The real-life Django: black Wild West marshal Bass Reeves who arrested 3,000 outlaws and killed 14 men
Bass Reeves, one of the first African Americans to become a Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi River, could have been an inspiration for Quentin Tarantino’s fictional character Django.
Warsaw, Poland, A starving child in a ghetto street, 1941. One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George over the course of a single day in the summer of 1941. The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.
Archives of The Episcopal Church – The Episcopal Church
Archives of The Episcopal Church The Archives of The Episcopal Church connects the church’s dynamic traditions to today’s mission and congregational life. It is an information center for The Episcopal Church that supports leadership and members with resources that help clarify and educate. The Archives seeks to deepen the faith community’s understanding of its identity as […]
Old Photos of Life Around the Berlin Wall in the 1960s
This is what everyday life around the Berlin Wall in the 1960s looked like. A German women hangs clothing out to dry on a line strung between a tree and the Berlin Wall, Germany, November 13, 1963 (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images). Two men open a hollow metal drum used by three West German men to bring their girlfriends over the border from East Berlin, Germany, 1965. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images) Sightseers climb onto a bus to look at the newly-built Berlin Wall…
All Things Finnish: Photo
Something old Something new Something borrowed Something blue Little bits of Finland and anything Finnish around the world, in the past or in the present. If something borrowed is yours and you do not like it in this format, or think it's not properly credited let me know and I will change or delete it. You probably won't like or be interested in everything I put on this page, but hopefully you'll find a few things or learn something new about Finland.