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Franklin Delano Roosevelt National Historic Site (c. 1800), interior 16, Hyde Park, NY, USA #architecture #history on Flickr.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt National Historic Site (c. 1800), interior 16, 4097 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, NY, USA #architecture #history on Flickr.
bluepueblo:

Victorian, Portland, Oregon
photo via besttravelphotos

bluepueblo:

Victorian, Portland, Oregon

photo via besttravelphotos

Martin Luther King Statue (1986) & 16th Street Baptist Church (1884), 1530 6th Ave N, Birmingham, AL, USA on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Ku Klux Klan members planted 19 sticks of dynamite outside the basement of church, Sun., 15 Sept, 1963 • exploded, 10:22 a.m, killing four girls, injuring 22 others, all preparing for church’s “Youth Day” • funeral for three of the victims attended by more than 8,000 mourners, black & white • city officials did not attend • JFK assassinated 2 mos. later • church is across street from Kelly Ingram Park (West Park), site of clashes between police and civil rights marchers spring, 1963 • Wikipedia • New York Times • Washington Post • Birmingham Public Library • Klan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963 -Youtube (03:54) • designated U.S. National Historic Landmark, 2006 • National Register #80000696, 1980
7 ft. bronze statue of Martin Luther King, Jr by little remembered Italian sculptor Giancarlo (Carlo) Roppa, sculpted using photo he said was favorite of King’s wife, Coretta Scott King • at dedication, Joseph Lowry, head of Southern Christian Leadership Conference declared it “the best-looking statue of Dr. King I’ve ever seen” • John Drew, friend of King, said, “This is not a good likeness of Martin. It’s not Martin. So surprised. This could be anybody. This could be an actor playing his part.” • former city councilman John Katopodis said, “It’s lifelike, except it doesn’t look anything like Martin Luther King. Other than that it’s very realistic.”
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Martin Luther King Statue (1986) & 16th Street Baptist Church (1884), 1530 6th Ave N, Birmingham, AL, USA on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Ku Klux Klan members planted 19 sticks of dynamite outside the basement of church, Sun., 15 Sept, 1963 • exploded, 10:22 a.m, killing four girls, injuring 22 others, all preparing for church’s “Youth Day” • funeral for three of the victims attended by more than 8,000 mourners, black & white • city officials did not attend • JFK assassinated 2 mos. later • church is across street from Kelly Ingram Park (West Park), site of clashes between police and civil rights marchers spring, 1963 • WikipediaNew York TimesWashington PostBirmingham Public LibraryKlan Bombing of Birmingham Church 1963 -Youtube (03:54) • designated U.S. National Historic Landmark, 2006 • National Register #80000696, 1980

7 ft. bronze statue of Martin Luther King, Jr by little remembered Italian sculptor Giancarlo (Carlo) Roppa, sculpted using photo he said was favorite of King’s wife, Coretta Scott King • at dedication, Joseph Lowry, head of Southern Christian Leadership Conference declared it “the best-looking statue of Dr. King I’ve ever seen” • John Drew, friend of King, said, “This is not a good likeness of Martin. It’s not Martin. So surprised. This could be anybody. This could be an actor playing his part.” • former city councilman John Katopodis said, “It’s lifelike, except it doesn’t look anything like Martin Luther King. Other than that it’s very realistic.”

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artperiod:

Edward Hopper
Early Sunday Morning, 1930
Oil on canvas

artperiod:

Edward Hopper

Early Sunday Morning, 1930

Oil on canvas

cubbiemcprude:

Abandoned Buildings by Matthias Haker

Part One

1950sunlimited:

Sigh…
ferns, Mt Washington, MA (1779, pop. 167), USA on Flickr.
Bartholomew’s Cobble, view 03, Ashley Falls, MA, USA on Flickr.
Bash Bish Falls State Park, view 05, Falls Rd, Mount Washington, MA, USA on Flickr.