History in Pictures. . .

History in Pictures

1950s

 Programmer standing beside punched cards This stack of 62,500 punched cards — 5 MB worth — held the control program for the giant SAGE military computer network. 1955 ca. © MITRE Corporation
Programmer standing beside punched cards
This stack of 62,500 punched cards — 5 MB worth — held the control program for the giant SAGE military computer network.
1955 ca.
© MITRE Corporation
Photograph of a "No White People Allowed in the Zoo Today" sign taken at the Memphis Zoo by Ernest Withers in the 1950s.  Even visits to the zoo were segregated.  Blacks had only one day a week they could visit the zoo while whites could go on the other week days.

Photograph of a “No White People Allowed in the Zoo Today” sign taken at the Memphis Zoo by Ernest Withers in the 1950s. Even visits to the zoo were segregated. Blacks had only one day a week they could visit the zoo while whites could go on the other week days.

korea1952Dressed in parkas (Overcoat, parka type, with pile liner), Missouri infantrymen pose for a New Year greeting, 19th Infantry Regiment, Kumsong front, Korea, 14 December 1951.

1940s

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1940s - World War II

'Gone to Army' A sign on this Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, automobile salvage store proudly proclaims that the place is closed because the owner, one Chester M. Jacobs, has joined the Army for the duration of the war. November 1942.

‘Gone to Army’
A sign on this Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, automobile salvage store proudly proclaims that the place is closed because the owner, one Chester M. Jacobs, has joined the Army for the duration of the war. November 1942.

1930s

1930s Great Depression

1930s Great Depression

JOB HUNTING IN THE 1930s // history repeats

1890s 

Loggers in California with the giant ‘Mark Twain redwood’, 1892

Loggers in California with the giant ‘Mark Twain redwood’, 1892

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