Orchestra Pit, San Francisco Opera House, 1950s, a photo by Fred Lyon
Painter of the Eiffel Tower, 1953, a photo by Marc Riboud
An Australian soldier in World War I. Photo taken in 1917.
Julie Newmar, Eartha Kitt And Lee Merriweather
ART OF THE HARLEM RENAISSANCE | HALE WOODRUFF (1900 - 1980)
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Charles “Tarzan” Cooper, shown circa 1939, was a member of the New York Rens basketball team - one of the first all-Black basketball teams in the United States. All-Black teams existed up until around 1950 when the NBA integrated their teams The New-York Historical Society is sponsoring a scholarship contest that was inspired by their upcoming exhibition on The Black Fives, which is about the history of early 20th-century African American basketball teams. Photo: The Black Fives Foundation/New York Historical Society.
Heavyweight boxer Max Schmeling (undated)