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England: London in the telephone engineer, 50 feet up. The engineer is attaching the main telephone cable to a new support wire, suspended between Maddox Street and Conduit Street in Mayfair. Vintage London, Old London, London City, Mayfair London, 1920 London, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, London History

London in the 1920's-telephone engineer, Mayfair

The activity looks much more dangerous than it actually is, although sitting in bo'sn's chair 50 feet high won't appeal to some people. The engineer is attaching the main telephone cable to a new support wire, suspended between Maddox Street and Conduit Street in Mayfair.

Maude Callen on duty. In December LIFE published one of the most extraordinary photo essays ever to appear in the magazine. Eugene Smith’s pictures, the story of a tireless South Carolina nurse and midwife named Maude Callen. Women In History, Black History, Kansas, Eugene Smith, Teddy Boys, We Are The World, Photo Essay, Before Us, African American History

The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE

Experience LIFE's visual record of the 20th century by exploring the most iconic photographs from one of the most famous private photo collections in the world.

printing textiles by hand - industry trade textiles, Italy - photo Alfred Eisenstaedt for Life Magazine 1947 Textile Prints, Textile Design, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Silkscreen, Impression Textile, Stoff Design, Textile Industry, Silk Screen Printing

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Woman working as Letter carrier to free up men for the war. Women waiting for news from their husbands and sons and sweethearts. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Post Bus, Going Postal, We Are The World, Before Us, Mail Art

NALC Branch 193

Woman working as Letter carrier to free up men for the war. Women waiting for news from their husbands and sons and sweethearts.

woman going to work in turban and trousers Vintage Outfits, 1940s Outfits, Vintage Dresses, 1940s Looks, Vintage Looks, 1940s Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Fashion Women, Belle Epoque

1940s working gal casual work wear pants shirt shoes turban hair found photo print war era vintage fashion style rosie riveter

A mum stops to chat to a neighbour mopping the flags outside the front of her house in Blackburn - it was the same in the - almost every street you would see women washing the stone flags and chalking the doorstep edges. Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, White Photography, Street Photography, Black White Photos, Black And White, Old London

A mum stops to chat to a neighbour mopping the flags outside the front of her house in 1950's Blackburn

"The total amount of money that Wall Street handed out in bonuses last year was DOUBLE the total income of all full-time minimum wage workers. That's obscene. Elizabeth Warren, Thats The Way, Greed, Social Issues, Social Justice, Socialism, Anti Capitalism, Wall Street, In This World

Liberals Are Cool

These are the same people who would be jobless in an industry they destroyed had it not been for government bailouts. Wall St plays by their own greedy rules, and taxpayers prop up their world, yet...

Enzo Sellerio - Black and White Photographs Captured Everyday Life in Palermo, Sicily in the and Italia Vintage, Vintage Italy, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Italian People, Calabria Italy, Foto Art

Enzo Sellerio - up until very recently you could still hear the cries of the water-sellers in the morning in the hill towns of Calabria. maybe you still can, i don't know.

Old kitchen - my earliest memories include sitting by a range like this. Already out of date in the mid it was still in full working order and made the kitchen so cosy. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Old Kitchen, Vintage Kitchen, Vintage Cooking, Victorian Kitchen, Victorian Life, Vintage Housewife

free resources from arts, cultural and heritage organisations

My Learning offers National Curriculum-linked resources for teachers and learners, inspired by the collections of arts, heritage and cultural organisations. Teachers can use resources both as stand-alone teaching aids and as planning tools to prepare for a visit. New resources are continually being added. Content is created in consultation with teachers and is presented as resources designed to support different curriculum subjects and key stages. The website includes interactive games…

 Eugene Smith's extraordinary black and white photo essay for LIFE magazine of South Carolina midwife-nurse Maude Callen caring for a poor community in the inspired thousands of dollars in donations. Gary Cooper, Gordon Parks, Walker Evans, Vintage Hollywood, Classic Hollywood, Hollywood Stars, Hollywood Photo, Caricature, Kansas

The Most Iconic Photographs of All Time - LIFE

Experience LIFE's visual record of the 20th century by exploring the most iconic photographs from one of the most famous private photo collections in the world.

London Underground in A group of women cleaning one of London's underground tunnels. Known as 'fluffers', they would clean the tunnels at night, after the last train had gone and the current had been switched off. London History, British History, Asian History, Tudor History, Modern History, Vintage London, Old London, Blitz London, London Underground

1952: A group of women cleaning one of London's underground tunnels.

Featuring rat catchers, "fluffers", and of course strikes. Have a look at our series from the earliest days here.

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