Girls deliver ice. Heavy work that formerly belonged to men only is being done by girls. The ice girls are delivering ice on a route and their work requires brawn as well as the patriotic ambition to help.” -16th September 1918
TBM-3 Avenger of VT-82 flying from the carrier Bennington struggles to remain airborne after receiving heavy damage in a mid-air collision with another Avenger over Chi Chi Jima
In honor of Brain Scoop joining the Field Museum, today’s photo is of none other then Carl Akeley! He killed this leopard with his bare hands after it attacked him.
“Welcome to the team Brain Scoop. I hope your time here isn’t nearly as dangerous. “
© The Field Museum, CSZ5974
Carl Akeley with bandaged arm and dead leopard that he killed with his bare hands. Africa Expedition Zoology Mammals Africa D.G. Elliot, Carl Akeley, Mr. Dodson [London] Start Date: March 27, 1896 End Date: December 1, 1896.
4x5 glass negative
The statue of Liberty surrounded by scaffolding as workers complete the final stages in Paris c. 1885.