Margaret Bourke-White was the first female war correspondent/first female permitted to work in combat zones. She was also the first female photographer for Life magazine and the first female to have her photo on the cover.
During a performance for a Shriners convention, a Sky Dancer aerialist skips rope on a small platform high (at least 20 stories) above the streets of downtown, Chicago, Illinois, July (Photo by John Dominis/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)
Oft forgotten heroines on -Lumberjills of The Women's Timber Corps. Like the many other amazing heroines of their time, the ladies of the Women’s Timber Corps stepped in, in order to keep the industry, and country, moving while the men were off at war.
Vertical parking, This was an “elevator garage” in Chicago, 33 W. It held up to 48 cars. Workers simply drove into the elevator car, parked in their sky-high slots, then walked along the fire escape to their offices.
Fort Peck photo by Margaret Bourke-White. Lattice like support struts inside a section of a giant pipe which is to be used to divert the flow of the Missouri River during construction of the Fort Peck dam.
HEARING FOR THE FIRST TIME This photo was taken by photographer Jack Bradley and depicts the exact moment this boy, Harold Whittles, hears for the very first time ever. The doctor treating him has just placed an earpiece in his left ear. so amazing!