Monday, 8 February 2016

Sunday, 7 February 2016

Susan Polgar

A young Susan Polgar, Ca.1980
Unknown photographer
Collection of the World Chess Hall of Fame

Friday, 5 February 2016

Sixth Avenue

Seller of pretzels,
Sixth Avenue, New York, ca.1910
George Grantham Bain Collection

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Sunday, 31 January 2016

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Monday, 25 January 2016


Cuban leader Fidel Castro, Gabriel García Márquez,
and literary agent Carmen Balcells in Havana, Ca.1980-1990s.
Image courtesy of Harry Ransom Center

Sunday, 24 January 2016

Strip Cell

A man sits in a strip cell in the Richmond City Jail
Thursday, August 2, 2007
Photo: Eva Russo

Saturday, 23 January 2016

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Operating Theater

Operating theater at Boston City Hospital, ca.1890
(Harvard Medical Library)

Wednesday, 20 January 2016


Ca.1907. "Cincinnati -- Mount Adams across Ohio River from Covington, Kentucky." With a view of the sternwheeler Iron Sides pushing a coal barge. Dry plate glass negative. Detroit Publishing Company. (Shorpy)