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1956- Gordon Parks documented the everyday lives of an extended black family living in rural Alabama under Jim Crow segregation for Life magazine’s photo-essay “The Restraints: Open and Hidden.” (via)

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i have been trying to find this video for about 4 years. probably a huge exaggeration. i think only one. but hey it felt like 3. but i love this video. watch and be amazed.

There’s a baby. It’s at the hospital.

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35.5” x 30.5” Woodcut Print on White BFK Paper
Paul Roden + Valerie Lueth, 2012.

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The optical toy, phenakistoscope, was invented by Joseph Plateau in 1841.

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