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Charles C. Ebbets' famous photograph, Lunch atop a Skyscraper, was taken during construction of the GE Building at Rockefeller Center in 1932

Charles C. Ebbets :: ‘ Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

Ebbets :: ‘ Lunch atop a Skyscraper’ / Construction workers eat their lunches atop a steel beam 800 feet above ground, at the building site of the RCA Building in Rockefeller Center, NYC, 20 Sep 1932 more [+] by this photographer

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 Their lives are quite literally in the balance. One of them doesn't even look like he is holding on to anything

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 - Vertigo: Nerves of Steel - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

ادوارد لورنس أو لورنس العرب القدس، فلسطين ١٩٢٠  Edward Lawrence, or Lawrence of Arabia Jerusalem, Palestine 1920  Edward Lawrence, o Lawrence de Arabia Jerusalén, Palestina 1920

"Lawrence of Arabia": British soldier, adventurer and author Thomas Edward Lawrence the “Uncrowned King Of The Arabs” on the Governors Balcony in Jerusalem, He joined the Arab revolt against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. (Photo by Hulton Archive)

Chase Manhattan Bank ..Construction workers putting a steel gilder on this place. June 1959. Photo: Bethlehem Steel. From: Architectural Record Magazine. November 1959 Issue. History New York 20th century

Construction workers putting a steel gilder on this place. From: Architectural Record Magazine. History New York century

12 Curious Vintage Photos That Show People Who Weren't Afraid of Heights  - ODDEE

12 Curious Vintage Photos That Show People Who Weren't Afraid of Heights

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Some people can go up as high as the sky and they don’t think twice about it. On high ladders, cranes, beams on high buildings or climbing up a soaring communications tower these guys neve…

1889, The Eiffel Tower in Paris was completed & officially opened to the public.

Building the Eiffel Tower.via designyoutrustThe Eiffel Tower (French: La Tour Eiffel, nickname La dame de fer, the iron lady) is a puddle iron lattice tower located on the Champ de Mars in Paris. Built in it

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 It wasn't just the workers who put their lives on the line. The Pathé camera men had to have a head for heights as well. a clip http://www.britishpathe.com/video/905-feet-high

Bank of Manhattan, New York, 1929 - Vertigo: Nerves of Steel - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

toward the end of their lives, malcolm x and MLK's views converged. they had both moved towards fighting for human rights, a unified struggle that crossed racial lines and international borders. two truly amazing minds and hearts...

Though they differed early on, Martin Luther King and Malcolm X associated with each other. Later in his life, Martin Luther King shared many of the same beliefs as Malcolm X. March Martin Luther King and Malcolm X,

In color!

Times Square Kiss, in Color

Iconic Black and White Photographs, Colorized Alfred Eisenstadt: Sailor Kiss, VJ Day, 1945

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

Death-Defying Photos Of Skyscraper Construction Workers Goofing Around

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Titanic chain

Men stand with the gigantic chain links that were forged for the Titanic's Hingley anchor, 1910 At the time, the Titanic had the largest anchor in the entire world.

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