During a performance for a Shriners convention, a Sky Dancer aerialist skips rope on a small platform high (at least 20 stories) above the streets of downtown, Chicago, Illinois, July (Photo by John Dominis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.
Pictures of daredevil Kirill Oreshkin in the midst of some of his most dangerous stunts have earned the photographer the nickname 'Russian Spiderman', thanks to a series of extreme selfies showing him standing on or dangling from dizzying heights.
Amazing History Channel "Know Where You Stand" campaign by Seth Taras - Hindenburg at Lakehurst, New Jersey 1937 / D-Day at Normandy Beach 1944 / Berlin Wall at the Brandenburg Gate 1989 / Hitler at the Eiffel Tower, Paris 1940 / 2004
Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.
Life magazine took a series of photo's recording the stunts of Betty and Benny Fox on a tiny platform just 45 inches wide, suspended on a girder hundreds of feet high in the Fox Theatre building for the Shriners Convention in Chicago, July 1955
cis construction workers, circa isn’t much that needs to be said here; the perilous position of every man in this shot, along the arm of the crane is a picture so far removed from contemporary construction it is almost unbelievable.