Category: 1960

Members of the ship’s company remove the…

Members of the ship’s company remove the tampions on the after 15" guns of X and Y turrets on board HMS Vanguard, where preparations are being made for her jouney to the breaker’s yard after a 14 year career, 31st May 1960.

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Marc Riboud’s Moscow, 1960 (via here)

A shot from atop Pittsburgh’s Cathedral …

A shot from atop Pittsburgh’s Cathedral of Learning during game 7 of the 1960 World Series. Taken moments after the Pirates defeated the Yankees with a walk off home run by Bill Mazeroski.

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Young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face…

Young girl being trained to not react to smoke blown in her face and having her hair pulled, 1960.

Nikita Khrushchev brandishing a woodcutter&rsq…

Nikita Khrushchev brandishing a woodcutter’s ax, Moeurs, France, 1960,

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Photo by Erich Lessing.

alamy caption: “Furious over the U-2 spy-plane incident, Khrushchev decided to boycott the Paris Summit Conference 1960. He visited the village of Moeurs, where his Minister of Defence, Rodion Malinovski, had been billeted in WW I. To prove his mettle, he took the axe of a woodcutter.”

1960 U-2 incident

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Kindergarten, 1960s

Wreckage of United Airlines Flight 826 at the …

Wreckage of United Airlines Flight 826 at the intersection of Sterling Place and Seventh Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, 17 December 1960

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John F. Kennedy consults with his brother Robe…

John F. Kennedy consults with his brother Robert Kennedy during campaigning. 1960

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“Crazy Dion” Diamond at one of his sit-ins as …

“Crazy Dion” Diamond at one of his sit-ins as a teenager in Arlington, VA. June 10, 1960

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View from Rialto Bridge, Venice, circa 1960.

View from Rialto Bridge, Venice,
circa 1960.