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January: Learn more about Dorothea Lange, and her famous photos of Great Depression families.

“Migrant Mother,” Dorothea Lange, 1936 For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary photographer Dorothea Lange. Lange made this photograph while visiting a camp in California in February With this.

In 1945, at the end of World War II, this sailor was so happy that he grabbed an unknown nurse in the streets of New York and gave her what is quite   possibly the most famous kiss of all time.

end of world war II. A sailor was so happy that he grabbed an unknown nurse in Times Square and gave her a kiss. This famous kiss was captured by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt and published in Life Magazine

Self-Portrait - Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun, 1781    The artist at about 26 years old.    She was favored by Marie Antoinette and was one of the most prolific female artists of her day.

Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun, Self-Portrait, 1781 The artist at about 26 years old. She was favored by Marie Antoinette and was one of the most prolific female artists of her day.

Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). The Dance Class, 1874. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham, 1986 (1987.47.1) #dance #Degas | When this work and its variant in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris, were painted in the mid-1870s, they constituted Degas's most ambitious figural compositions except for history paintings.

The Dance Class, Edgar Degas (French, Oil on canvas. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. IMPRESSIONIST painting made to look like snapshot photography.

Mass execution by the Japanese on Allied POW's.

Mass execution by the Japanese . OUR BRAVE MEN, Stoic and Dignified in the Face of Cruel Inhumanity. How we conduct ourselves in battle and all the hours that surround the horrors of war provides great commentary about our personal warrior-hood!