A 7 year old named Ferris selling newspapers on a street corner. He is likely a homeless orphan, as thousands of other ‘newsies’ were at the turn of the 20th century. Mobile, Alabama, 1914.
A US marine stopping for a cigarette break during the fight for Okinawa, June 1945.
Photo: Carl Mydans
Elvis photographed eating breakfast at the Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Virginia, June 1956.
Photo: Alfred Wertheimer
U.S. soldiers of Pennsylvania’s 28th Infantry Division march along the Champs-Élysées, Paris, with the Arc de Triomphe in the background, August 29, 1944.
A 16-year-old Bill Clinton, part of the Arkansas delegation to the American Legion Boys Nation, meets President John F. Kennedy in the Rose Garden on July 26, 1963.
Photo: Arnie Sachs
Christmas comes early as a British airman hands out gifts to Dutch children, Volkel. December 13,1944.
Civilians beginning the long task of clearing the ruins of Dresden Frausenkirche, 1952.
One of the most important Lutheran churches in Dresden, it was completely destroyed in an Allied bombing raid in February 1945. Its rebuilding was finished in 2004; the interior in 2005 and was reconsecrated in October the same year.