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50 More Recreated Works of Art

People in lockdown are recreating classic works of art using only materials and items at hand, then posting on various websites dedicated to showing the results and the art works they are recreating . . .                                      

USA in color, 1930s-40s Part 1

USA in color, 1930s-40s These vivid color photos from the Great Depression and World War II capture an era generally seen only in black-and-white. Photographers working for the United States Farm Security Administration (FSA) and later       USA in color, 1930s-40s  Library of Congress              

A Brief Overview of World War II : After The War

At the end of World War II, huge swaths of Europe and Asia had been reduced to ruins. Borders were redrawn and homecomings, expulsions, and burials were under way. But the massive efforts to rebuild had just begun. When the war began in the late 1930s, the world’s population was approximately 2 billion. In less

Lauren Bacall : Hollywood’s most beautiful face

Lauren Bacall, original name Betty Joan Perske, (born September 16, 1924, in New York City, U.S. – died August 12, 2014, New York), American actress known for her portrayals of provocative women who hid their soft core underneath a layer of hard-edged pragmatism. Bacall started modeling in 1941 and supplemented her income with jobs as