Men at Lunch tells the story of early 20th century immigration in America; of how modern-day New York emerged in the throes of the Great Depression; of the fundamental importance of iron workers, both then and now, particularly as the descendants of the early Irish iron workers rebuild the World Trade Center; and how one simple snapshot has captured the imaginations of people the world over.

Men at Lunch tells the story of early 20th century immigration in America; of how modern-day New York emerged in the throes of the Great Depression; of the fundamental importance of iron workers, both then and now, particularly as the descendants of the early Irish iron workers rebuild the World Trade Center; and how one simple snapshot has captured the imaginations of people the world over.

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

This is why I say history is so important to know. To appreciate what we have, we have to know where we've been.

African American doctors attempting to save the life of a Klu Klux Klan member

African American doctors attempting to save the life of a Klu Klux Klan member

El Pullitzer que cobró una vida  Por Ana Ramirez Navarro febrero 12, 2013 @ana_rn sudan-kevin-carter

El Pullitzer que cobró una vida

El Pullitzer que cobró una vida Por Ana Ramirez Navarro febrero 12, 2013 @ana_rn sudan-kevin-carter

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

In the early 1900s, children were sometimes send by parcel post, since postal stamps were cheaper than train tickets

Two people holding hands while falling to their death from the WTC on 9/11.

Two people holding hands while falling to their death from the WTC on 9/11.

Historic photographs from around the world…

Historic photographs from around the world…

Real History in real pictures. @Erika Arment look at the British SAS photo and tell me if you think the guy in the front looks like Paul. He thinks I'm crazy, I think he's a time traveller

margaret bourke white construction.workers | Construction Workers Take a Lunch Break on a Steel Beam Atop the RCA ...

margaret bourke white construction.workers | Construction Workers Take a Lunch Break on a Steel Beam Atop the RCA ...

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