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Statue of Liberty in Paris, Preparing for Shipment to New York by  Unknown Artist

Statue of Liberty in Paris, Preparing for Shipment to New York by Unknown Artist

Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

The Great Depression, the problem here is the word "GIVE". Today this boys grown grandson may be looking for someone to "GIVE" him a job. (MAYBE)

The Great Depression, the problem here is the word "GIVE". Today this boys grown grandson may be looking for someone to "GIVE" him a job. (MAYBE)

unemployment... Wish we would see this instead of "anything helps"  This is being unemployed with integrity and class.

unemployment... Wish we would see this instead of "anything helps" This is being unemployed with integrity and class.

In a photograph taken by LIFE colleague Bill Shrout, Alfred Eisenstaedt kisses an unidentified woman reporter in Times Square on VJ Day, August 14, 1945 — a powerful visual echo (in retrospect) of the now-iconic, era-defining "sailor kissing a nurse" picture that Eisenstaedt himself shot that very same day.

In a photograph taken by LIFE colleague Bill Shrout, Alfred Eisenstaedt kisses an unidentified woman reporter in Times Square on VJ Day, August 14, 1945 — a powerful visual echo (in retrospect) of the now-iconic, era-defining "sailor kissing a nurse" picture that Eisenstaedt himself shot that very same day.

A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

A penniless mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948

The 30's Great Depression, US, living after the stock market crash, photo, sapira, wheels, kids, desparation, poverty, history

The 30's Great Depression, US, living after the stock market crash, photo, sapira, wheels, kids, desparation, poverty, history

This is one of five known X-rays of Hitler's head, part of his medical records compiled by American military intelligence after the German's surrendered and declassified in 1958. The records also include doctor's reports, diagrams of his teeth and nose and electrocardiograms. He had bad teeth, lots of fillings and crowns.

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This is one of five known X-rays of Hitler's head, part of his medical records compiled by American military intelligence after the German's surrendered and declassified in 1958. The records also include doctor's reports, diagrams of his teeth and nose and electrocardiograms. He had bad teeth, lots of fillings and crowns.

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