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Plague and Pestilence. . . Yellow Fever Attacks Philadelphia, 1793
"The attendants on the dead stood on the pavement soliciting jobs." Yellow Fever threatens the nation's capital and its founding fathers.
Death of a Child, 1890
"I found the patient on the top floor stretched upon two chairs. . ." Jacob Riis documents life in the New York City tenements.
Death of a Zeppelin, 1916.
"I saw high in the sky a concentrated blaze of searchlights, and in its centre a ruddy glow which rapidly spread into the outline of a blazing airship." The terror of the night skies is shot down over London.
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination." Albert Einstein (1879-1955).
The first wave attacks
the beach in one of WWII's costliest battles.