A white phosphorus bomb explodes on a mast top of the USS Alabama, while the ship in use as a target in Chesapeake Bay on September 23, 1921. An Army Martin twin-engine bomber is flying overhead.
Phosphorus bomb explodes the USS Alabama, 1921
- Mail boat at North Manitou Island, 1903 — Share the History Love... Mail boat arrives at North Manitou Island in 1903. The island is located in Lake Michigan, approximately 12 miles west-northwest of Leland, Michigan. It is nearly eight miles long and over four miles wide, with 20 miles of shoreline. Share the History Love... [...]
- Women workers stain wings for a De Havilland DH-4, 1918 — Share the History Love... In the foreground of the photograph a group of women stain the wooden skeletons of the wings for a De Havilland DH-4 at the Dayton-Wright Airplane Company. At each station a group of women stain the wooden wings with an observer watching. In the background other employees are working and a [...]
- Volunteers in a canoe after the Flood of 1955 — Share the History Love... This photograph shows two volunteers in a canoe going house to house in Farmington, Connecticut looking for people who might be trapped by the waters. The Flood of 1955 in Connecticut is one of the worst floods in Connecticut’s history. Two back-to-back hurricanes saturated the land and several river valleys in [...]
- Viewing a bomb-damaged home, 1963 — Share the History Love... Birmingham, Alabama residents viewing the bomb-damaged home of Arthur Shores, an attorney with the NAACP, on September 5, 1963. Shores’ campaign in 1963 to integrate the Birmingham public schools brought violence to him and other residents. Shore’s home was fire-bombed on August 20 and September 4 in retaliation for black parents [...]
- Leaving for the Klondike, 1897 — Share the History Love... Steamer Excelcior leaving San Francisco for the Klondike on July 28, 1897. Excelcior was the first steamer to carry passengers to the Klondike after news of the discovery of gold. The ship was laden with 350 passengers and 800 tons of supplies. Share the History Love... [...]