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(88) The Shadow Strikes 1937 in Color, mystery, full length. Aircraft from 1920 to 1929. Futuristic Photos of Streamlined Art Deco Trains from the 1930s. It’s hard to grasp now how much the introduction of railroads and railway services during the late 18th century and early 19th century forever changed the way we commute, travel, and transport our stock and goods.

Futuristic Photos of Streamlined Art Deco Trains from the 1930s

These Adventurous Women Photographed the California Desert in the 1920s. One average day in 1988, during his lunch break, the archaeologist and historian Ron May climbed into a Dumpster outside his office building.

These Adventurous Women Photographed the California Desert in the 1920s

Earlier that day, a colleague had dropped by dragging a heavy plastic sack filled with black photo albums that appeared to be quite old. Though May was an environmental management specialist who reviewed history and archeology reports for the County of San Diego, sometimes workers at the Office of the Public Administrator would ask May to assess the historic value of items from unclaimed estates of the deceased, so this visit was not unusual. But when his colleague told him she’d recovered the photo albums after they were trashed by someone from the Public Administrator’s—and that there were more photos still inside the Dumpster—May’s curiosity was officially piqued.

“I recognized this is stuff that should not have been thrown away,” May says. Behold- the most gorgeous cars of the Art Deco era... The Art Deco movement influenced design and marketing in many different industries in the 1930s, and the motor industry was no exception.

Behold- the most gorgeous cars of the Art Deco era...

Manhattan 1925 Land Book New York Historical Atlas. Beneath the Surface: The Occult Inspirations of Poland’s Legendary Naive Artist Coal Miners. There are more surprising anecdotes about the group, but in the end, the most striking testimony to Grupa Janowska’s greatness are their fascinating esoteric paintings and the otherworldly characteristic they often feature.

Beneath the Surface: The Occult Inspirations of Poland’s Legendary Naive Artist Coal Miners

In a way, they truly are something out of this world – officially, there was no room for spirituality, occultism and the fantastical in the socialist-materialist reality of post-war Poland. But at the same time, this reality, hostile to any deviations from the approved standards, was the perfect place for Janów’s ideological misfits to thrive. Starved for any manifestations of great unprofessional and worker-created art, communist authorities were willing to take and promote whatever they had.

Luckily for us, what they had was extraordinary. The Green Hornet : Fan Film / Pilot by Ape Prime Productions. A Brief History of the Heroes of Black Pulp. As a child of the 1970s I was surrounded by pulp heroes that included my beloved James Bond films, Batman reruns and The Shadow comic books drawn by Michael Kaluta, but it wasn’t until the release of the Weird Heroes paperback series, which was subtitled “New American Pulp,” that I first saw the word “pulp” in print.

A Brief History of the Heroes of Black Pulp

Edited by Byron Preiss, the eight WH books were split between anthologies and stand-alone novels written by Philip José Farmer, Ted White, Ron Goulart and others. Further research guided me towards an array of yesteryear radio shows, comic books, novels, short stories and movie serials that highlighted the action packed adventures of Buck Rogers, The Green Hornet, Lone Ranger, Dick Tracy and numerous others now forgotten character that provided cliffhanging entertainment for generations. Article continues after advertisement. The Ancient Man-Made Longyou Caves Surrounded in Mystery. In the village of Shiyan Beicun deep in the Zhejiang province of China sits the Longyou caves.

The Ancient Man-Made Longyou Caves Surrounded in Mystery

These caves were left undiscovered for millennia until one local man decided to test the validity of the local legend. Myths about the local ponds' "bottomless" properties were the talk of local lore for as long as anyone could remember. One man decided that this myth finally had to be put to the test, so he rallied others in the community and they bought a large hydraulic pump. Cinema's First Sex Symbol was also America's First Goth. Did Booby Traps Really Exist in Ancient Egyptian Tombs. Mike A. asks: I was recently playing the game Tomb Raider & I got to thinking about the trope of the booby trapped or puzzle in an ancient ruin.

Did Booby Traps Really Exist in Ancient Egyptian Tombs

We see it in comics, movies like Indiana Jones, & games. Is this pure fantasy or were there ever there traps, puzzles, or just intricate mechanical mechanisms from the ancient world in these tombs? ShareShareShareShareShare. The Pulp Magazine Archive : Free Texts : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming. Vol. IX, No. 3 Publisher: Brewster Publications, Inc., Jamaica, NY Topics: motion picture, movie fan magazine, Wallace Reid, Pauline Frederick, Dorothy Dalton, May Collins,... texts eye favorite 3 comment 0.

