Her head, anyway . . .
The Willsey Laundry was incorporated in 1912. This building, now The Foundry, was built shortly after that. Designed by G. Morton Wolfe. Lots and lots of windows.
Art Nouveau in Buffalo
The original Hotel Statler, later the Hotel Buffalo, a groundbreaking Ellsworth Statler hotel in Buffalo. This amazingly ornate and colorful building, clad in multi-hued terra cotta, was demolished in the 1960s. Photo from Library of Congress.
The First Printed Photograph
The first photograph printed in ink on paper, New York Daily Graphic, December 2, 1873. This lead to halftone printing within a few years. Wikipedia: Halftone
Shelton Square ca. 1910
Link to larger image. Photo from Library of Congress.
Roy Cohn, SOB
During the Army-McCarthy hearings of 1954, Cohn was testifying on the stand and he used the moment to pay tribute to Tailgunner Joe. Afterward we were standing outside the Senate Caucus Room when we were approached by a little old lady. And she really was just that. This tiny little woman with white hair, wearing tennis shoes, with tears coming from her eyes.
“Oh, Mr. Cohn, ” she said “I just couldn’t believe your wonderful tribute to the senator. It meant so much to me.”
Cohn turned to me—although she was standing right there—with that cold look he had. “I almost believed it myself” he said. She looked like she had been hit with a whip, and l said to him: “You dirty SOB”.