower,1940
President Ford showing off his skills to Pelé, 1975
Queen Elizabeth and Prince Phillip, married since 1947
Queen with Maradona in Argentina, 1981
Salvador Dalí and Coco Chanel
The Beatles' last live performance together on the rooftop of Apple Records headquarters in London, 1969
One Night Cough Syrup' with some remarkable ingredients, manufactured in Baltimore, 1888