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Prohibition passed on Jan. 16, 1919, went into effect one year later, and ended in 1933. These photos of New York City speakeasies were published in 1933, "for a future that will want to know how New Yorkers of the ’20s lived."  See more: http://ti.me/1Im4plY  (Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Prohibition passed on Jan. 16, 1919, went into effect one year later, and ended in 1933. These photos of New York City speakeasies were published in 1933, "for a future that will want to know how New Yorkers of the ’20s lived." See more: http://ti.me/1Im4plY (Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Classic. Classic. Classic.  I still love this photo...I heard an interview on the radio about this woman 50 yrs later.  They did not know each other.

"C'est la vie" (updated 5/30/12)

Classic. Classic. Classic. I still love this photo...I heard an interview on the radio about this woman 50 yrs later. They did not know each other.

Oakland residents Suyematsu Kitagaki, 65,  and his wife Juki Kitagaki, 53,  sit with their children, Kimiko, 11, and Kiyoshi, 14,  at the WCCA Control Station in Oakland, CA before departing by bus for the Tanforan Assembly Center.  Family friend Dorothea Hightower hands Kimiko a pamphlet expressing the good wishes of the church. The family tag number is 20247.  The family was interned at the Topaz Internment camp in the Utah desert.

Oakland residents Suyematsu Kitagaki, 65, and his wife Juki Kitagaki, 53, sit with their children, Kimiko, 11, and Kiyoshi, 14, at the WCCA Control Station in Oakland, CA before departing by bus for the Tanforan Assembly Center. Family friend Dorothea Hightower hands Kimiko a pamphlet expressing the good wishes of the church. The family tag number is 20247. The family was interned at the Topaz Internment camp in the Utah desert.

Utena, Lithuania, The Zand family. Sadly, all murdered in holocaust

Utena, Lithuania, The Zand family. Sadly, all murdered in holocaust

Miss America 1924

Miss America 1924

Historic Black and White Photos in Stunning Color - Miss America, 1924 (Image 13 of The styles sure were different back in the roaring twenties. Ruth Malcomson, who ran as Miss Philadelphia in won the Miss America crown over 82 other competitors.

“In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time"

PHOTO: How Teen Girls Had Fun In 1921

“In 1921, early suffragettes often donned a bathing suit and ate pizza in large groups to annoy men…it was a custom at the time"

Arrival of Kindertransport in England    Any such program in the US?  No such program was ever implemented in the United States. US Quakers tried to organize a similar campaign in the US, but were blocked by the anti-Semitic feelings of many in the United States, anti-immigrant sentiment and also indifference. US Quaker representatives met with Nazi officials in 1938 to help Jews get out of Germany.

Arrival of Kindertransport in England Any such program in the US? No such program was ever implemented in the United States. US Quakers tried to organize a similar campaign in the US, but were blocked by the anti-Semitic feelings of many in the United States, anti-immigrant sentiment and also indifference. US Quaker representatives met with Nazi officials in 1938 to help Jews get out of Germany.

1915.  But, wait...is she serving coffee/tea? Great photo because of this juxtaposition

1915. But, wait...is she serving coffee/tea? Great photo because of this juxtaposition

A Polish man embraces an Allied soldier, kissing his cheek, after being liberated from a Nazi forced labor camp in Germany during World War II.

A Polish man embraces an Allied soldier, kissing his cheek, after being liberated from a Nazi forced labor camp in Germany during World War II.

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