The streets of Old Cairo at the turn of the 20th century. These photos of “The City of a Thousand Minarets” from the turn of the century to the 1930s capture it at a time of rapid sprawl and population growth, as its residents chafe against a British occupation which lasted from 1882 to 1956.

The streets of Old Cairo at the turn of the 20th century

Located on the fertile floodplains of the Nile delta, the area of present-day Cairo (derived from al-Qahira, meaning “The Victorious”) has been inhabited since ancient times. Dive beneath the pyramids of Egypt’s black pharaohs. Nazis Explain Why They Became Nazis. Welcome to We Only Kill Each Other - 28mm NY City Gangsters of the 20's and 30's. Reaper Miniatures. The Tulsa Genocide of 1921 – Son of Baldwin. Today in 1921 was the first time bombs were ever dropped on U.S. soil.

The Tulsa Genocide of 1921 – Son of Baldwin

On May 31 and June 1, 1921, the white residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma declared war on the black residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma. Using a manufactured a story that falsely accused a black man of raping a white woman, the white residents of Tulsa united and waged a devastating military assault against the black residents using decommissioned World War I aircraft to bomb them into oblivion.

The Anti-Nazi Teen Gang that Beat Up Hitler Youth and Danced to Jazz. Top 12 Most Beautiful Cars of the 1920s and 1930s. Creating a list with the most beautiful cars ever made is not an easy task.

Top 12 Most Beautiful Cars of the 1920s and 1930s

Especially when tastes differ, and you have to select only a handful out of dozens of incredible designs. But here we are, with a list that could at least serve as an introduction to the vast field of automotive beauty. Waldorf-Astoria, 1931 - Fists and .45s! The original Waldorf Hotel was built on the site of millionaire William Waldorf Astor’s mansion at the corner of Fifth Avenue and 33rd Street. The 13-story hotel opened on 13 March 1893. Four years later, Waldorf’s cousin, John Jacob Astor IV, erected the 17-story Astoria Hotel on an adjacent site. John Jacob Astor IV died on the Titanic on 15 April 1912. William Waldorf Astoria, having returned to England in 1893, died 18 October 1919.

The Pulp Magazine Archive : Free Texts : Free Download, Borrow and Streaming. Texts eye favorite 4 comment 0 (Contents information excerpted from The Internet Speculative Fiction Database ) Art: Defense Base On the Moon by Ed Valigursky Deadly City by Ed Emshwiller Margin of Error by Bob Martin The Victor by Frank Kelly Freas Thy Name Is Woman by Zimmerman The Sword by Tom Beecham The Rotifers by Virgil Finlay The Black Tide by Ed Valigursky On Target by Ed Valigursky Essays: A Chat with the Editor (If, March 1953) by James L. Quinn Personalities in Science: Galileo by Eve P. Favorite 7 comment 4. NYC Municipal Archives. Nyatapola Temple – Bhaktapur, Nepal. - Cornell University Library Digital Collections Search Results.

EpubBooks - Download Free Kindle ePub eBooks. Index of /OTRRLib/Library Files/S Series/Shadow, The. Future - The giant hangar built for an Arctic airship. In the photo, a huge silver airship floats over a large snowfield. On the sides of the airship are stamped in black capital letters, one word: ITALIA. The machine itself is dwarfed by the snow-covered mountains that surround it on three sides. Their glaciers glisten in the spring sunshine. 2017-NCMA Rolling Sculpture. HNSA-Booklet of General Plans. Below are typical booklet of general plans (ship drawings). We are always looking for scans of booklet of general plans, docking plans, etc. for new classes of ships. We always provide all the pages of the booklet that we have been able to find. The quality varies because most of these have been scanned from original booklets that have been used aboard ship. In many cases these were glued together into the booklet requiring multiple scan or photos that are then pieced together with a computer.

Others are scans from copies of copies. Frank Kingdon-Ward. Francis Kingdon-Ward, born Francis Kingdon Ward (6 November 1885 in Manchester – 8 April 1958) was an English botanist, explorer, plant collector and author. He published most of his books as Frank Kingdon-Ward and this hyphenated form of his name stuck, becoming the surname of his wives and two daughters. It also became a nom-de-plume for his sister Winifred Mary Ward by default. Biography[edit] LIFE. The Black Woman Who Biked Across the US Alone During the 1930s Jim Crow Era. The Pulp Magazine Archive : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive. The Fading Pulp Magazine Subculture. My sixth-grade teacher, Mrs. Saunders, read us A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle the year it was first published.

