Originally published 03/27/2014
A former dustman salvaged more than 5,000 historic photographs from the First World War from rubbish tips and wastebins.
Originally published 12/17/2013
The original selfies were a surprisingly joyless bunch.
Originally published 02/19/2013
Pittsburgh’s Hill District, or “The Hill” as it is locally known, was the heart of the city’s African-American community during the twentieth century. As a freelancer, newspaper man, and portrait studio owner Charles “Teenie” Harris (1908–1998) lovingly captured his community’s vibrant cultural, economic, and political life through nearly 80,000 photographs. These pictures tell much more than just a local story....
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