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A game of human chess in Leningrad Russia, 1924. The game took 5 hours.

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Patti Smith and Bob Dylan meeting for the first time, backstage in 1975.

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Japanese girl gangs of the 70s

A gun hidden within a bible, made for Francesco Morozini, Doge of Venice (1619-1694). The owner of the bible could pull the silk bookmark to shoot while the book was still closed. Now on display at the Museo Correr in Venice

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In 1938, Helen Hulick, a Burglary Witness in a Los Angeles Trial, Was Jailed for Wearing Slacks in the Courtroom

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Sun Ra pictured on location in Oakland for the film "Space is the Place", 1972.

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Times Square (1919) Before all the renovations and billboards.

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Hands-free telephone headset, circa 1993.

A 300-year-old library tool that enabled a researcher to have seven books open at once (located at Biblioteca Palafoxiana in Puebla, Mexico)

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A collection of some of Buster Keaton’s most impressive stunts from the Silent Era

Where the terms 'uppercase' and 'lowercase' came from: from the early days of the printing press

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Anton Chekhov photographed by his brother Alexander in 1891.

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Anti-electricity cartoon from 1900

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'Mercury' streamliner, 1936. Art Deco in all it's glory.

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In 1971, 17-year-old Juliane Koepcke was sucked out of an airplane after it was struck by a bolt of lightning. She fell two miles to the ground strapped to her seat and survived. She spent the next 11 days alone in the Amazon jungle before being rescued by a logging team.

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