I didn’t know it then, but that story set me on a path towards pulp magazines. The One Man Riot Squad. The Man who Fought with a Longbow and a Sword in WWII. From the Collections of Johannsen and LeBlanc. Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board, August 1, 1920: Text. High Adventure - LOST WORLDS - Copplestone Castings. Multi-buy High Adventure - LOST WORLDS (14 products found) Headhunt for Lucky Lyonka Ends. ST. PETERSBURG — In the days before television, a face that everyone could imagine but no one could describe held St. Circa 1910-1930 Shipping Lines’ Flags & Funnels. This black woman rode across America in 1930. On a Harley. The Green Book. Register of Ships Owned by United States Shipping Board, August 1, 1920: Text.

10 Mysterious Human Populations. Humans Mysterious populations challenge our notions of the world. Some remain shrouded in the shadows of time; others are enigmatic because of their isolation or unique origin stories. A list of various phantom islands recorded throughout history. Phantom islands can generally be divided into three groups. Most of the phantom islands recorded through history were usually derived and marked according to the reports made by early ship captains and sailors, during their missions to explore new realms.

Editable old newspaper template. We have just added to our popular free editable PowerPoint newspaper templates with this Old Times newspaper design. Coming Attractions: The latest news on pulp related publications (books, comics, magazines, and fanzines) plus films and TV shows. War Eagles: The greatest Ray Harryhausen film never made. Imagine Avatar, but with Vikings, Nazis and giant eagles… In 2009, stop motion legend Ray Harryhausen visited The Watershed in Bristol to discuss his movie-making career. In between getting our DVD of Jason and the Argonauts signed and fighting the urge to high five an 89 year old man, our interest was peaked about a project he said he’d spent the past 30 years trying to make – War Eagles.

Step Inside The Macabre & Sinister Nightclubs Of 1920's Paris. Lagniappe of Research #6: Chinese Women And Crime, Early 1900s Edition. Downloadable E-Texts. OldNYC: Mapping Historical Photographs of New York City. Behold: The most gorgeous cars of the Art Deco era. YES PLEASE! The Rail Zeppelin: Experimental train that resembled a Zeppelin airship.

"Classic Six:" New York City Apartment Building Living, 1880s-1910s. Home - Altus Press. Behold- the most gorgeous cars of the Art Deco era... The Emu War – Veritable Hokum. Shadows & Masks Magazine. Oh, Smedley: Was there really a fascist plot to overthrow the United States government? FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate. Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) Home. Insane asylum plans. CoastConFan Blog: Pith Helmets, Sun Helmets, and Sola Topees – No Explorer Should Be Without One. Adventure, gear, bushcraft, outdoors, old ways, history, epic books and more. Abercrombie & Fitch Co., New York : outfitting catalogue. : Abercrombie & Fitch. China. Vintage Geek Culture — Deck layouts and diagrams of Buck Rogers’...

Eureka Miniatures USA. Intelligent Life magazine. This tracked motorcycle from 1939 looks like it belongs in a fallout game. Showmen's Rest: The Clown Graveyard in Chicago. Ever Wondered Why Americans of the 1930s and 40s Spoke with an Accent? 23 Machines That Are Too Sexy For Their Own Good. Yale Just Released 170,000 Incredible Photos of Depression-Era America. Mission. Incredible photos reveal life on board early cruise ships with deck games, glamorous balls, and the first gymnasium at sea (with men working out in suits) 25 Lost Cities. The Nazi Bell - Was it a wormhole machine? 10 Elaborate Floor Plans from Pre-World War I New York City Apartments. Crystal Skull, Skull, Crystal, Blue - Free Image on Pixabay - 233180. Pulp Magazines Project. The Best Of The Worst.

The Pulp Era Miniatures Showcase. History, Travel, Arts, Science, People, Places. A Secret Nazi Hideout May Have Been Discovered In An Argentine Jungle. Pulp Figures Home. How 1930s Fascism Created Today's Trendiest Self-Defense. Ronson Lighters Information, History & Museum: Touch Tip Lighter Combinations. Spade's Desk Lighter in The Maltese Falcon: Ronson Touch Tip [Archive] - The Fedora Lounge. Sarah Cordivano on Twitter: "This 1914 Travel Times from London map is awesome! A one-of-a-kind marketplace from Steven Soderbergh. - Extension 765. Graf Zeppelin Design and Technology. Amazing color photos of the Hindenburg Zeppelin show what luxury air travel was like 80 years ago. The Hindenburg’s Interior: Passenger Decks.

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