‘Slaves Waiting for Sale: Richmond, Virginia’ by Eyre Crowe (1861). Heinz collection, Washington DC
Young Cigarmakers in Englehardt and Company, Tampa, Florida. These boys looked under 14. Work was slack and youngsters were not being employed much. Labor told me in busy times many small boys and girls are employed. Youngsters all smoke. Witness, Sara R. Hine. Tampa, Florida: photo by Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), January 1909
Some 8.5 million French were mobilized to fight in World War I. Following the conflict, the wounded were mobilized to work. Amputees like this man fitted with a shovel belt were trained to compensate for their lost limbs.
Italian star Roberto Baggio hangs his head in despair after firing his decisive penalty over the bar in the 1994 World Cup final shootout at the Rose Bowl stadium in Pasadena California - much to the delight of Brazilian goalkeeper Cláudio Taffarel (17 July 1994). Mike Powell/Getty Images
Bassist Doug Wimbish of Living Colour - ULU, London, England October 01 2017. Photograph by Alberto Piroddi / albephoto.com
Joseph Sudek is known for patience, imagination and impeccable use of light; his romantic photographs of his native city have eared him the title of Poet of Prague. Wheter photographing his gardens, his marvelously cluttered desk or quiet settings in the Behemian countryside he softens his pictures with a misty [...]