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chicagohistorymuseum:

Two women at White City amusement park, Chicago, Illinois, 1927. Photograph by Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Want a copy of this photo?  > Visit our Rights and Reproductions Department and give them this number: DN-0083802.
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Uncrackable: The 600-Year-Old Book No One Can Read comic by Andy Warner
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moma:

Edward Hopper was born today in 1882. What do you imagine the usher in this painting is thinking? [Edward Hopper. New York Movie. 1939.]
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Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 

Istanbul’s amazing book benches
Benches placed in puclic places such as parks and bus tops all over the city. The project covers the works of 18 classic Turkish authors and each bench ir opened in the most memorable page of the book.
Sources: 1, 2, 
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thelandofmaps:

Time-lapse of American seizure of indigenous land, 1776-1887CLICK HERE FOR MORE MAPS!thelandofmaps.tumblr.com

Horrifying and illuminating. This process can be viewed on a smaller, more precise scale on the historic maps in our collection. The westward push gained momentum in Iowa during the 1830s/early 1840s.
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nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
nationalbook:

50 BookBench sculptures have been installed throughout London, in conjunction with a study from the National Literacy Trust that shows the number of young people who enjoy reading is on the rise.
(Via The Bookseller)
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The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor

The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor

The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor

The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor

The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor

The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor

The New Yorker asked cartoonist Bob Eckstein to walk around New York City and draw his favorite bookstores.
via theheroinenextdoor
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A Scrap of Silk Tells an Airman’s Story:

On June 29, 1944, 16 American planes were flying a mission against the Japanese along the Laodoho River in the Hunan Province in China. After several followed a road away from the river, one of the planes crashed into a building and then skidded across the rice fields, breaking apart and burning.
Over a year later, the Changsha Search Team reported finding the grave of an unidentified pilot. The team recovered the engine numbers and serial plates of the carburetor and radio compass and noted that “A Chinese Flage [sic] Identification which was worn on this fliers [sic] jacket, number 12331, has been found.”
Foreign pilots were issued a rescue patch called a hu chao after they become advisers to the Chinese Air Force in 1937. The hu chao depicted the Chinese National Flag, the chop (stamp) of the Chinese Air Force Headquarters, and text in Mandarin or Cantonese that read: “This foreign person has come to China to help in the war effort. Soldiers and civilians, one and all, should rescue, protect, and provide him medical care.”
Lt. James Vurgaropulos carried just such a chit. James was born on February 22, 1919, in Lowell, MA, to Greek immigrant parents. He was a pilot in the 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group of the United States Army Air Force when his plane went down on June 29, 1944, apparently killing him instantly. He was 25 years old.

Keep reading at Prologue: Pieces of History » A scrap of silk tells an airman’s story
todaysdocument:

A Scrap of Silk Tells an Airman’s Story:

On June 29, 1944, 16 American planes were flying a mission against the Japanese along the Laodoho River in the Hunan Province in China. After several followed a road away from the river, one of the planes crashed into a building and then skidded across the rice fields, breaking apart and burning.
Over a year later, the Changsha Search Team reported finding the grave of an unidentified pilot. The team recovered the engine numbers and serial plates of the carburetor and radio compass and noted that “A Chinese Flage [sic] Identification which was worn on this fliers [sic] jacket, number 12331, has been found.”
Foreign pilots were issued a rescue patch called a hu chao after they become advisers to the Chinese Air Force in 1937. The hu chao depicted the Chinese National Flag, the chop (stamp) of the Chinese Air Force Headquarters, and text in Mandarin or Cantonese that read: “This foreign person has come to China to help in the war effort. Soldiers and civilians, one and all, should rescue, protect, and provide him medical care.”
Lt. James Vurgaropulos carried just such a chit. James was born on February 22, 1919, in Lowell, MA, to Greek immigrant parents. He was a pilot in the 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group of the United States Army Air Force when his plane went down on June 29, 1944, apparently killing him instantly. He was 25 years old.

Keep reading at Prologue: Pieces of History » A scrap of silk tells an airman’s story
todaysdocument:

A Scrap of Silk Tells an Airman’s Story:

On June 29, 1944, 16 American planes were flying a mission against the Japanese along the Laodoho River in the Hunan Province in China. After several followed a road away from the river, one of the planes crashed into a building and then skidded across the rice fields, breaking apart and burning.
Over a year later, the Changsha Search Team reported finding the grave of an unidentified pilot. The team recovered the engine numbers and serial plates of the carburetor and radio compass and noted that “A Chinese Flage [sic] Identification which was worn on this fliers [sic] jacket, number 12331, has been found.”
Foreign pilots were issued a rescue patch called a hu chao after they become advisers to the Chinese Air Force in 1937. The hu chao depicted the Chinese National Flag, the chop (stamp) of the Chinese Air Force Headquarters, and text in Mandarin or Cantonese that read: “This foreign person has come to China to help in the war effort. Soldiers and civilians, one and all, should rescue, protect, and provide him medical care.”
Lt. James Vurgaropulos carried just such a chit. James was born on February 22, 1919, in Lowell, MA, to Greek immigrant parents. He was a pilot in the 75th Fighter Squadron, 23rd Fighter Group of the United States Army Air Force when his plane went down on June 29, 1944, apparently killing him instantly. He was 25 years old.

Keep reading at Prologue: Pieces of History » A scrap of silk tells an airman’s story
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