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Photographer Jon Lowenstein went out on assignment from Newsweek photographing the neighborhoods of Englewood and Little Village, among others, to look at the rise in violence in Chicago’s South side and the impact it is having on the people there. In the above photo, he captures a neighborhood almost completely abandoned, looking east from Halsted St., south of 63rd St. in Englewood.
Photographer Peter Turnley’s photographs of the Bosnia war are striking. This one is from December, 1994, capturing two kids in Turanj, Croatia finding joy amongst the ruins.
This cluster of nude supermodels is one of many photographs from iconic photographer Herb Ritts’s new L.A. Style exhibition at the Getty Museum in Los Angeles.
Photographer Charles Ommanney captured the pandemonium in New Hampshire last week as the GOP candidates raced across the state in search of votes. The result: Some really striking black and white photos. Here are two. Find the rest here.
Gotta love a good vintage sex gallery.
PLUS: Our Bodies, Ourselves at 40 (The Daily Beast)
Girls deliver ice. Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the partriotic ambition to help. 09/16/1918
From the Records of the War Department; American Unofficial Collection of World War I Photographs, 1917 - 1918
If you aren’t already following them, todaysdocument from the National Archives is fantastic.