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Bill Russell, 1961

Bill Russell 1961

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California, 1936

Dorothea Lange - Daughter of Migrant Tennessee Coal Miner

Daughter of Migrant Tennessee Coal Miner Living in American River Camp near Sacramento, California. Photo by Dorothea Lange, 1936.

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Zelda

Zelda Fitzgerald

Zelda Fitzgerald, 1924, age 23. Zelda died on this day in 1948. (via scribnerbooks)

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California, 1940

Lange - Migrant Worker 1944

Photo by Dorothea Lange. 4.11.1940.

Edison, Kern County, California. Young migratory mother, originally from Texas. On the day before the photograph was made she and her husband traveled 35 miles each way to pick peas. They worked 5 hours each and together earned $2.25. They have two young children… Live in auto camp.

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Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday at the Downbeat Club in New York, between November 1946 and March 1947. Photo by William Gottlieb. (via)

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Babe Ruth, 1919

Babe Ruth

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Bricklayer’s Mate

August Sander - Bricklayer's Mate (1928)

August Sander, Bricklayer’s Mate (Germany, 1928). (via)

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