Harry Houdini – The magician’s leap from the Harvard Bridge in Boston

Houdini stood at the edge of the bridge. His hands were handcuffed behind his back and chained to a collar around his neck. According to a Boston Globe Advertisements


Fire Escape Collapse – The Fire on Marlborough Street in Boston

A monochrome photograph by Stanley Forman which received the Pulitzer Prize for Spot News Photography in 1976 and the title of World Press Photo of the Year. The photograph, which is part of a series, shows 19-year-old Diana Bryant and her two-year-old goddaughter Tiare Jones falling from the collapsed fire escape of a burning apartment building on […]