Christer Strömholm July 1918 in Stockholm – 11 January 2002 in Stockholm), also known by the pseudonym Christer Christian, was a Swedish photographer and educator. He is known for his intimate black and white street photography portrait series.
A portrait of a Mother and her seven daughters grabbed me because you don't often see people in theses old photos that are beautiful by modern standards. These girls are unusually beautiful. One's guess which one is the mother, but couldn't tell for sure.
1958 Pulitzer Prize-winning photo: 'Faith and Confidence', showing a policeman patiently reasoning with a two-year-old boy trying to cross the street during a parade (photo by William C. Beall of 'Washington [DC] Daily News')
An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?
May Sutton dominated the California tennis circuit as a young woman. In at the age of she won the singles title at the U. In the next year, she became the first American woman- make that, the first non-British woman- to win at Wimbledon.
Tattooed arms from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps. The numbers replaced their names while at the camps. They were tattooed on so that they could be easily tracked by the Germans. This is why we study history. So this never happens again.