Vanity Fair published 25 best photos that reflect the current developments since its publication.
Athlete Jesse Owens at the Olympics in 1936 in Berlin
The crowd witnesses lynching of Tom Shipa and Abe Smith in the state of Indiana, USA, 7 August 1930.
Portrait of Florence Thompson (1936) became a symbol of the Great Depression in the United States. In the photo she is 32 years. No other picture of that time did not make such an effect as “Mother migrants”.
In the late 1970’s her name became known, but it has not brought any glory or wealth. In an interview she said: “I regret that allowed her to take photographs. I have not received any cent for this they said they won’t sel the photos and promised t osend me prints – and they didn’t “.
The death of Republican, 5 September 1936, Spain.
The death of “Graf Zeppelin”, USA, 6 May 1937. Then the airship era ended.
U.S. marines set the banner of the United States in the Japanese island of Ivodzima 23 Feb., 1945.
A nuclear mushroom over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.
American warplanes dropped Berliners produce a breakthrough blockade imposed by the Soviet military administration, in 1948.
The winning on the next presidential elections in the USA, on The Chicago Daily Tribune “Dewey defeats Truman” on 2 November 1948. Photography soon became known worldwide. When asked to comment on the incident Truman said: “This is for the books.”
The first day of Dorothy Counts in Harry Harding High School, North Carolina, USA, 4 September 1957. Dorothy was one of the first black students who is allowed to attend school. But the girl endured only 4 days due to harassment at school.
Thich Quang Duc, Buddhist priest in southern Vietnam, burned himself to protest against government policies directed against the priests. 11 June, 1963.
Martin Luther King, an American Baptist priest and fighter for civil rights in the 60’s of the twentieth century (killed in the 1968-year) 28 August 1963. On this day, 250 thousand whites and blacks gathered in Washington when the U.S. Congress debated legislation on civil rights. On the same day, black leaders meet with President John F. Kennedy. Later stages of Lincoln Memorial, King delivered a speech in which he expressed his faith in the brotherhood of man, it became widely known as “I have a dream”.
U.S. President John F. Kennedy ‘s farewell to his father, Washington, 25 Nov, 1963
1 Feb, 1968, Saigon, South Vietnam. Scandalous shot bypassed by the entire world.
Edwin Eugene Aldrin made the first steps on the moon (second man landed on the Moon after Neil Armstrong), in July 1969.
Roman Polanski, following the brutal murder of his pregnant wife, Sharon Tate, Manson Murders August 1, 1969.
4 May 1970. On that day, four students at the University of Kent were killed and nine wounded by Ohio National Guard, guarding the order in the territory campuses during the protests against the Vietnam War.
8 Jun., 1972 near the village of Bang Chang-northwest of Saigon, on the time of the battle with the forces of North Vietnam army. Villagers running away from bombs dropping from air crafts.
U.S. President Richard Nixon, 9 August 1974. On the day of Watergate scandal.
A young Chinese is facing tanks, defending democratic reforms. In June 1989, authorities of China have entered the Beijing Tienanmen Square and tanks brutally suppressed student demonstrations. According to different estimates, as a result of those events from 400 to 2000 people have been killed.
Buzzard is waiting for the death of the weak child from hunger. Sudan, in March 1993.
11 Sept, 2001 from one of New York burning twin towers.
Unknown victim of American prison guards at the Baghdad prison of Abu Ghraib, Iraq, in 2003.
Garden District of New Orleans (USA) after Hurricane Katrina, September 4, 2005.
Women Collaboration France, 1944