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There were also no harnesses to stop them falling from skyscraper heights.    branded history. adiddas or palace strip on pants

Vintage photos reveal the daredevils of yesteryear

I guess you have to make your own fun at work, even when work is 20 stories off the ground on the skeleton of a future skyscraper. But these photos of construction workers enjoying their breaks and photo-ops high in the air are simply terrifying.

Estacionamento comum de New York, em 1930.

36 fotos históricas e surpreendentes que você nunca viu antes!

Maurice Tillet, a wrestler suffering from acromegaly. He died in 1954 & was the inspiration for the character Shrek.

Photographed by Irving Penn, Elvie saw a signed vintage silver print of this 2014 for Euro. all you Shrek fans! Professional wrestler Maurice Tillet, aka The French Angel, was the inspiration for Shrek’s character design.

New York City-1930.  Noooo!

A construction worker on a beam high above the building at 40 Wall Street, New York City,

Un niño se sienta en medio de las ruinas de una librería de Londres después de un ataque aéreo el 8 de octubre de 1940, la lectura de un libro titulado "La Historia de Londres".

A boy sits amid the ruins of a London bookshop after an air raid on October reading a book titled “The History of London.

Friday 1 July 2016 marks the centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme, the biggest conflict seen on the Western Front during World War I. Here are some of the most arresting photos from the war. Contains graphic images.

The Most Powerful Images Of World War I

German troops wearing gas masks and throwing hand grenades, 23 Apr The Most Powerful Images Of World War I.

The families of military personnel deserve our respect and admiration.

"The Last Kiss" WWII - Departure of the “Amerigo Vespucci” Egypt, 1963 - Who is the photographer?

Me?  Oh I was just out walking the snake...

burlesque dancer, zorita, walks her pet snake. I need to see if there's a picture of my Pinkerton detective aunt walking her pet prairie dog :)

New york 1900 - 1910

Circa "Yard of tenement, New York City." Hung out to dry somewhere in Manhattan. Image by: Detroit Publishing Company glass negative.

Taken in 1967 by Rocco Morabito, this is one of the most powerful photographs we’ve seen. Called the Kiss of Life photo, it shows a utility worker named J.D. Thompson giving mouth-to-mouth to co-worker Randall G. Champion after he went unconscious following contact with a high voltage line.    What’s even more incredible is Champion not only survived this thanks to Thompson, but he lived an extra 35 years. He died in 2002. Thompson is still alive today.

The Kiss of Life by Rocco Morabito. This 1967 award-winning photo entitled "Kiss of Life" shows two power linemen, Randall Champion and J. Thompson, at the top of a utility pole.

Werfel, una niña huérfana de 6 años de Austria sólo se ha dado su primer par de zapatos nuevos por la Cruz Roja Americana, 1946.

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

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